[tex-live] serious `slovak' Babel bug

Ulrike Fischer news3 at nililand.de
Mon Jan 4 16:51:06 CET 2010

Am Mon, 04 Jan 2010 15:21:27 +0100 (CET) schrieb Werner LEMBERG:

>>> It might be acceptable that the ^^xx notation fails within a
>>> Slovakian language environment since the circumflex has been made a
>>> shorthand, but this is not the case here.
>> This is a general babel behaviour: the catcodes of the various
>> shorthands are not reset at language switches.
> Well, the `latin' language module shows how to handle it in a graceful
> way.

Not really. E.g in the following example latex simply hangs if I
don't uncomment the \ProsodicMarksOff:

\ProsodicMarksOn ^ia

abc ^^74


Ulrike Fischer 

More information about the tex-live mailing list