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Remove HTMLDiff
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HTMLDiff is terribly broken. It's been an i18n nightmare since the start and doesn't function correctly a lot of the time. I think this experimental feature should be removed.

Bugs 18872, 17812 and 15328 can probably be INVALID if we nuke HTMLDiff.

Version: unspecified
Severity: enhancement
See also: T20872, T19812, T17328



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bzimport raised the priority of this task from to Medium.Nov 21 2014, 10:39 PM
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Created attachment 6378
Remove HTMLDiff Entirely

  • Remove HTMLDiff and all dependent stuff, nuke UI, nuke $wgEnableHTMLDiff
    • Removed $htmldiff param in DifferenceEngine constructor, updated single caller that passed this
  • Remove now useless Node classes and children, update Autoloader
  • Nuke all diff-* messages except diff-multi, visualcomparison, visual-comparison and wikicodecomparison