#33282: new window: increase max width
 Reporter:  Thorin                               |          Owner:  tbb-
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     Type:  defect                               |         Status:  new
 Priority:  Medium                               |      Milestone:
Component:  Applications/Tor Browser             |        Version:
 Severity:  Normal                               |     Resolution:
 Keywords:  tbb-usability, tbb-fingerprinting-   |  Actual Points:
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Comment (by Thorin):

 Mozilla released a study back in Jan 2018:

 Here is the presentation:
 - slide 15: 2100 users in the RFP branch (9 branches total, equal sized
 - slide 30: look at the color strips on the RFP column (pretty sure the
 blue one is `screen`)
 - slide 32: `screen` issues was the top deal breaker .. `layout` is up
 there too
 - slide 33: **screen** is only in RFP (1 of 9 branches) and yet it was the
 top deal breaker for the entire study (see slide 32)
 - slide 41: RFP was the third highest cause of users leaving the study

 I don't exactly know what `screen` entails: could be lack of real estate:
 i.e forced new window being too small, or the browser not starting
 maximized. Look at the brouhaha that ensued when LBing was turned on.
 People are very picky about "how" things should "look" (size, position,

 I don't browser the clearnet much in TB: but I see scrollbars a lot: for
 example a google search at 1000 wide causes a horizontal scrollbar, and
 buttons are off screen. At 1200px no scrollbar, and buttons are visible.
 - slide 26: don't break top sites (look at the email ones: this ties in
 with workflow below)

 More width helps workflow (well, to be more precise: from a tiny square to
 having some reasonable width - am I being biased here?)
 - slides 28 + 53: messing with workflow is a no-no!!

 Anyway: enjoy. Class, discuss!

 I still don't think 1200 as max is enough. I think 1400 is better. And one
 key to entropy outliers is to get more users

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