India Hackathon 2011
Along with Wiki Conference India 2011, WMF is organizing India hackathon (18–20 November, Mumbai), which will focus on language, mobile and offline support for MediaWiki content. Approximately 100-125 attendees are expected.
HTTPS support has been enabled on all Wikimedia sites; mobile support is still to come.
Internationalization team working on Indic languages
Internationalization and localization Team , currently focusing on Indic languages added many features to the Narayam input method extension and WebFonts extension, The team started to build language support teams focusing on localization and internationalization. A major achievement was the deployment of the Translate extension to meta-wiki, it will be used to translate content pages, e.g. for the 2011 fundraiser. The localization team ended its first sprint as a team, and presented a development showcase.
The deployment of MediaWiki 1.18 was successfully completed on all Wikimedia wikis. Developers are now fixing the remaining bugs before releasing 1.18 for third parties. The first beta is expected in early November.