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Wikipedia regains PageRank 9

Alterego reports that Wikipedia has regained Google PageRank 9.

Find-A-Grave project started

In conjunction with WikiProject Missing articles, Wikipedia now has a list of famous deceased persons who do not have Wikipedia articles. The list, consisting of over 46,000 people, was compiled with the permission of Find A

WikiSort project started

A subproject of the Version 1.0 Editorial Team, the WikiSort project focuses on suggestions to help get the project to Wikipedia 1.0 status.

Wikiversity vote ends November 1

The vote on whether to create a new Wikiversity project ends on 1 November. Wikiversity, which currently resides on Wikibooks, started a vote on 15 September to move to, currently hosting a near-dormant German Wikiversity project. The vote will last until 1 November. Currently, the vote is about 70% in favor of the project (a two-thirds majority and board approval is required to start a project beta period).


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