Thunderbird bz 579023 still not fixed even though there is an upstream fix available

Bruno Wolff III bruno at
Tue Apr 27 21:59:55 UTC 2010

On Tue, Apr 27, 2010 at 17:55:39 -0400,
  Matt McCutchen <matt at> wrote:
> Epiphany is a non-starter.  In the default configuration, it doesn't
> validate SSL certificates at all (bug 569577).  An unbranded Mozilla
> browser would be a much better choice.

The way Firefox does it, is more to help companies sell certificates than to
actually help security.

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