launch external application warning

Andrew Lewman andrew at
Sat Feb 20 01:49:46 UTC 2010

On 02/16/2010 02:00 AM, Luis Herrera wrote:
>> This is a UI problem with either otr or pidgin.  Naturally you think
>> clikcing "Authenticate" means you want to authenticate the user.  What
>> it really means is that pidgin tries to load your default browser to go
>> to the otr website to explain what "authenticate" means, like a help
>> file.
> *** Yes, that is what I thought.  Is there a way to tell the portable
> Tor-enabled Firefox browser, "always use me and don't launch any other
> browser"? 

I agree on the risks.  I'll hack at this a bit and see if I can figure
it out.

Andrew Lewman
The Tor Project
pgp 0x31B0974B

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