[tbb-bugs] #26048 [Applications/Tor Browser]: potentially confusing "restart to update" message in ESR60

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#26048: potentially confusing "restart to update" message in ESR60
 Reporter:  mcs                              |          Owner:  tbb-team
     Type:  defect                           |         Status:
                                             |  needs_review
 Priority:  Medium                           |      Milestone:
Component:  Applications/Tor Browser         |        Version:
 Severity:  Normal                           |     Resolution:
 Keywords:  ff60-esr, TorBrowserTeam201808R  |  Actual Points:
Parent ID:                                   |         Points:
 Reviewer:                                   |        Sponsor:
Changes (by mcs):

 * keywords:  ff60-esr => ff60-esr, TorBrowserTeam201808R
 * status:  new => needs_review


 There is not time to add code to Tor Browser 8.0 that retrieves a new
 localized string from Torbutton, so Kathy and I think we should remove the
 body of the prompt and use an existing Firefox string for the Restart
 button label. Here is the result:

 [[Image(revised update prompt.png)]]

 It is less than ideal, but not misleading. Here is a patch:

 We can leave this ticket open or create a new one to track progress on a
 better fix.

Ticket URL: <https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/ticket/26048#comment:6>
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