This sounds like it's 100% a webkit bug, and a relatively unusual corner
case at that (where you have to first modify your system colors). Why
should we add ugly workarounds inside Review Board that affect everyone for
a browser bug that affects so few people? Can you work around this with
user stylesheets of your own?
On Fri, Oct 25, 2013 at 12:06 PM, Matthew Woehlke
> On some web browsers, if the system color scheme has a dark default
> background color, various text input areas in Review Board end up with
> illegible black text against a dark background.
> I originally thought this was just a webkit bug, but decided to take a
> closer look today, and can't actually find where RB ever specifies the
> background color for text input areas. As a result, the foreground color
> gets inherited as 'black' from the 'body' css rules, but the background
> color is the system default. (At least according to uzbl, the UA style
> sheet should be specifying white, but due to a webkit bug, input widgets
> ignore 'white'.)
> Would it be possible/reasonable to have RB's css specify a non-white (even
> e.g. #fefefe) background color for its text input areas? Or 'white' with an
> explicit border (which seems to work around the bug)?
> Inline comments are most noticeable, but also the user name / password
> fields on the login page.
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