[tbb-bugs] #27268 [Applications/Tor Browser]: preferences cleanup

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Sun Aug 26 06:28:33 UTC 2018

#27268: preferences cleanup
 Reporter:  rzb                              |          Owner:  tbb-team
     Type:  defect                           |         Status:  new
 Priority:  Medium                           |      Milestone:
Component:  Applications/Tor Browser         |        Version:
 Severity:  Normal                           |     Resolution:
 Keywords:  ff60-esr, TorBrowserTeam201808R  |  Actual Points:
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 Reviewer:                                   |        Sponsor:

Comment (by Thorin):

 > but if there is an issue with Hardware acceleration turned on for an
 unmodified Tor Browser

 Sorry, forgot that TBB does not enable history (right?), so in this case
 re our PoC, it is not an issue

 > I am mostly confused about your comment

 If you didn't mean just the HWA part, then IDK what else to say. If it's
 about flipped prefs vs RFP patches altering the FP, then see this comment:
 https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/ticket/27257#comment:5 . As for
 deprecated prefs as per his ticket topic, that should be self-explanatory
 (a source of 90+ most-likely-related TBB prefs that are deprecated with

Ticket URL: <https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/ticket/27268#comment:10>
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