There are many potential use-cases for Notify. The project is gradually exploring a few of these in detail, and has also identified others for future consideration.
Use cases are defined here in broad and general terms, to give context to the example scenarios.
Peer-review of repository-based resources, initiated either by the repository, or by a peer-review service. This use-case encompasses a range of forms of peer-review, including open-peer-review.
The endorsement of repository resources, involving an endorsement service of some kind - such as an overlay-journal. One common example may be the publishing of repository-based resources in overlay journals, initiated either by the repository, or by a repository content aggregation service, or by the overlay journal