Re: [PATCH 2/2] emacs: Prefer email address over User ID when showing valid signature

Subject:Re: [PATCH 2/2] emacs: Prefer email address over User ID when showing valid signature

Date:Mon, 07 Jun 2021 13:07:12 +0100

To:Daniel Kahn Gillmor ,Notmuch Mail

Cc:

From:David Edmondson


On Wednesday, 2021-05-26 at 21:44:59 -04, Daniel Kahn Gillmor wrote:

> Most concrete verification steps are likely only taken on the e-mail
> address in the first place, and e-mail addresses render more
> intelligibly than arbitrary User IDs in the first place.
>
> Signed-off-by: Daniel Kahn Gillmor <dkg@fifthhorseman.net>
> ---
>  emacs/notmuch-crypto.el | 15 ++++++++++-----
>  1 file changed, 10 insertions(+), 5 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/emacs/notmuch-crypto.el b/emacs/notmuch-crypto.el
> index db7cb75d..5c260a7a 100644
> --- a/emacs/notmuch-crypto.el
> +++ b/emacs/notmuch-crypto.el
> @@ -119,14 +119,19 @@ mode."
>      (cond
>       ((string= status "good")
>        (let ((fingerprint (concat "0x" (plist-get sigstatus :fingerprint)))
> +	    (email (plist-get sigstatus :email))
>  	    (userid (plist-get sigstatus :userid)))
> -	;; If userid is present it has full or greater validity.
> -	(if userid
> +	;; If email or userid are present, they have full or greater validity.
> +	(if email

Could this not be something like:

(when (or email userid)
  (setq label (concat "Good signature by: " (or email userid)))
  ...
  )

?

>  	    (progn
> -	      (setq label (concat "Good signature by: " userid))
> +	      (setq label (concat "Good signature by: " email))
>  	      (setq face 'notmuch-crypto-signature-good))
> -	  (setq label (concat "Good signature by key: " fingerprint))
> -	  (setq face 'notmuch-crypto-signature-good-key))
> +	  (if userid
> +	      (progn
> +		(setq label (concat "Good signature by: " userid))
> +		(setq face 'notmuch-crypto-signature-good))
> +	    (setq label (concat "Good signature by key: " fingerprint))
> +	    (setq face 'notmuch-crypto-signature-good-key)))
>  	(setq button-action 'notmuch-crypto-sigstatus-good-callback)
>  	(setq help-msg (concat "Click to list key ID 0x" fingerprint "."))))
>       ((string= status "error")
> -- 
> 2.30.2
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