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Drop IE8 compatibility hacks in MediaViewer
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MediaWiki is dropping IE8 JS support in 1.27 so they are just cruft.

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Could this be a Google Code-in task that someone (who?) would be willing to mentor?

If there is a shortage of GCI tasks, I'd rather help find them new tasks which make a difference and aren't just housekeeping.

Change 296499 had a related patch set uploaded (by Mholloway):
Remove IE8 JS compatibility hacks/workarounds

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/296499

Change 296499 merged by jenkins-bot:
Remove IE8 JS compatibility hacks/workarounds

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/296499

@Jdlrobson Did Web do this task? Is it actually a tracking task? Just calculating velocity, points, etc. If Web did it, it needs points. :)

Jdlrobson set the point value for this task to 0.Jul 18 2016, 5:24 PM

We reviewed work by @Mholloway. Arguably you could add 0.5 on it but it wasn't much work at all.