[tbb-bugs] #30237 [Applications/Tor Browser]: Tor Browser: Improve TBB UI of hidden service client authorization

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#30237: Tor Browser: Improve TBB UI of hidden service client authorization
 Reporter:  asn                       |          Owner:  tbb-team
     Type:  defect                    |         Status:  needs_information
 Priority:  Medium                    |      Milestone:
Component:  Applications/Tor Browser  |        Version:
 Severity:  Normal                    |     Resolution:
 Keywords:  TorBrowserTeam201905      |  Actual Points:
Parent ID:  #30000                    |         Points:
 Reviewer:                            |        Sponsor:  Sponsor27-must

Comment (by asn):

 Replying to [comment:9 mcs]:
 > Kathy and I have been exploring whether we can use Mozilla's
 notifications module (`toolkit/modules/PopupNotifications.jsm`) to
 implement the onion services authentication prompt. This would produce a
 doorhanger and would look a lot like the password manager's prompts. Here
 is a mockup:
 > [[Image(https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/raw-
 attachment/ticket/30237/client-auth-notification-mockup-1.png, 646px)]]
 > Antonela, Georg, and others: do you think this is an acceptable
 > A side note: if it is important, we can move the "Learn moreā€¦" link up
 near "Onion Authentication"; we get it "for free" in the location shown
 because that is how Mozilla positions it within their other prompts.

 Yes I think this is totally an acceptable approach. And I was not aware of
 the line-of-death issue but it does make sense.

Ticket URL: <https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/ticket/30237#comment:12>
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