[Owasp-leaders] Regular OWASP polls

Fabio Cerullo fcerullo at owasp.org
Thu Jan 9 12:37:09 UTC 2014


Simon

I will happily work with you to tweak the polling system and make it a
rubust platform for the OWASP community. Kudos for putting it together in
such a short notice!

Fabio

El Wednesday, January 8, 2014, Eoin Keary escribió:

> Hmmm same here :)
>
> Eoin Keary
> Owasp Global Board
> +353 87 977 2988
>
>
> On 8 Jan 2014, at 15:25, psiinon <psiinon at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Thats true.
> Except when people like me tweet about them
> https://twitter.com/psiinon/status/420609431047397376
> Ooops ;)
>
>
> On Wed, Jan 8, 2014 at 3:19 PM, Konstantinos Papapanagiotou <
> Konstantinos at owasp.org> wrote:
>
> Hiding the results of the poll until it closes also prevents biased votes.
> It's not a matter of openness in my opinion.
>
> Kostas
>
>
> On Wed, Jan 8, 2014 at 5:13 PM, Tobias <tobias.gondrom at owasp.org> wrote:
>
>  Dear Simon,
>
> thank you so much for organising this and setting this up.
> This is great and I will be looking forward to using this community poll
> more in the future!
>
> And I totally agree with your replies to requests from non-owasp email
> holders.
> Nothing is perfect and the tool is as it is and naturally has some
> technical limitations. In case of public requests, it is fully sufficient
> to make available simple summary results after the survey is closed. We
> don't need to make huge investments just to publish partial real-time
> preliminary update results for the public. In most normal cases, surveys
> don't even have preliminary status updates at all.
>
> All the best, Tobias
>
>
> Ps.: on a technical term, one might also question the requesters argument
> that an internal member poll for a decision would qualify as "OWASP
> materials". However, personally I just love openness and transparency and
> would encourage and embrace if we could post the end summary results of our
> community surveys somewhere on our website after they are finished.
> (Without publishing details how each single named individual voted in the
> poll.)
>
>
>
>
> On 08/01/14 14:40, psiinon wrote:
>
>    And another problem...
>
>  I've been receiving _lots_ of requests to access the form from non OWASP
> accounts.
>  I have replied to all of them with a canned response of:
> I'm afraid this poll is currently only available to people with OWASP
> email accounts to ensure that only OWASP members / contributors take part.
>
> To get an OWASP email address follow the link on
> https://www.owasp.org/index.php/Owasp.org_email_address
>
> Cheers,
>
> Simon
>
>  However I've just received a reply of:
> Dear Simon,
>
> the main page of the owasp website states "all of our materials are
> available under a free and open software license". Thus I again ask for
> these materials.
>
>  Best regards,
> a long-time owasp follower
>
>  PS: Thanks, I don't need these information, but I am just surprised that
> being an all open and free project, you deny access to these informtion?
> Isn't that ignoring the foundaries of the project?
>
>  For now I'm going to stick with the statement I put on
> https://www.owasp.org/index.php/Polls:
>
>
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