[tbb-bugs] #29768 [Applications/Tor Browser]: Introduce new features to users in Tor Browser

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#29768: Introduce new features to users in Tor Browser
 Reporter:  antonela                             |          Owner:  tbb-
                                                 |  team
     Type:  defect                               |         Status:
                                                 |  needs_review
 Priority:  High                                 |      Milestone:
Component:  Applications/Tor Browser             |        Version:
 Severity:  Normal                               |     Resolution:
 Keywords:  TorBrowserTeam201903R, tbb-8.5       |  Actual Points:
  -must-alpha, TorBrowserTeam201904              |
Parent ID:  #25658                               |         Points:
 Reviewer:                                       |        Sponsor:

Comment (by gk):

 Replying to [comment:31 mcs]:
 > Okay, here is our torbutton patch (add new strings):
 > And here is our tor-browser patch (make all the new stuff work):
 > https://gitweb.torproject.org/user/brade/tor-
 > Adding the attention-grabbing dot took some work but it seems
 worthwhile. We ended up using a variation of the third animation that
 Dunqan suggested in comment:4 (a simple pulsating "dot" that stops
 animating after 14 seconds). Kathy and I think it looks good without being
 too annoying. Once we have a new nightly build everyone should take a look
 at it. You can force the 8.5 update tour to be displayed by opening the
 browser, using about:config to set `browser.onboarding.tourset-version` to
 `2` (instead of the new default value of `3`), and then restarting the

 Looks good to me. I merged the Torbutton patch to `master` (commit
 9d7c1081105eb3858f6654daa31202d4bac1d84f) and the browser patch to `tor-
 browser` (commit e4a163b58530f37b7f292fe49ad7b882b2f046d0).

 For anyone testing that in, say, nightly builds the pref to actually set
 tp `2` is `browser.onboarding.seen-tourset-version`.

Ticket URL: <https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/ticket/29768#comment:34>
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