Future OpenPGP Support in Thunderbird

qwrd mistave at countermail.com
Fri Oct 11 21:48:35 CEST 2019

>> On 9 Oct 2019, at 04:47, Philipp Klaus Krause <pkk at spth.de> wrote:
>> It would be really nice, if Thunderbird could add an option to use the
>> gpg key storage instead of its own, but so far the developers want to
>> always  keep the Thunderbird key storage separately (thoug they are
>> considering functionality to import keys from gpg to Thunderbird):
> Agreed. Such functionality is vital for those of us who use smartcards. 
> A

I would like to second this.

Storing private keys on a smartcard is a noteworthy security
enhancement, and I would like to see smartcard support being available
in Thunderbird. Either via GnuPG or some other mechanism.


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