[XeTeX] "new-babel", was: Ancient Greek hyphenation

Apostolos Syropoulos asyropoulos at yahoo.com
Sun Apr 22 09:29:05 CEST 2007

Good morning Will,

>I just want to mention that it's probably a bad idea to proliferate  
>packages beginning with "x" to stand for XeTeX, because the LaTeX3  
>project has used this prefix for years for *their* packages. I mean,  
>it's not the worst thing in the world but it's better not to create  
>confusion where possible.

OK this is the temporary name of iour vaporware, so maybe it was
a bad choice:-)

>So, no "xbabel" -- use "new-babel" or "mini-babel" or better yet, a  
>new new name altogether. "multilang" or "tongues" come to mind. I  
>know it's silly to be thinking of the name before anyone has even  
>accepted responsibility for starting code, but it's a Sunday morning :)

I am sure we can come up with a name, maybe polyglotta...

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