[Owasp-board] Status of the JAWS Project
johanna curiel curiel
johanna.curiel at owasp.org
Tue Sep 23 21:08:36 UTC 2014
>I would like to take the opportunity to ask who I could contact in making
this a success. I noticed mails on the leader list about how to set up
projects and so but lots of my mails remained unanswered.
I fully understand an agree on your feelings. As a volunteer, I'm working
to setup a Project Review committee and we have published the proposal
recently .Our mission is not only to review, but to support and guide
projects to develop their full potential.
It is not official yet since we are in the process of approval, but based
on the responses so far, which have been positive, we will make this
official hopefully very soon.
I'll provide you with some recommendations regarding your project later
this week. We know that leaders need guidance and mentor-ship so we are
quite aware of the situation.
Please, I would like very much to answer those questions you have in mind
and help you in the process of re-activating your project.
Direct your questions to the Project Task Force (
projects-task-force at owasp.org) and we will do our best to help you.
On Tue, Sep 23, 2014 at 3:01 PM, Maarten Mestdagh <
maarten.mestdagh at owasp.org> wrote:
> Hello Kait,
> I fully understand your call as I know some projects just die or get left
> alone. Rest assured however we didn't abandon ship just yet ;)
> My co-lead and myself just decided to become independent consultants and
> are now into the process of setting up a new business taking just a bit
> more of our time (compared to our initial estimations). Nonetheless we are
> still passionate about the concept and are now talking to some students
> with interest who might help set up the first release. We even drew the
> attention of a University professor (who would have dreamt that).
> I would like to take the opportunity to ask who I could contact in making
> this a succes. I noticed mails on the leader list about how to set up
> projects and so but lots of my mails remained unanswered. The coding is one
> thing, but putting it in the owasp-ecosystem is a story I am not familiar
> with. I don't want to blame anyone for not answering but I would like to
> propose a system where new leaders are assigned a mentor or two who can
> address some of the trivial questions like the question I had about how to
> set up a mailing list witch remained open till now. I believe the more
> experienced leaders will gladly share some moments of their time but some
> questions are (at least by me) considered just to stupid to ask in the
> leader list so they are not asked...
> Can I still work on it now or what can I do about the inactivation. Can I
> just silently work on it and tell you when I think it is worth a beta
> Thanks for your reply,
> Kind regards,
> On Sun, Sep 21, 2014 at 4:39 AM, Kait Disney-Leugers <
> kait.disney.leugers at owasp.org> wrote:
>> Dear Maarten and Sam,
>> The Project Task Force has recently reviewed your project and have
>> decided to inactivate the JAWS project due to lack of activity and no
>> For the project to become active again, there needs to be either a new
>> release or an updated and detailed project roadmap with a planned release
>> in the near future.
>> If the project is no longer active, then no further action is need, but
>> please let me know.
>> If you have any questions, you can contact either me or Johanna from the
>> Project Task Force.
>> Kait Disney-Leugers
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