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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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Tgr created this task.Jan 13 2016, 12:10 AM
Tgr raised the priority of this task from to Needs Triage.
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Jdlrobson triaged this task as Low priority.Jan 13 2016, 6:20 PM
Jdlrobson added a project: good first bug.
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Could this be a Google Code-in task that someone (who?) would be willing to mentor?

Tgr added a comment.Jan 13 2016, 10:18 PM

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.

Restricted Application added a subscriber: TerraCodes. · View Herald TranscriptApr 27 2016, 4:22 PM

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

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

Jdlrobson closed this task as Resolved.Jul 14 2016, 9:47 PM

@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.

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