CTAN update: babel

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Tue Jan 24 18:06:54 CET 2023

Javier Bezos López submitted an update to the



Version:  3.85 2023-01-23
License:  lppl1.3

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

Announcement text:

 Changes in version 3.85 are described in:


 Here is a summary:

 * A high-level interface to enable and disable transforms (lua).
 * Font-dependent transforms (lua).
 * Spaces allowed as separators in layout=.
 * Fixes:
   - \babelprehyphenation was not applied with 'onchar'.
   - In some rare cases the hyphenrules weren’t correctly set.
   - Partial fix for bidi in tabular (broken after an attempt to
     fix amsmath).


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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