[Enigmail] dubious behaviour of 1.8 enigmail toolbar

Patrick Brunschwig patrick at enigmail.net
Tue Mar 10 08:47:34 CET 2015


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On 10.03.15 00:15, Philip Jackson wrote:
> Using Sunday's nightly (Enigmail version 1.8a1pre (20150308-0013))
> Thunderbird 31.5, linux.
> 
> Two manifestations of undesirable behavior.
> 
> 1. When writing an email, I click on the icons to get non-encrypt
> and non-sign. I then click on the "Enigmail:" button and the
> 'Encryption signing and settings' box opens with both the encrypt
> and sign checkboxes empty (as they should be).
> 
> I agree that this is correct and so I click 'OK'.  The result is
> that the message status immediately changes to "sign and encrypt".
> 
> This seems to me to be undesirable behavior.  It was not
> immediately obvious to me that the correct button to have clicked
> was the 'cancel' button.
> 
> 2.  When writing an email, the icons are showing non-encrypt and
> non-sign.  I want this email to be signed so I click the
> 'Enigmail:' button and check the 'Sign Message' box.
> 
> I click 'OK' and the message status immediately changes to 'signed
> and encrypted'
> 
> This also is undesirable behavior.

Yes, this is buggy indeed.

- -Patrick

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