[tbb-bugs] #23463 [Applications/Tor Browser]: Javascript based clocks can tick backwards

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#23463: Javascript based clocks can tick backwards
 Reporter:  cypherpunks               |          Owner:  tbb-team
     Type:  defect                    |         Status:  needs_information
 Priority:  Medium                    |      Milestone:
Component:  Applications/Tor Browser  |        Version:
 Severity:  Normal                    |     Resolution:
 Keywords:  time javascript clock     |  Actual Points:
Parent ID:                            |         Points:
 Reviewer:                            |        Sponsor:
Changes (by mcs):

 * status:  new => needs_information


 It is surprising to me that our patches to reduce time precision would
 cause a clock to move backwards, but there must be some difference in Tor
 Browser that is causing this. Can you point to a web page that
 demonstrates the problem? Otherwise it may be impossible to make the
 correct fix.

Ticket URL: <https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/ticket/23463#comment:1>
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