OOjs UI does it and it does it explicitly for exactly the reason you've filed the task for.
One thing I want to make sure, is not to introduce side-effects on MobileFrontend where the background-color sometimes changes to a yellow tone. @Jdlrobson any thoughts/objections here to make .mw-ui-inputs following a distinct color of M82 similar to OOjs UI?
@Jdlrobson Was mislead by Chrome's (WebKit's) proprietary feature of making input fields' background color pale yellow when auto-filled with saved values. See https://stackoverflow.com/questions/2338102/override-browser-form-filling-and-input-highlighting-with-html-css for more information…