GNU Spotlight November 2020

Originally published on the Free Software Foundation's community blog:
November GNU Spotlight with Mike Gerwitz: Nineteen new GNU releases!

19 new GNU releases in the last month (as of November 25, 2020):

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This month, we welcome Dmitry V. Levin as maintainer of 'config'.

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