User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; en-US; rv:1.3a) Gecko/20021212 Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; en-US; rv:1.3a) Gecko/20021212 The documentation indicates that you can specify that mail be encrypted whenever possible. The only two options are "never encrypt" or "always", which forces you to go back and change the encryption options, and then send again. It would be much more convenient if the error message gave an option to go ahead and send the mail without encryption. Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1. create a message 2. specify a receipient that does not have a digital certificate 3. specify that the message be encrypted 4. send the message Actual Results: message appears saying the mail can not be sent encrypted Expected Results: message box asking if it is OK to send the message unencrypted Thanks for considering this change.
I think that "encrypt if possible" is a very important feature. In good old Netscape 4.7 this was possible. Everyone who had a cert got encrypted mail. I think about nobody has "always send encrypted" turnd on, because you always know somebody who doesn't have a cert and it's realy bothering turning it off all the time. The same turning it on, remembering that the person has a cert.... So in some way it is a bug! Submitter: Hardware and OS should be any, because this is not platformdependent.
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This still isn't solved. It's still all or nothing and not: Do if you can!
It is really important feature for business thunderbird use. It's one of two features (the second is missing distribution list in LDAP) that block our organization from migrating from Lotus Notes/Outlook to thunderbird.
Assignee: mail → nobody
QA Contact: search → message-display
Two years passed. Nothing changes:(
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