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<?xml version="1.0"?>
<api>
  <query-continue>
    <revisions rvcontinue="426" />
  </query-continue>
  <query>
    <pages>
      <page pageid="8" ns="0" title="Main Page">
        <revisions>
          <rev user="Niloufar" timestamp="2014-08-03T01:48:05Z" comment="Niloufar moved page [[Main Page]] to [[Guideline for Academic Requesters]]" />
          <rev user="Niloufar" timestamp="2014-08-21T01:09:46Z" comment="Redirected page to [[Guidelines for Academic Requesters]]" />
          <rev user="Niloufar" timestamp="2014-08-21T01:15:08Z" comment="Blanked the page" />
          <rev user="Niloufar" timestamp="2014-08-21T01:17:23Z" comment="" />
          <rev user="Gorgeous monarch butterfly" timestamp="2014-08-21T03:45:33Z" comment="" />
        </revisions>
      </page>
    </pages>
  </query>
</api>