Re: Thunderbird and end-to-end email encryption – summary of responses and proposed policy

Axel Grude axel.grude at gmail.com
Tue Sep 1 14:35:49 UTC 2015


Great! Let's follow up off list.

Axel

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*Axel Grude <mailto:axel.grude at gmail.com>*
Software Developer
Thunderbird Add-ons Developer (QuickFolders, quickFilters, QuickPasswords, Zombie
Keys, SmartTemplate4)
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> *Subject:* Re: Thunderbird and end-to-end email encryption – summary of responses
> and proposed policy
> *To:* Tb-planning
> *From: *Patrick Brunschwig
> *Sent: *Tuesday, 01/09/2015 14:59:26 14:59 GMT ST +0100 [Week 35]
> On 01.09.15 15:03, Axel Grude wrote:
> > 
> >> Certainly promoting Enigmail more is a no-brainer.  It already exists, and
> >> it's already popular.  Making it easier for people to set up and use is
> >> the lowest hanging fruit of all.
> > +1
> > 
> > EnigMail team, if you want some help with UI design feel free to get in
> > touch. Making it easier for users is one of the main drivers  for my own
> > Addon development. Currently I am using XUL for this, but I am open to
> > change once technologies become available. One problem with enigmail is
> > that I perceived it as complicated and bulky (and there are extremely
> > few people in my address book who are able to use PGP) so it has stayed
> > mostly disabled for a long time. If we can minimized the interface for
> > when it is _not_ used this would be a win.
>
> I'm very happy to listen to any proposals that improve the UI. It's
> clear to me that if Enigmail would be part of Thunderbird, its UI should
> be minimized at least as long as users did not activate Enigmail.
>
> -Patrick
>
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