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Textinput placeholders in current implementation useful?
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The placeholder texts currently featured in the login/create account views on desktop are featuring mostly redundant information.
We should assure we're going for best user experience when we're already touching them in converting over to OOjs UI.

On mobile (with smartphone media query, not tablet) the placeholders take a more important role, as they are the only field indicators.
That's questionable on it's own, as the information, what field the user is currently typing in, is disappearing after the first character is typed.

Does the information provided help users or are we just filling space because we can?
Should we improve the Voice & Tone of the placeholders or get rid of them?

DesktopMobile (showing the issue when User is typing)Mobile (Tablet)
T147808 Placeholder styling normal - Log in - Wikipedia 2016-10-10.png (352×320 px, 30 KB)
T147820 Mobile Smartphone - Log in - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia 2016-10-10.png (404×351 px, 26 KB)
T147820 Log in Mobile Tablet - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia 2016-10-10.png (410×735 px, 34 KB)
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