Proposed 2007-06-18.iwj.2: OpenVAS as an Associated Project (again

Ian Jackson ijackson at
Mon Jun 18 19:29:31 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


4. 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

5. Currently, Tim Brown <timb at>, Sean Baumann
   and Robert Berkowitz <robert.berkowitz at> are
   recognised by SPI as the authorititive decisionmakers for OpenVAS
   according to the OpenVAS constitution which can currently be found

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

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