Re: [Tails-ux] #16990: Update our list of "Favorites" applic…

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Author: sajolida
To: Tails user experience & user interface design
Subject: Re: [Tails-ux] #16990: Update our list of "Favorites" applications
> On 06/03/20 13:05, Michael Gerstacker via Tails-ux wrote:
>> sajolida:
>>     I'm also curious how
>>     many of our users would have a good reason to use Thunderbird but
>>     do not
>>     because they never used an email client. It's one of the reasons why I
>>     like keeping Thunderbird in the list: it might teach some users that
>>     they could use it.

>> I see it exactly the other way round.
>> I helped so many relatives and other people setting up their email
>> clients that i start to feel obsessed by them.
>> I never used one and i think for most of the people i helped setting
>> them up it would be much easier to use the webmail but they always
>> used one so they think they need them to use emails.
>> The more common those typical webmail providers like googlemail or gmx
>> are getting the less you need these mail clients and i think if
>> someone is doing some advanced stuff with emails then he will most
>> likely find Thunderbird even if its not in the favorites.

Thanks Michael for sharing your experience. It's different from mine and
that's what makes it enriching :)

> I more compatible with the vision of sajolida, for my point of view.
> I helped a lot of newbies people configuring thunderbird, because they
> want use PGP and they can't by webmail, so find yet configured in Tails
> with the addons is easier.

So true! Thunderbird is also in Tails because it's the best way of doing
OpenPGP for emails.

> I'm happy to learn that Thunderbird wants add support for PGP encryption
> in the summer 2020

Wow! I had no idea.

This is really exciting (and a scary transition ahead)!

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