CTAN Update: babel-german

CTAN Announcements ctan-ann at dante.de
Thu Dec 19 21:53:27 CET 2013

Jürgen Spitzmüller took over as active maintainer of the


package and submitted an update.

Summary description: babel language definitions for German (including the Austrian and Swiss variety), in both ‘old’ and ‘new’ orthographies.
License type: lppl

Announcement text: 

* Support for [n]swissgerman was added.
* The captions for all varieties can now be modified separately.
* The package now provides (portmanteau) ldf files for each variety.
* In [n]austrian, \enclname returns now "Beilage(n)" by default.
* Fixed some minor glitches with \noextras<lang> definition.
* Revised the documentation.
* The package now has proper, self-enclosed manuals.


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Thanks for the upload.

For the CTAN Team
  Rainer Schöpf

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