As stated in a previous message to the OVAL developer and discussion lists (see this forum entry), the OVAL Board, in cooperation with DHS and in communication with top contributors, has been planning for and taking steps to:
In brief, the MITRE repository will be replaced by the CIS repository, and the CIS repository, while maintaining existing views into the data it contains, will also offer an improved way of working. The transition team is taking lessons-learned from MITRE and working to create an improved OVAL repository. All top contributors have committed to contribute to the new OVAL Repository and it has been designed to minimize disruption for existing content users. Details about the new repository will be posted to the OVAL mailing lists over the next few weeks.
The CIS repository will consist of a GitHub repository and a set of Web pages hosted at github.io. The GitHub repository will hold all the “raw” data. Packages and other expected artifacts will be available via the set of Web pages.
Impact to Contributors and Consumers
In effect, CIS becomes the new moderator of the content, but we expect to automate much of the submission process in a manner that suits a style of community-based management.
In general, contributors will be expected to:
At that point, CIS (or an automated process) will comment on or accept the pull-request . It is expected that much about the submission process will remain the same, but be on the lookout for details coming soon.
Consumers of the repository content, on the other hand, will have two options:
Comments and Questions
Notes The transition team and CIS are presently defining the workflow for processing submissions.
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