[tor-dev] Tor Browser Launcher

Jacob Appelbaum jacob at appelbaum.net
Tue Feb 19 04:52:30 UTC 2013

> Micah Lee:
>>>> Well, which should your users be using? From my perspective, I think you
>>>> should give them the alpha and help them report bugs! :-)
>> Interesting idea. Anyone else have opinions on this? I think I'd be fine
>> giving people the alpha, but I also don't want to annoy people with too
>> many bugs.
> No, please no alphas by default. This defeats the purpose of alphas. As
> a fast solution: stable only. As a medium solution: allow choosing
> stable or alpha. As an ideal solution: allow both to coexist.

This is all alpha software, no?

>> Right now it would be easiest to just make it get the alpha.
>> Or, alternatively, I could download
>> https://www.torproject.org/download/download.html.en and parse it for
>> the current version. However, this will break as soon as torproject.org
>> updates it's web design.
> Why not phrase https://check.torproject.org/RecommendedTBBVersions ? No
> updates planed for it even in long term as far I am following trac...

That is probably an alright way to do things.

All the best,

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