I sit in front of my trusty computer, coding-away right-to-left popup-location fixes in anticipation of the new VisualEditor deployment in the Hebrew Wikipedia. The hard part, I tell myself (and with good reason) is calculating the mirroring coordinates; which object to I use as parent to mirror my coordinates against?
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I’ve spent a lot of my Physics education dealing with calculations. Calculating positions of objects as they move in space, particles in some electric field, planets around a certain star, and more, more and some more. In Physics, Mathematics is the language we use to represent reality, perform predictions, and validate them.
This year I had the distinct privilege of being accepted to the Google Summer of Code summer internship, working for the Wikimedia Foundation. I will be responsible for improving Right-to-Left support in the new Visual Editor.