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

Patrick Brunschwig patrick at enigmail.net
Tue Sep 1 16:30:47 UTC 2015


On 01.09.15 18:06, Joshua Cranmer 🐧 wrote:
> 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.

Another option would be to integrate a JavaScript implementation of
OpenPGP, such as OpenPGP.js (http://openpgpjs.org/) or the Google E2E
libraries (https://github.com/google/end-to-end).

-Patrick






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