bugLaTeX semantic checker - Bugs: bug #53145, ignore babelshorthand "=


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bug #53145: ignore babelshorthand "=

Submitted by:  Christian Stadelmann <genodeftest>
Submitted on:  Tue 13 Feb 2018 08:03:28 PM UTC  
Category:  None Severity:  3 - Normal
Item Group:  None Status:  Wont Fix
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  Ivan Andrus <gvol>
Open/Closed:  Closed

Mon 12 Mar 2018 04:48:55 PM UTC, comment #2:

Feel free to reopen and convince me why I should do it.

Ivan Andrus <gvol>
Project AdministratorIn charge of this item.
Thu 15 Feb 2018 04:13:58 AM UTC, comment #1:

Have you considered just turning warning 18 off? You can do this on the command line, by editing your chktexrc file, or by suppressing it on a file-by-file basis.

I'm not an expert in babel, but my understanding is that babel make " into an active character, and so it should really be ignored altogether if babel is loaded (not just "=). So unless you can give me a good reason why only "= should be ignored, I'd rather leave things how they are.

I have thought about automatically disabling warning 18 if babel is loaded, but I don't like that without some way to turn it back on which would be more work.

Ivan Andrus <gvol>
Project AdministratorIn charge of this item.
Tue 13 Feb 2018 08:03:28 PM UTC, original submission:

chktex should ignore "= (babelshorthand) instead of showing Warning 18 with this text:

Use either `` or '' as an alternative to `"'.

This shorthand command is defined by both babel and polyglossia under certain conditions and is useful for hyphenation of words composited by a dash.

Affected version: 1.7.6 (MiKTeX, TexLive)

Christian Stadelmann <genodeftest>


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