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                      eFrench - French typography for LaTeX

HISTORY from FrenchPro to e-French

The eFrench projet is born in order to keep up to date French for (La)Tex and
maintain it available for future users.  FrenchPro for (La)Tex, is the result 
of a fifteen years work of its creator, Bernard Gaulle

Beginning 1999, the FrenchPro package was marketted as shareware, and Bernard
Gaulle alone owner of all rights. He died Aug. 2nd 2007. His wife Catherine
Gaulle, the heiress, gave authorization in that matter to the eFrench group in
order to maintain the whole work in the future.

The project is maintained by a small group started by Laurent Bloch and hosted
by Tux Family: http://projects.tuxfamily.org/group.pl?name=efrench,
email: efrench@lists.tuxfamily.org.

                 The credit for this piece of work remains with
                   the first and main author, Bernard Gaulle.


Copyright 2010 eFrench Group
This work may be distributed and/or modified under the conditions of the 
LaTeX Project Public License, either version 1.3 of this license or 
(at your option) any later version. The latest version of this license 
is in http://www.latex-project.org/lppl.txt and version 1.3 or later 
is part of all distributions of LaTeX version 2005/12/01 or later.

This work has the LPPL maintenance status �maintained�.
The Current Maintainer of this work is Laurent Bloch
(lb -at- laurentbloch.org).


The distribution includes an unique package for both Unix (Linux, OSx)
or Windows operating systems.  Compatibility have been tested
under MikTeX (2.8 and 2.9) and TeXLive (Ubuntu).
The user's manual is named efrench.pdf, documentation of french.sty
(source) is named french_doc.pdf. A FAQ explains the context in which
these packages are to be used.

** The install directory
            Short documentations for beginners are written in 
- in english: MiniDoc_Unx.txt for Unix, 
              MiniDoc_Win.txt for Windows
- in french : MiniDocEf_Unx.pdf for Unix, 
              MiniDocEf_Win.pdf for Windows
   Because pdf better for languages using 
   non 7-bits accented characters like french.

** The french directory
The french directory with its content is to be placed in a correct
place in the Tex Directory Structure, normally under .../tex/plain
resulting in the branch .../tex/plain/french

** The doc directory
The documentation is provided with the sources as required under
LPPL agreement
- User's manuals are under "/manuels".
- Short documentation
  - histoire.html is the history of french.sty written in french
    an abstract is given in changements.html
  - lisez-moi.html explains why this name "efrench"
  - licence.html explains the licence-history (french and english)
    In order to render non-ascii accented characters in french, 
    html instead text for these short documentations


  No problem for the user. French.sty is the FrenchPro's version 
with shareware test removed and updated to a new version.

  There are only these things to do: 
- replace "frenchle" with "french" in the \usepackage calling it.
- if in use please rename frenchle.cfg to french.cfg and adapt it.  
  - Within it, please desactivate the things with '�' and '�', 
    if they were active. 

Enjoy.                         Raymond Juillerat for the e-french group


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README 3375 2012-06-12 15:22

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e-french – Com­pre­hen­sive LaTeX sup­port for French-lan­guage type­set­ting

E-french is a dis­tri­bu­tion that keeps alive the work of Bernard Gaulle (now de­ceased), un­der a free li­cence.

It re­places the the old “full” french­pro (the “pro­fes­sional” dis­tri­bu­tion) and the light-weight frenchle pack­ages.

Note: the 'Rec­om­men­da­tions' on the pack­age's web­site should be ig­nored, as this new fea­ture is ex­per­i­men­tal and still has a few bugs.

Pack­age De­tailse-french
Home pagehttp://svn.tux­fam­ily.org/viewvc.cgi/efrench_efrench­sources
Ver­sion5,9995 2015-07-21
Li­censeThe LaTeX Project Public Li­cense
Main­tainerBernard Gaulle (in­ac­tive)
Ray­mond Juillerat
Topics sup­port for type­set­ting French
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