[Owasp-leaders] Mailing list -> Forum

Matthew Chalmers matthew.chalmers at owasp.org
Wed Feb 9 12:54:41 EST 2011


I'm sorry, I don't understand...we use Google Code, Google Mail, Google
Moderate, Google Docs...and we *have* used Google Groups (for the Summit) so
why can't we use it to replace Mailman?


On Wed, Feb 9, 2011 at 9:40 AM, Jim Manico <jim.manico at owasp.org> wrote:

> 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<https://groups.google.com/a/owasp.org/group/summit-2011-venue/topics>
>    -
>    <https://groups.google.com/a/owasp.org/group/summit-2011-venue/topics>*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 <http://owasp.org>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>
> 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>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>
>> 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
>> >> <http://forum.owasp.org>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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