[GPC] OWASP Java Project / Category

Jason Li jason.li at owasp.org
Mon Mar 21 20:33:18 EDT 2011


Mattias,

I'm going to take the thread off list so as not to bombard everyone, but
I'll reach out to you separately :)

-Jason

On Mon, Mar 21, 2011 at 6:06 PM, Matthias Rohr <matthias.rohr at owasp.org>wrote:

> Jason,
>
> Thank you for your help!
>
> But what das "migrate" practically mean? Copy and Paste? This would not
> generate any redirection, wouldn't it? And moving does not work. And, of
> course, I can't find any "migrate" option too.
>
> Thanks a lot!
>
> Matthias
>
>
> 2011/3/21 Jason Li <jason.li at owasp.org>
>
>> Mattias,
>>
>> Just to clarify - are you asking *how* you can migrate to a category-based
>> page, or if you're "allowed" to do so?
>>
>> As I alluded in my previous email, you are most certainly welcome to do so
>> if it you find it fits the Java project.
>>
>> As to the how - simply migrate all content from the current "OWASP Java
>> Project" page to a new wiki page "Category:OWASP Java Project". MediaWiki
>> should automatically create a redirect page at the old "OWASP Java Project"
>> location which will redirect to the new category page. This redirection will
>> allow you to still utilize the simpler "OWASP Java Project" namespace as the
>> project URL while providing the benefits of having a category page.
>>
>> The GPC page was similarly migrated a few years back with a category page
>> (http://www.owasp.org/index.php/Category:Global_Projects_Committee) and a
>> redirection page (
>> http://www.owasp.org/index.php/Global_Projects_Committee?redirect=no).
>>
>> Let us know if you have any questions about making such a change.
>>
>> -Jason
>>
>>
>> On Mon, Mar 21, 2011 at 2:13 PM, Jason Li <jason.li at owasp.org> wrote:
>>
>>> I don't believe there's any reason other than no one has taken the time
>>> to create an appropriate Java project category page.
>>>
>>> If it seems like a good idea, go for it!
>>>
>>> -Jason
>>>
>>> On Mon, Mar 21, 2011 at 2:00 PM, Paulo Coimbra <paulo.coimbra at owasp.org>wrote:
>>>
>>>> Hello Matthias,
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> For your information, we have begun not using the category in the
>>>> project’s name path mostly due to the will of simplifying it and began doing
>>>> so roughly since we began installing the last generation of GPC’s templates.
>>>> I suppose this policy can either be changed or kept and so let’s hear the
>>>> GPC about your pertinent question.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Thanks,
>>>>
>>>> - Paulo
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Paulo Coimbra,
>>>>
>>>> OWASP Project Manager<http://www.owasp.org/index.php/User:Paulo_Coimbra>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> *From:* Matthias Rohr [mailto:matthias.rohr at owasp.org]
>>>> *Sent:* sábado, 19 de Março de 2011 14:03
>>>> *To:* Paulo Coimbra
>>>> *Subject:* OWASP Java Project / Category
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Hi Paulo,
>>>>
>>>> At the moment, the .NET Project is set up as a category page which I,
>>>> and others, find kind of useful since this offers a great overview about all
>>>> available sub topics and articals. The Java Project seems to be a "normal"
>>>> project site, altough also a category as well.
>>>>
>>>> Is there a specific reason for this you are pehaps aware of? Would it be
>>>> possible to change the type of the Java Project site to a category site as
>>>> the .NET site is? Both project sites would then have a similar structure and
>>>> look&feel.
>>>>
>>>> Thanks!
>>>>
>>>> Matthias
>>>>
>>>> --
>>>> Matthias Rohr
>>>> OWASP Java Project Leader,
>>>> http://www.owasp.org/index.php/OWASP_Java_Project
>>>>
>>>>
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>>>>
>>>
>>
>
>
> --
> Matthias Rohr
> OWASP Java Project Leader,
> http://www.owasp.org/index.php/OWASP_Java_Project
>
>
>
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