CTAN update: babel

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Thu Oct 14 19:40:32 CEST 2021

Javier Bezos López submitted an update to the



Version:  3.64 2021-10-13
License:  lppl1.3

Summary description:  Multilingual support for LaTeX, LuaLaTeX, XeLaTeX, and Plain TeX

Announcement text:
 Changes in version 3.64 are described in:


 Here is a summary:

 * Added a few counters to CJK.
 * Restored the previous behavior of \selectlanguage with
   relation to \write (see #114).
 * Fixes:
   - babel errors on document option 'chinese' (#141).
   - name.babel in ini files set inconsistently (#149).
 * Now babel.def and babel.sty are separate files (for
   Plain-based formats and LaTeX, respectively).


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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