Thunderbird / Enigmail / Autocrypt

Johan Wevers johanw at
Mon Nov 23 17:57:45 CET 2020

On 23-11-2020 7:08, Matthias Apitz wrote:

> Since ages human read mails in ASCII or UTF-8 text. Why you think this
> is not a "human readable format"?

Sure, hand crafted html in a text reader is human readable. But the html
that is vomited by Outlook is not (unless you are a very experienced web

> HTML as e-mail (read carefully: as email, not as attachment) should be
> forbidden because most MUA automatically fetch additional remote content
> which violates privacy and can fetch bad content into your system.

Fortunately Thunderbird does not do that by default. But you can select
trusted domains for which it does if you like.

ir. J.C.A. Wevers
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