[Enigmail] spontaneous change of message status

Patrick Brunschwig patrick at enigmail.net
Sun Mar 15 11:44:28 CET 2015


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On 14.03.15 17:39, Philip Jackson wrote:
> 
> sent to you at your address.
> 
> Apart from the Thunderbird peculiarity of turning the address field
> red (even though the address is already in my address book since
> years), it looks like the tick box flips from 'sign' to 'encrypt'
> when Thunderbird auto-saves a copy of the mail being prepared for
> sending.
> 
> Unless the sender actually clicks on the enigmail button in the
> enigmail toolbar and also clicks on ok, this autosave process
> doesn't actually affect the final email status when it is sent.  If
> it was originally 'sign' only, that is the way it gets sent.  The
> encrypt only affects the auto-backup, as far as I can tell.

As far as I can tell, I actually disagree. Debugging the code, it
looks like the defaults get overwritten which may lead to unexpected
behavior.
I will fix this before v1.8 gets out of the door.

- -Patrick

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