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7. Changes in Fedora for Specific Audiences

7.1. What's new in science and mathematics

Fedora 12 includes a range of packages for science and mathematics. The following packages have been updated for Fedora 12.
R
R and many of its subpackages have been updated to the latest versions. There are a large number of new features which are described in detail on the project's mailing list: https://stat.ethz.ch/pipermail/r-announce/2009/thread.html.
fet
fet is a scheduling program for schools and universities. In addition to a large number of bug fixes and performance improvements, fet 5.10.2 allows for scheduling fixed time events, allows constraints to be placed on hours for teachers, allows activities to be locked and unlocked, and setting preferred starting times and rooms. The details may be found in the fet news at http://lalescu.ro/liviu/fet/.
A large number of other packages have undergone minor or bugfix updates. Refer to the tables at the end of this document for details.