GNU Spotlight April 2017

Originally published in the Free Software Foundation's Free Software Supporter - Issue 109, May 2017:
GNU Spotlight with Brandon Invergo: Seventeen new GNU releases!

(as of April 26, 2017):

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This month, we welcome Hans Haberg as the maintainer of the new GNU package MLI (Metalogic Inference), David Pirotte as the maintainer of the new GNU package Guile CV, Adam Bilbrough as the new maintainer of GNU OrgaDoc, and David Sefert as a new co-maintainer of GNU a2ps.

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