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CTAN Update: babel

Date: May 20, 2017 7:00:37 PM CEST
Javier Bezos López submitted an update to the babel package. Version: 3.10 2017-05-19 License: lppl1.3 Summary description: Multilingual support for Plain TeX or LaTeX Announcement text:
What's new. ---------- With \babelprovide you can create a new language if there is no style for your language or the available ones do not fit your needs. This macro is also the first step in using the new ini files, because you can load the captions in utf-8 from them if necessary (and if available). From this version on, the letter in version numbers is dropped, so the current one is 3.10, the next one will be 3.11 and so on.
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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