A bunch of unused images were removed from…

A bunch of unused images were removed from coreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress. in changeset 21498. Several of them were background gradients that were replaced with CSSCSS Cascading Style Sheets. 3 gradients. The rest have been unused in core for few releases.

However there are some plugins that use a few of these images and would need updating. Best thing to do would be to copy the images locally as that makes a pluginPlugin A plugin is a piece of software containing a group of functions that can be added to a WordPress website. They can extend functionality or add new features to your WordPress websites. WordPress plugins are written in the PHP programming language and integrate seamlessly with WordPress. These can be free in the WordPress.org Plugin Directory https://wordpress.org/plugins/ or can be cost-based plugin from a third-party independent from core changes. If the images were gradients, best would be to use CSS 3 gradients (example).