We shall value email usage
bernhard at intevation.de
Thu Mar 25 11:51:10 CET 2021
Am Donnerstag 25 März 2021 10:25:22 schrieb Klaus Ethgen:
> But there is
> even a solution for Web-based mail clients. Mailvelope does a pretty
> good job. Although there are some stuff to know about:
> - Mailvelope can (obviously) only handle inline PGP mails. Decoding mime
> mails (or encoding) is far away from such a tool
AFAIR Mailvelope can do OpenPGP/MIME
(if the webmailer it is used with offers some features).
Did you know: you can use GnuPG with Mailvelope, if you want (e.g. for
smartcards or higher security needs)
> It is sad, that the native implementation in Thunderbird is a
> big step back. Although there is some advantages like the hidden subject
To me the protected headers implementation Thunderbird is a step back,
as it leads to unnecessary data leaks (subject and cc) to other clients
with are OpenPGP/MIME compatible. And it reduces the usability for emails
in many cases (see my email thread about it).
> On the other hand, as it was stated here too, it is not possible to
It is possible to disable (they added this later), but it is an expert option
and the default is still on (see drawbacks mentioned above).
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