[Mediawiki-i18n] RTL-lang messages in a multilingual wiki

Gerard Meijssen gerard.meijssen at gmail.com
Tue Mar 6 15:27:30 UTC 2007

Consider in a multilingual mediawiki you can specify how many languages 
you allow for. It can only be one. The issue is that the behaviour of 
the screen is taken from the user preference, as well as from the 
content. A RTL user prefers to have his navigation, tools and search 
stuff on the right. The content needs to oriented based on the language 

Rotem Liss schreef:
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> Gerard Meijssen wrote:
>> Hoi,
>> It is solved in Multilingual MediaWiki.
>> Thanks,
>>     GerardM
> It is indeed (though partially - http://mw.visc.us/Main_Page?uselang=he works
> but http://mw.visc.us/ara:Main_Page?uselang=en doesn't), but fixing this bug
> doesn't require using Multilingual MediaWiki, as it's also useful in
> single-language wikis for people who use RTL wikis but prefer to use an LTR
> language, and for people who use LTR wikis but prefer to use an RTL language.

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