[tbb-dev] Future Plan for Tor Browser for Android

Nathan Freitas nathan at freitas.net
Wed Jun 20 18:18:10 UTC 2018

On 06/18/2018 11:09 AM, Matthew Finkel wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 18, 2018 at 12:44:00PM +0000, Georg Koppen wrote:
>> Matthew Finkel:
>>> In conclusion, I propose we develop Tor Browser for Android based on
>>> Firefox Fennec ESR. This is not an official ESR, but the changes between
>>> Fennec releases will be very small (if any changes at all). This will
>>> allow us maintain the same branches for desktop and mobile.
>> Sounds almost like a best-case scenario for us, great. We should think
>> about how we get timely information about possible security updates we
>> need to backport. I guess we can create a weekly "monitor
>> mozilla-central for possible security/privacy related backports"-role
>> and/or I can try to get a more timely access to Fennec-only security bugs.

Agreed! Seems like staying the course, with a bit more resources and
attention to high priority issues, makes the most sense here!


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