[tbb-bugs] #16188 [Tor Browser]: TorButton Cookie Dialog is Useful, Please Restore It!

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#16188: TorButton Cookie Dialog is Useful, Please Restore It!
     Reporter:  starlight    |      Owner:  tbb-team
         Type:  enhancement  |     Status:  new
     Priority:  normal       |  Milestone:
    Component:  Tor Browser  |    Version:
   Resolution:               |   Keywords:  tbb-torbutton, tbb-usability
Actual Points:               |  Parent ID:
       Points:               |
Changes (by gk):

 * keywords:   => tbb-torbutton, tbb-usability
 * component:  Torbutton => Tor Browser
 * type:  defect => enhancement
 * owner:   => tbb-team
 * priority:  major => normal


 Replying to [ticket:16188 starlight]:
 > I find the TorButton Cookie dialog very
 > useful for protecting one or two cookies
 > within a single browsing session and then
 > erasing the (potentially dozens) of junk
 > cookies that are often deposited by
 > a tangential search for information.
 > Please restore this excellent feature!

 We do that once it is working again. The problem is the underlying bug
 #10353 which is actually a Mozilla one: the cookie dialog is not working
 in Private Browsing Mode which is not easy to fix.

 I'll leave this ticket open for the actual work to be done once the #10353
 got fixed.

Ticket URL: <https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/ticket/16188#comment:1>
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