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CTAN Update: babel

Date: September 19, 2017 7:41:54 PM CEST
Javier Bezos López submitted an update to the babel package. Version: 3.13 2017-09-18 License: lppl1.3 Summary description: Multilingual support for Plain TeX or LaTeX Announcement text:
What's new ---------- - Existing ldf files take priority over declared options with \DeclareOption (except hebrew). - With a few exceptions, ini files have reached version 1.0. - New key `import' for \babelprovide, which also defines dates. This means babel currently provides (total or partial) support for about 200 languages. Many of them are usable with XeTeX and LuaTeX. Current development is focused on Unicode engines, mainly font handling and bidi writing.
The package’s Catalogue entry can be viewed at https://ctan.org/pkg/babel The package’s files themselves can be inspected at http://mirror.ctan.org/macros/latex/required/babel/base/
Thanks for the upload. For the CTAN Team Petra Rübe-Pugliese
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babel – Multilingual support for Plain or

This package manages culturally-determined typographical (and other) rules for a wide range of languages. A document may select a single language to be supported, or it may select several, in which case the document may switch from one language to another in a variety of ways.

Babel uses contributed configuration files that provide the detail of what has to be done for each language. Included is also a set of ini files for about 200 languages.

Many language styles work with pdf, as well as with XeLaTeX and Lua, out of the box. A few even work with plain formats.

Packagebabel
Version3.37 2019-12-08
Copyright1989–2012 Johannes Braams et al.
2012–2019 Javier Bezos and Johannes L. Braams
MaintainerJavier Bezos López
Johannes L. Braams (inactive)

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