[Owasp-leaders] Mailing list -> Forum

Jim Manico jim.manico at owasp.org
Wed Feb 9 04:40:24 EST 2011


Google groups and google code forces users to have a google account, which in many countries is a deal breaker.

So our requirement "from the community" is a service that works with any email address.

Aloha,

-Jim Manico
http://manico.net

On Feb 9, 2011, at 9:33 AM, Matthew Chalmers <matthew.chalmers at owasp.org> wrote:

> A few weeks ago Dinis created (or at least announced) some Google Groups for Summit-related topics:
> 
> Summit 2011 Venue: https://groups.google.com/a/owasp.org/group/summit-2011-venue
> Summit 2011 Events: https://groups.google.com/a/owasp.org/group/summit-2011-events
> Summit 2011 Schedule: https://groups.google.com/a/owasp.org/group/summit-2011-schedule (this is for schedule topics and not for working sessions 'content' topics)
> Summit 2011 Working Sessions: https://groups.google.com/a/owasp.org/group/summit-2011-working-sessions  (this is where any 'content' related item should be placed)
> Should we not leverage Google Groups since not only will it provide the same email lists we're used to but also a website as a forum for searching, reading, and posting messages; and it also offloads CPU and bandwidth from the owasp.org servers.
> 
> If it's a bad idea please shoot it down, I don't mind.
> 
> --matt
> 
> 
> 
> On Wed, Feb 9, 2011 at 8:43 AM, psiinon <psiinon at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm voting for moving from email lists to forums.
> I think they make it easier to follow the threads you are interested
> in and to ignore those that you arent.
> And ideally which ever tech is chosen will allow people to set up
> email alerts if they want to, so we should get the best of both
> worlds.
> 
> Psiinon
> 
> On Wed, Feb 9, 2011 at 8:19 AM, Filipe Lacerda
> <filipe.lacerda at lusolabs.com> wrote:
> > Hi All!
> >
> > That would be an improvement for sure. Agree on Leaders list as a Beta
> > group.
> >
> > cheers,
> > Filipe Lacerda
> >
> > On 02/09/2011 08:12 AM, Seba wrote:
> >
> > Yay!
> > Let's start with the leaders list and have separate 'lists' set up for
> > chapters leaders and project leaders
> > --Seba
> >
> > On Wed, Feb 9, 2011 at 3:23 AM, Jerry Hoff <jerry at owasp.org> wrote:
> >>
> >> Hi Leaders,
> >>
> >> I'm writing to put forth an idea that has been floating around OWASP for
> >> a while, but needs to be implemented. The move from email list -> owasp
> >> forum.  Although the mailing lists are published, I think the general
> >> consensus is that the archives are:
> >>
> >> 1) hard to find (in some cases you can only access them via forced
> >> browsing)
> >> 2) definitely not user-friendly for searching
> >>
> >> A move to a forum will build a stronger OWASP community (hopefully),
> >> allow for greater transparency among the various chapters, committees
> >> and the board, and will give new members a place to come and more easily
> >> interact with the other members of the OWASP community.   It would leave
> >> searchable record of all the collective OWASP security wisdom in one
> >> place.
> >>
> >> So does anyone have any strong opinions on the future of
> >> forum.owasp.org?  Larry Casey has generously offered to set it up, and I
> >> think it would be a huge plus for the community.  As Michael Coates
> >> suggested, we could then start gradually migrating particular volunteer
> >> groups as a beta, and if it works out, we can ultimately migrate more
> >> mailing lists over to a forum.
> >>
> >> We can also port the existing mail lists archives into the forum, for
> >> historical purposes.
> >>
> >> This would give a centralized home for all the regional chapters,
> >> committees, projects, conferences and the board.
> >>
> >> So leaders, what say you?
> >>
> >> Jerry Hoff
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