[Owasp-board] Project Guidelines and Spending Policies

Eoin Keary eoin.keary at owasp.org
Sun Nov 17 08:58:30 UTC 2013


Agreed. Good idea.


Eoin Keary
Owasp Global Board
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On 16 Nov 2013, at 18:51, Tobias <tobias.gondrom at owasp.org> wrote:

> 
> Maybe a small suggestion on the text: 
> Do we want to mention, that a project is not obliged to accept sponsorship?
> We should have a mechanism to decide whether a project accepts a sponsor. 
> Aka, a project might not want or need a sponsor, or not want to display sponsor logos and rather not take any money from sponsors. 
> 
> Just a thought. 
> 
> Best regards, Tobias
> 
> 
> 
> On 15/11/13 20:35, Samantha Groves wrote:
>> >
>> > Project Sponsorship
>> > point 10 - I see what you are saying, we should have a policy for consistent use of the logo for each type of project, and not left up to the project leader per "Option 2"
>> 
>> Yep.
>> 
>> Let me give you my reasoning behind this             one. What if a Leader doesn't want to put sponsor logos on their product? Should this be forced? What do you think?
>> 
>> >
>> > Donation amounts - I think the rationale for that was that if someone gives $100 and another person gives $10,000 we were trying to be transparent about the donation/funding sources.
>> 
>> I like the idea of transparency. Maybe we could have one central page with all donation info for all projects?  I'm concerned the money amounts next to logos on the acknowledgement page may look odd and convey too much of a focus on money. My opinion though. Interested in other's thoughts.
>> 
>> I see what you are saying. I agree. 
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> On Fri, Nov 15, 2013 at 6:32 PM, Michael Coates <michael.coates at owasp.org> wrote:
>>> 
>>> On Nov 15, 2013 4:43 PM, "Sarah Baso" <sarah.baso at owasp.org> wrote:
>>> >
>>> > Project Spending
>>> > am not sure I understand your question on project spending - If you are asking if we get 1099 where necessary, then yes.  Can you clarify?
>>> 
>>> Yep. That's it. I wasn't sure of the overall payment flow but that was the root of the question
>>> >
>>> > Project Sponsorship
>>> > point 10 - I see what you are saying, we should have a policy for consistent use of the logo for each                 type of project, and not left up to the project leader per "Option 2"
>>> 
>>> Yep.
>>> 
>>> >
>>> > Donation amounts - I think the rationale for that was that if someone gives $100 and another person gives $10,000 we were trying to be transparent about the donation/funding sources.
>>> 
>>> I like the idea of transparency. Maybe we could have one central page with all donation info for all projects?  I'm concerned the money amounts next to logos on the acknowledgement page may look odd and convey too much of a focus on money. My opinion though. Interested in other's thoughts.
>>> 
>>> 
>>> >
>>> > Sarah
>>> >
>>> >
>>> > On Fri, Nov 15, 2013 at 4:33 PM, Michael Coates <michael.coates at owasp.org> wrote:
>>> >>
>>> >> Thanks for working on these. I have a few questions
>>> >>
>>> >> Project Spending
>>> >> I'd like to dive into the project spending policy a bit. Do we need to issue payments from the foundation? If so, we need to ensure appropriate tax documents are accounted for.
>>> >>
>>> >> Project Sponsorship
>>> >> - Point 10 implies the decision is left to the project leader. However, per our last vote we are determining the guidelines that must be followed for project branding. Is the statement in #10 in line with our agreed approach?
>>> >> - Does the project leader get to decide which logos are added? Or is it an all or nothing decision?
>>> >> - I'm not a particular fan of listing the donation amounts next to the logo. My opinion is to remove that and only list logo, name and link.
>>> >>
>>> >> -Michael
>>> >>
>>> >>
>>> >> --
>>> >> Michael Coates | OWASP | @_mwc
>>> >>
>>> >>
>>> >>
>>> >> On Fri, Nov 15, 2013 at 4:20 PM, Sarah Baso <sarah.baso at owasp.org> wrote:
>>> >>>
>>> >>> Board -
>>> >>>
>>> >>> Samantha, with feedback from the staff, has put together the following documents for: 
>>> >>>
>>> >>> OWASP Grant Spending Policy
>>> >>>
>>> >>> OWASP Project Spending Guidelines
>>> >>>
>>> >>> OWASP Project Sponsorship Guidelines
>>> >>>
>>> >>> The third document - Project Sponsorship Guidelines is meant to take the Project Sponsorship model that was approved via the last election (Option 2: https://www.owasp.org/index.php/Governance/ProjectSponsorship) and put some guidelines for implementation.
>>> >>>
>>> >>> Please let me know if you have any questions or concerns - next week samantha plans to work                 with the project leaders present at Appsec USA (and attending the project workshop) to help them understand the guidelines.  Then will be pushing them out tot he community after the conference.
>>> >>>
>>> >>> Sarah
>>> >>>
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