[Owasp-board] Fwd: Linkedin Post - Clarification Requested

Michael Coates michael.coates at owasp.org
Thu Apr 10 21:48:51 UTC 2014


Forwarding see Jeff got a bounce back on his original email.

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Michael Coates
@_mwc



---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Jeff Williams <jeff.williams at aspectsecurity.com>
Date: Thu, Apr 10, 2014 at 2:09 PM
Subject: RE: Linkedin Post - Clarification Requested
To: Michael Coates <michael.coates at owasp.org>, OWASP Foundation Board List <
owasp-board at lists.owasp.org>
Cc: David Neville <david.neville at aspectsecurity.com>


 Hi Michael,



Hmm... I see your point.  You're welcome to kill the message if you like.



There wasn't a lot of thought behind this.   I guess I think of Sonatype,
the Central Repository, and Maven as critical parts of the open source
ecosystem, and I think their survey is a very useful endeavor.



As always, I encourage OWASP to find ways to engage with commercial vendors
- I see no way to accomplish our mission without them.   Wouldn't it be
cool if OWASP could use Sonatype to reach all the developers in the world?



Please forgive the interruption...



--Jeff





*From:* Michael Coates [mailto:michael.coates at owasp.org]
*Sent:* Thursday, April 10, 2014 3:13 PM
*To:* Jeff Williams; OWASP Foundation Board List
*Subject:* Linkedin Post - Clarification Requested



Jeff,

  Your recent post to the owasp linkedin group seems to be a lead
generation survey for Sonatype. While these have their place throughout
industry, it's not something we promote through owasp channels. We've run
into similar scenarios in the past with other groups that want to be
promoted through owasp and want to have their information behind a
subscription or email submission wall.

You of course are very close to OWASP so I wanted to reach out and ask
about your thoughts on this before taking any actions on that message.

https://www.linkedin.com/groups/Sonatype-Survey-Developers-prizes-galore-36874.S.5860056937210589185?trk=groups_most_recent-0-b-ttl&goback=.gmr_36874

http://www.sonatype.com/request/2014-developer-survey?utm_campaign=Social%20Media&utm_source=linkedin&utm_medium=social&utm_content=4895240

  Thanks!




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Michael Coates
@_mwc
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