[Enigmail] Enigmail v1.8 Beta 1

Ian Mann ansus at neomailbox.ch
Sat Mar 7 19:23:26 CET 2015


How do I get a new copy of 1.8 beta that is fixed on master?


On 08/03/15 05:05, Patrick Brunschwig wrote:
> On 01.03.15 22:07, Philip Jackson wrote:
> > Hi Patrick :
>
> > On 26/02/15 18:36, Patrick Brunschwig wrote:
> >> I have created the first *beta* release of Enigmail v1.8. It
> >> contains many changes to the user interface, especially message
> >> composition, and quite a lot of bugs were fixed.
> >>
> >> I would appreciate to get as many bugs reported as possible such
> >> that we will have a stable release.
> >>
> > I've found a glitch in enigmail 1.8beta  connected with "sender's
> > key" options.
>
> > If the mail has been signed, you have 3 ways to be offered some
> > options for the sender's key :
>
> > 1. from the 'Details' button in the message header 2. from the menu
> > bar Enigmail/ Sender's key/ 3. from the strange little icon (3
> > small horizontal bars) on the right hand end of Thunderbird's Mail
> > Toolbar.
>
> > It is this latter which gives most often defective options.
>
> > If there is no PhotoID with the key concerned, the PhotoID option
> > is not greyed out, clicking it does however provide the message
> > that no such id is available.
>
> > If the message has not been signed at all, the Details button of
> > course is not present and the other two ways still provide a range
> > of options.
>
> > The menu bar Enigmail/Senders key/ provides four options not greyed
> > out (only the photoID is greyed out).  Whether any response is
> > received from clicking on any of these items depends on whether the
> > message is 'stand-alone' or a reply within a thread.  If within a
> > thread, clicking on 'View key properties' can produce the details
> > of a key from another thread message higher up in the chain (even
> > though there appears no quote from that message).
>
> > The 'funny icon' /Enigmail/Sender's key/ provides all five options
> > (not greyed out).  Some do nothing, some attempt an action on a key
> > higher up in the chain, the photoID option may show an image from
> > higher up or do nothing.
>
> > The most common of these is the offer to check a non-existant
> > photoid in the senders key options from the message toolbar icon.
> > The other incoherent offerings seem to be connected with unsigned
> > messages inside a thread containing some signed messages.  You can
> > find instances in this thread.
>
> Fixed on master; thanks for reporting.
>
> -Patrick
>
>
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