Thunderbird 78.x and enabling OpenPGP by default

Wolfgang Rosenauer wr at
Mon Aug 31 13:38:29 UTC 2020


I'm wondering what the latest status is on smartcard (incl. yubikey) 
There were some mails in December last year about some ideas but I 
haven't seen any update.


Am 25.08.20 um 12:06 schrieb Wayne Mery:
> On 8/15/20 7:07 AM, Nomis101 wrote:
>> Am 26.05.20 um 19:36 schrieb Kai Engert:
>>> We hope that Thunderbird 78.2 will be the version that can enable the
>>> new OpenPGP feature by default, meaning, that the related user interface
>>> will be enabled, that the automatic processing of arriving messages will
>>> work, and that users will be able to discover the new feature.
>> Can I kindly ask, what the status of the OpenPGP implementation is, now
>> that ESR had reached 78.2.0?
> We decided to take one more important pgp patch for 78.2.0, and 
> therefore have delayed the enabling of OpenPGP by default to 78.2.1.
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