Support dark skins (tracking)
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A variety of blocks of content in MediaWiki's UI do not support skins that use a dark content area. They either use an explicit dark text color that does not inherit light colors used by the skin or use a light background without specifying the text color and as a result when the dark skin uses a light body text it becomes light text on a light background.

While it is reasonable to expect that a dark skin will add extra styling to make content look event cleaner in it, the default should remain readable without customization.

This is especially important given that this is not a fixed set of content, new parts of the UI are introduced with this same issue, as a result there's no way a skin can simply patch in fixes for all of MW, new things would simply break.

Version: 1.24rc
Severity: normal

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