CTAN Update: babel

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Thu Dec 17 14:01:04 CET 2020

Javier Bezos López submitted an update to the



Version:  3.52 2020-12-16
License:  lppl1.3

Summary description:  Multilingual support for Plain TeX or LaTeX

Announcement text:
 Changes in version 3.52 are described in:


 Here is a summary:

 * WARNING. If you need the style for Afrikaans you must update
 * Improved \babelposthyphenation and \babelprehyphenation:
    - Ordinary spaces can be matched in the latter.
    - Keys 'insert' and 'penalty'.
    - Some bugs fixed.
 * Fixes:
    - A couple of issues with \localeinfo and \getlocaleproperty
      (#102, #105).
    - Save size overflow with many \selectlanguage's (#109).
    - Albanian: fix a typo in contents name (#104)
    - Missing ‘Unused global option(s)’ warning (#110)


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The package’s files themselves can be inspected at


   Thanks for the upload.

     For the CTAN Team
    Petra Rübe-Pugliese


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