VisualEditor: Remove Opera from blacklist
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I think we can (almost) remove Opera from the blacklist now, see blocking bug 36000. Opera < 12 should still probably be blacklisted, though, and < 10 should be blacklisted for sure (there's a bunch of people who insist that 9.64 was the ultimate version ever and stick to it).

It'd be cool if it could be added to the whitelist as well, but I guess that would be a promise to support it and you guys probably don't want to promise that ;)


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matmarex created this task.Via LegacyJul 5 2013, 5:18 PM
Jdforrester-WMF added a comment.Via ConduitJul 5 2013, 5:41 PM

(In reply to comment #0)

I think we can (almost) remove Opera from the blacklist now, see blocking bug

  1. Opera < 12 should still probably be blacklisted, though, and < 10 should be blacklisted for sure (there's a bunch of people who insist that 9.64 was the ultimate version ever and stick to it).

    It'd be cool if it could be added to the whitelist as well, but I guess that would be a promise to support it and you guys probably don't want to promise that ;)

Very happy to add to the whitelist if you're sure that everything works perfectly. It's not a state a browser can only reach if supported by WMF, if you want to commit to doing that. The comprehensive testing is quite a high bar, however - does Opera now cope with everything at mediawiki.org/wiki/VisualEditor/Basic_example_worksheet ?

brion added a comment.Via ConduitJul 5 2013, 5:48 PM

Note that the Presto engine-based Opera 12.x is being end-of-lined; the new Opera 15 is Chromium-based.

Is it worth worrying about Opera 12.x compatibility?

matmarex added a comment.Via ConduitJul 5 2013, 7:28 PM

(In reply to comment #2)

Note that the Presto engine-based Opera 12.x is being end-of-lined; the new
Opera 15 is Chromium-based.

There is no release date or anything apart from a very early alpha of Opera 15 (which basically does nothing apart from showing pages). I'd say Opera 12 still has a bit of time before it.

Is it worth worrying about Opera 12.x compatibility?

Still, objectively, maybe it's not. But I care personally. :)

matmarex added a comment.Via ConduitJul 29 2013, 9:58 PM

It was unblacklisted in the now-merged Ia80a6f53.

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