[Owasp-board] Fwd: owasp/gnucitizen
dinis at ddplus.net
Thu Jul 12 17:02:10 UTC 2007
Well pdp is one of the most active researchers out there and wants to have a
wider audience for this research. He is also quite conscious of the good
quality brand that he has build at GnuCitizen so this is like a baby step
for him to test the waters with OWASP.
At the end of the day since all is material is GPL it doesn't mater :)
And if this works we will have another great regular contributor on OWASP
(we then need to get Jeremiah and RSnake :) )
On 7/11/07, Dave Wichers <dave.wichers at owasp.org> wrote:
> I think I'd need to understand better what they are doing at what we
> would be promoting. Can you summarize for us quickly what he is doing that
> we would collaborate on?
> Thanks, Dave
> *From:* owasp-board-bounces at lists.owasp.org [mailto:
> owasp-board-bounces at lists.owasp.org] *On Behalf Of *Dinis Cruz
> *Sent:* Friday, July 06, 2007 5:59 AM
> *To:* OWASP Board
> *Subject:* [Owasp-board] Fwd: owasp/gnucitizen
> fyi (see below)
> This is great stuff since PDP (of www.gnucitizen.org) is one of the most
> active web researchers today.
> After a bit of brainstorming we come with the idea to create an area where
> this type of research can occur:
> I know it is a bit 2.0 but the term is widely used today
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: *pdp (architect)* <pdp.gnucitizen at googlemail.com>
> Date: Jul 5, 2007 9:53 PM
> Subject: owasp/gnucitizen
> To: dinis at ddplus.net
> Hi Dinis,
> How are u doing? I have an interesting idea that I have been bouncing
> off some of the GNUCITIZEN guys I am working with and I decided to
> chat to you about it just to see what do u think. The idea is to
> outsource some of the project that we do to OWASP. How about that?
> However, we don't want to loose a complete control over them, mainly
> because we find them interesting and exciting to work on. So, is it
> possible to do some kind of symbiosis for these specific projects
> between OWASP and GNUCITIZEN. OWASP will benefit from the nature of
> the projects, since they are interesting and unique. GNUCITIZEN will
> benefit from your userbase, hoping that someone will get on helping us
> to take them to the next level. It seams to me like a good
> partnership. I think, that this will make us more OWASP active :) but
> again, we don't want to loose the GNUCITIZEN identity.
> Also, I would like to put the OWASP logo under a page called
> affiliates. This page will list the organizations that we work with.
> If the above sounds good to you, there will be a storm of
> GNUCITIZEN/OWASP projects coming along :) trust me. Make sure that
> other OWASP memebers are fine with something like this. Keep in mind
> that all projects are GPLv2 so if you decide to fork them at some
> latter point, that will be just fine.
> cheers and let me know
> pdp (architect) | petko d. petkov
> Dinis Cruz
> Chief OWASP Evangelist
Chief OWASP Evangelist
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