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CTAN Update: Polyglossia

Date: March 23, 2010 4:41:33 PM CET
On Tue, 23 Mar 2010, François Charette submitted an update to the polyglossia package. Summary description: Modern multilingual typesetting with XeLaTeX License type: lppl Announcement text:
This version fixes numerous bugs and brings several enhancements. NB: The next version (1.2), currently in development, will bring a new simplified setup interface for writing gloss-*.ldf files (see http://github.com/fc7/polyglossia/tree/1.2/ for the current development tree) and support for more languages. - Bugfix for French: explicit spaces before/after double punctuation signs are now replaced by the appropriate non-breaking spaces, as in Babel. - Bugfix for font switching mechanism within Latin script (pending a complete re-implementation in v1.2): the font shape and series are no longer reset when switching language. - New macros for non-Western decimal digits (instead of fontmappings) - New gloss files for Asturian, Lithuanian and Urdu - hijrical.sty is now locale-aware: \hijritoday is formatted differently in Arabic, Farsi, Urdu, Turkish and Bahasa Indonesia. - Enable babelshorthands for Dutch - Add missing macro \allowhyphens - Add global option babelshorthands - Support Catalan geminated l - Bugfix when declaring more than one pkg option - Add missing requirement "makecmds" - Bugfix for smallcaps in captions - Typo for ccname in Hebrew - Add option "numerals" to gloss-russian.ldf - Bugfix for Russian alph - Provide newXeTeXintercharclass when undefined - Remove superfluous level of {} in def of markright - Bugfix for \datecatalan - Change hyphenmins for Sanskrit
This package is located at http://mirror.ctan.org/macros/xetex/latex/polyglossia/ . More information is at http://tug.ctan.org/info/?id=polyglossia (if the package is new it may take a day for that information to appear). We are supported by the TeX Users Group http://www.tug.org . Please join a users group; see http://www.tug.org/usergroups.html . _______________________________________________ Thanks for the upload. For the CTAN Team Rainer Schöpf

polyglossia – An alternative to babel for XeLaTeX and Lua

This package provides a complete Babel replacement for users of Lua and XeLaTeX; it relies on the fontspec package, version 2.0 at least.

Version1.65 2023-10-01
Copyright2008–2010 François Charette
2011–2023 Arthur Reutenauer
2013 Elie Roux
2019 Bastien Roucariès
2019–2023 Jürgen Spitzmüller
MaintainerArthur Rosendahl
Jürgen Spitzmüller
François Charette (inactive)



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