[Foundation-l] [Wikitech-l] Implementing the Babel extension

Gerard Meijssen gerard.meijssen at gmail.com
Tue Jul 1 21:59:54 UTC 2008

If there was only a number in it... There is however a text in the templates
in the language that is indicated, the text is RTL or LTR where applicable.
Anyway, I agree with you that such a high number of templates is not really
what we want. and consequently the Babel extension provides a really welcome

On Tue, Jul 1, 2008 at 11:51 PM, Brion Vibber <brion at wikimedia.org> wrote:

> Gerard Meijssen wrote:
> > 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.
> That is of course ridiculous, only a couple of templates should be
> required for "box with a number in it".
> -- brion
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