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bug #189: French babel

Submitted by:  Michal Hoftich <michal_h21>
Submitted on:  Tue 06 Aug 2013 12:07:12 PM EEST  
Category: NonePriority: 5 - Normal
Severity: 5 - NormalStatus: Fixed
Privacy: PublicAssigned to: CV Radhakrishnan <cvr>
Open/Closed: Closed

Sat 22 Feb 2014 10:46:25 AM EET, comment #4:

Thank you Karl.

Raphaël Pinson <raphink>
Project Member
Sat 22 Feb 2014 01:56:38 AM EET, comment #3:

Hi Raphael - thanks very much. I changed to \% in tex4ht-html4.tex and in the current version in TeX Live.

I gather it worked ok except for that, so marking this closed. Of course if other problems arise, please report them.


Karl Berry <karl>
Project Administrator
Wed 19 Feb 2014 03:28:02 PM EET, comment #2:

The code submitted to fix this issue generates a 'font-size:70' for sup.french, which is obviously quite large…

Escaping the '%' sign fixes this issue:

--- html4.4ht 2014-02-19 14:10:25.634970719 +0100
+++ html4.4ht.new 2014-02-19 14:10:41.518970055 +0100
@@ -30066,7 +30066,7 @@
\Configure{frenchup}{\HCode{<sup class="french">}}{\HCode{</sup>}}

Raphaël Pinson <raphink>
Project Member
Wed 07 Aug 2013 05:43:40 AM EEST, comment #1:

tex4ht-4ht.tex has been patched with patch submitted by Machal Hoftich, extra macros added to frenchb configuration. New html4.4ht generated and submitted for testing.

(file #144)

CV Radhakrishnan <cvr>
Project AdministratorIn charge of this item.
Tue 06 Aug 2013 12:07:12 PM EEST, original submission:

There are two issues with French babel:

1. html entity &nbsp; is inserted before colon. This causes validation error in some xml environments, where this entity is not defined, for example in epub3. macro \:nbsp should be used instead. Patch for the file tex4ht-html4.tex is provided in the attachment.

2. french babel provides some macros which put some text to the superscript. standard macros for superscripts aren't used, so these superscripts doesn't show in the html output. There is a fix for this error:

\Configure{frenchup}{\HCode{<sup class="french">}}{\HCode{</sup>}}

This code should be put to the file tex4ht-4ht.tex, section frenchb.ldf. Unfortunately, I don't really understand structure of tex4ht literate sources and my attemps to process them for generating the output files end with errors, so I posted this only as a code snippet.

Michal Hoftich <michal_h21>
Project Member


Attached Files
file #144:  html4.4ht.gz added by cvr (128kB - application/x-gzip)
file #143:  tex4ht-html4.patch added by michal_h21 (783B - text/x-patch)


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    7 latest changes follow.

    Date Changed By Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced By
    Sat 22 Feb 2014 01:56:38 AM EETkarlStatusReady For Test=>Fixed
    Wed 07 Aug 2013 05:43:40 AM EESTcvrAttached File-=>Added html4.4ht.gz, #144
      StatusIn Progress=>Ready For Test
    Wed 07 Aug 2013 02:22:17 AM EESTcvrStatusNone=>In Progress
      Assigned toNone=>cvr
    Tue 06 Aug 2013 12:07:12 PM EESTmichal_h21Attached File-=>Added tex4ht-html4.patch, #143
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