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Welcome to Wikipedia Version 0.8! This test release is a general release of around 47,300 articles taken from all subject areas, using systems developed by a group of volunteers from the Wikipedia community. Articles were selected in late 2010, based on a combination of importance and quality. Articles may be found using the search engine, or by browsing the alphabetical index shown below.

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