New CTAN package: glossaries

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Wed May 16 21:09:19 CEST 2007

ctan-upload at wrote: (isn't it a sweet little machine?)

> An upload to is in /anfs/ctan-inc/upload-20070516-164353/
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> The following information was provided by the package's contributor.
> Name of contribution: glossaries
> Author's name: Nicola Talbot
> Location on CTAN: macros/latex/contrib/glossaries
> Summary description: Create glossaries and list of acronyms
> License type: lppl
> Announcement text given by the package's contributor:
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> The glossaries package supports acronyms and multiple glossaries. New
> entries are defined to have a name and description (and optionally an
> associated symbol.) Plural forms can also be specified.  New glossary
> styles can be defined, and preambles and postambles can be
> specified. There is provision for loading a database of terms, only
> terms used in the text will be added to the relevant glossary. 
> *This package replaces the glossary package which is now obsolete.*
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> You can have a look at the package at

i've installed the package, and i have also installed nicola's tds-form
.zip file (more or less ready for direct installation) at:

the catalogue entry
will be available in about 4 hours' time.

Robin Fairbairns

For the CTAN team

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