[Owasp-board] For Discussion - Hourly contractor for wiki housekeeping

Bev Corwin bev.corwin at owasp.org
Wed Aug 5 17:12:59 UTC 2015


+ 1
On Aug 5, 2015 1:11 PM, "Matt Konda" <matt.konda at owasp.org> wrote:

> Should we aim bigger and make this part of a contract tech writer's
> responsibilities?
>
> Matt Konda
> @mkonda
>
> On Aug 5, 2015, at 4:32 AM, Fabio Cerullo <fcerullo at owasp.org> wrote:
>
> I support the idea on getting some professional help for the wiki. Maybe
> we could allocate a small budget to start with?
>
> Is it possible to come up with a list of pages that need maintenance based
> on the Wiki categorisation below?
>
> Regards,
>
> Fabio Cerullo
> Global Board Member
> OWASP Foundation
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> On 4 Aug 2015, at 19:34, Jim Manico <jim.manico at owasp.org> wrote:
>
> > But, we need a bit more focus. Let's pay a few bucks and just get some
> dedicated time on it for awhile.
>
> +1 I think this is an important idea.
>
> --
> Jim Manico
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> On Aug 4, 2015, at 7:52 AM, Michael Coates <michael.coates at owasp.org>
> wrote:
>
> All great thing and I'd want to use the systems we have in place for sure.
> My comment/idea is that we've tried to do this from a volunteer angle for
> many years. Loe their effort and what they've done.
>
> But, we need a bit more focus. Let's pay a few bucks and just get some
> dedicated time on it for awhile.
>
>
> --
> Michael Coates | @_mwc <https://twitter.com/intent/user?screen_name=_mwc>
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>
> On Tue, Aug 4, 2015 at 10:46 AM, Noreen Whysel OWASP <
> noreen.whysel at owasp.org> wrote:
>
>> Michael,
>>
>> There is a category called FIXME that the wiki editing project uses to
>> tag content that have errors. I do not know how active that team is at the
>> moment but we can use these tags to label pages with errors. It would be
>> good to start with labeling tools we already have in place.
>>
>> I would actually be happy to run an editathon at AppSecUSA as part of my
>> chapter leader workshop. I was hoping to find members of the wiki editing
>> team to help out.
>>
>> https://www.owasp.org/index.php/Category:FIXME
>>
>> Noreen Whysel
>> Community Manager
>> OWASP Foundation
>>
>> On Aug 4, 2015, at 1:26 PM, Michael Coates <michael.coates at owasp.org>
>> wrote:
>>
>> Board,
>>
>> Added as a board meeting topic (if necessary). Circulating for comment
>> via email.
>>
>> Try as we might, we just haven't had enough volunteer focus on wiki
>> upkeep. Wouldn't it be great to part with a few hundred dollars a month and
>> have a wiki that is organized with tagging that indicates "hot content" or
>> content that needs updating? That plus normal clean up of dead links,
>> duplicate page flagging etc.
>>
>> This is a minuscule amount of funds towards the overall budget and would
>> sure help with the delivery of information to the world. Would also help
>> with volunteer engagement since they'd know what content needs attention.
>>
>>
>>
>> --
>> Michael Coates | @_mwc <https://twitter.com/intent/user?screen_name=_mwc>
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>>
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