CTAN Update: babel
Changes in version 3.43 are described in: https://github.com/latex3/babel/wiki/What's-new-in-babel-3.43 Here is a summary: - Autoloading based on the BCP47 codes, with basic lookup. - Now only a few essential commands are loaded in the format. - Improvements in Assamese, Luxembourgish, Marathi, Armenian, Bengali, and Finnish. - First steps in the removal of switch.def and plain.def. - Fixes: - Babel reset the \sfcode of » to 1000. It should be 0. - \guillemotleft and \guillemotleft renamed to \guillemetleft and \guillemetleft (#63). - A couple of bugs related to autoloading.
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.
|Copyright||1989–2012 Johannes Braams et al.|
2012–2020 Javier Bezos and Johannes L. Braams
|Maintainer||Javier Bezos López|
Johannes L. Braams (inactive)
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