Re: [Enigmail] Key not found or not valid

2013-01-14 Thread Daniel Kahn Gillmor
On 01/14/2013 02:43 PM, soportek wrote: When I attempt to send a signed or signed and encypted e-mail from my account I receive the following error. Send operation aborted. Key 0xABCDEF01 not found or not valid. The (sub-)key might have expired. i don't think this is your actual keyid.

Re: [Enigmail] Enigmail and Java

2013-01-14 Thread Daniel Kahn Gillmor
On 01/14/2013 07:07 PM, David wrote: Do I understand correctly that Enigmail is now written in Java code? Does Enigmail require Java to 'run'? I ask because Oracle is not doing so well with Java lately. no, Enigmail does not use Java. All versions of Enigmail use Javascript (which is an

Re: [Enigmail] [PATCH] javascript cleanup

2013-01-19 Thread Daniel Kahn Gillmor
On 01/17/2013 04:42 PM, Daniel Kahn Gillmor wrote: this patch should offer no significant surprises, as it just cleans up some cruft that has drifted into the javascript over the years i didn't see any followup on this patch -- is there a problem with it? I think doing this sort of lint-y

Re: [Enigmail] [PATCH] javascript cleanup

2013-01-20 Thread Daniel Kahn Gillmor
On 01/20/2013 11:21 AM, Patrick Brunschwig wrote: On 20.01.13 16:58, Daniel Kahn Gillmor wrote: fwiw, 'use strict'; appears 6 times in enigmail, while 'use strict;' appears twice: Ah, sorry. You're right - my memory played tricks with me ;-) I guess i had the advantage of complete

Re: [Enigmail] Enigmail destroyed HTML formatting on Thunderbird, how to get it back?

2013-01-31 Thread Daniel Kahn Gillmor
On Thu 2013-01-31 15:46:32 -0500, Ludwig Hügelschäfer wrote: Some prominent MUAs are known to not be able to cope with PGP/MIME. If a prominent MUA cannot deal with PGP/MIME, please name it explicitly, so we can pressure its vendor or authors to fix it (or, in the case of free software, so we

Re: [Enigmail] Enigmail errors in Wheezy

2013-02-01 Thread Daniel Kahn Gillmor
On 02/01/2013 02:48 PM, Andy Ruddock wrote: I'll do that - I only paused because reporting against testing is sometimes frowned upon - especially when there are new releases in the wings. Who's frowning at that? Let me know, and i'll give them something to really frown about! :P Seriously,

Re: [Enigmail] Enigmail problem gpg lost

2013-03-14 Thread Daniel Kahn Gillmor
On 03/15/2013 12:23 AM, Patrick Fleming wrote: I have Mozilla provided Thunderbird and Enigmail as a plugin on Debian - could not get Debian's Iceweasel to work properly. I think you mean icedove, not iceweasel, right? iceweasel is a web browser, not a mail user agent. enigmail only works

Re: [Enigmail] enigmail verification problem with signed message/rfc822 subparts

2013-03-15 Thread Daniel Kahn Gillmor
On 03/15/2013 03:48 AM, Patrick Brunschwig wrote: On 15.03.13 07:32, Daniel Kahn Gillmor wrote: On 03/15/2013 02:20 AM, Daniel Kahn Gillmor wrote: I'm signing this message using S/MIME, out of curiosity to see what it does after the mailman footer is appended. OK, i've checked this out now

[Enigmail] identifiable MIME boundaries

2013-04-18 Thread Daniel Kahn Gillmor
hi enigmail folks-- package/mimeEncrypt.js contains two hardcoded references to enig2 that are used to create the MIME boundaries when using PGP/MIME. In many circumstances it is not a problem to leak the information that the mail sender is using enigmail specifically, but there are some users

Re: [Enigmail] identifiable MIME boundaries

2013-04-19 Thread Daniel Kahn Gillmor
On 04/19/2013 02:33 AM, Patrick Brunschwig wrote: I can certainly do that. However, what would it change? I could still identify a message created by Enigmail, and I could still tell you if some other product would have faked a message to look like Enigmail. Things like line wrapping of the

Re: [Enigmail] Can somone confirm or deny if PGP/Mime messages verify in Debian Wheezy/IceDove?

2013-05-01 Thread Daniel Kahn Gillmor
On 05/01/2013 08:40 PM, Grant wrote: On 05/01/2013 01:27 PM, Daniel Kahn Gillmor wrote: Grant, if you can give us any hints about what the problem was (or even better, what specific resolution you needed), that would be a great help to anyone else who might run into the same thing

Re: [Enigmail] Can somone confirm or deny if PGP/Mime messages verify in Debian Wheezy/IceDove?

2013-05-04 Thread Daniel Kahn Gillmor
On 05/04/2013 11:01 AM, Patrick Brunschwig wrote: Grant, do you read this mailing list via Gmane (i.e. via a NNTP newsgroups server)? If yes, then it's no surprise that Enigmail won't detect Daniel's signature: some of the required functionality to detect PGP/MIME messages are not available in

Re: [Enigmail] Can somone confirm or deny if PGP/Mime messages verify in Debian Wheezy/IceDove?

2013-05-04 Thread Daniel Kahn Gillmor
On 05/04/2013 12:13 PM, David wrote: If I may ask why does Debian offer such an old version of Icedove (same as TBird 10 when the current release is 17.0.5) and such an old version of Enigmail (1.4.1) when the current release is 1.5.1? For the stable version of debian, we offer long-term

Re: [Enigmail] Can somone confirm or deny if PGP/Mime messages verify in Debian Wheezy/IceDove?

2013-05-04 Thread Daniel Kahn Gillmor
On 05/04/2013 01:25 PM, David wrote: I see. So does that mean that any security 'fixes' have been backported? Or just are they just ignored? Security concerns are not ignored; the goal of any stable release is to maintain a stable set of features and functionality (and APIs and ABIs) while

[Enigmail] Fwd: Re: Can somone confirm or deny if PGP/Mime messages verify in Debian Wheezy/IceDove?

2013-05-22 Thread Daniel Kahn Gillmor
); ipcBuffer.open(-1, false); ---BeginMessage--- -BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA256 On 21.05.13 23:28, Daniel Kahn Gillmor wrote: On 05/05/2013 11:55 AM, Patrick Brunschwig wrote: I looked again into this. The Enigmail code has changed quite a lot since v1.4 and there is no patch

Re: [Enigmail] Bug#679640: Fwd: Re: Can somone confirm or deny if PGP/Mime messages verify in Debian Wheezy/IceDove?

2013-05-23 Thread Daniel Kahn Gillmor
On 05/23/2013 12:56 PM, Andy Ruddock wrote: The message just sent to enigmail-users@enigmail.net didn't verify on my SeaMonkey/Enigmail Wheezy install. I see a mail with three attachments, one of which is signature.asc yes, exactly. this is http://bugs.debian.org/679640 , which i am not sure

Re: [Enigmail] enigmail verification problem with signed message/rfc822 subparts

2013-05-29 Thread Daniel Kahn Gillmor
On 05/29/2013 04:54 PM, Eduard Christian Dumitrescu wrote: One way (as discussed in a private exchange with dkg and others) would be to only show the signed parts of signed messages and ignore whatever isn't signed. If a particular message doesn't display properly, one only has to temporarily

Re: [Enigmail] Enigmail in Debian

2013-07-15 Thread Daniel Kahn Gillmor
On 07/15/2013 02:37 PM, Klearchos-Angelos Gkountras wrote: I am using Debian Sid and icedove as my personal email programm and I didn't install enigmail via repos but with icedove's add-ons manager . Please describe in which branch of debian is the problem ;) This goes against the general

Re: [Enigmail] [Pkg-mozext-maintainers] Enigmail in Debian

2013-07-15 Thread Daniel Kahn Gillmor
On 07/15/2013 04:34 PM, Ximin Luo wrote: For xul-ext-gnome-keyring, I am building the extension twice, against both xulrunner-dev *and* icedove-dev, then packaging both binaries into the same XUL extension and using the appId to tell XPCOM to conditionally load the correct one. Have a look

Re: [Enigmail] Do I have to create a new revocation certificate if I change my passphrase?

2013-09-13 Thread Daniel Kahn Gillmor
On 09/13/2013 08:10 AM, Bob Williams wrote: Should I create a new revocation certificate if I change my passphrase? Or is the passphrase only 'local' to my secring.gpg? Your old revocation certificate will still work. Both the revocation certificate and the public part of your key can be

Re: [Enigmail] PGP signature brakes text signature?

2013-09-20 Thread Daniel Kahn Gillmor
On 09/20/2013 05:30 AM, Antonio Kless wrote: I use Thunderbird 17.0.7 with Enigmail 1.5.2 (20130703-1322). I have text signature configured for my email account into Thunderbird, it inserts signature automatically every time I send a message, by adding -- and signature text after message's

Re: [Enigmail] Bad signature

2013-10-09 Thread Daniel Kahn Gillmor
On 10/09/2013 05:47 PM, Bryant Evans wrote: Not sure my message earlier went through. Trying again. I am using PGP/MIME as suggested. both of these PGP/MIME messages appear to have a valid signature from Key fingerprint: 3FDD CDC3 F146 3309 7FEE F699 19C1 9D85 1C0B 95E5 So whatever problem

Re: [Enigmail] Enigmail refuses to use unsigned key for encryption

2013-10-15 Thread Daniel Kahn Gillmor
Hi Ralf-- On 10/15/2013 05:14 PM, Ralf Jung wrote: why does Enigmail refuse to use an unsigned key for encryption? A friend of mine recently contacted me via encrypted mail, and while I was able to get her key from a keyserver, I couldn't get a signature for it, so I decided to do that later

[Enigmail] [PATCH 1/2] Use standard C comments in subprocess.c

2013-11-11 Thread Daniel Kahn Gillmor
Including this patch makes it possible to build subprocess.c in a compiler with strict rules about C comments. --- ipc/src/subprocess.c | 8 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-) diff --git a/ipc/src/subprocess.c b/ipc/src/subprocess.c index 47ad18c..0019e7c 100644 ---

[Enigmail] [PATCH 2/2] .xpi generation should fail if components are missing

2013-11-11 Thread Daniel Kahn Gillmor
Without this change, zip would happily carry on even if some elements are missing due to other undetected failures in the build process. It's better to catch errors in the .xpi generation at build time, rather than at install or runtime. --- genxpi | 2 +- 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1

Re: [Enigmail] enigmail picks invalid key ID

2013-11-11 Thread Daniel Kahn Gillmor
On 11/11/2013 02:16 PM, Ludwig Hügelschäfer wrote: On 11.11.13 20:03, Kai Poeritz wrote: Why does Enigmail pick this old 038D1C4D ID? How can I make it use the right ID? While admitting that the observed behaviour is not good, please keep to the recommendation: Set the key-Id to be used

[Enigmail] [PATCH] avoid warning: variable 'rv' set but not used [-Wunused-but-set-variable]

2013-11-11 Thread Daniel Kahn Gillmor
This patch allows the build to proceed cleanly when using -Wunused-but-set-variable and without FORCE_PR_LOG --- src/nsEnigMsgCompose.cpp | 2 +- 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-) diff --git a/src/nsEnigMsgCompose.cpp b/src/nsEnigMsgCompose.cpp index 2bc3f7a..91ca07e 100644 ---

Re: [Enigmail] C99 adoption

2013-11-11 Thread Daniel Kahn Gillmor
On 11/11/2013 05:43 PM, Michael Norrish wrote: As for //, compilers have had this forever given that it's been in C++ forever. yes, of course all modern compilers have this option. however, there's no reason for gratuitous incompatibility against older compilers or for people who for whatever

Re: [Enigmail] [PATCH 2/2] .xpi generation should fail if components are missing

2013-11-12 Thread Daniel Kahn Gillmor
On 11/12/2013 12:27 PM, Patrick Brunschwig wrote: This patch won't work for Thunderbird 19 and newer, as the referenced ${enigDllFile} (line 153) is only generated on Gecko version = 18. Thus the files would not match. this seems like something that genxpi should know about, no? If it knows

[Enigmail] debugging failed verification

2013-11-12 Thread Daniel Kahn Gillmor
i'm trying to use the standard enigmail debugging capability to figure out why a message is failing verification in enigmail. The message is clearsigned PGP/MIME, and it verifes correctly in another MUA (notmuch, using libgmime). Other clearsigned PGP/MIME messages verify correctly. When i

Re: [Enigmail] debugging failed verification

2013-11-12 Thread Daniel Kahn Gillmor
On 11/12/2013 02:19 PM, ernie wrote: I have been following this thread for some time. That's interesting, because i just started this thread a few hours ago! Out of curiosity, are these problems win a flavor of Widows or Linux? I don't use Windows, so i don't know if these are problems on

[Enigmail] [PATCH 2/2] add subprocess support for GNU/kFreeBSD (debian)

2013-11-14 Thread Daniel Kahn Gillmor
This patch records the library name and constants expected for debian GNU/kFreeBSD. Without this line, enigmail 1.6 on that platform fails with: [ERROR] enigmail.js: Enigmail.setAgentPath: subprocess.call failed with 'TypeError: platformDefaults[gXulRuntime.OS.toLowerCase(...)] is undefined'

[Enigmail] [PATCH 3/4] Fix english grammar

2013-12-10 Thread Daniel Kahn Gillmor
--- ui/locale/en-US/enigmail.properties | 2 +- 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-) diff --git a/ui/locale/en-US/enigmail.properties b/ui/locale/en-US/enigmail.properties index 74021fa..ea5141a 100644 --- a/ui/locale/en-US/enigmail.properties +++ b/ui/locale/en-US/enigmail.properties

[Enigmail] [PATCH 1/4] avoid mixing declarations and code for compliance with C90

2013-12-10 Thread Daniel Kahn Gillmor
Without this patch, pedantic C compilers will choke with messages like: ipc/src/subprocess.c:71:5: error: ISO C90 forbids mixed declarations and code [-Werror=pedantic] int countFd = 0; ^ ipc/src/subprocess.c:91:5: error: ISO C90 forbids mixed declarations and code [-Werror=pedantic]

[Enigmail] Automatically decrypt/verify messages not working in 1.6 or 1.5?

2013-12-13 Thread Daniel Kahn Gillmor
in http://bugs.debian.org/732067, a user reports that the checkbox Automatically decrypt/verfiy messages in the OpenPGP menu isn't working any more. Apparently, the menu option is only available when show expert preferences is chosen in the OpenPGP preferences dialog. The inital report came in

Re: [Enigmail] Automatically decrypt/verify messages not working in 1.6 or 1.5?

2013-12-14 Thread Daniel Kahn Gillmor
On 12/14/2013 09:23 AM, Patrick Brunschwig wrote: On 13.12.13 22:29, Daniel Kahn Gillmor wrote: in http://bugs.debian.org/732067, a user reports that the checkbox Automatically decrypt/verfiy messages in the OpenPGP menu isn't working any more. Apparently, the menu option is only

Re: [Enigmail] Key not found or not valid

2013-12-14 Thread Daniel Kahn Gillmor
On Wed 2013-01-16 09:12:09 -0500, Patrick Brunschwig wrote: On 15.01.13 21:10, Daniel Kahn Gillmor wrote: Question B -- Would patches be welcome to improve the terminology around validity and trust? Sure, yes :-) It's been a while, but I've finally sent a patch to the list

Re: [Enigmail] default settings for key servers in enigmail

2014-01-04 Thread Daniel Kahn Gillmor
On 01/04/2014 04:09 PM, Ludwig Hügelschäfer wrote: pool.sks-keyservers.net yields 20 addresses, 10 IPv6, 10 IPv4. This is the keyserver network I'm using and it worked reliably for me the last years. keys.gnupg.net yields 20 addresses, 10 IPv6, 10 IPv4. Most of them are identical to those

Re: [Enigmail] default settings for key servers in enigmail

2014-01-05 Thread Daniel Kahn Gillmor
On 01/04/2014 11:34 PM, Kosuke Kaizuka wrote: ha.pool.sks-keyservers.net is also a good candidate. https://sks-keyservers.net/overview-of-pools.php This is a high-availibility subset of the pool. At the moment it only includes servers running a reverse proxy rather than exposing sks

[Enigmail] [PATCH] select only the first fingerprint for any key, instead of the last

2014-01-09 Thread Daniel Kahn Gillmor
This addresses http://sourceforge.net/p/enigmail/bugs/239/ --- ui/content/enigmailCommon.js | 5 - 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-) diff --git a/ui/content/enigmailCommon.js b/ui/content/enigmailCommon.js index b10375c..e19d9b0 100644 --- a/ui/content/enigmailCommon.js +++

Re: [Enigmail] signing broken, sometimes

2014-01-30 Thread Daniel Kahn Gillmor
On 01/30/2014 09:08 AM, Nathan Andrew Fain wrote: it appears the enigmail has issues when the text of lines will get wrapped. What I believe is happening is that the signature is made before the text is converted to its unformatted version and line-wrapped. So, the signature is created on this

Re: [Enigmail] How do I choose amongst multiple keys for a recipient?

2014-02-05 Thread Daniel Kahn Gillmor
On 02/05/2014 10:06 AM, Onno Ekker wrote: Well, to me it would also make sense to encrypt to the newest key by default (by creation date), which would eliminate the need to create a per recipient rule in most cases... Having per recipient rules also brings the necessity to manage and maintain

Re: [Enigmail] Using Enigmail for mailing lists

2014-03-17 Thread Daniel Kahn Gillmor
On 03/16/2014 11:46 AM, Boris Month wrote: me and some friends of mine want to exchange encrypted emails on our mailing list. Does enigmail support encryption for multiple recepients? How would you encrypt information on a mailing list? You might be interested in schleuder, which is an

Re: [Enigmail] trust the keys of all recipients is problematic text

2014-03-26 Thread Daniel Kahn Gillmor
On 03/26/2014 09:57 AM, Mike Acker wrote: On 03/25/2014 06:21 PM, Daniel Kahn Gillmor wrote: hi enigmail folks-- 1ee310b5bcdb86f225cc11ca0ae2138a7aaba992 addresses bugs 212 and 179 with a menu option called trust the keys of all recipients. I think what this implies is that when sending

Re: [Enigmail] test implementation for auto encryption available in test-branch

2014-04-20 Thread Daniel Kahn Gillmor
On 04/20/2014 07:12 PM, Daniel Kahn Gillmor wrote: I think it's a really bad idea to make encryption contingent on trust settings; it should only be contingent on validity. let me explain this a bit further: * setting non-zero ownertrust on someone's keys puts you at risk of being willing

Re: [Enigmail] test implementation for auto encryption available in test-branch

2014-04-21 Thread Daniel Kahn Gillmor
On 04/21/2014 07:09 AM, Nicolai Josuttis wrote: Thanks a lot for this feedback, Daniel. These are very compelling arguments. Seems I fall into the trap of making it too good. thanks for reading and taking this seriously. The new approach I suggest would be just to offer: Automatically

Re: [Enigmail] test implementation for auto encryption available in test-branch

2014-04-21 Thread Daniel Kahn Gillmor
Hi Nico-- thanks for your work on this; i'm really glad to see people thinking it through in detail. Responses in more detail below, along with a more radical proposal that hopefully we can use to think through the desired behavior. On 04/21/2014 04:11 PM, Nicolai Josuttis wrote: Let me try

Re: [Enigmail] test implementation for auto encryption available in test-branch

2014-04-23 Thread Daniel Kahn Gillmor
On 04/23/2014 09:18 PM, John Clizbe wrote: Philip Jackson wrote: On 22/04/2014 01:30, Daniel Kahn Gillmor wrote: Note that enigmail's current default behavior is to simply choose the *first* key in GPG's keyring that claims to be associated with the e-mail address in question. This is true

Re: [Enigmail] test implementation for auto encryption available in test-branch

2014-04-24 Thread Daniel Kahn Gillmor
On 04/24/2014 02:52 PM, Mike Acker wrote: On 04/23/2014 10:33 PM, Daniel Kahn Gillmor wrote: FWIW, i fully agree that the right place to fix this misbehavior is in GnuPG itself, not in enigmail. I care about non-enigmail users of GnuPG, and i definitely don't want to have the headache

Re: [Enigmail] test implementation for auto encryption available in test-branch

2014-04-24 Thread Daniel Kahn Gillmor
On 04/24/2014 04:59 PM, John Clizbe wrote: Good luck with changing the behavior of GnuPG ;-) Werner has suggested that 2.1 would actually perform key selection differently, perhaps because the proposed keybox store has no innate sense of linear order in the first place. dunno when that'll

Re: [Enigmail] test implementation for auto encryption available in test-branch

2014-04-25 Thread Daniel Kahn Gillmor
[skipping a bunch of discussion covered elsewhere in the thread and jumping directly to the UI/UX proposals] On 04/22/2014 05:00 PM, Philip Jackson wrote: What about some consideration of the time elapsed since [valid] status was conferred ? Is this the right time limit that a user should be

Re: [Enigmail] question regarding a new sending preferences layout

2014-05-04 Thread Daniel Kahn Gillmor
On 05/04/2014 11:41 AM, Phil Stracchino wrote: It appears to em that terms like 'thorough', 'careful' are scarcely even applicable to what you're trying to accomplish here. Mode 1 is basically 'Encrypt whenever possible' or 'Encrypt always'. Mode 2 is harder to define -- the best I can come

Re: [Enigmail] PGP/MIME confirmation dialog

2014-05-17 Thread Daniel Kahn Gillmor
On 5/17/2014 10:51 PM, Someone wrote: Why not perform a check of the headers on all of the previously received mail from the email address you're presently sending mail to, and then skip the attachment scheme selection dialog if the contact's mail has been exclusively composed either on mail

Re: [Enigmail] Documentation needs Update / Error Message

2014-06-03 Thread Daniel Kahn Gillmor
On 06/03/2014 12:03 PM, Daniel wrote: i looked up the Docs on http://www.rainydayz.org/content/915-keyserver Quote: You may prepend a protocol to the name of a keyserver, e.g. hkp://keyserver.example.com or ldap://certserver.pgp.com.; I tried and Enigmail 1.6 as well as today's nightly

Re: [Enigmail] Documentation needs Update / Error Message

2014-06-03 Thread Daniel Kahn Gillmor
On 06/03/2014 04:22 PM, Daniel wrote: Sorry, I forgot to mention, I already did this. i tried both methods, manually editing the gpg.conf and the option in Enigmail. [...] The System I'm currently running uses Windows 7 so thats not the Problem can you report the version of gpg you have

Re: [Enigmail] Documentation needs Update / Error Message

2014-06-03 Thread Daniel Kahn Gillmor
On 06/03/2014 04:42 PM, Daniel wrote: Am 03.06.2014 22:30, schrieb Daniel Kahn Gillmor: you may also want to add --keyserver-options debug to see more info. Not Working: enigmail C:\Program Files (x86)\GNU\GnuPG\pub\gpg.exe --charset utf-8 --display-charset utf-8 --keyserver-options ca

Re: [Enigmail] Documentation needs Update / Error Message

2014-06-03 Thread Daniel Kahn Gillmor
On 06/03/2014 05:34 PM, Daniel wrote: Am 03.06.2014 22:47, schrieb Daniel Kahn Gillmor: I don't know how to set the language environment to C in windows either, but let's go with this one for now. can you show a full cmd transcript of the above command, but also with --keyserver-options

Re: [Enigmail] Documentation needs Update / Error Message

2014-06-03 Thread Daniel Kahn Gillmor
On 06/03/2014 06:17 PM, Daniel wrote: Am 03.06.2014 23:48, schrieb Daniel Kahn Gillmor: the above doesn't look like it's being run from a cmd prompt. If you're running windows 7, click the start button, and then in the search box, type cmd (without the quotes) and hit enter. you'll get what

Re: [Enigmail] OpenSSL vulnerability

2014-06-06 Thread Daniel Kahn Gillmor
On 06/06/2014 02:40 PM, Robert J. Hansen wrote: GnuPG uses libcurl to do things like access remote URLs. libcurl depends on OpenSSL. fwiw, curl can be built against any of three possible crypto backends: OpenSSL, GnuTLS, or NSS (or it can be built without crypto at all, in which case it won't

Re: [Enigmail] on/off/default in a menu

2014-06-06 Thread Daniel Kahn Gillmor
Hi Nicolai-- On 06/06/2014 04:39 AM, Nicolai Josuttis wrote: I am about to make the enigmail UI more convenient/self-explaining. So, I have the following problem: I want to give three choices for encryption (and other options): 1) use default setting and rules 2) turn encryption on 3) turn

Re: [Enigmail] 15 June nightly build

2014-06-15 Thread Daniel Kahn Gillmor
On 06/15/2014 08:53 AM, Philip Jackson wrote: But when I want to send a signed email, it presents first the OpenPgp confirmation dialog and when I select OK, it immediately gives the error message Bad passphrase without having given any opportunity to provide the passphrase. you didn't

Re: [Enigmail] last chance to beta test the upcoming version 1.7

2014-07-07 Thread Daniel Kahn Gillmor
On 07/06/2014 03:57 PM, Nicolai Josuttis (enigmail) wrote: after several months and a huge amount of updates, Enigmail version 1.7 is close to be delivered. While we still process all the translations, the code and behavior should be done now. As we fixed a couple of bugs recently, we are

Re: [Enigmail] last chance to beta test the upcoming version 1.7

2014-07-07 Thread Daniel Kahn Gillmor
On 07/07/2014 06:01 PM, Nicolai Josuttis (enigmail) wrote: OK, thanks a lot. We added a warning dialog for those switching to 1.7 yep, i did see the warning dialog. to double check preferences because we assumed that there are issues. Although we didn't THAT issue. Too much changes there

[Enigmail] problems with auto-encrypt

2014-07-08 Thread Daniel Kahn Gillmor
i am seeing the following misbehavior with the 1.7 beta i packaged from yesterday (i have convenient encryption set as the default): When i reply to a message from someone for whom i have a key, more often than not, the default leaves the message unencrypted. When i send a new message to that

[Enigmail] kmail encrypted/signed message unverifiable in enigmail

2014-07-10 Thread Daniel Kahn Gillmor
hi folks-- a friend recently sent me a PGP/MIME encrypted/signed message from k-mail 1.13.7. enigmail decrypted it but claimed bad signature. Looking at it in more detail, i see that the message is structured like this: A └┬╴multipart/encrypted B ├─╴application/pgp-encrypted attachment C

Re: [Enigmail] problems with auto-encrypt

2014-07-10 Thread Daniel Kahn Gillmor
On 07/09/2014 05:20 AM, Olav Seyfarth wrote: I don't see that behaviour here, so could you please be more specific on your settings: - global sending settings convenient The Sending tab shows Convenient encryption settings is set. - global key selection settings [X] By Per-Recipient

Re: [Enigmail] kmail encrypted/signed message unverifiable in enigmail

2014-07-10 Thread Daniel Kahn Gillmor
On 07/10/2014 06:18 PM, Samir Nassar wrote: On Thursday, 2014-07-10 17:53:52 Daniel Kahn Gillmor d...@fifthhorseman.net wrote: But i'm concerned because it seems like enigmail ought to be able to parse the kmail construction, at least if the top-level cleartext part is itself multipart

Re: [Enigmail] kmail encrypted/signed message unverifiable in enigmail

2014-07-11 Thread Daniel Kahn Gillmor
On 07/11/2014 12:47 AM, Daniel Kahn Gillmor wrote: Could you send me (privately) an encrypted and signed message with your kmail instance? I don't care what it says, but leave the body as a simple text/plain part -- no HTML formatting or attachments, and ask kmail to sign/encrypt with PGP

Re: [Enigmail] kmail encrypted/signed message unverifiable in enigmail

2014-07-11 Thread Daniel Kahn Gillmor
On 07/11/2014 11:32 AM, Patrick Brunschwig wrote: Enigmail can decrypt/verify both methods. However, unless you use Enigmail 1.7 (or nightlies) KMail emails cannot be verified correctly. Hm, i don't see a release of 1.7 on https://enigmail.net/ and there has been no announcement on this mailing

Re: [Enigmail] kmail encrypted/signed message unverifiable in enigmail

2014-07-11 Thread Daniel Kahn Gillmor
On 07/11/2014 11:43 AM, Daniel Kahn Gillmor wrote: But i do see a signed tag enigmail-1-7 in the git repo from 2 days ago. I'll go ahead and package that for debian :) Should i be looking elsewhere for release announcements? hm. that signed tag for enigmail 1.7 contains a ./configure

Re: [Enigmail] unable to disable Automatically Decrypt messages

2014-07-15 Thread Daniel Kahn Gillmor
On 07/15/2014 01:23 PM, Martin Vegter wrote: What is the recommendation, then? Should inline-PGP be used preferably, when sending plain messages (without attachments) ? that's for your correspondents to decide, and not something you have control over there are much better arguments (in both

Re: [Enigmail] Finding public keys

2014-07-15 Thread Daniel Kahn Gillmor
On 07/15/2014 03:00 PM, Otto de Voogd wrote: Actually, I'd like Enigmail to either show clearly that a key is revoked (as one would see when querying the keyserver), or not show revoked keys at all. The keyservers do not check whether the revocation is cryptographically correct, so their

[Enigmail] encrypting drafts without a keyID

2014-08-08 Thread Daniel Kahn Gillmor
hi enigmail folks-- reading the commentary in: https://sourceforge.net/p/enigmail/bugs/144/#665e suggests that the engimail preference to save drafts in encrypted form will only work if a keyID is set for the account preferences. Is this still the case? If so, i find it surprising that the

[Enigmail] case sensitivity in domain part of e-mail address matching

2014-09-04 Thread Daniel Kahn Gillmor
I think opportunistic mode is matching based on case-sensitive e-mail addresses; while this is arguably appropriate for the local-part of the e-mail address, the domain part should be matched in a case-insensitive fashion. For example: I'm using enigmail 1.7.2, with convenient opportunistic mode

Re: [Enigmail] case sensitivity in domain part of e-mail address matching

2014-09-04 Thread Daniel Kahn Gillmor
On 09/04/2014 02:22 PM, Doug Barton wrote: On 9/4/14 11:14 AM, Daniel Kahn Gillmor wrote: | I think opportunistic mode is matching based on case-sensitive | e-mail addresses; while this is arguably appropriate for the | local-part of the e-mail address The bug has already been identified

Re: [Enigmail] case sensitivity in domain part of e-mail address matching

2014-09-04 Thread Daniel Kahn Gillmor
On 09/04/2014 03:43 PM, Olav Seyfarth wrote: When you're logged in to SourceForge you should see a dark gray header bar on https://sourceforge.net/p/enigmail/bugs/ - in its right, there's a mail icon. Subscribe there. Thanks, Olav. I had missed that setting, as the mail icon didn't render in

[Enigmail] importing keys in a message leaves wrong modification in resulting message

2014-09-08 Thread Daniel Kahn Gillmor
i have a text/plain message, which has at the bottom of it an OpenPGP key block (-BEGIN PGP PUBLIC KEY BLOCK-, etc). I have enigmail set to not decrypt or otherwise process text/plain messages by default. if i click Decrypt when viewing this message, I get a dialog asking:

Re: [Enigmail] Annoying Focus glitch

2014-09-15 Thread Daniel Kahn Gillmor
On 09/15/2014 06:33 AM, James Tandy wrote: Alt-tab'ing to the window is not an option, as this popup window appears at the very end of the window list, nowhere near the thunderbird compose window. (Most irritating when you have like 15 programs running) this isn't a fix at all, but a

Re: [Enigmail] problems with auto-encrypt

2014-10-10 Thread Daniel Kahn Gillmor
On Sat 2014-07-12 13:09:35 -0400, Patrick Brunschwig wrote: On 09.07.14 00:10, Daniel Kahn Gillmor wrote: i am seeing the following misbehavior with the 1.7 beta i packaged from yesterday (i have convenient encryption set as the default): When i reply to a message from someone for whom i

Re: [Enigmail] Checking for keys in the compose windows

2014-10-10 Thread Daniel Kahn Gillmor
On 10/10/2014 09:50 AM, Tobias Hahn wrote: Am 08.10.2014 um 17:27 schrieb Patrick Brunschwig: If you use the convenient composition mode (which means that emails are automatically encrypted if the keys for all recipients are found), then it's easy to determine if you got all keys: the key

Re: [Enigmail] enigmal wrongly shows valid signature when an pgp/mime signed mail is attached

2014-11-04 Thread Daniel Kahn Gillmor
On 11/04/2014 10:58 AM, HW42 wrote: [I'm reporting this here and not on the bug tracker since I don't want to agree to a few pages TOS for reporting a bug (sf account required)] When an correctly PGP/MIME signed email is attached to an unsigned email enigmail wrongly verifies the attached

Re: [Enigmail] enigmal wrongly shows valid signature when an pgp/mime signed mail is attached

2014-11-04 Thread Daniel Kahn Gillmor
On 11/04/2014 11:39 AM, Daniel Kahn Gillmor wrote: On 11/04/2014 10:58 AM, HW42 wrote: When an correctly PGP/MIME signed email is attached to an unsigned email enigmail wrongly verifies the attached mail and not the real mail. yes, this is a problem, and was noted on this list back

Re: [Enigmail] difference in output between 1.4.x and 2.0.x when agent fails to sign -- causes enigmail to send broken messages

2014-11-10 Thread Daniel Kahn Gillmor
On 11/10/2014 11:51 AM, Ludwig Hügelschäfer wrote: On 10.11.14 22:46, Daniel Kahn Gillmor wrote: I'm not seeing either of these alerts when sending encrypted+signed messages with PGP/MIME using enigmail 1.7.2 and gnupg 2.1.0 on debian GNU/Linux, x86_64 (amd64) platform. Are you sure

Re: [Enigmail] Enigmail does not respect per-email encryption/signing settings

2014-11-21 Thread Daniel Kahn Gillmor
Hi Michael-- On 11/21/2014 11:54 AM, Michael Carbone wrote: I draft an email to a recipient whose public key I have. I have signing, encryption, and PGP/MIME on by default. I proactively turn off encryption and/or signing, which is verified in the visual cues in the Compose window as well as

Re: [Enigmail] gpg / Enigmail behavior after disabling Gnome Keyring

2014-12-15 Thread Daniel Kahn Gillmor
On 12/14/2014 05:45 PM, Ian Mann wrote: On 15/12/14 08:36, outa wrote: I recently upgraded to Kubuntu 14.10. Since then gpg started to show that warning message about Gnome Keyring hijacking it. So I disabled Gnome Keyring and switched to gpg-agent again, like before. However, each time I

Re: [Enigmail] gpg / Enigmail behavior after disabling Gnome Keyring

2014-12-15 Thread Daniel Kahn Gillmor
On 12/15/2014 05:39 PM, outa wrote: $ echo $GPG_AGENT_INFO /run/user/1000/keyring-BUeGSx/gpg:0:1 I'm a little surprised by this, since i don't think this is where gpg-agent 2.0.24 usually puts its socket. FYI, I initially disabled GNOME Keyring by adding the following lines to a startup

Re: [Enigmail] Medium Term Plan for Dropping GnuPG 1.4.x Support

2015-02-04 Thread Daniel Kahn Gillmor
On Wed 2015-02-04 12:13:18 -0500, Patrick Brunschwig wrote: We recently discussed in (a part of) the Enigmail team that we should think about giving up support for GnuPG 1.4.x. Reasons: * GnuPG 2.0 was released in November 2006; it has proven for a long time to be stable. * While GnuPG 1.4

Re: [Enigmail] enigmail won't let me encrypt messages anymore

2015-01-20 Thread Daniel Kahn Gillmor
Hi Jogi-- On Tue 2015-01-20 07:22:38 -0500, Jogi Hofmüller wrote: after an upgrade of my Debian System that brought me enigmail 1.7.2 (20141123-1552) I cannot send encrypted emails anymore. The error I get is Fehler - Verschlüsselung fehlgeschlagen (error - encryption failed) /usr/bin/gpg2

Re: [Enigmail] enigmail won't let me encrypt messages anymore

2015-01-21 Thread Daniel Kahn Gillmor
On Wed 2015-01-21 05:10:28 -0500, Jogi Hofmüller wrote: I was informed that the description in my last email was not verbose enough to reproduce the problem. So here is more (hopefully useful) info. Thanks, i think it is useful. The original problem occurs when enigmail attempts to list all

Re: [Enigmail] different passwords for subkeys of the same masterkey

2015-01-21 Thread Daniel Kahn Gillmor
On Wed 2015-01-21 05:58:40 -0500, s7r wrote: Understood. I guess this has to be done via console commands, since the pour enigmail thundebird addon has very limited options when creating/editing a GPG key. yes, what you're trying to do is rather unusual; enigmail intends to deliver a smooth

Re: [Enigmail] enigmail won't let me encrypt messages anymore

2015-01-20 Thread Daniel Kahn Gillmor
On Tue 2015-01-20 15:49:16 -0500, Jogi Hofmüller wrote: /usr/bin/gpg2 --charset utf-8 --display-charset utf-8 --batch --no-tty --status-fd 2 --with-fingerprint --fixed-list-mode --with-colons --list-keys Actually the error also occurs on the command line but it's not visible. Sorry, i don't

Re: [Enigmail] enigmail won't let me encrypt messages anymore

2015-01-21 Thread Daniel Kahn Gillmor
On Wed 2015-01-21 11:55:19 -0500, Jogi Hofmüller wrote: Am 2015-01-21 um 17:35 schrieb Daniel Kahn Gillmor: It sounds to me like these are OpenPGPv3 (PGP-2) keys, which are probably due to be replaced. Can you try stashing those keys in a separate file, and then removing them from your

Re: [Enigmail] getting back html mail

2015-01-15 Thread Daniel Kahn Gillmor
On Thu 2015-01-15 19:46:32 -0500, K Richard Pixley wrote: Having disabled or removed enigmail, how do I restore the ability to render html mail? I think html mail gets rendered fine in this scenario; i suspect you're asking about composing messages in HTML. You can compose a message in HTML

Re: [Enigmail] startmail user can't decrypt my messages

2015-02-11 Thread Daniel Kahn Gillmor
On Wed 2015-02-11 07:58:55 -0500, RLB wrote: My setup works well with Adele and another live user, but a Startmail correspondent can't decrypt. He gets the cyphertext but his Startmail doesn't recognize it as being encrypted. Any suggestions? I think you're talking about

Re: [Enigmail] Forwarded messages and GPG

2015-02-10 Thread Daniel Kahn Gillmor
Hi Joshua-- On Tue 2015-02-10 10:18:56 -0500, Joshua Rogers wrote: I sent an example to somebody, and they forwarded the email back to me(as a ForwardedMessage.eml), and commented in the forward. When I sent the email, I signed it. When they forwarded the email back to me, despite not coming

Re: [Enigmail] Help about few strings (and new lines within a string)

2015-02-13 Thread Daniel Kahn Gillmor
On Thu 2015-02-12 11:37:28 -0500, Patrick Brunschwig wrote: On 12.02.15 15:07, Besnik Bleta wrote: 1. Error - No valid armored OpenPGP data block found Does armored refer to some specification or is just kind of metaphor/description? armored is the term used by GnuPG to identify a part in

Re: [Enigmail] Medium Term Plan for Dropping GnuPG 1.4.x Support

2015-02-04 Thread Daniel Kahn Gillmor
On Wed 2015-02-04 17:28:48 -0500, Doug Barton wrote: Nope, I understood the timeline perfectly. :) There are still a lot of Linux distros that use 1.x by default, and that is not going to change any time in the next several years. fwiw, in debian, the GnuPG maintainer team has been

Re: [Enigmail] enigmail tagging scheme -- move from enigmail-1-8 to enigmail-1.9 ?

2015-03-18 Thread Daniel Kahn Gillmor
On Wed 2015-03-18 03:26:02 -0400, Patrick Brunschwig wrote: Yes, I think we can move away from enigmail-x-y to enigmail-x.y. I'll try to remember this when doing the next release. great, thanks! If it would help any to have this decision recorded in the repo, you could duplicate the 1-8 tag as

[Enigmail] unused.txt after make on 1.8

2015-03-17 Thread Daniel Kahn Gillmor
hi enigmail folks-- after running make in 1.8, i see the contents below in unused.txt. Many of these do indeed seem to be unused. Would a series of patches that clean them up be welcome, or are they being kept around for some reason? --dkg unused labels:

Re: [Enigmail] New 1.8 toolbar on the composition window

2015-03-17 Thread Daniel Kahn Gillmor
On Tue 2015-03-17 22:51:18 -0400, Ian Mann wrote: I have used the beta, and participated in nightly, and 1.8 is perfect to me. I like it just how it is. I also think the message composition toolbar is a great usability improvement. Thanks for all the hard work that went into making something

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