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Refactor Special:RenameUser to use FormSpecialPage
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At the moment, it's a mess of manually generated HTML. We should tidy it up and use FormSpecialPage, because it is indeed a special page with a form.

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MC8 created this task.May 25 2015, 8:32 AM
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Sethakill triaged this task as Medium priority.

Change 288752 had a related patch set uploaded (by Sethakill):
Rewrited Special:RenameUser to use FormSpecialPage (with OOUI).

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/288752

I've rewrote this page to use FormSpecialPage with OOUI. I've added warning if user is blocked for indefinite time (can be changed) instead of 'Show block log for user' button. IMO it looks better.

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@Sethakill Looks good, but when it can be merged?

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