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Re: [tor-talk] To Toggle, or not to Toggle: The End of Torbutton

On 4/11/2011 11:11 PM, Jim wrote:
Mike Perry wrote:
I think we should completely
do away with the toggle model, as well as the entire idea of Torbutton
as a separate piece of user-facing software, and rely solely on the
Tor Browser Bundles, except perhaps with the addition of standalone
Tor+Vidalia binaries for use by experts and relay operators.


So can anyone bring up any specific issues that may be caused by the

We are collecting these issues as child tickets of this bug:

As an aside, we also are collecting a similar set of issues for the
removal of an HTTP proxy entirely from the tor distribution:
Have no particular problem w/ doing away w/ Torbutton - per se. Two thoughts.

Avg & users will have to be educated in an * easily understandable * way why they must install a 2nd instance of Firefox (browser bundle).

Have noticed the current & past Tor browser bundles are a Firefox ver or 2 behind the most current release from Mozilla. How does / will that affect safety of Tor browser bundle users, in case of serious security updates in latest FX vers, which haven't been incorporated into latest Tor?
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