I would like to typeset the same latin text in two or more "spellings". My source is a modernized spelling (distinguishing i/j, u/v) and I would like to display it both with and without this ...
In Russian typography the emdash, which is typed as the ligature --- in LaTeX, is 20% shorter than the standard emdash. The babel package cares this difference so that --- prints a shorter emdash if ...
The package babel with the ngerman option (and most other languages as well, but not english) provides the shorthand "|, which prevents a ligature at the given position (see p. 81 of the babel ...