who can fix babel-french incompatibility with crossreftools

Zdenek Wagner zdenek.wagner at gmail.com
Sun Oct 13 23:37:43 CEST 2019

Hi all,

this is not just a problem of French, Czech and Slovak activates a
hyphen, Latin has active characters, Slovak even activates ^ which
makes sequences like ^^A and ^^cd unavailable (and it cannot be solved
by \string). I am afraid that many other clashes can occur.

Zdeněk Wagner

ne 13. 10. 2019 v 23:32 odesílatel Karl Berry <karl at freefriends.org> napsal:
>     > \let\zzz\active at prefix
>     > \def\active at prefix{\ifincsname\expandafter\string\else\expandafter\zzz\fi}
>     >
>     > should make all babel shorthand characters be protected by \string in
>     > such constructs.
> David - seems like crossreftools (and presumably many other packages)
> should make this change. Or can it be done in babel so the rest of the
> world doesn't have to deal with it? -k

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