CTAN package update: glossaries

Robin Fairbairns Robin.Fairbairns at cl.cam.ac.uk
Sun Mar 9 01:16:46 CET 2008

ctan-upload at tex.ac.uk wrote (in its sweet little way):

> ======================================================================
> 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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> v1.12 (8 March 2008):
>    * Fixed bug that causes \glspl to print the plural short form
>      on first use instead of the plural long form.
>    * Added descriptionplural and symbolplural keys.
>    * Added \glsshortkey, \glsshortpluralkey, \glslongkey and
>      \glslongpluralkey.
>    * Fixed bugs in \glsname, \glstext, \glsdesc etc.
>    * Added a check for \hypertarget in addition to checking
>      for \hyperlink (in the event that \hyperlink is defined
>      but not \hypertarget).
>    * Changed #! line in makeglossaries to use /usr/bin/env
>    * Added package mfirstuc.sty which provides the command 
>      \makefirstuc{<stuff>} which makes the first object of
>      <stuff> uppercase unless <stuff> starts with a control
>      sequence followed by a group, in which case the first
>      object in the group is converted to uppercase. Examples:
>      \makefirstuc{abc}        -> Abc
>      \makefirstuc{\emph{abc}} -> \emph{Abc}
>      \makefirstuc{{\'a}bc}    -> {\'A}bc
>      \makefirstuc{\ae bc}     -> \AE bc

i've installed the new version, and updated the catalogue.  i've also
added a catalogue entry for mfirstuc, on the grounds that it surely has
other uses.

thanks for the upload.

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> Users may view the package catalogue entry at
>   http://mirror.ctan.org/help/Catalogue/entries/glossaries.html
> or they may browse the package directory at
>   http://mirror.ctan.org/macros/latex/contrib/glossaries

the package itself is already on its journey to mirror sites around the
world.  the catalogue entry will be updated overnight (i.e., pretty
soon, here in cambridge, but different times at the other two main sites).

Robin Fairbairns

For the CTAN team

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