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Message 6380 - Posted 8 Jul 2007 11:32:32 UTC

    An interesting opinion has been published lately in ISGTW in which David Anderson answers no for the question: Is volunteer computing grid or not grid?
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    Message 6381 - Posted 8 Jul 2007 15:20:14 UTC

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      The question would be : what\'s a grid computing ?

      Sure that we are not IT professionals. Our environment is different.

      We don\'t work, think like others grid computing. And why ? because behind every machine (at home, at work...) there is a human.

      D. Anderson is right when he writes \"They have different capabilities, use different software, and require different skills and mindsets from their users.\"

      Perhaps \"we\" are an other (and new) form of grid computing with \"our\" rules, rights and responsibilities.
      Perhaps \"we\" are not.

      edit :
      interesting reading, anyway.
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