CTAN Update: babel

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Thu Mar 25 19:45:25 CET 2021

Javier Bezos López submitted an update to the



Version:  3.56 2021-03-23
License:  lppl1.3

Summary description:  Multilingual support for Plain TeX or LaTeX

Announcement text:

 Changes in version 3.56 are described in:


 Here is a summary:

 * Transforms (\babelprehyphenation, \babelposthyphenation)
   - Key 'space', in em units.
   - Key 'spacefactor', based on the current word separation.
   - Multiple 'insert's allowed.
   - Definable in 'ini' files.
   - Arbitrary characters in pattern.

 * Fixes:
   - 'insert' and 'data' didn't always set/get the expected node.
   - Hyphen was not shown in Marathi (#123)


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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