[Mediawiki-l] New Extension: AllTimeZones

Gregory Varnum gregory.varnum at gmail.com
Wed Apr 4 03:54:26 UTC 2012

Interesting idea - I've seen something similar done with templates.

Any interest in hosting this on WM's Git installation rather than github?

-greg aka varnent

On Apr 3, 2012, at 11:12 PM, nischay nahata <nischayn22 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> I have made an extension called AllTimeZones [1] that lets anyone put up
> dates in a page in all Timezone formats.
> I think it will be especially useful for admins when announcing a meeting
> rather than the current usage I saw at
> http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikidata/Events (using the Template:UTC with
> local time link) as I don't like the idea of opening a new website just to
> check my local time.
> Reedy already suggested to make the zones in UTC format (I am still working
> at it), any other comments are most welcome.
> The UI  really needs some work IMHO. You can see its screenshot at [2].
> [1]http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Extension:AllTimeZones
> [2]https://github.com/nischayn22/AllTimeZones/raw/master/timezone.png
> -- 
> With Regards
> Nischay Nahata
> B.tech 3rd year
> Department of Information Technology
> NITK,Surathkal
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