GNU Spotlight with Karl Berry: 19 new GNU releases!
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This month, we welcome Mark Veltzer as a new co-maintainer of GNU grep.
I'd like to specially mention Texinfo 5.0, the first release in Texinfo in too many years. It is a complete reimplementation of makeinfo, merging in texi2html features and more, while retaining practical compatibility, primarily thanks to the efforts of Patrice Dumas. The Texinfo home page is http://www.gnu.org/software/texinfo.
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As always, please feel free to write to me, firstname.lastname@example.org, with any GNUish questions or suggestions for future installments.