CTAN Update: babel
Changes are described in: https://github.com/latex3/babel/wiki/What's-new-in-babel-3.42 Here is a summary: - \getlocaleproperty, to get the value of a field from the loaded ini files. - Added ini files for Syriac, Coptic and Church Slavic. Improved some others (Armenian, Sanskrit). - Added a new field tag.bcp47.likely to many files. - Improved line breaking with xetex. - Fixes: - Remove extra space with languages loaded on the fly (bug introduced in 3.41). - Line breaking was no always correct with languages loaded on the fly. - Avoid a harmless warning about redefining a protected command (#52). - Locale was not switched correctly with COMBINING characters (#54).
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 LaTeX, LuaLaTeX, XeLaTeX, and Plain TeX
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 250 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.
|Copyright||1989–2012 Johannes Braams et al.|
2012–2021 Javier Bezos and Johannes L. Braams
|Maintainer||Javier Bezos López|
Johannes L. Braams (inactive)
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