[Owasp-leaders] Fw: Remote Repositories on SourceForge

Dennis Groves dennis.groves at owasp.org
Thu Jan 5 12:23:18 UTC 2012


> On Thursday, 5 January 2012 at 08:22, psiinon wrote:
> > previously I got the impression that all of the OWASP projects would be required to migrate to SourceForge, which I think would have been a problem for some projects.
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> I have the same impression, which I think this is a very daft idea, its like requiring people to use a dead horse in whatever they do!?!  
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> This is a great way to loose people, projects and years of momentum (I have personally met several projects OWASP has lost because of this). If people are willing to contribute - OWASP needs to get out of the way and let them contribute! OWASP should be greasing the wheels, not putting the breaks on!
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> Further, all the 'cool kids' use github and the like these days - In fact, even the *bitter old men* like myself use git these days… ;-)
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> OWASP really needs to undo this damage, personally, I advise people to do whatever they are comfortable with - just as long as the contribute and grow OWASP. We need to foster and encourage adoption not put up barriers.
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> Cheers,
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> Dennis Groves  




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