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

Joshua Cranmer 🐧 pidgeot18 at
Tue Sep 1 16:06:08 UTC 2015

On 9/1/2015 8:49 AM, Patrick Brunschwig wrote:
> On 01.09.15 01:49, R Kent James wrote:
> [...]
>> So I propose the following statements and plans concerning our support
>> of e2e3, which I believe is a reasonable response to the consensus of
>> opinions I have heard over the last week:
>> 1.    We should investigate including Enigmail as a shipped addon in
>> future versions of Thunderbird.
> Being the Enigmail project lead, I very much welcome this step! Let me
> know anything you'd like to discuss with me. So far I haven't been
> active on IRC or status calls, but this can be changed if there's a need
> for it.

For me at least, the most important blocker to integrating Enigmail 
would be the use of the GPG program for the actual 
encryption/decryption. If you could use WebCrypto for these steps, that 
would certainly ease the integration process.

Joshua Cranmer
Thunderbird and DXR developer
Source code archæologist

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