[Foundation-l] Implementing the Babel extension

effe iets anders effeietsanders at gmail.com
Tue Jul 1 18:38:50 UTC 2008

Hi Gerard,

thanks for asking for comments. Where can we find the
proposal/explanation/code and where to put those comments? :)

BR, Lodewijk

2008/7/1 Gerard Meijssen <gerard.meijssen op gmail.com>:
> Hoi.
> The Babel templates are widely used on the Wikimedia Foundation's wikis.
> Implementing them is a lot of work; you need more then 1000 templates just
> to cover the languages that the Wikimedia Foundation supports in its
> projects. Several Wikis have templates to support additional languages. For
> the bigger projects this is no longer an issue as the templates have already
> been created, but for many of the smaller projects getting the Babel
> information implemented is a lot of work. It would be great if the time
> could be saved to do something that is really useful like writing articles.
> At Betawiki we have been working hard to create a Babel extension. The great
> news of an extension is, that there is no need to do anything but implement
> the extension. We currently think that the software is at a state where we
> would like to invite the last comments leading to the implementation on all
> the WMF wikis.
> Thanks,
>     Gerard
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