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Fix misleading help text talking about yellow/blue knobs
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Multiple scripts intentionally change the yellow/blue color scheme RevisionSlider is using:


Screenshot from 2020-03-14 14-50-46.png (630×1 px, 58 KB)

These overrides are in the VisualEditor extension:$32
Impact: At the moment, this is available to all users that have the "Visual differences" Beta feature enabled. The moment this is not in Beta any more, it will be available to all users.


Screenshot from 2020-03-14 14-47-29.png (476×1 px, 65 KB)

The code that overrides our colors:
Impact: This is only available to users that have the user script set up. Installation instructions are here:

What's the issue?

As far as I can see only one: some help text talks about yellow and blue knobs. Users actually reported this:

Event Timeline

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Change 579730 had a related patch set uploaded (by Thiemo Kreuz (WMDE); owner: Thiemo Kreuz (WMDE)):
[mediawiki/extensions/RevisionSlider@master] Update help text talking about specific colors

Change 579730 merged by jenkins-bot:
[mediawiki/extensions/RevisionSlider@master] Update help text talking about specific colors

WMDE-Fisch set the point value for this task to 1.Mar 17 2020, 11:24 AM
thiemowmde moved this task from Demo to Done on the WMDE-QWERTY-Sprint-2020-03-04 board.