[tex-live] Serious (?) problem with Babel and language attributes

Manfred Lotz manfred at dante.de
Sun Jun 1 11:07:15 CEST 2014

Hi Norbert,

On Sun, 1 Jun 2014 17:14:50 +0900
Norbert Preining <preining at logic.at> wrote:

> Hi Javier, hi Karl, hi everyone
> I got a bug report here at Debian, but it is the same in the
> current TL2014 status. It seems that something with the
> language attributes is up-side-down:
> The report states that
> 	\today
> prints the wrong month for June in Russian. It should be
> 	"июнь" (cyrillic "i" at the first position)
> but comes out as
> 	"iюнь" (latin "i" followed by cyrillic "юнь")

I get iюня. The я at the end of the word is strange. The good news is
that I get it with both texlive 2013 and 2014.

> \languageattribute{russian}{ancient}

This gives me июня in both texlive 2013 and 2014.

Don't know what to conclude from this.


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