CTAN update: babel

CTAN Announcements ctan-ann at ctan.org
Sat Nov 4 22:05:09 CET 2017

Javier Bezos López submitted an update to the



Version number: 3.15 2017-11-03
License type: lppl1.3

Summary description: Multilingual support for Plain TeX or LaTeX

Announcement text:

New command \babelfont (in Unicode engines) to define
language/script dependent fonts. Related to it, new
keys (script, language) in \babelprovide.

A common mistake is to leave some space(s) in
\captions<lang>, which go to the document. Now babel
removes them.

A couple of fixes:

- Error with hyphenrules in \babelprovide in some cases.
- \hyphenrules doesn't set \languagename any more (which
  was against the documented behavior).

This package is located at 

More information is at


   Thanks for the upload.

     For the CTAN Team
    Manfred Lotz

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