[Owasp-board] Fwd: owasp/gnucitizen

Andrew van der Stock vanderaj at owasp.org
Thu Jul 12 22:47:43 UTC 2007

I¹m all for it, as it can¹t hurt.


On 7/12/07 12:02 PM, "Dinis Cruz" <dinis at ddplus.net> wrote:

> 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 :) )
> Dinis 
> 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
>> <http://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:
>> https://www.owasp.org/index.php/Category:OWASP_Web_2.0_Project
>> <https://www.owasp.org/index.php/Category:OWASP_Web_2.0_Project>
>> I know it is a bit 2.0 but the term is widely used today
>> Dinis
>> ---------- 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
>> http://www.gnucitizen.org

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