[Owasp-board] Regarding Hackademic project

psiinon psiinon at gmail.com
Thu Jul 23 12:25:39 UTC 2015

In that case I'd recommend adding that branch to
https://www.openhub.net/p/hackademic - that will give everyone a much
better indication of what you're doing.
I've added a load of active branches to the ZAP one.



On Thu, Jul 23, 2015 at 1:05 PM, Konstantinos Papapanagiotou <
Konstantinos at owasp.org> wrote:

> Johanna,
> Most of our commits are on the 'next' branch:
> https://github.com/Hackademic/hackademic/graphs/commit-activity
> I believe that funds were allocated through the agreed, transparent
> procedure for the code sprint. If other projects are in need of funds why
> didn't they apply?
> Also as I've said in the past, there are projects that are almost
> identical copies of hackademic that have also received funds even though at
> that time they didn't have one line of code. Why weren't you skeptical
> about those projects but on the contrary quite supportive?
> And last but not least, next time you want to make such allegations please
> get in touch with me rather than send emails to the board behind my back.
> Kostas
> On Thu, Jul 23, 2015 at 2:43 PM, johanna curiel curiel <
> johanna.curiel at owasp.org> wrote:
>> Dear Task Force members and Board
>> Over the last year, we have had a close look to the Hackademic project.
>> Last year we did a testing during the month of October , executed by
>> Marios Kourtesis and I. This year, Timo Goosen also did an evaluation on
>> this project during the Project Summit EU.
>> From the evaluations we could conclude the following:
>>    - The project lacks documentation in order for first time users to
>>    install and to build this properly
>>    - The project does not have any developments except during the Google
>>    summer of Code last year. You can see their contributions on their main
>>    development branch here. Basically almost none(see attached image)
>>       - https://www.openhub.net/p/hackademic
>>    - I requested an update regarding their developments but never
>>    received an answer on this
>>    - Timo Goosen spent quite lot of time during the Summit working on
>>    their project, developing documentation for them which they never updated
>>    their wiki and use it
>> Now this project is getting the sponsorship for the Summer of code when
>> they hardly work on their development and to us it lacks a certain level of
>> maturity and robustness which unfortunately there are other projects in
>> incubator stage that are much better and more mature than this one.
>> I strongly advise the board that before taking major decisions to spend
>> money in activities for projects lacking a clear strcutural development ,
>> to take the time and evaluate if the project deserves it.
>> I think there are many other projects that can use that money and have
>> shown committed and responsive project leaders
>> Regards
>> Johanna
>> HACKADEMICS activity over the past 2 years:
>> [image: Inline image 1]
>> Johanna
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