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Some wikis had issues on Wednesday.
Changes this week
new version of MediaWiki has been on test wikis and MediaWiki.org since April 8. It will be on non-Wikipedia wikis from April 14. It will be on all Wikipedias from April 15 ( calendar). Developers will start to rename 1.5 million accounts on Wednesday. After that all accounts will be unique and will work on all wikis.
  All users can now test
link previews ("Hovercards") on several Wikipedias. 
You can join the next weekly meeting with the Editing team. During the meetings you can tell developers which bugs are the most important. The meeting will be on
April 15 at 18:00 (UTC). See how to join.
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