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SVG icons in MediaViewer should have a fallback
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MediaWiki supports a background-image-svg mixin to detect browser support and fall back to PNG when SVG backgrounds are not supported; we should make use of that.


Version: REL1_21-branch
Severity: normal

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Reference
bz70933

Event Timeline

bzimport raised the priority of this task from to Needs Triage.Nov 22 2014, 3:49 AM
bzimport added a project: MediaViewer.
bzimport set Reference to bz70933.
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Tgr created this task.Sep 17 2014, 9:12 AM
Gilles triaged this task as Low priority.Nov 24 2014, 2:01 PM
Gilles added a subscriber: Gilles.

Might T76473: Implement ResourceLoader module to ship CSS for sets of SVG+PNG icons to the user be relevant? That's going to add SVG->PNG fallback ability inside MW without needing to ship PNG assets, so that the OOUI framework can be used with impunity.

Tgr added a comment.Dec 9 2014, 10:19 PM

It will be, but only after we fix T72654.

Jdforrester-WMF moved this task from Untriaged to Backlog on the Multimedia board.Sep 4 2015, 6:09 PM
Restricted Application added subscribers: Matanya, Aklapper. · View Herald TranscriptSep 4 2015, 6:09 PM

Mass-removing the Multimedia tag from MediaViewer tasks, as this is now being worked on by the Reading department, not Editing's Multimedia team.

Tgr closed this task as Declined.Mar 25 2017, 9:44 PM

Declining per T72932.

This is not just IE8.

Tgr added a comment.Mar 26 2017, 12:20 AM

Pretty much everything supports SVG icons these days, so this is not worth fixing. If someone does want to fix it nevertheless, then T72654 would be the preferred approach.