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Resource Loader should use RTL layout when user wants it, not site
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Author: neilk

It seems that Resource Loader will send RTL CSS files only if LocalSettings.php has $wgLanguageCode set to be a known RTL language, like 'ar' or 'he' or 'enrtl'.

That works fine for the Wikipedias, which are monolingual.

But a site like Commons is multilingual. People should be able to use a different interface based only on their language preference, or even the uselang= parameter.

Version: unspecified
Severity: enhancement



Event Timeline

bzimport raised the priority of this task from to Medium.Nov 21 2014, 11:32 PM
bzimport set Reference to bz28228.

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 27490 ***

neilk wrote:

This is not a duplicate of bug 27490. The fix to bug 27490 is in fact what introduced the problem.

UploadWizard is all user interface, there's no long continuous text. Hence it's messed up, just as the fix to the bug admits.

You will note that this bug was filed months after the patches to fix the other bug landed.

  • This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 6100 ***