[Owasp-leaders] OWASP "branded" apps in application stores

Eoin eoin.keary at owasp.org
Tue Apr 2 14:43:11 UTC 2013


Nice and neat idea.
I like it.
I'd love to put some structure on what projects leaders / comtributors can
/can't do in relation to this matter so we can focus on more important
stuff ;)



On 2 April 2013 15:30, Jim Manico <jim.manico at owasp.org> wrote:

> I *really* like how Apache handles this. They really thought this through
> and spent years battling the same issues regarding vendor neutrality.
>
> Here are the basics:
>
> 1) Sponsors of Apache and recognized on ONE page only:
> http://www.apache.org/foundation/thanks.html
> 2) All Apache projects link back to this sponsorship page.
> 3) Corporate logos are not allowed on any Apache project
> 4) All project contributors are recognized as *individuals only* in a
> tabular list (without logos) which can include the company name they work
> for. For example: http://hadoop.apache.org/who.html
>
> This seems to be a great way to fully recognize sponsors while still
> remaining neutral on a per-project basis.
>
> - Jim
>
> PS: See http://www.apache.org/foundation/marks/pmcs and
> http://www.apache.org/foundation/marks/responsibility.html (particularly
> the section on "Present an independent fact to your project")
>
>
>
> > On 02/04/2013 14:48, Dinis Cruz wrote:
> >> There is nothing wrong with using OWASP materials for financial gain,
> >> in fact our licenses encourage that.
> >>
> >> The only issue is if the material created are not public/open, which
> >> in some cases is against the licence of the original material (Apache
> >> 2 allows closing but GPL doesn't)
> >>
> >> Now on the 'TOP 10 LogoGate thread' it is an issue of 'who put the
> >> work in' and 'what is accepted by the community' :)
> > The NASCAR like corporate branding of OWASP materials is both ugly, and
> > unnecessary. There must be a better way forward. Branding is offensive
> > and aggressive.
> >
> > OWASP is a charity - you don't feed children in Africa by first making
> > them watch Monsanto, Kellog's and McDonald's advertisements so they know
> > who their 'food' was provided by. Instead you tell people who care by
> > pointing out your charity work.
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > Dennis
> >
>
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Eoin Keary
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