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

Gerard Meijssen gerard.meijssen at gmail.com
Thu Jul 3 13:08:24 UTC 2008

Without localisation there is not much point to it.

On Thu, Jul 3, 2008 at 3:00 PM, Anthony <wikimail at inbox.org> wrote:

> On Wed, Jul 2, 2008 at 6:59 PM, Marcus Buck <me at marcusbuck.org> wrote:
> > A central repository for templates and other
> > stuff which is useful on many projects could solve the problems for
> > Wikimedia projects. But not for other MediaWiki projects
> Why not?  InstantCommons was recently enabled:
> http://intelligentdesigns.net/blog/?p=91
> It's working great.  No more copying images from one wiki to another
> as long as the image is in commons.  I wish I could get *that* for the
> infobox templates, {{fact}}, etc.
> A central repository for templates would probably be *primarily*
> useful for third party MediaWiki projects, because of the language
> issues.  To be useful across Wikimedia projects, localization issues
> would greatly complicate the implementation.  For that reason, maybe
> Commons isn't really the right place for it...
> I'll look into $wgEnableScaryTranscluding.  The name scares me, though...
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