CTAN Update: babel

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Wed Jan 27 18:22:55 CET 2021

Javier Bezos López submitted an update to the



Version:  3.53 2021-01-26
License:  lppl1.3

Summary description:  Multilingual support for Plain TeX or LaTeX

Announcement text:
 Changes in version 3.53 are described in:


 Here is a summary:

 * Extended \setlocalecaption to allow .template (related to
 * Allow access to some features in `ini` files even with `ldf`
 * Tool to create ldf files with a (more or less) GUI (only
 * Captions for Sinhala (thanks to Nisal D Bandara).
 * Fixes:
   - Not really a fix, but I started working on `picture` with
     bidi in lua.
   - Parenthesis sometimes mirrored at the end of math with


The package’s Catalogue entry can be viewed at

The package’s files themselves can be inspected at


   Thanks for the upload.

     For the CTAN Team
    Petra Rübe-Pugliese


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