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

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#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 rzb):

 and a few more ...

 pref("intl.charset.default", "windows-1252");
  - can't find the bugzilla but it was apparently removed in FF28
  - may want to check if there's a replacement

 pref("media.audio_data.enabled", false);
  - can't find the bugzilla but it was apparently removed in FF43
  - may want to check if there's a replacement

 pref("devtools.appmanager.enabled", false);
  - removed in FF45: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/1216590
  - integrated into WebIDE. Covered by devtools.webide.enabled=false ?

 pref("browser.safebrowsing.enabled", false);
  - removed in FF50: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/1025965
  - renamed to browser.safebrowsing.phishing.enabled

 pref("media.gmp-eme-adobe.visible", false);
 pref("media.gmp-eme-adobe.enabled", false);
  - removed in FF52 and/or FF53:

 pref("media.eme.apiVisible", false);
  - removed in FF54: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/1242321
  - revert this patch?

 pref("browser.reader.detectedFirstArticle", true);
  - removed in FF55: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/1352501
  - https://dxr.mozilla.org/mozilla-esr60/search?q=detectedFirstArticle

 pref("dom.enable_user_timing", false);
  - removed in FF55: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/1344669
  - revert this patch?

Ticket URL: <https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/ticket/27268#comment:13>
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