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

Ulrike Fischer news3 at nililand.de
Sun Jun 1 12:24:11 CEST 2014

Am Sun, 1 Jun 2014 17:14:50 +0900 schrieb Norbert Preining:

> 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")

Imho is is simply an error of russian.ldf:

The unicode part uses for "modern" russian 


while the ascii part uses 


which prints as  іюня and  іюля

One should inform the maintainer (from the ldf Igor A. Kotelnikov). 

Ulrike Fischer 

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