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Third party Vector installs should look different from Wikimedia deployed
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An admirable goal of the desktop improvements project would be to make a third-party install distinguishable from a Wikimedia-deployed install to aid Wikimedia branding (a larger goal would be for the Vector skin to use non-Wikimedia themed icons)

One small way to realize that goal might be to make the Vector background a slightly off white color, out of the box

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Event Timeline

Change 753551 had a related patch set uploaded (by Jdlrobson; author: Jdlrobson):

[mediawiki/skins/Vector@master] Default Vector install has off-yellow background

Test wiki created on Patch demo by Jdlrobson using patch(es) linked to this task:

Change 753551 abandoned by Jdlrobson:

[mediawiki/skins/Vector@master] Default Vector install has off-yellow background


See patchdemo and phab ticket