[tbb-bugs] #13685 [Tor bundles/installation]: Transition away from 32bit OS X Tor Browser builds

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#13685: Transition away from 32bit OS X Tor Browser builds
     Reporter:  gk                        |      Owner:  tbb-team
         Type:  task                      |     Status:  new
     Priority:  normal                    |  Milestone:
    Component:  Tor bundles/installation  |    Version:
   Resolution:                            |   Keywords:  tbb-4.5-alpha
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Comment (by mcs):

 Replying to [comment:5 gk]:
 > Why? I thought `minSupportedOSVersion` solves this problem for us in a
 way that only users with OSX < 10.8 AND a 32 bit Tor Browser get to see
 the URL?

 The detailsURL is also available (via a "More Information" link or
 something similar) on the window that is displayed when an automated
 update check prompts the user to update.  I don't think it is available
 from the About box.  There really should be a "detailsURL" and a
 "unsupportedOSDetailsURL" but it is too late now.  We could fix this for
 the future; is it worthwhile to do so?  (I think it is trivial to

 > That said I think I like the idea for the alpha to just point to an
 anchor tag on the blog post explaining the issue and containing
 instructions/links for users affected by this problem. Meanwhile we can
 think about solving this problem as good as we can for the stable upgrade.

 Pointing to a blog post is a good idea rather than deploying a new page is
 a very good idea.

Ticket URL: <https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/ticket/13685#comment:6>
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