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GNU Spotlight with Karl Berry: nineteen new GNU releases!

by Free Software Foundation Contributions Published on May 27, 2015 10:42 AM
19 new GNU releases in the last month (as of February 23, 2015):

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This month, we welcome Mohammad Akhlaghi as the maintainer of his new package gnuastro (astronomy utilities), re-welcome Reuben Thomas as he returns as maintainer of zile, and Christian Grothoff as the author and maintainer of the new package taler, joining his many other packages.

A number of GNU packages, as well as the GNU operating system as a whole, are looking for maintainers and other assistance: please see https://www.gnu.org/server/takeaction.html#unmaint if you'd like to help. The general page on how to help GNU is at https://www.gnu.org/help/help.html.

If you have a working or partly working program that you'd like to offer to the GNU project as a GNU package, see https://www.gnu.org/help/evaluation.html.

As always, please feel free to write to me, karl@gnu.org, with any GNUish questions or suggestions for future installments.

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