[OWASP_OWTF] [OWASP_OWTF_DEVs] BountySource Poll

Azeddine Islam Mennouchi azeddine.mennouchi at owasp.org
Fri Aug 29 00:01:41 UTC 2014


Hey,
Major bug fixes + Good Improvement Projects + Cleaning parties :p (little
bug fixes published from time to time when the issues list in github get
crowded with this kind of problems)

Regards Islam,


On Thu, Aug 28, 2014 at 10:31 PM, Abraham Aranguren <
abraham.aranguren at owasp.org> wrote:

> Excellent, keep the feedback coming, you can send feedback to the list
> or to myself directly -up to you! ;)-
> I'm trying to be impartial and I'm saving all this feedback (anonymised)
> in a doc for decision making later, really looking forward to what you
> guys have to say!
>
> Thank you!
>
> Abe
>
> On 08/28/2014 09:42 PM, Marios Kourtesis wrote:
> > Hello OWTF Dudes:P,
> > I like the idea!!! Actually I personally believe that the budget would
> > be better to be used for new projects.
> > About bug fixes I think that we can only use some of the budget in
> > cases that OWTF has serious problems. Thinking of getting paid for bug
> > fixes can lead to:
> > A) With no budget --> Broken project (Nobody is fixing bugs)
> > B) The budget will be splitted and we will end up with no new OWTF
> > features.
> >
> > Best
> > Marios
> >
> >
> > On Thu, Aug 28, 2014 at 10:29 PM, Abraham Aranguren
> > <abraham.aranguren at owasp.org <mailto:abraham.aranguren at owasp.org>>
> wrote:
> >
> >     It would be great to have a bit more feedback: Your opinion is really
> >     key here :)
> >
> >     Another idea that has been suggested is that you could choose to:
> >     1) Be paid
> >     OR
> >     2) Not be paid, but give the money to the project instead
> >
> >     Thanks all!
> >
> >     Abe
> >
> >     On 08/28/2014 06:14 AM, Abraham Aranguren wrote:
> >     > Hi folks,
> >     >
> >     > We are currently considering to pilot another form of funding to
> >     support
> >     > contributors:
> >     > https://www.bountysource.com/trackers/569244-owasp-owtf
> >     >
> >     > In essence, funds would be allocated to each bug/feature with the
> >     > following potential rules:
> >     > - For bugs: Contributors must fix the issue + provide a testing
> >     > framework test
> >     > - For features: Contributors must implement the feature + some
> >     testing
> >     > framework test for such feature
> >     >
> >     > So, instead of 1 relatively big amount of money for a short (~3
> >     months)
> >     > project, contributors could also be paid for fixing / implementing
> >     > certain bugs / features.
> >     >
> >     > What do you think? Could this work?
> >     >
> >     > ALL ideas/feedback/suggestions/criticism welcome,
> >     >
> >     > Thanks!
> >     >
> >     > Abe
> >     >
> >     >
> >     >
> >
> >
>
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Islam Azeddine Mennouchi
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