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The wikitext mode gives a blank page in Firefox 31.2 ESR
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On the Beta Cluster, @NicoV switched from the visual editor the new wikitext editor, and ended up with a blank page (many lines, but no wikitext displayed).

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Sure, FF 31.2 is two years old now. But some people are stuck with it, and silently blanking the page is a bad user experience.

Used innerText by mistake which doesn't work in FF<45.

Change 314594 had a related patch set uploaded (by Esanders):
Use createTextNode in wikitext converter

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/314594

Change 314594 merged by jenkins-bot:
Use createTextNode in wikitext converter

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/314594

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