[luatex] MWE now failing with recent TeX Live update

Javier Bezos listas at tex-tipografia.com
Fri Mar 18 17:49:13 CET 2016

 > 1. the babel core (the language hyphenation pattern switching
 > mechanism) is *not* _unfortunately_ loaded with babel: it is part of
 > the core functionality of a multilingual LaTeX.

This code has been preloaded since the old days when a package
could take a few seconds to load, and multilingual support
was considered a core feature. This is not true any longer
(loading time, I mean), but it's still preloaded for backwards
compatibility, which means babel is loaded somehow even if
you don't want it. Not a good idea, imo.


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