While awesome, the current software is deeply flawed because it does not support all the scripts and languages of our projects. The excuse has been that the library that "everybody" is using is external to MediaWiki and the problem is in this library.
Has been, but not for much longer. Development is progressing nicely on another library. A library that will support other scripts. Vasudev Kamath's first package entered debian and it is the pytho
The project page can be found here and, here is your opportunity to test the existing functionality.