[Owasp-board] Reboot Project

Tom Brennan tomb at owasp.org
Fri Apr 13 12:28:39 UTC 2012


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On Apr 13, 2012, at 1:36 PM, Eoin wrote:

> Dave, Tom
>  
> What is your vote?
>  
> 1:
>  
> https://www.owasp.org/index.php/Projects_Reboot_2012
>  
> Yes / No
> 2:
> Payment of leaders
> Yes/No
> 
>  
> On 12 April 2012 22:02, Matt Tesauro <matt.tesauro at owasp.org> wrote:
> 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
>> BCC Risk Advisory
>> Owasp Global Board
>> +353 87 977 2988
>> 
>> 
>> 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
>>>  
>>> 
>>> 
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