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Re: [GMG-Devel] RTL alignment

From: Genghis Khan
Subject: Re: [GMG-Devel] RTL alignment
Date: Wed, 27 Nov 2013 08:25:42 +0100

On Tue, 26 Nov 2013 10:52:07 -0600
Christopher Allan Webber <address@hidden> wrote:

> Heya GK,
> You may have seen:

This ticket was created over two years ago; at least, it is a known

> Sadly we haven't had as much progress with this as we'd like. We
> could use someone who has personal experience and expertise. If
> you're interested in helping, I think it would be most welcome.

Thank you, ans thank you for reference. I am very delighted to see
that Osama Khalid is also involved.

> Translation and advice itself would help, but additionally, do you
> have any experience working with git, or doing any coding work? We
> could really use assistance from someone who has direct knowledge and
> experience!

I can suggest to play with CSS stylesheets and see what is to be
modified and what is not, but I can not offer much in Python
programming, yet.

> Feel free to ping me on IRC, I'm paroneayea in #mediagoblin on

Noted. Thank you!

> Thanks!
> - Chris
> address@hidden writes:
> > Dear GNU MediaGoblin developers and users,
> >
> > I would like to propose myself as one who would be willing to test a
> > proper support for RTL languages such as Arabic, Farsi, Hebrew,
> > Urdu.
> >
> > If you have an Arabic, Iranian, Pakistani person, that are willing
> > to do so, then you better give priority to them as these languages
> > are more complex than Hebrew (a language that has intact letters in
> > right- -to-left direction); usually, if RTL is correct in Hebrew,
> > it would be so for the rest of the aforementioned Semitic languages.
> >
> > I guess this would not be difficult to implement.
> >
> > I suggest to either have a separate file that will list RTL locales
> > or add an RTL entry like GTK+ did with its .po files where a
> > translator defines whether local is RTL (if string is empty then
> > LTR - common). I prefer making a separate file where ar, fa, he
> > etc. will be listed in.
> >
> > Regards,
> > --GK.

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