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

Munzir Taha munzirtaha at gmail.com
Sun Mar 12 14:28:39 UTC 2006

في يوم الأحد 11 صفر 1427 11:23, كتب Dries Buytaert:
> 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?

I just added one.

Thanks for your care.

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

Munzir Taha
Telecommunications and Electronics Engineer
Maintainer of Fedora Arabic Translation Project
Maintainer of the OpenBugs project page at
Master CIW Designer, ICDL, MOUS, Linux+, LPI 101
Riyadh, SA

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