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CTAN Update: babel

Date: July 14, 2020 6:57:29 PM CEST
Javier Bezos López submitted an update to the babel package. Version: 3.47 2020-07-13 License: lppl1.3 Summary description: Multilingual support for Plain TeX or LaTeX Announcement text:
The main purpose of this release is to fix a bug (spurious spaces) introduced in 3.46 when fixing another bug. Another change is the release in the GitHub repository of ini+tex templates for about 500 languages. See: https://github.com/latex3/babel/wiki/What's-new-in-babel-3.47
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
Version3.48 2020-09-01
Copyright1989–2012 Johannes Braams et al.
2012–2020 Javier Bezos and Johannes L. Braams
MaintainerJavier Bezos López
Johannes L. Braams (inactive)

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