Changes between Initial Version and Version 2 of Ticket #13406


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Oct 14, 2014, 12:13:05 PM (5 years ago)
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  • Ticket #13406 – Description

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    1 While testing Tor Browser 4.0 I noticed that about:tor still points at TorButton to warn the user that this isn't a recommended version. This shouldn't happen at all because now TB includes an auto updater, the arrow should only be visible if the auto updater is unable to fetch the update.
     1While testing Tor Browser 4.0 I noticed that about:tor still points at TorButton to warn the user that this isn't a recommended version. This shouldn't happen at all because now TB includes an updater and about:tor should make use of it.
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    3 Suggestions:
    4 - Tor Button shouldn't flash the warning icon unless Tor Browser cannot fetch the update.
    5 - about:tor shouldn't point at TorButton unless Tor Browser cannot fetch the update.
    6 - If Tor Browser can fetch updates, about:tor should notify the user that a new version of TB is currently being downloaded and updated automatically.
    7 - Tor Browser should notify the user that the update is ready to install and needs an immediate restart.
     3I suggest to tell users about both update methods within about:tor. It can be something like:
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     5"A new version of Tor Browser is out, you can get the update by going to the 'Menu bar' then select 'About Tor Browser' or do a manual update via this <link> (the same link TorButton gives).