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Re: [tor-talk] 'external application is needed'
On Sat, Feb 16, 2013 at 08:54:45AM -0800, keb@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote 1.2K bytes in 0 lines about:
: When a user clicks on the orange Download button on the torproject.org website, they are clearly intending to download not launch, so perhaps it is a usability bug in the website. The external application popup does not occur when a user right-clicks the button and selects "Save Link As".
Right, but the browser doesn't know the intent of the user. It sees a
binary blop trying to load, so we intercept it to warn the user. It's
the safest path to avoid the browser automatically loading some MIME-type
and deanonymizing the user.
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