Future OpenPGP Support in Thunderbird

Binarus lists at binarus.de
Mon Oct 14 09:45:06 CEST 2019

On 14.10.2019 09:17, Patrick Brunschwig wrote:
> Binarus wrote on 13.10.2019 18:27:
> [...]
>> 1) The schedule
>> We have all been educated to update our applications (notably, "internet
>> applications" like browser and email clients) as soon as updates are
>> available; at least, this is true for security updates.
>> Despite release plans, I think nobody knows for sure how much time
>> actually will pass between TB 72's predecessor and TB 78, and how many
>> security updates will be released between these versions.
>> During that time, I either can't use Enigmail (if I decide to install
>> the security updates), or I have to ignore the security updates
>> (possibly putting me to risk).
>> Did I understand this correctly?
> The current stable version of Thunderbird is 68 (and 60 for a few more
> weeks); the next stable version will be 78. Users of Enigmail staying on
> the stable version of Thunderbird will receive all security updates
> until TB 78 will be available. Thunderbird 69 ... 77 are only released
> as beta versions that are not intended for end users.

I see. Thank you very much for the clarification. This relieves a lot of



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