Page MenuHomePhabricator

Issues in legacy skins (tracking)
Closed, InvalidPublic

Description

Issues in legacy skins that could be easily fixed by killing them off.

See also changeset Ia6d73c2d, "Completely remove support for ancient skins".


Version: 1.21.x
Severity: normal

Details

Reference
bz42081

Event Timeline

bzimport raised the priority of this task from to Low.Nov 22 2014, 1:03 AM
bzimport added a project: MediaWiki-General.
bzimport set Reference to bz42081.
bzimport added a subscriber: Unknown Object (MLST).
matmarex created this task.Nov 13 2012, 8:08 PM

And by "legacy skins", I mean Nostalgia and Standard, the only two still using SkinLegacy and LegacyTemplate.

saper added a comment.Nov 13 2012, 8:20 PM

Please be more specific, using "sucks" is not helpful. Just using a particular class as template is not a valid reason imho.

This bug tracks all the issues in legacy skins. Or at least the ones I was able to find and pinpoint the problem - the four bugs currently here are caused by the lack of usage of standard navigation menus.

Of course, it doesn't imply removing them; if anyone cares, they can go and fix them :)

Leaving this where is is, but it's mostly a used-by-Wikimedia bug rather than a MediaWiki one.

Well we have bug 27292 which does not seem to be overloaded with too many issues. All issues pointed by you are derivative of bug 37880, which is a single hook issue.

This is invalid now that the legacy skins have been removed (Ia6d73c2d).

Aklapper added a subscriber: Aklapper.

[adding the Tracking-Neverending project to tasks blocking (now deprecated) T4007 as part of T93366]