[wp-trac] [WordPress Trac] #32886: Better Passwords freezes Internet Explorer 8

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#32886: Better Passwords freezes Internet Explorer 8
 Reporter:  afercia         |      Owner:
     Type:  defect (bug)    |     Status:  new
 Priority:  high            |  Milestone:  4.3
Component:  Administration  |    Version:  trunk
 Severity:  major           |   Keywords:  needs-patch
  Focuses:  ui, javascript  |
 WordPress is still officially supporting Internet Explorer 8, though
 layout and visual things may visually degrade on occasion. Unfortunately
 looks like the new Better Passwords UI is not functional at all in IE 8,
 since this browser doesn't allow to change the 'type' of an input or

 In the screenshots below you will notice the JS error in the console but
 the worst thing is even if you're fast enough to click on the "Show
 password" button IE 8 will completely freeze after a couple of seconds.



Ticket URL: <https://core.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/32886>
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