[Owasp-board] [Owasp-o2-platform] O2 Platform Subscription Model

Eoin eoin.keary at owasp.org
Tue Aug 10 15:00:45 UTC 2010


thanks Dinis, this explains it.
I was not aware of that model (organisations other than OWASP could sell
membership to OWASP).

-ek



On 10 August 2010 15:56, dinis cruz <dinis.cruz at owasp.org> wrote:

>  Anybody can sell our memberships and they even do it at a profit :)
>
> For example if you pay me 6000 USD I can make your company an OWASP member
> (by paying the 5000 USD to OWASP and registering your details)
>
> The way I worked out those numbers is assuming that those items
> (subscriptions, conference passes, etc) will be  bought from OWASP at full
> price
>
> Dinis Cruz
>
> On 10 Aug 2010, at 15:30, Eoin <eoin.keary at owasp.org> wrote:
>
>   Tom, jeff, dave, dinis, seba, matt
>
> This may be a stupid question
>
> The O2 subscription service is a nice touch but.............
>
> Seen as the subscription includes OWASP membership and tickets for
> conferences I assume this is OWASP endorsed but the site says:
>
> "Note that this is NOT a service provided by OWASP and the OWASP foundation
> has no direct involvement or responsibility in the delivery or fulfillment
> of these subscriptions"
>
> If it is not OWASP can O2 "sell" OWASP membership?
>
> Eoin
>
>
>
>
>
>
> On 10 August 2010 15:18, dinis cruz <dinis.cruz at owasp.org> wrote:
>
>> Hi
>>
>> Yesterday I just posted/bloged about one of the final pieces of the O2
>> Platform business model: An subscription model for companies that wish to
>> provide commercial services around O2 and need proper support from the O2
>> Platform main developers.
>>
>> You can read the details here
>> http://diniscruz.blogspot.com/2010/08/new-o2-subscription-model.html and
>> as with the O2 Pledges (http://o2platform.com/wiki/O2_Pledges) this is a
>> first experiment at trying to create a funding model for Open Source
>> development (which should eventually be replicated by a number of other
>> OWASP projects)
>>
>> As you will see in the the Subscription model, I added a number of
>> OWASP-related-items since I think that it should be easier for companies to
>> join OWASP as member if they do it via active participation on an OWASP
>> Project
>>
>> I also think (please confirm) that what I'm proposing is 100% compatible
>> with OWASP's values and licensing model (all code is open and the only
>> 'closed items' are either customer specific (and most likely could never be
>> published anyway) or are 'time sensitive')
>>
>> Let me know what you think
>>
>> Dinis Cruz
>>
>>
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