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Replace core Message Box styles with Codex equivalents
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Can we replace the existing mw.ui Message Box styles with a new "CSS-only" version of the Message component?

This task is a spin-off from T321351: [EPIC] Add CSS-only components:

The big benefit of this work would presumably be icons and buttons in the web team, but I'd like to see the CSS mixin approach applied to cdx-message before approaching this use case to confirm its viable - is our current legacy CSS for that (which is supposed to be synced with Codex) and the HTML is generated in
Is this something we can try first ?

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@Jdlrobson One of the shortcomings in your comment from my understanding is, that the core MessageBox styles are also in use by the Installer. We need to have the styles in this file. A mediawiki.UI replacement wouldn't suffice here.

Volker_E renamed this task from Replace mw-ui MessageBox styles with Codex equivalents to Replace core Message Box styles with Codex equivalents.Jan 10 2023, 1:20 AM
ldelench_wmf moved this task from Requests to Needs Refinement on the Design-Systems-Team board.
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Adjusted priority based on priority of the parent epic, T321351. Feel free to edit!

ldelench_wmf lowered the priority of this task from High to Low.Feb 13 2023, 5:27 PM

Change 893061 had a related patch set uploaded (by Jdlrobson; author: Jdlrobson):

[mediawiki/core@master] [POC] Use Codex styles on message box component