CTAN Update: babel
Changes are described in: https://github.com/latex3/babel/wiki/What's-new-in-babel-3.39 Here is a summary: - Languages can now be loaded on the fly (via \babelprovide). - With \babelposthyphenation captured chars can now be mapped in the replacement (lua). - \babelcharproperty can be used to assign specific chars to a locale (lua). - Fixes: - Sichuan Yi: line breaking was not activated (lua). - Hyphenation was not always applied with onchar (lua). - bidi=basic-l/basic-r where not activated correctly (xe). - Thai and turkish raised and error without import in \babelprovide. - Cleaned up some ini/tex locale files (de, zh, sa).
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 TeX or LaTeX
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 pdfLaTeX, as well as with XeLaTeX and LuaLaTeX, out of the box. A few even work with plain formats.
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2012–2020 Javier Bezos and Johannes L. Braams
|Maintainer||Javier Bezos López|
Johannes L. Braams (inactive)
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