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Re: Looking for a server?

daemon@ATHENA.MIT.EDU (Tue Oct 31 13:03:50 2000 )

Date: Tue, 31 Oct 2000 10:55:37 -0700
From: Brandon Gillespie <brandon@ice.cold.org>
To: coldstuff@cold.org
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In-Reply-To: <20001031113847.145432F043@colin.sharedtech.eyep.net>; from colin@field.medicine.adelaide.edu.au on Tue, Oct 31, 2000 at 10:38:46PM +1100
Reply-To: coldstuff@cold.org

Read the message.  It stated: A VARIANT OF.

Specifically since this is a no-charge situation anything relating in
any way shape or form to a charge will be removed.  The parts I
personally care about deal with acceptable use (i.e. consuming
bandwidth and resources kindly).

But thanks for pointing it out, I'll keep it in mind when I make the
actual agreement.


On Tue, Oct 31, 2000 at 10:38:46PM +1100, colin@field.medicine.adelaide.edu.au wrote:
> > So it will be in some part self regulating as far as load goes.  This
> > community server will become glacier.cold.org, and will require a
> > signed acceptable use policy (a variant of:
> > http://www.roguetrader.com/agreement.html)
> It's moot, of course, but I wouldn't sign an agreement like that if my very 
> life depended on it.
> Some highlights are the instantly variable charges due and payable at the 
> instant of consumption variability without notice; total disclaimer for 
> fitness for purpose or merchantable quality;  the non-competition clause, and 
> the several absolute discretions reserved by the vendor.
> About the best thing you could say about the agreement is that most of it's 
> probably unenforceable.
> Colin.