[Owasp-leaders] Zone transfer

Rogan Dawes rogan at dawes.za.net
Fri Jun 11 08:25:40 EDT 2010


On 2010/06/11 2:08 PM, Christian Heinrich wrote:
> Rogan,
>
> On Fri, Jun 11, 2010 at 9:23 PM, Rogan Dawes<rogan at dawes.za.net>
> wrote:
>> Even though there is no technical impact to this "finding", we're
>> arguing with fools who are beating us with experience (and sheer
>> mass of numbers).
>
> Ironically, I am yet to receive an admission ("I [i.e. insert name
> of risk management professional] doesn't really know what I am
> doing") as to why I can understand the complexities of a technical
> implementation yet not understand the politics and nuances of
> business.
>

Sorry, I don't know how to interpret this?

> On Fri, Jun 11, 2010 at 9:23 PM, Rogan Dawes<rogan at dawes.za.net>
> wrote:
>> Removing the bait will stop feeding the trolls.
>
> I understand this was off the cuff and hence unintentional but I
> don't believe dismissing people with a genuine concern for our
> standing within the community should be labeled as "trolls".

Ok, yes, it was off the cuff, however, consider wikipedia's definition 
of troll for a second:

> In Internet slang, a troll is someone who posts inflammatory,
> extraneous, or off-topic messages in an online community, such as an
> online discussion forum, chat room, or blog, with the primary intent
> of provoking other users into a desired emotional response or of
> otherwise disrupting normal on-topic discussion.

I see a lot of similarities to what has happened here, and hence my 
comment. It may not have been "the primary intent", but has been the 
result regardless.

Rogan


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