Future OpenPGP Support in Thunderbird

Stefan Claas sac at 300baud.de
Tue Oct 8 15:56:28 CEST 2019

Patrick Brunschwig wrote:

> The Thunderbird developers have announced that they will implement
> OpenPGP support in Thunderbird 78 [1]. Support for Thunderbird in
> Enigmail will therefore be discontinued.


> The Thunderbird developers and I have therefore agreed that it's much
> better to implement OpenPGP support directly in Thunderbird. The set of
> functionalities will be different than what Enigmail offers, and at
> least initially likely be less feature-rich. But in my eyes, this is by
> far outweighed by the fact that OpenPGP will be part of Thunderbird and
> no add-on and no third-party tool will be required.

Great news, Patrick. Thanks for sharing!


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