Proposed 2005-06-18.iwj.1: OpenVAS as an Associated Project (again

Ian Jackson ijackson at
Mon Jun 18 19:03:08 UTC 2007


1. OpenVAS is a significant Free Software project.  (OpenVAS is the
   Open Source fork of Nessus.)

2. The OpenVAS developers would like SPI's support and assistance,
   including DNS hosting and registration and possibly other services
   including taking donations, to be decided later by OpenVAS.

3. OpenVAS have resolved the problems that previously caused them to
   be uncontactable and which led SPI to drop OpenVAS as an associated


3. OpenVAS is formally invited to once more become an SPI Associated
   Project, according to the SPI Framework for Associated Projects,
   SPI Resolution 1998-11-16.iwj.1-amended-2004-08-10.iwj.1, a copy of
   which can be found at

4. Currently, Tim Brown, Sean Baumann and Robert Berkowitz are
   recognised by SPI as the authorititive decisionmakers for OpenVAS;
   any two out of the three must agree any any particular decision
   (including any decision to delegate).  Tim, Sean and Robert have
   undertaken to base their decisons on consensus following
   consultation on relevant OpenVAS mailing list(s).

5. This invitation will lapse, if not accepted in writing, 60 days
   after it is approved by the SPI Board.

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