[Owasp-leaders] Should OWASP projects (and in particular ZAP) aim to leave the OWASP nest?

John Patrick Lita john.patrick.lita at owasp.org
Wed Dec 2 09:39:36 UTC 2015


Yes +1 to sir jim, i think we need to put more attention in ZAP, in this
case ZAP don't have support and it's better if Mozilla will adopt this
Tool. i dont know what happen to our foundation,

On Wed, Dec 2, 2015 at 5:29 PM, Jim Manico <jim.manico at owasp.org> wrote:

> Simon,
>
> I am just glad that ZAP is out there in the open source world.
>
> And frankly, I do not see OWASP doing a lot of support it. If you moved it
> to Mozilla, especially if Mozilla was willing to provide resources to
> continue making it stronger, I would support such a move and continue to
> promote it.
>
> Respectfully,
> Jim
>
>
>
> On 12/2/15 11:05 AM, psiinon wrote:
>
> In a recent thread
> <http://lists.owasp.org/pipermail/owasp-leaders/2015-December/015726.html>
> Dinis stated:
>
> "all Owasp projects should be seen as research projects. The moment they
> are big enough (i.e. big team, support, deliverables) and wish to move
> beyond the 'research label' , is the moment where they need to leave the
> 'Owasp nest' and face the real world by themselves"
>
> I have a lot of sympathy for this perspective, and have indeed been
> wondering if now is the right time for ZAP to "go it alone".
>
> I'd like to stress that this is not just because of recent controversies,
> so I'd like to discuss these as general principals rather than in relation
> to recent events.
>
> I believe that OWASP has been very beneficial to ZAP, but I'm not sure
> that OWASP is really set up to support projects that have grown to ZAP's
> size.
>
> So, the 2 questions I'd be very interested in feedback on:
>
>    - Should OWASP projects aim to stand on their own outside of OWASP?
>    - Is this the right time for ZAP to do so?
>
> Many thanks,
>
> Simon
>
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