[Owasp-board] Documentation Major upgrade promotion through LULU

Jim Manico jim.manico at owasp.org
Wed Feb 18 05:27:18 UTC 2015

For the record I try to use the contact form myself when I can. And it's
been working well.

This is important for many reasons, one of them is the data we get from all
the varied requests.

And while this form was once a "black hole" for requests that is no longer
an issue from my experience. You should also get a tracking number
immediately after each request.

Jim Manico
(808) 652-3805

On Feb 17, 2015, at 6:57 PM, Paul Ritchie <paul.ritchie at owasp.org> wrote:

Hello Johanna:

I'm not sure I've seen anyone answer this question, so let me help out.
And, I'm laughing about your comment about the 'hideous contact form'.  It
actually works quite well, so if you have a specific example on a question
not answered......come directly to me.

1.  OWASP already has a LULU account.  It looks like we have over 25
publications already there.
>>  the LULU account is administered from the Foundation office, so when
publications are ready, we post them on LuLu as directed by Project leaders.

2.  Earnings from LuLu??  Well, no.  The OWASP policy is to provide OWASP
materials free of charge.  When we post something to LuLu, we only price to
to cover costs from LuLu (printing, shipping, etc.).  Per policy, there is
no profit from sale of LuLu materials that goes back to the Foundation or
Chapters or Projects.

3.  Who can help get items published on LuLu?   For now, please reach out
to Noreen Whysel, our OWASP Community manager to coordinate what documents
are available and need to be published.  Versions in any language are
acceptable too.
>>  Of course, once you are ready to send a notice to "pleaes publish on
LuLu", I must ask you to use that "contact form".

This is our tracking system for a customer service requests, a 'ticketing
system' if you will.  It is the best, most efficient way for use to serve
all of OWASP, internationally.

I hope this helps get those great Project documents published.
Regards, Paul

Best Regards, Paul Ritchie
OWASP Interim Executive Director
paul.ritchie at owasp.org

On Sat, Feb 14, 2015 at 1:16 PM, johanna curiel curiel <
johanna.curiel at owasp.org> wrote:

> Board members
> I'm asking the board because not sure who should response my request,
> please, do not send me to the hideous contact form because I never received
> some answers from the submissions I did. Please appoint me to a person
> otherwise.
> The Task force have done some major Documentation reviews and we have
> upgraded a group of projects which deserve it, especially I think it will
> be very beneficial to the projects , to get published through LULU (such as
> the awesome testing guide or Appsensor)
> My question to you is:
>    - How can we direct the earnings from LULU to the each project bucket?
>    - Who within OWASP can help me with this action?
>    - How can we setup a  LULU account(maybe one already exist) to publish
>    the documents but it needs to be done through OWASP account
> The project leaders of these awesome documents will be very thankful and
> happy to be able to have their final product as a book and be distributed
> through LULU.com including AMAZON and other services
> Regards
> Johanna Curiel
> Project review task force leader
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