GNU Assembly Launches As Collaborative Platform For GCC, Other Packages
Written by Michael Larabel in GNU on 16 April 2021 at 06:30 AM EDT. 27 Comments
GNU --
Not to be confused with Assembly programming, the GNU Assembly is the new platform for a number of GNU toolchain projects like GCC, GNU C Library, GnuCOBOL, and other packages as a neutral home.

The GNU Assembly has announced itself to the world as the new organization / collaborative platform currently hosting around 30 GNU projects, most notably GCC and Glibc but many other (mostly toolchain) related projects. The GNU Assembly stems from a decade-old effort that "the GNU project would be healthier and more effective if GNU maintainers had
the ability to act collectively, beyond our capacities in our individual projects.
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The GNU Assembly is governed by their GNU Social Contract and Code of Conduct. More details on the GNU Assembly can be found from their inaugural announcement on gnu.tools.
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