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<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";
color:#1F497D'>Hello Mark,<o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";
color:#1F497D'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";
color:#1F497D'>First of all I apologise for my delayed response and thank you
for volunteering to lead an OWASP Project.&nbsp; It is with volunteers like
yourselves that OWASP continues to succeed in making application security
visible. <o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";
color:#1F497D'>&nbsp;<o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";
color:#1F497D'>Secondly, here <a
href="http://www.owasp.org/index.php/OWASP_Secure_the_Flag_Competition_Project#tab=Main">http://www.owasp.org/index.php/OWASP_Secure_the_Flag_Competition_Project#tab=Main</a>
is the project&#8217;s wiki page which has been placed amongst all the other
OWASP Projects&nbsp;<a
href="http://www.owasp.org/index.php/Category:OWASP_Project#tab=Alpha_Status_Projects">http://www.owasp.org/index.php/Category:OWASP_Project#tab=Alpha_Status_Projects</a>.
Please check it out and let me know if you find any problems or mistakes and
feel obviously free to add any additional information to the project&#8217;s
wiki page or to request assistance regarding its edition.<o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";
color:#1F497D'>&nbsp;<o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";
color:#1F497D'>Thirdly, as soon as you have it ready, please send me off the
link to the Release&#8217;s downloadable file.<o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";
color:#1F497D'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";
color:#1F497D'>Fourthly, later on, when your project reaches a point that you'd
like OWASP to assist in its promotion, the GPC will need the following to help
spread the word about your project:<o:p></o:p></span></p>

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color:#1F497D'><br>
- Project Flyer/Pamphlet (PDF file): <a
href="http://globalprojectscommittee.wordpress.com/2009/07/21/what-is-this-project-flyerpamphlet-thing/">http://globalprojectscommittee.wordpress.com/2009/07/21/what-is-this-project-flyerpamphlet-thing/</a>.
<o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";
color:#1F497D'>&nbsp;<o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";
color:#1F497D'>&nbsp;- Conference style presentation describing the project in
at least 3 slides - <a
href="http://globalprojectscommittee.wordpress.com/2009/07/27/what-is-the-3x-slide-presentation-thing/">http://globalprojectscommittee.wordpress.com/2009/07/27/what-is-the-3x-slide-presentation-thing/</a><o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";
color:#1F497D'>&nbsp;<o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";
color:#1F497D'>Fifthly, as work on your project progresses and you are ready to
create a new release, please let the GPC know of the change in status.&nbsp; <o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";
color:#1F497D'>&nbsp;<o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";
color:#1F497D'>The GPC can work with you to get your project assessed and moved
up the OWASP quality ladder from Alpha to Beta to Stable.&nbsp; Not every
release requires an assessment - feel free to email the GPC if you are unsure
about your project's requirements.&nbsp; <o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";
color:#1F497D'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";
color:#1F497D'><a href="http://www.owasp.org/index.php/Assessment_Criteria_v2.0">http://www.owasp.org/index.php/Assessment_Criteria_v2.0</a>
<o:p></o:p></span></p>

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color:#1F497D'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";
color:#1F497D'>That is all for now - I wish you and your project great
success.&nbsp; Thank you for supporting OWASP's mission.<br>
<br>
Should you have any questions or require any further information, please do not
hesitate to contact me. <o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";
color:#1F497D'>&nbsp;<o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";
color:#1F497D'>Many thanks, best regards,<o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";
color:#1F497D'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";
color:#1F497D'>Thanks,<o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span lang=PT style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";
color:#1F497D'>- Paulo<o:p></o:p></span></p>

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color:#1F497D'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p>

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color:#1F497D'><o:p>&nbsp;</o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span lang=PT style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";
color:#1F497D'>Paulo Coimbra,<o:p></o:p></span></p>

<p class=MsoNormal><span lang=PT style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";
color:#1F497D'><a href="http://www.owasp.org/index.php/User:Paulo_Coimbra"><span
style='color:blue'>OWASP Project Manager</span></a><o:p></o:p></span></p>

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