Moriel Schottlender

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Moriel Schottlender
Moriel Schottlender
Software Engineer, Editing, Wikimedia Foundation
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About me

I'm a Physicist-turned-Computer Scientist from New York, originally from Israel, and I speak and think right to left.

My work

I started working with the VisualEditor team as part of a Google Summer of Code 2013 project. After the summer's end, I joined the team to continue working on internationalization and RTL support.

Disclaimer: I work for the Wikimedia Foundation, and this is the account I intend to use for edits or statements I make in that role. However, the Foundation does not vet all my activity, so edits, statements, or other contributions made by this account may not reflect the views of the Foundation.

Contact me

  • E-mail:
  • IRC: mooeypoo on Freenode #mediawiki-visualeditor
  • Location: San Francisco

he-N משתמש זה דובר עברית כשפת אם.
en-5 This user has professional knowledge of English.
es-1 Este usuario tiene un conocimiento básico del español.

Blog posts

I wrote a couple of blogs posts explaining some of the challenges of finding proper support for right-to-left languages in VisualEditor: