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CTAN update: babel

Date: October 28, 2020 1:41:20 PM CET
Javier Bezos López submitted an update to the babel package. Version number: 3.51 2020-10-26 License type: lppl1.3 Summary description: Multilingual support for Plain TeX or LaTeX Announcement text:
Changes in version 3.51 are described in: https://github.com/latex3/babel/wiki/What's-new-in-babel-3.51 Here is a summary: * Common interface to (re)define captions (with \setlocalecaption). * frenchspacing filled in many ini files. * A new internal macro (for ldf files) named \babel at texpdf, to ease interoperativity with hyperref in shorthands. * Fixes: - Error when loading a language on the fly in tabular (#97). - 'hyphenrules' raised an error with 'base' option (#59). - Better handling of autoloaded languages (eg, catcodes). - An error was raised with CJK and a null font (#99). - language.tag.bcp47 and tag.ini in \localeinfo didn't work (#102).
This package is located at http://mirror.ctan.org/macros/latex/required/babel/base More information is at https://www.ctan.org/pkg/babel
Thanks for the upload. For the CTAN Team Erik Braun
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babel – Multilingual support for , Lua, XeLaTeX, and Plain

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, as well as .ini files for about 300 languages from around the World, including many written in non-Latin and RTL scripts. Many of them work with pdf, as well as with XeLaTeX and Lua, out of the box. A few even work with plain formats.

Version24.4 2024-04-20
Copyright1989–2012 Johannes Braams et al.
2012–2024 Javier Bezos and Johannes L. Braams
MaintainerJavier Bezos López
Johannes L. Braams (inactive)



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