MediaWiki's jquery.placeholder module and github.com/mathiasbynens/jquery-placeholder should be merged
completed by: MegaAlex
mentors: Bartosz Dziewoński
MediaWiki's core jquery.placeholder module and https://github.com/mathiasbynens/jquery-placeholder should be merged. Both are polyfills for 'placeholder' attribute implementation, with each having some features missing from the other one.
See this bug report for more information. Students are required to read Wikimedia's general instructions first. You are only required to submit a patch to MediaWiki. (But feel free to submit a pull request on GitHub too.)