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Bug 27249 - "Installed software" table in Special:Version should always be left-to-right
"Installed software" table in Special:Version should always be left-to-right
Product: MediaWiki
Classification: Unclassified
Special pages (Other open bugs)
All All
: Normal trivial (vote)
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Assigned To: Jan Paul Posma
: i18n
Depends on:
Blocks: rtl
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Reported: 2011-02-08 09:36 UTC by Amir E. Aharoni
Modified: 2012-04-16 09:15 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Assignee Huggle Beta Tester: ---

Fix (474 bytes, patch)
2011-04-25 14:43 UTC, Jan Paul Posma

Description Amir E. Aharoni 2011-02-08 09:36:45 UTC
The "Installed software" table in Special:Version shows the versions of MediaWiki, PHP and MySQL. Now, and for the foreseeable future, the names of the programs and the version numbers are not written in an RTL language, but in an RTL wiki, such as They do, however, include, a mixture of numbers, words and punctuation, which gets mixed up if forced to be right-to-left. For example, the current MySQL version looks like "facebook-r3489-log-5.1.46" instead of "5.1.46-facebook-r3489-log". It's quite hard to use the mouse to select this version number, too.

This table should be always defined as left-to-right.
Comment 1 Mark A. Hershberger 2011-04-22 00:33:57 UTC
Marking this one for GSOC peeps and bugsmash
Comment 2 Max Semenik 2011-04-22 18:57:04 UTC
Note: database version can contain localised text now that it uses Database*::getServerInfo() instead of getServerVersion(). Currently, this affects SQLite installations.
Comment 3 Jan Paul Posma 2011-04-25 14:43:40 UTC
Created attachment 8460 [details]

Easy fix. ;) Apply to trunk/phase3.
Comment 4 Sam Reed (reedy) 2011-04-25 14:46:54 UTC
Comment 5 p858snake 2011-05-06 06:50:06 UTC
*Bulk BZ change: -bugsmash from closed bugs. (7 Bugs)*

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