[Owasp-leaders] wiki changes - breaks sponsor logos/links?

Kim Carter kim.carter at owasp.org
Mon Mar 27 19:03:40 UTC 2017


I think just knowing who to talk to and what the process is for these 
things is helpful.

Thanks again Matt.

Kim Carter

OWASP New Zealand Chapter Leader (Christchurch)

Author of *Holistic Info-Sec for Web Developers* 
<https://leanpub.com/b/holisticinfosecforwebdevelopers>

c: +64 274 622 607









On 28/03/17 06:00, Matt Tesauro wrote:
> > So no migration testing?
>
> To be blunt and honest with you, OWASP has never had migration testing 
> beyond someone clicking about the wiki and looking to see if anything 
> is broken.
>
> I've been doing the wiki source upgrades for since ~2011 and I read 
> the release notes and any other docs MediaWiki produces on the new 
> versions but the documentation is far from complete. This last upgrade 
> was so major that I had to throw out our old LocalSetting.php and let 
> MediaWiki auto-generate a new one for me actually get a working wiki - 
> then I could add back in stuff till it broke.  We had deprecated and 
> no longer supported config items dating back to ~2005 in that config 
> file.  That doesn't mention the 9 home-grown unmaintained extensions 
> circa 2005 and numerous EOL/EOS extensions that got cleaned up in the 
> fall of 2016 to prepare for this upgrade. All this was done on 
> https://update-wiki.owasp.org before we rolled this out to 
> production.  For those that like a horror show, here's the old config 
> <https://docs.google.com/document/d/1ux9HT6yOl37y1YGU_MjqLCsui32H9q-ZrwXtpXTu3DM/edit>.
>
> I'd love to have some Selenium or similar to run in the dev 
> environment when there are wiki source updates - code donations & PR's 
> gladly accepted.  We have a staff of 7 and I'm the only member with a 
> technical background so those live on the 'nice to have' list for now.
>
> I am writing Ansible for all our IT assets - this was going well until 
> Rackspace ended their donation of hosting.  I also spent last week 
> migrating all the 20XX.appsec.eu <http://20XX.appsec.eu> & appsec.eu 
> <http://appsec.eu> servers from a volunteer run server (props to Dirk 
> for 5+ years of running that) to Foundation resources.  The Ansible I 
> had was very useful for those migrations.
>
> BTW, all this is spelled out in the monthly OWASP Ops Blog - most 
> recent is March:
> https://owasp.blogspot.com/2017/03/owasp-operations-update-for-march-2017.html
>
> All the Ansible and configs for the wiki will eventually be posted to 
> the new OWASP Foundation Github org:
> https://github.com/owasp-foundation
>   not to be confused with the Officla OWASP aka Project Github org:
> https://github.com/owasp
>   or the Archives org where inactive projects spend their days:
> https://github.com/owasp-archives
>
> So, there's loads of clean-up to do and there will be some breakages 
> along the way - it just cannot be helped even with the staff doing 
> what they can to avoid things breaking.
>
> Just know that we're replacing the old and tired with things that are 
> designed to be significantly more operationally robust.  It just takes 
> time to do things right.
>
> Cheers!
>
> --
> -- Matt Tesauro
> OWASP AppSec Pipeline Lead
> https://www.owasp.org/index.php/OWASP_AppSec_Pipeline
> OWASP WTE Project Lead
> _https://www.owasp.org/index.php/OWASP_Web_Testing_Environment_Project_
> http://AppSecLive.org <http://appseclive.org/> - Community and 
> Download site
>
>
> On Mon, Mar 27, 2017 at 3:50 AM, Kim Carter <kim.carter at owasp.org 
> <mailto:kim.carter at owasp.org>> wrote:
>
>     So no migration testing?
>
>     All our sponsor logos on our site to:
>     https://www.owasp.org/index.php/New_Zealand
>     <https://www.owasp.org/index.php/New_Zealand>
>
>     We fixed the ones on
>     https://www.owasp.org/index.php/OWASP_New_Zealand_Day_2017
>     <https://www.owasp.org/index.php/OWASP_New_Zealand_Day_2017>
>
>     But the previous years are broken also:
>
>     https://www.owasp.org/index.php/OWASP_New_Zealand_Day_2016
>     <https://www.owasp.org/index.php/OWASP_New_Zealand_Day_2016>
>
>     https://www.owasp.org/index.php/OWASP_New_Zealand_Day_2015
>     <https://www.owasp.org/index.php/OWASP_New_Zealand_Day_2015>
>
>     https://www.owasp.org/index.php/OWASP_New_Zealand_Day_2013
>     <https://www.owasp.org/index.php/OWASP_New_Zealand_Day_2013>
>
>     https://www.owasp.org/index.php/OWASP_New_Zealand_Day_2012
>     <https://www.owasp.org/index.php/OWASP_New_Zealand_Day_2012>
>
>     https://www.owasp.org/index.php/OWASP_New_Zealand_Day_2011
>     <https://www.owasp.org/index.php/OWASP_New_Zealand_Day_2011>
>
>     https://www.owasp.org/index.php/OWASP_New_Zealand_Day_2010
>     <https://www.owasp.org/index.php/OWASP_New_Zealand_Day_2010>
>
>     https://www.owasp.org/index.php/OWASP_New_Zealand_Day_2009
>     <https://www.owasp.org/index.php/OWASP_New_Zealand_Day_2009>
>
>     Really not good for sponsors that fork out a lot of money to help
>     run these events. What was the plan to fix these?
>
>
>     Thanks.
>
>     Kim Carter
>
>     OWASP New Zealand Chapter Leader (Christchurch)
>
>     Author of *Holistic Info-Sec for Web Developers*
>     <https://leanpub.com/b/holisticinfosecforwebdevelopers>
>
>     c: +64 274 622 607 <tel:+64%20274%20622%20607>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>     On 27/03/17 21:40, Martin Knobloch wrote:
>>     Paypal button for chapter sponsorship is also broken!
>>     -martin
>>
>>     On Sun, Mar 26, 2017 at 11:34 PM, johanna curiel curiel
>>     <johanna.curiel at owasp.org <mailto:johanna.curiel at owasp.org>> wrote:
>>
>>         Ok good to know that might be upgrade issues with images ,
>>         thanks for the update Seba
>>
>>
>>         On Sunday, March 26, 2017, Seba <seba at owasp.org
>>         <mailto:seba at owasp.org>> wrote:
>>
>>             Because I have fixed them now myself
>>             The picture links like [picture link] do not render anymore
>>             See eg
>>             https://www.owasp.org/index.php/BeNeLux_OWASP_Day_2016-2
>>             <https://www.owasp.org/index.php/BeNeLux_OWASP_Day_2016-2>
>>             at the bottom
>>
>>             Regards
>>
>>             Seba
>>
>>             On Sun, 26 Mar 2017 at 17:29, Asim Jaweesh
>>             <asim.jaweesh at owasp.org> wrote:
>>
>>                 Hi,
>>
>>                 I can see all the logos correctly, no idea what logo
>>                 is that.
>>
>>                 Sent from my iPad
>>
>>                 On Mar 26, 2017, at 5:15 PM, Seba <seba at owasp.org> wrote:
>>
>>>                 Hi,
>>>
>>>                 one of our sponsors pointed out that their logo is
>>>                 not correctly displayed anymore on our chapter leader.
>>>
>>>                 When looking at the Belgium chapter (or Netherlands
>>>                 chapter) I notice that pictures with links such as
>>>                 [http://www.vest.nl
>>>                 https://www.owasp.org/images/6/67/Vest.jpg
>>>                 <https://www.owasp.org/images/6/67/Vest.jpg>]
>>>                 are not displayed correctly anymore.
>>>                 See at the bottom of
>>>                 https://www.owasp.org/index.php/Belgium
>>>                 <https://www.owasp.org/index.php/Belgium>
>>>
>>>                 Is this related to a wiki upgrade?
>>>                 any similar experiences?
>>>
>>>                 regards
>>>
>>>                 Seba
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>>
>>
>>
>>         -- 
>>         Johanna Curiel
>>         OWASP Volunteer
>>
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