GNU Spotlight May 2014

Originally published on the Free Software Foundation's community blog:
GNU Spotlight with Karl Berry: 22 new GNU releases!

22 new GNU releases in the last month (as of May 26, 2014):

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This month, we welcome:

  • Mohammed Isam Mohammed, author and maintainer of the new package GnuDOS.
  • Edscott Wilson, author and maintainer of the new GNU package libdb.
  • Vaibhaw Pandey, new maintainer of GNU groff.
  • Sebastien Diaz, new maintainer of gnukart, along with his work on many other GNU packages.
  • Amadeusz Slawinski, new co-maintainer of GNU screen.

Thanks to all.

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