[development] Proposal to make drupal support RTL languages out of the box

Dries Buytaert dries.buytaert at gmail.com
Sun Mar 12 08:23:28 UTC 2006

On 11 Mar 2006, at 19:43, Munzir Taha wrote:
> No doubt drupal is a great piece of work and the people behind it  
> have done a
> great job and we are all thankful to them. However, being the first  
> time to
> deal with it, I faced many problems regarding Arabic support. I,  
> and another
> friend, Mugtaba, decided to lend a hand as a reward. We began with the
> translation of 4.7beta branch and almost finished it. Then we  
> turned to the
> problem of RTL/BiDi and found the work of Ayman who has thankfully  
> made his
> own bidi-theme. We thought about it carefully and found that Drupal  
> has the
> flexibility to support RTL for all the themes out of the box with a  
> trivial
> modifications to drupal files. So, instead of having themes for RTL  
> which is
> different than the themes for LTR, we would patch all the themes to  
> support
> both RTL and LTR.

Hi Munzir, is there a Drupal project issue for this?

Dries Buytaert  ::  http://www.buytaert.net/

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