Thunderbird 78.x and enabling OpenPGP by default

Kai Engert kaie at kuix.de
Thu May 28 19:36:08 UTC 2020


On 28.05.20 16:19, Jacques Angevelle wrote:
> Another question is future use of GPG4Win, GPA & Kleopatra which are
> companions of Enigmail for Windows OS. Will keyring be shared with OpenPGP?

IIUC those tools are based on top of GnuPG.

Thunderbird 78 will not use GnuPG in its default configuration, so you 
will not be able to use them with Thunderbird's internal keyring.

No, currently the intention is that the Thunderbird keyring is 
considered internal data, stored in the Thunderbird profile directory, 
managed by Thunderbird, only.

Kai


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