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Bug 7125 - Convert minus hyphens to another hyphen of some sort
Convert minus hyphens to another hyphen of some sort
Status: RESOLVED DUPLICATE of bug 1485
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
Parser (Other open bugs)
unspecified
All All
: Normal enhancement (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
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Reported: 2006-08-26 10:17 UTC by yonidebest
Modified: 2006-08-27 17:19 UTC (History)
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Description yonidebest 2006-08-26 10:17:38 UTC
Hi, I would like to suggets the following that will be used 
on the Hebrew Wikipedia and other Hebrew Wikimedia projects:
Wiki will convert, as it converts a * into a list and ~~~ 
into a signature, two minus hyphens (U+2010 : --) to an 
U+05BE sign (Hebrew hyphen : ־). And convert three minus 
hyphens (U+2010 : ---) into an en hyphen (U+2013 : –) 
(–).

This is because that we do not have a Hebrew hyphen (U+05BE) 
and a Hebrew dash (U+2013) on the keyboard so we have been 
using the minus hyphens instead - and incorrectly. As an 
encyclopedia we cannot go on like this, and thus I have 
suggested the aforementioned enhancement. I believe it to be 
improtant as it will enable the Hebrew community to use the 
correct syntex as regulated by the Official Academy of the 
Hebrew Language of Israel.

Thanks.
Comment 1 Aryeh Gregor (not reading bugmail, please e-mail directly) 2006-08-27 01:45:59 UTC

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 1485 ***
Comment 2 yonidebest 2006-08-27 17:14:56 UTC
Pehaps this but is related to other bugs, but I think it should stand on it's own 
since the requests are different. I requested that we use the -- to create a 
Hebrew hyphen, not an em/en dash. This is importatnt since the Hebrew hyphen is in 
much more use. Besides, my request should reflect only some of the Wikis and not 
all, so perhaps it needs a different approach to fixing it.
Comment 3 yonidebest 2006-08-27 17:19:15 UTC
oh, I saw your remark at bug # 1485. n/m.

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