[tbb-bugs] #21309 [Applications/Tor Browser]: Fix Omnibox for TBB/52ESR

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Wed Mar 1 15:41:49 UTC 2017

#21309: Fix Omnibox for TBB/52ESR
 Reporter:  arthuredelstein                 |          Owner:  tbb-team
     Type:  defect                          |         Status:  needs_review
 Priority:  Medium                          |      Milestone:
Component:  Applications/Tor Browser        |        Version:
 Severity:  Normal                          |     Resolution:
 Keywords:  ff52-esr, TorBrowserTeam201702  |  Actual Points:
Parent ID:  #20680                          |         Points:
 Reviewer:                                  |        Sponsor:  Sponsor4

Comment (by mcs):

 Replying to [comment:13 cypherpunks]:
 > The reason the Omnibox was redesigned is the Omnibox API riding the
 trains to Firefox 52 which has privacy implications and may be worth
 > https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1166831

 This API is for WebExtensions, which means there should be no privacy
 implications unless someone installs an add-on that they do not trust
 (something we definitely do not recommend).

Ticket URL: <https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/ticket/21309#comment:14>
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