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JavaScript error in IE 8 due to {{~null~}}
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This is compiled by Handlebars into JS source code that includes helpers.null and depth0.null. IE 8 gives a syntax error, "Expected identifier", when Handlebars tries to compile this to a function.

I've put up a Handlebars patch to fix it upstream, but in the meantime we can also use {{~noop~}}, which I believe has the exact same effect, and may be more intuitive anyway.

This causes major user-facing problems, e.g. it can't render new topics at all.

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Change 185392 had a related patch set uploaded (by Mattflaschen):
Fix multiple major IE 8 issues


Change 185392 merged by jenkins-bot:
Fix multiple major IE 8 issues

Mattflaschen-WMF closed this task as Resolved.Feb 25 2015, 10:28 PM
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