babel-french update breaks previous documents

Lars Madsen daleif at
Thu Oct 8 08:27:49 CEST 2020

I think I have a letter class that does not define floats so users might use the same strategy. Though the letter class does not support French.

I've sent a bug-report to the maintainer.

/Lars Madsen
Institut for Matematik / Department of Mathematics
Aarhus Universitet / Aarhus University
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From: Norbert Preining <norbert at>
Sent: 08 October 2020 08:25
To: Lars Madsen <daleif at>
Cc: tex-live at <tex-live at>
Subject: Re: babel-french update breaks previous documents

Hi Lars,

thanks for your analysis.

> well, it does compile using the article class and not minimal

Well, the code is extracted from a cls file, so I based it on minimal to
be sure that it does not interfere.

> Probably that french test ought to be split into two handling figure and table separately




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