Certified OpenPGP-encryption after release of Thunderbird 78

Grzegorz Kulewski gk at leniwiec.biz
Sat May 30 01:18:17 CEST 2020

W dniu 30.05.2020 o 01:07, Robert J. Hansen pisze:
>> If TB 78 is going to have native support of openGPG encryption, then the
>> original person in the thread should be able to export all of the keys
>> in their key rings, and import all of those keys into TB 78, or am I
>> missing one of the gotchas with
>> TV 78 and it's openGPG encryption support.
> You're missing the gotcha of "as of -Beta3, the new Thunderbird *cannot
> even import a key*."
> I'm not kidding.  It is so far from complete that Kai Englert, who leads
> the TB78 OpenPGP effort, recently proposed postponing OpenPGP support in
> TB until version 78.2, or about a three-month delay.
> At present, as of -Beta3, TB78's OpenPGP support is badly broken.


Since you seem to be following OpenPGP-in-TB78 development:
1. Will key management and crypto happen in the same process as IMAP/POP/SMTP, GUI, JavaScript and everything else? If so - do you believe it's acceptable?
2. Is there any real plan to have working smartcard support in the near future?

Grzegorz Kulewski

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