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Pänz fun Nepal met Kazze

MediaWiki runs the world's largest and best known wikis. As a result of Wikipedia's popularity and usefulness and the community's passion, I can't think of another piece of software that has gotten better i18n support. Projects like and the Narayam extension have sprung up to improve the i18n support. This makes it Free Software's best argument: give people ownership of the software and they will make sure that it runs better. We all have better software as a result.

Despite this support, MediaWiki and Wikipedia lack in some pretty important areas. One of the areas that this is most obvious is in languages that are written right-to-left (RTL) instead of left-to-right (LTR). We do try to fix these problems, but almost all of our developers work in LTR languages, so we don't notice the problems as quickly. The problems don't stare us in the face every day and wiki users in RTL languages like العربية (arabic), فارسی (farsi), and עברית (hebrew) don't have proper support.

Jede vun dä Shprooche häd_e Wiki med övver honderdousend Atikelle. Esch kann nit jläuve, dat onger dä Lück, di en dä Wikis schrieve, keine sin sullte, di er Probleeme met dä Reeschtung vun der Schreff beärbeide künnte, di inne ald lang op der Sack jon.

I think that perhaps RTL developers and LTR developers don't communicate enough. So, if you're an RTL developer, let me tell you clearly: We want you! You have something that our current MediaWiki developers don't have — something that we desperately need. Find a bug, submit a patch, and your code can be running on Wikipedia!

E paa Aanjelääjeheite för met aanzefange:

Aam Engk fählt noch en weeschteje Eijeschaff en Mediajwiki, di zesammejefaß es en Bug 6100: Donn ongerscheidlijje Schriifreschtonge müjjelesch maache för em Wiki sing Engerfäjß un singe Enhalldt. Esch hoffen, de Kapazetääte zosmme ze krijje för dat bahl beärbeidt ze krijje.