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

Jim Manico jim.manico at owasp.org
Thu Apr 24 15:27:20 UTC 2014


Agreed Samantha,

I did reach out to Carol from Google to support her concern, I also 
introduced myself from the board privately to her just to open 
communication channels with her. Beyond that I agree no action needs to 
be taken.

- Jim

On 4/24/14, 8:24 AM, Samantha Groves wrote:
> 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
>
> SG
>
>
> On Thu, Apr 24, 2014 at 8:15 AM, Tobias <tobias.gondrom at owasp.org 
> <mailto: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
>>>     <mailto:carols at google.com>>' via Google Summer of Code Mentors
>>>     List" <google-summer-of-code-mentors-list at googlegroups.com
>>>     <mailto: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
>>>     <mailto:edmundronald at gmail.com>>
>>>     *Cc:* Yuriy Rusko <yuriy at phpbb.com <mailto:yuriy at phpbb.com>>,
>>>     Matthias Templ <matthias.templ at gmail.com
>>>     <mailto:matthias.templ at gmail.com>>, Glauber Costa
>>>     <glommer at cloudius-systems.com
>>>     <mailto:glommer at cloudius-systems.com>>, Google Summer of Code
>>>     Mentors List
>>>     <google-summer-of-code-mentors-list at googlegroups.com
>>>     <mailto: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
>>>     <mailto:carols at google.com>>
>>>
>>>     Hi there,
>>>
>>>     On Wed, Apr 23, 2014 at 11:04 PM, edmund ronald
>>>     <edmundronald at gmail.com <mailto: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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