Secure Desktops Mailing List Charter
0.1.1 What is Secure Desktops?
Secure Desktops is a mailing list for the discussion of security and privacy challenges in open source desktop computing systems. It is also meant to serve as a forum for collaboration between projects and developers working towards the goal of building secure and trustworthy desktop operating systems and applications.
0.1.2 What is appropriate content?
Please follow the below guidelines on what kind of discussion is acceptable on the Secure Desktops list:
- Engineering challenges in building secure desktop computing environments
- UX Challenges
- Privacy challenges
- Announcements of open source projects related to these challenges
- Related technical white papers
- Announcements or updates for open source projects
- Collaboration between developers working on different open source projects
- Building secure computing environments for mobile devices
0.1.3 What is inappropriate content?
The following should not be sent to the list:
- Announcements or papers about the claims of non-open source projects, vendors, or products
- Marketing content related to non-open source projects, vendors, or products
0.1.4 Posting guidelines
- The primary language of the list is English
- Please adhere to general netiquette
- Quoting should not exceed what is necessary for contextual understanding. Note that messages post to the list are archived on the web
- HTML email is discouraged
- Attachments may be included if necessary (PGP/MIME, code, etc)
- Please configure out-of-office responders to exclude the list
0.1.5 Is the list moderated?
Yes, for non-members. If there is a spam problem then we may enable general moderation.
0.1.6 Who is the moderator?
David Mirza Ahmad ( dma AT subgraph.com )
0.2 List Management
0.2.1 How do I subscribe?
You can subscribe by sending an email message to firstname.lastname@example.org, or request to join on the web at:
0.2.2 How do I unsubscribe?
You can unsubscribe by sending an email message to email@example.com, or request to unsubscribe at:
0.2.3 Is the list available in digest format?
Yes. You can configure this setting through the web interface at https://secure-os.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/desktops.
0.2.4 Are there public archives?
Yes, they are located at: