Special:Contributions requires a username even when using "Show contributions of new accounts only"
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Description

rMW86e9469e5dfc: Html: Unblacklist HTML5 form validation attributes caused Special:Contributions to start requiring that a username be filled in even when using the "Show contributions of new accounts only" 'newbies' mode.

To reproduce:

Anomie created this task.Jan 19 2017, 9:25 PM
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Change 333121 had a related patch set uploaded (by Bartosz Dziewoński):
SpecialContributions: Username input is not really required

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/333121

Change 333121 merged by jenkins-bot:
SpecialContributions: Username input is not really required

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/333121

Anomie closed this task as Resolved.Jan 19 2017, 9:51 PM
Anomie assigned this task to matmarex.

Unless backported, the fix will be deployed to WMF wikis with 1.29.0-wmf.9. See https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/MediaWiki_1.29/Roadmap for the schedule.

Change 333127 had a related patch set uploaded (by Jforrester):
SpecialContributions: Username input is not really required

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/333127

Change 333127 merged by jenkins-bot:
SpecialContributions: Username input is not really required

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/333127

Mentioned in SAL (#wikimedia-operations) [2017-01-20T00:39:28Z] <thcipriani@tin> Synchronized php-1.29.0-wmf.8/includes/specials/SpecialContributions.php: SWAT: [[gerrit:333127|SpecialContributions: Username input is not really required]] T155780 (duration: 00m 39s)

Now deployed to production.