[gin-auth] GIN VO Usage Rules.
oxana.smirnova at hep.lu.se
Fri Aug 18 07:31:08 CDT 2006
> ...The acid test is whether
> it's useful. Do people derive value from joining it? Does it help
> to community to establish relationships with providers?
In certain sense, yes: users get instant access to resources they
couldn't dream before by joining this VO, without even knowing who are
the providers. It has a flip side in that all the resources are very
heterogeneous and the providers do not feel obliged (not bound by any
AUP) to provide any level of services, but it's certainly better that
nothing. It's like WWW: site owners are not obliged to provide accurate
or timely information, or to even be on-line all the time; and yet they
have plenty of visitors.
> BTW, you haven't answered my questions.
> Does a single GIN VO AUP (but no GIN Grid AUP) work for you?
Yes, sorry - this was basically my point; NorduGrid exercises a pretty
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