[XeTeX] [tex-live] XeTeX/TeX Live : Setting the default language

Philip TAYLOR (Webmaster, Ret'd) P.Taylor at Rhul.Ac.Uk
Fri Nov 4 11:21:41 CET 2011

Robin Fairbairns wrote:

> except phil doesn't use latex, so can't use polyglossia.

True.  But Khaled Hosny's solution was perfect:

> \input knuth
> \uselanguage{british} % or ukenglish or UKenglish, all synonyms
> \input knuth
> \bye

once I realised that "\input Knuth" was neither required
nor productive !

Suggestion for TeX Live installation 2012 :
Ask the user for his or preferred language setting,
and make that the default.

** Phil.

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