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

Simetrical Simetrical+wikilist at gmail.com
Tue Jul 1 23:04:40 UTC 2008

On Tue, Jul 1, 2008 at 6:42 PM, Jesse Plamondon-Willard
<pathoschild at gmail.com> wrote:
> On MetaWiki we implemented an overhauled user language template
> system, which only uses one meta-template with subpage localizations
> (see <http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Template:User_language>). It
> includes a well-defined set of levels (unlike the old babel system),
> uses only one sorted category per language, and has various other
> improvements made possible with ParserFunctions. The babel system was
> phased out on MetaWiki long ago; see
> <http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Template_talk:User_language#Comparison_with_babel_templates>.

Now that looks like *exactly* how this system should work.  Good job
to Meta.  There's definitely no need for an extension here that
anyone's pointed out.

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