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Re: [Vrs-development] the project

From: Tim Terlegård
Subject: Re: [Vrs-development] the project
Date: Sat, 23 Mar 2002 15:26:30 +0100

I don't remember subscribing twice. Do you all get duplicate messages from 
Bill, or is it just me?

On Saturday 23 March 2002 14.58, you wrote:
> --- Tim Terlegård <address@hidden> wrote:
> > > Globus is far more generalized than the VRS.
> >
> > Building web services on top of Globus, wouldn't one
> > have VRS then? In what
> > aspects doesn't Globus fit?
> I have not really delved to deep into Globus, so what
> I say is not authoratitive at all, just some initial
> impressions.  From what I understand, Globus works at
> a low level functional interface between networked
> machines.  It is not in itself a p2p cluster.  It is
> the parts from which various kinds of shared resource
> systems can be assembled for specific purposes.  This
> includes administrative functions such as
> authinitication, billing, and user resource allocation
> as much as the technical protocol hooks.
> Their docs suggest that various kinds of specific
> configurations can be assembled, using their
> components.  So what you suggest might be possible.
> However, Globus is not under GPL but under the Globus
> Toolkit Public License.  I don't know if this is an
> approved "open source" license, but it does included
> the following:

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