[Owasp-board] Please start no empty projects again

Timo Goosen timo.goosen at owasp.org
Mon Oct 19 04:55:52 UTC 2015


I'm with Johanna on this one.

I've you look on github for example there are tons of security related
projects with working documentation and code. There is no reason to let
people start a project with zero content or with content that offers no
value.

Regards.
Timo

On Mon, Oct 19, 2015 at 1:20 AM, johanna curiel curiel <
johanna.curiel at owasp.org> wrote:

> Hi Claudia
>
> Why not wait until the leaders are ready with the information before
> publishing it to the inventory list?
>
> I don't see the benefit of this new practice. If they don't update the
> information you have to keep an eye on. In the meanwhile people click into
> this wiki pages and find a 'template' content which is quite confusing.
>
> If you want to push leaders to work on their content they should have it
> ready before the project is published here. This happened before and
> keeping track of people when they have not publish their content is a waste
> of your time.Believe me no volunteers will keep a track on this and most
> probably the leaders are going to take more than this weekend (today is
> already end of sunday and no updates)to finish any content.
>
>  I hoped that no empty projects were started because honestly, many people
> complained in the past and thats why we worked hard to not allow this to
> happened. What is the benefit of this ?
>
> Anyway, if you want to keep doing this I just think this does not benefit
> at all OWASP image, adding to an inventory empty projects which is already
> full with projects that have not been updated and have not produce any
> major content in more than a year.
>
> regards
>
> Johanna
>
>
>
> On Sun, Oct 18, 2015 at 6:36 PM, Claudia Casanovas <
> claudia.aviles-casanovas at owasp.org> wrote:
>
>> Hi. Johanna,
>>
>> I have added them as a new practice they are labeled in process.  I have
>> notified the Project Task Force already.
>>
>> The Project Leaders are currently actively working on them this weekend.
>>
>>
>> Thank you
>>
>>
>>
>> On Sunday, October 18, 2015, johanna curiel curiel <
>> johanna.curiel at owasp.org> wrote:
>>
>>> Hi All
>>>
>>> It has called y attention that 2 new projects were added to the project
>>> inventory, but these projects are empty pages with no content but the
>>> template:
>>>
>>> https://www.owasp.org/index.php/OWASP_Security_Ninja_Program_Projec
>>> thttps://www.owasp.org/index.php/OWASP_API_Security_Project
>>>
>>> I think one of the major issues when we did a major clean up, and an
>>> important condition was not to allow projects to be published until they
>>> completed their wiki page content. Also it should be determined if these
>>> projects do have full content and fulfil the criteria for starting a
>>> project.
>>>
>>> This does not look good to new potential users of projects landing in a
>>> template incomplete content.
>>>
>>> I strongly advice to discontinue this practice. Following up empty
>>> project is a waste of time and resources.
>>>
>>> regards
>>>
>>> Johanna
>>>
>>
>>
>> --
>>
>>
>> Claudia Aviles-Casanovas <claudia.aviles-casanovas at owasp.org>
>> Project Coordinator
>> Phone:973-288-1697
>>
>>
>
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