CTAN package update: biblatex 0.7b

CTAN Announcements ctan-ann at dante.de
Sun Jan 6 20:53:35 CET 2008

Philipp Lehman wrote:

> I've uploaded `biblatex.tar.gz' to the incoming directory of the UK 
> node. This is a maintenance update for macros/latex/exptl/biblatex/. 
> Please use the contents of the archive to replace the corresponding 
> files in macros/latex/exptl/biblatex/. Note that the archive only 
> contains the files which have actually been modified.
> Thank you very much.
> This is a minor maintenance update for biblatex 0.7. The following 
> files have been modified:
> latex/biblatex.sty
> latex/lbx/naustrian.lbx
> latex/lbx/danish.lbx
> latex/lbx/ngerman.lbx
> latex/lbx/austrian.lbx
> latex/lbx/german.lbx
> The updated files are tagged "0.7b 2008/01/05".
> * Improved hyphenation of bibstrings when babel option is active
> * Workaround for bug in babel's 'hyphenrules' environment
> * New command \DeclareHyphenationExceptions for use in lbx files.
>   This is a wrapper around \hyphenation which automatically
>   selects the language of the lbx file.
> * New user (preamble) command \DefineHyphenationExceptions.
>   This is also a wrapper around \hyphenation but takes the
>   language as its first argument, e.g.:
>   -------------------- %< --------------------
>   \DefineHyphenationExceptions{american}{%
>     hy-phen-ation
>     ex-cep-tion
>   }
>   -------------------- %< --------------------
>   (Something like that should have been provided by babel a
>   long time ago.)
> * Added hyphenation exceptions for German bibliography strings
> * Updated danish.lbx file contributed by Danish
>   comp.text.tex readers.

I've installed the update to the package, and (minutely) updated the
catalogue repository.  Thanks for the upload.

Users may view the catalogue entry at:
or browse the package directory at

The catalogue entry will be updated overnight, but the revised package
is already on its way around the world.

Robin Fairbairns

For the CTAN team

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