[Owasp-board] Fwd: [GSoC Mentors] [GSoC 2014] Some tidbits from your program admin

Samantha Groves samantha.groves at owasp.org
Thu Apr 24 15:24:58 UTC 2014

Hello Tobias and Jim,

Yes, I have let our GSoC admin know of the grievance. Just for the record,
Kostas has let me know that this particular mentor is not associated with
OWASP in any way so there is no need to take action on our part.

Thank you


On Thu, Apr 24, 2014 at 8:15 AM, Tobias <tobias.gondrom at owasp.org> wrote:

>  Hi Jim,
> thanks a lot for the info.
> As you wrote "just FYI", I assume this is currently under control by our
> GSoC team and ops team.
> GSoC is a great initiative to bring students into security and I would not
> want to see this jeopardised because of misbehaviour of some of our
> mentors.
> Please let us know if this requires board attention or any support or help
> I might be able to provide.
> Aloha, Tobias
> On 24/04/14 22:37, Jim Manico wrote:
> Just a FYI that Google is stepping in getting upset at some of our mentors
> at the GSOC. See below...
> --
> Jim Manico
> @Manicode
> (808) 652-3805
> Begin forwarded message:
>  *From:* "'Carol Smith <carols at google.com>' via Google Summer of Code
> Mentors List" <google-summer-of-code-mentors-list at googlegroups.com>
> *Date:* April 24, 2014 at 7:34:03 AM PDT
> *To:* edmund ronald <edmundronald at gmail.com>
> *Cc:* Yuriy Rusko <yuriy at phpbb.com>, Matthias Templ <
> matthias.templ at gmail.com>,  Glauber Costa <glommer at cloudius-systems.com>,
> Google Summer of Code Mentors List <
> google-summer-of-code-mentors-list at googlegroups.com>
> *Subject:* *Re: [GSoC Mentors] [GSoC 2014] Some tidbits from your program
> admin*
> *Reply-To:* Carol Smith <carols at google.com>
>   Hi there,
> On Wed, Apr 23, 2014 at 11:04 PM, edmund ronald <edmundronald at gmail.com>wrote:
>> Can we please drop the subject at this point?
>> Yes I am having a very bad day. I do not expect you to either understand
>> that or commiserate.
>> I apologized to any others on this list who may have been inconvenienced
>> by this exchange.
>  No, we can't drop the subject. If you're going to have a bad attitude on
> this list and particularly with your students, that's not okay with me. If
> you'd prefer not to participate in this program I am more than happy to
> coordinate with your org admins to have you removed from this program, this
> list, and from your duties. This is program that's about helping introduce
> new people to FOSS, to coordinate with people all over the world in a
> vibrant community that spans generations, timezones, and language barriers.
>  If you want to be a sourpuss, that's fine. Do that on your own time in
> your own house without involving the people on this list or, more
> importantly, the students in this program.
>  I'll email you and your org admins separately to speak further about
> this.
>  Thanks,
> Carol
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