[Owasp-leaders] Ending the Leaders List - Shifting to more open list of owasp-general

Dinis Cruz dinis.cruz at owasp.org
Thu Apr 10 22:06:10 UTC 2014

I think that that is a mistake, the leaders list should be a list made of
OWASP leaders

It is a privilege to be an OWASP leader and its quite nice to be able to
connect directly with so many security professionals and friends

Don't break something that kinda works

If you do come up with a solid solution then implement/execute it, and if
it is successful then the 'removal' of the old 'thing' is an easy process
(since nobody is using it)

There is no obligation for an OWASP leader to be on this list, which BTW is
one of the few that I do kinda keep on top of

So feel free to create other lists (more or less open to non-owasp leaders)
and let's see what happens
On 10 Apr 2014 19:58, "Michael Coates" <michael.coates at owasp.org> wrote:

> I propose we move to end the leaders list. This is a closed community.
> Someone just tried to join the leaders list and was met with a message of
> "waiting for approval by administrator". This discourages community growth.
> Proposal (that others have made too I believe)
> 1. Eliminate leaders list
> 2. Create OWASP general that anyone can opt-in and join - note: this is
> specifically not OWASP-All which is a huge list used for limited
> announcements.
> For transition purposes I propose we migrate current leader list
> participants to the OWASP-general
> Are there any concerns?
> --
> Michael Coates
> @_mwc
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