Re: Protected headers in notmuch

Subject: Re: Protected headers in notmuch

Date: Wed, 25 Jul 2018 14:01:00 +0800

To: Daniel Kahn Gillmor, Notmuch Mail


From: David Bremner

Daniel Kahn Gillmor <> writes:

> Traditionally, encrypted and signed e-mail covers only the body of the
> message.  New standards are emerging that are capable of protecting
> the headers as well.  In particular, Enigmail and an upcoming version
> of K-9 mail both use the "Memory Hole" approach to encrypt the
> Subject: header when sending encrypted mail.  It is awkward to receive
> encrypted messages from those clients with notmuch, because all
> notmuch sees is "Subject: Encrypted Message"

Sorry about the long pause, I finished reviewing the last 3 patches in
the series and have no further comments.

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