[Owasp-board] OWASP and Git repositories for projects

Jim Manico jim.manico at owasp.org
Fri Jun 28 20:06:55 UTC 2013


I think GitHub should be an *option*, not a forced requirement on projects. For many projects, SVN is still preferable.

- Jim

> Agreed. What are the limitations of using GitHub, Dennis?
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> On Fri, May 31, 2013 at 7:59 PM, Matt Tesauro <matt.tesauro at owasp.org>wrote:
> 
>> Note: started a new thread since the subject isn't Akamai
>>
>> [snip]
>> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
>> From: Dennis Groves <dennis.groves at owasp.org>
>> Date: Fri, May 31, 2013 at 9:25 PM
>> Subject: Re: [Owasp-board] Akamai EdgeControl Management Center Contact
>> List
>> To: Matt Tesauro <matt.tesauro at owasp.org>
>> Cc: Tom Brennan <tomb at owasp.org>, OWASP Board List <
>> owasp-board at lists.owasp.org>
>>
>> Not to make more work for Matt, and thank you Matt for all the amazing
>> hard work.
>>
>> Should we not start hosting our *own* git repositories for the community?
>> Or should I try and get github to give us more control over the current
>> repositories? I don't know to what degree we want to have control over our
>> own property vs outsourced e.g. Salesforce and Rackspace?
>>
>> Cheers,
>>
>> Dennis
>> [snip]
>>
>> If there are limitations or other issues with GitHub, I'd suggest we look
>> at Gitorious.
>>
>> They offer free hosting to opensource projects but also offer "branded"
>> subdomains:
>>
>> http://www.gitorious.com/subdomain/
>>
>> The basic plan (which they host the repo + servers) is 99 EURO or ~
>> $128.50/month and includes:
>> * Subdomain - e.g. owasp.gitorious.org
>> * Your logo
>> * Page title
>> * Listed on Gitorious's sponsor page
>>
>> Additionally, the Gitorious team can be hired to develop custom features
>> or provide integrations to other systems (perhaps SalesForce?)
>>
>> http://www.gitorious.com/consulting/
>>
>> And if you are already under support, the custom development rate is
>> reduced by 20 EURO (~$26)
>>
>> I also have a preference for OWASP to use open solutions where they are
>> available and at par with proprietary options.
>>
>> To be honest, I'm very focused on completing the server updates &
>> migrations so this would not make my queue for a while.  However, if you or
>> any other community member wants to look into this further, I'd welcome the
>> help.
>>
>> --
>> -- Matt Tesauro
>> OWASP WTE Project Lead
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