[MlMt] Sign by default Based on history not working?

Benny Kjær Nielsen mailinglist at freron.com
Wed Jan 16 03:59:23 EST 2019

On 11 Jan 2019, at 16:34, Eric Sharakan wrote:

> On 11 Jan 2019, at 9:19, Benny Kjær Nielsen wrote:
>> I don't think I've changed anything. “Based on History” looks at 
>> the latest email sent to the same recipient. There's currently no 
>> fallback for this.
> Hmm, basing the heuristic on a specific recipient seems more useful 
> for the 'encrypt' setting (where I need to have their public key) than 
> for the 'sign' setting.  Why wouldn't I want to sign all my messages 
> for an account where I have a signing cert?

Which is what the “sign always” setting gives you in the Security 
preferences pane. But I'm not saying it couldn't be more flexible.

> Perhaps another approach would be to make the sign settings be per 
> account (or have an option under "Sign by default" of "Based on 
> account"?  I work in a company of over 100,000 employees, and I want 
> mail I send on my work account to any of them to be signed.  
> Conversely, I have no signing cert for my gmail account, so I never 
> want MM to try to sign those messages.

Yes, that kind of flexibility would be nice.


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