Opened 18 months ago

Last modified 10 days ago

#25021 new defect

Update Tor Browser spec for 8.0

Reported by: gk Owned by: tbb-team
Priority: High Milestone:
Component: Applications/Tor Browser Version:
Severity: Normal Keywords: tbb-spec, GeorgKoppen201907, TorBrowserTeam201907
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Description (last modified by gk)

Tor Browser 7.5 is out. We should update our design document to cover all the new issues that are showing up in it. Highlights are

1) Switch to rbm/tor-browser-build
2) The security slider copy update
...

Additionally, we should fold in all the 8.0 changes.

Child Tickets

TicketStatusOwnerSummaryComponent
#25197newtbb-teamDesign document isn't precise about "Security" and "Privacy".Applications/Tor Browser
#30072newtbb-teamandlabs.org, linked from tor browser design doc, seems goneApplications/Tor Browser

Change History (27)

comment:1 Changed 18 months ago by gk

Rework storage related parts, i.e. those technologies governed by the quota manager (https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web/API/IndexedDB_API/Browser_storage_limits_and_eviction_criteria) as they are supposed to be bound to the URL bar domain see: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1405884#c2 (even if disabled by default in PBM).

comment:2 Changed 17 months ago by arthuredelstein

I added a child ticket in case we want to address it's issue in this round of revisions.

comment:3 Changed 15 months ago by gk

We should update the sentences regarding Mozilla's tracking protection. They moved to a slightly more elaborated method (see: https://github.com/mozilla-services/shavar-prod-lists) but it still causes tons of breakage and is easily gameable.

comment:4 in reply to:  3 Changed 15 months ago by gk

Replying to gk:

We should update the sentences regarding Mozilla's tracking protection. They moved to a slightly more elaborated method (see: https://github.com/mozilla-services/shavar-prod-lists) but it still causes tons of breakage and is easily gameable.

FWIW: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1101005 is the meta bug for all the breakage encountered.

comment:5 Changed 15 months ago by gk

We should clarify our stance regarding inclusion requests for third party extensions. There are more and more folks who want to have $extension in our browser and we should write down criteria for it or at least start specifying those. Roger had some good ideas.

comment:6 Changed 11 months ago by gk

Description: modified (diff)
Keywords: TorBrowserTeam201809 GeorgKoppen201809 added
Priority: MediumHigh
Summary: Update Tor Browser spec for 7.5Update Tor Browser spec for 8.0

7.5 is essentially dead, long live 8.0.

comment:7 Changed 10 months ago by gk

Keywords: TorBrowserTeam201810 added; TorBrowserTeam201809 removed

Moving tickets to October

comment:8 Changed 9 months ago by gk

Keywords: GeorgKoppen201810 added; GeorgKoppen201809 removed

Moving my tickets to October.

comment:9 Changed 9 months ago by gk

Description: modified (diff)

comment:10 Changed 9 months ago by gk

Keywords: TorBrowserTeam201811 added; TorBrowserTeam201810 removed

Moving our tickets to November.

comment:11 Changed 9 months ago by gk

Keywords: GeorgKoppen201811 added; GeorgKoppen201810 removed

comment:12 Changed 8 months ago by gk

Keywords: GeorgKoppen201812 added; GeorgKoppen201811 removed

Moving my tickets to December.

comment:13 Changed 7 months ago by gk

Keywords: TorBrowserTeam201812 added; TorBrowserTeam201811 removed

Moving our tickets to December.

comment:14 Changed 6 months ago by gk

Keywords: GeorgKoppen201901 added; GeorgKoppen201812 removed

Moving my tickets.

comment:15 Changed 6 months ago by gk

Keywords: TorBrowserTeam201901 added; TorBrowserTeam201812 removed

Moving tickets to Jan 2019.

comment:16 Changed 5 months ago by gk

Keywords: GeorgKoppen201902 added; GeorgKoppen201901 removed

Moving my tickets to Feb

comment:17 Changed 5 months ago by gk

Keywords: TorBrowserTeam201902 added; TorBrowserTeam201901 removed

Moving tickets to February.

comment:18 Changed 4 months ago by gk

Keywords: TorBrowserTeam201903 added; TorBrowserTeam201902 removed

Moving my tickets to March.

comment:19 Changed 4 months ago by gk

Keywords: GeorgKoppen201903 added; GeorgKoppen201902 removed

Now for my keyword.

comment:20 Changed 4 months ago by gk

Keywords: TorBrowserTeam201904 added; TorBrowserTeam201903 removed

Moving tickets to April.

comment:21 Changed 3 months ago by gk

Keywords: GeorgKoppen201904 added; GeorgKoppen201903 removed

Moving my tickets for April

comment:22 Changed 2 months ago by gk

Keywords: TorBrowserTeam201905 added; TorBrowserTeam201904 removed

Moving tickets to May

comment:23 Changed 2 months ago by gk

Keywords: GeorgKoppen201905 added; GeorgKoppen201904 removed

Move my tickets.

comment:24 Changed 5 weeks ago by gk

Keywords: TorBrowserTeam201906 added; TorBrowserTeam201905 removed

Moving tickets to June

comment:25 Changed 5 weeks ago by gk

Keywords: GeorgKoppen201906 added; GeorgKoppen201905 removed

Moving my tickets to June

comment:26 Changed 2 weeks ago by gk

Keywords: GeorgKoppen201907 added; GeorgKoppen201906 removed

Moving my tickets to July.

comment:27 Changed 10 days ago by gk

Keywords: TorBrowserTeam201907 added; TorBrowserTeam201906 removed

Moving tickets to July

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