[Owasp-board] Reboot Project

Matt Tesauro matt.tesauro at owasp.org
Thu Apr 12 21:02:06 UTC 2012


I support the reboot.

I do not support the idea of preventing leaders from being paid.

I second the points raised by Michael below.  He beat me in expressing them
on this list.

-- Matt's phone
On Apr 12, 2012 3:02 PM, "Michael Coates" <michael.coates at owasp.org> wrote:

> I support the reboot.  I believe we should determine the needs of the
> projects that are being rebooted and responsibly fund those needs.  This
> requires an objective and transparent process along with established
> deliverables.
>
> Can we also step up and agree or disagree regarding the payment of leaders?
>>
>
> Each project has a variety of needs - marketing, QA, tech writers, dev,
> etc.  I support the responsible use of funds to be applied in the best way
> to make the project successful.  The goal is a useful, powerful project
> that is open source and helps advance our mission.  I do not believe we
> should specifically limit who can receive these funds as long as we have a
> good, open process. So I do not support the idea of preventing leaders from
> being paid.
>
>
>
>
> -------
> Michael Coates | OWASP
> michael.coates at owasp.org | @_mwc
>
>
>
> On Apr 12, 2012, at 12:11 PM, Eoin wrote:
>
> Thanks seba,
> Dave, Tom, Matt, Mike??
>
>
> Eoin Keary
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>
>
> On 12 Apr 2012, at 20:02, Seba <seba at owasp.org> wrote:
>
> I agree!
> --seba
>
> On Thu, Apr 12, 2012 at 1:14 PM, eoin keary <eoin.keary at owasp.org> wrote:
>
>> I have layed out the reboot project plan and ethos on the wiki.
>>
>> https://www.owasp.org/index.php/Projects_Reboot_2012
>>
>> Seba's suggestions echo what is on the ppt I sent to you all and there is
>> a link to it on the wiki.
>> Can we agree to this approach?
>>
>> Can we also step up and agree or disagree regarding the payment of
>> leaders?
>>
>> My view is we need to refresh projects. I have no issue with paying
>> people to do this.
>> It is a good spend of our funds if we can deliver world class solutions.
>> this can only help OWASP.
>>
>> *We can be open source zealots but nothing will change if we don't
>> change our approach. *
>> *The world does not care if we pay or don't pay individuals. The world
>> would like to have some guidance on application security.*
>>
>> Once we have agreement, I shall ask Kate to get a project submission form
>> developed for individuals who want to reboot.
>> I shall also approach all stagnant project leaders to ask for commitment
>> or transition of leadership....
>>
>> Eoin
>>
>>
>>
>> --
>> Global Board Member (Vice Chair)
>>
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