VisualEditor: RTL entries don't receive dir="rtl" in Page settings / Languages
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Author: p.selitskas

Description:
Entries in Page settings / Languages don't have dir attributes for the link text. It leads to bidi issues for RTL languages.

Reproducing:

  1. Go to an article with a langlink to Hebrew, for instance. Here's my favourite: [[en:August 3]].
  2. Open the VisualEditor.
  3. Go to Page settings / Languages and scroll down to 'he'.
  4. Link text reads as "3 באוגוסט", but it should read with "3" after Hebrew characters (reading left-to-right, of course; in the beginning of the string, if right-to-left).

Version: unspecified
Severity: normal

bzimport set Reference to bz53503.
bzimport created this task.Via LegacyAug 28 2013, 10:24 PM
gerritbot added a comment.Via ConduitAug 28 2013, 10:27 PM

Change 81589 had a related patch set uploaded by Wizardist:
VisualEditor: RTL entries don't receive dir="rtl" in Page settings / Languages

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/81589

gerritbot added a comment.Via ConduitAug 30 2013, 6:26 PM

Change 81589 merged by jenkins-bot:
VisualEditor: RTL entries don't receive dir="rtl" in Page settings / Languages

https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/81589

Jdforrester-WMF added a comment.Via ConduitAug 30 2013, 8:44 PM

Merged and will go out with wmf16 (from Thursday 5 September).

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