I have reservations about this enhancement.
Introducing language specific icons for BOLD and ITALIC is not a good idea.
It may make sense for the languages that use Latin script. According to me,
these are some standardized icons accepted by all the language communities
irrespective of the software applications that they use.
A normal computer literate is familiar with the current *B* and *I* icons
available in all the word processors, text editors, and other editing tools.
Most of them are aware about its use also. So changing that to a language
specific icon may remove that edge. We have the tool tips for an icon to
convey its usage. I think that is more than enough.
If we are changing the BOLD and ITALIC icons then we need to consider lot of
other similar icons strike though. Also this move may affect the cross wiki
On Thu, Feb 18, 2010 at 2:35 AM, Gerard Meijssen
Yesterday there were two blogposts about improving support for your
language(s) in MediaWiki ... Parul wrote about technical bits and bobs and I
wrote to ask you all to help her help you..
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