Thunderbird 78, Enigmail and OpenPGP secure email

Magnus Melin mkmelin+mozilla at iki.fi
Tue Oct 8 21:49:10 UTC 2019


This is a different initiative.

See my other tb-planning post from a few minutes ago for current status 
of Thunderbird and pEp.

  -Magnus

On 08-10-2019 21:44, Tanstaafl wrote:
> My apologies, but I don't see the email this was replying to, or any
> earlier in this thread...
>
> My question is, is this the result of working with and integrating P=P,
> which was discussed last year (and possibly early this year)?
>
> Or is this entirely different?
>
> If different, I would like to hear what happened,m because we were all
> promised news on this work but nothing ever materialized, that I saw,
> but maybe I missed it.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Charles
>
> On Tue Oct 08 2019 04:29:32 GMT-0400 (Eastern Standard Time), Ludovic
> Hirlimann <ludovic at mozilla.com> wrote:
>> On 10/8/19 9:20 AM, Kai Engert wrote:
>>> Please have a look at the following article which describes the approach
>>> we'd like to take:
>>>     https://wiki.mozilla.org/Thunderbird:OpenPGP:2020
>>>
>>> If you have feedback, please post it to this list.
>>
>> Are you considering leveraging Pronto mail's PGP library (like bugzilla
>> did a year or so ago) ?
>>
>> (it doesn't support all encryption protocols, has issues with big keys
>> (like mine was over 800kb with signatures).
>>
>>
>> Are we following
>> https://latacora.singles/2019/07/16/the-pgp-problem.html to make sure
>> gpg/pgp in thunderbird will follow the new standard and make the wot
>> more usable ?
>>
>>
>> Regarding S/Mime the issue I had with it was renewing certs and these
>> days Find a cert issuer - there's probably oportunities for TB to
>> partner with someone and get some €€€ throught a S/mime partnersip (eg
>> referal from tb - someone pays for a cert and Tb get's revenue from it).
>>
>>
>> Final note I'm very happy to get this email today - because the main
>> reason I use TB is that I can easily use pgp with it. Thanks Patrick
>> (and Hi ). Thanks kaie.
>>
>>
>> Ludo
>>
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