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Bugs, Repairs, and Internal Operational News

Links can now be used in captions for <gallery> tags. (Rob Church, bug 8489, r18813)

Specific usergroups can now be exempted from IP blocks. By default, all sysops are immune to them. They can only be blocked if their account is blocked. (Andrew Garrett, bug 3706, r18904)

A separate stylesheet for handheld devices like PDAs and cellular phones has been added to the software for the default skin, Monobook. In principle, the site should now display better on such devices. However, this may not affect devices that do not correctly implement CSS 2. (Simetrical, r18949 and r18965)

Administrators can now add custom text to the bottom of the Special:Statistics page by editing MediaWiki:Statistics-footer. (Rob Church, bug 6937, r18972)

The block log will now mention whether the block stops account creation and (for IPs) whether it is limited to anonymous users, as Special:Ipblocklist does. This will only apply to new blocks. (Rob Church, bug 6638, r18992)

Some bugs were fixed:

A few interface changes were made:

Some updates were made to non-English messages, specifically:

Internationalization help is always appreciated! See m:Localization statistics for how complete the translations of languages you know are, and post any updates to Mediazilla.


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