Opened 5 years ago

Last modified 23 months ago

#14069 new defect

Please make the default value for browser.tabs.closeWindowWithLastTab "false" instead of "true".

Reported by: cypherpunks Owned by: tbb-team
Priority: Medium Milestone:
Component: Applications/Tor Browser Version:
Severity: Normal Keywords:
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Description

As it is currently, many users keep losing their Tor connection due to Tor Browser exiting.

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Change History (3)

comment:1 Changed 5 years ago by mcs

This looks like a duplicate of #7927. Reading between the lines, the response there seems to be "That is how Firefox behaves and we want Tor Browser to work the same as Firefox unless there is a very good reason for it to be different."

comment:2 in reply to:  1 Changed 5 years ago by cypherpunks

Replying to mcs:
It is trivially possible to distinguish between Firefox and Tor Browser on the wire already, not that changing this pref would affect that either way. The reason for changing it is because users connect other applications to the running Tor than just the browser, such as IRC clients.

comment:3 Changed 23 months ago by teor

Severity: Normal

Set all open tickets without a severity to "Normal"

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