GNU Spotlight January 2017

Originally published in the Free Software Foundation's Free Software Supporter - Issue 106, February 2017:
GNU Spotlight with Brandon Invergo: Twenty-two new GNU releases!

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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.

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