On 19/01/2012 09:32, Stephen Jones wrote:
> Stephen Burke wrote:
>> Unfortunately Grid projects aren't costed like that ...
> Yes - it is unfortunate because if yaim (or equivalent) became
> unavailable, then we'd maintain
> it (or equivalent) just for our site. Assuming all other sites do the
> same, it's easy to see that
> we'd soon end up with twenty different yaims (or equivalents) and we'd
> spend (say) twenty
> times the current effort to maintain them.
> The effort would be "smeared" across all the sites, making it
> unmeasurable, which would give the
> absurd impression to project managers that it's costless. Job done ;-)