We are happy to announce that Proton Mail will become the primary maintainer of the OpenPGPjs project. We would like to thank Tankred Hase, formerly the co-founder of whiteout.io, for his many years of effort developing the project as the previous maintainer, and we wish him the best of luck in his future endeavors. OpenPGPjs is a core part of Proton Mail, and we look forward to continuing to improve and extend it with the rest of the OpenPGPjs community.
What is OpenPGPjs?
The future of email encryption with OpenPGPjs
We are committed to open source cryptography and believe strongly that this is the only way to continue the development of Proton Mail’s encrypted email service. With OpenPGPjs as a base, we will soon be able to reach our goal of full PGP support within Proton Mail. We are committed to keeping the development of OpenPGPjs transparent and maintaining a high level of flexibility so it can be easily incorporated into other web projects that have a need for PGP encryption. To do this, we will need the continued support of the community, so we welcome pull requests and comments. We will also endeavor to provide a reasonable level of support to the OpenPGPjs developer community.
Going forward, we have a long list of additional improvements we would like to make to OpenPGPjs, and we will define a roadmap soon with the developer community. If you would like to participate, you can follow OpenPGPjs on Github and Twitter.
The Proton Mail Team
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