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

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#26048: potential confusing "restart to update" message in ESR60
     Reporter:  mcs                       |      Owner:  tbb-team
         Type:  defect                    |     Status:  new
     Priority:  Medium                    |  Milestone:
    Component:  Applications/Tor Browser  |    Version:
     Severity:  Normal                    |   Keywords:  ff60-esr
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 The new doorhanger-based updater UI includes the following prompt:
  After a quick restart, Tor Browser will restore all your open tabs and
 windows that are not in Private Browsing mode.
 (this is updateRestart.message2 in locales/en-

 This message is potentially confusing because it implies that some tabs
 will be restored, but for most Tor Browser users nothing will be restored.
 Users may not realize that all of their windows are in private browsing

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