Re: Thunderbird and end-to-end email encryption – should this be a priority?

Axel Grude (Axel) axel.grude at
Wed Aug 26 08:19:58 UTC 2015 a spammy reply from "Kym Preston" to my mail, I wonder if others on tb-planning 
had that too?

I know I normally have a link to my email address in my signature, which might not be 
the wisest thing on an open mailing list, just wondering if more people on the list  
were affected.


*Axel Grude (Axel)*
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Thunderbird Add-ons Developer (QuickFolders, quickFilters, QuickPasswords, Zombie 
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*Subject:* Re: Thunderbird and end-to-end email encryption – should this be a priority?
*To:* Tb-planning
*From:* Patrick Cloke
*Sent: *Tuesday, 25/08/2015 21:17:10 21:17 GMT Standard Time {GMT ST} +0100 [Week 34]
> On 8/25/15 3:54 PM, Nomis101 wrote:
> > Am 25.08.15 um 21:09 schrieb Patrick Cloke:
> >> On 8/25/15 2:30 PM, Nomis101 wrote:
> >>>> Am 25.08.15 um 11:31 schrieb R Kent James:
> >>>>>> This is the text from a blog post today on the Thunderbird blog:
> >>>> Interesting, that you mentioned this. Just today I've read this [1]
> >>>> german article, telling that United-Internet (gmx, and 1&1) is
> >>>> now supporting an easy way to encrypt emails with OpenPGP. But you need
> >>>> an Add-On for Firefox or Chrome for that (so, it seems not to work with
> >>>> Thunderbird).
> >> Why would it not work with Thunderbird? If it sends standard PGP email,
> >> I think it would work?
> >>
> > Because you need to install the Add-On "mailvelope" in Firefox. And this
> > Add-On does not install (per default) in Thunderbird.
> I don't want to get too focused on this implementation in this thread,
> but my point was that if it's doing PGP properly, then I'd hope using
> Enigmail in Thunderbird, would let you read messages sent using this
> extension in Firefox. (I.e. I wasn't implying you should be able to
> install that extension.)
> Sorry this wasn't clear!
> --Patrick
> P.S. I'm a novice at using PGP, maybe there are incompatibilities and
> OpenPGP is completely different than what Enigmail does...but if so,
> this is illustrating some of the problems of mass adoption.
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