So, since this has been sitting here for a while...
Sat, Aug 6
The discussion on the English Wikipedia has been archived: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Village_pump_(technical)/Archive_199#Search_box_and_default_zoom_messed_up_while_using_desktop_on_mobile
Fri, Aug 5
For what it's worth, the zoomed screen and search bar issue referenced above also happens on Firefox on mobile.
Fri, Jul 29
Apr 18 2022
(This refers to the comment from @Aklapper above. There were portions of the comment I felt needed to be suppressed, so I'm reposting what I felt was relevant.)
Jul 15 2020
Jul 14 2020
This item has been referenced on the English Wikipedia's "Village Pump (technical)" page: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Village_pump_(technical)#Way_to_disable_link_to_base_page_and/or_root_page_on_a_subpage?
Sep 17 2019
Pretty sure this is resolved now...
Jan 9 2015
Looks like the software's ability to enforce the title blacklist on enwiki is down again. Are there any updates on completing the fix?