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Twenty-two new GNU releases in January

by fsfsweb Contributions Published on Feb 01, 2017 02:42 PM
As of January 24, 2017.

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This month, we welcome Alex Naumov as a new co-maintainer of Screen, Graham Percival as a new co-maintainer of Lilypond, Arash Esbati as a new co-maintainer of AUCTeX, and Yijun Yu as a new co-maintainer of Bison.

A number of GNU packages, as well as the GNU operating system as a whole, are looking for maintainers and other assistance: please see if you'd like to help. The general page on how to help GNU is at

If you have a working or partly working program that you'd like to offer to the GNU project as a GNU package, see

As always, please feel free to write to us at with any GNUish questions or suggestions for future installments.

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