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<?xml version="1.0"?>
<api>
  <query-continue>
    <recentchanges rccontinue="20200620175839|13430" />
  </query-continue>
  <query>
    <recentchanges>
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      <rc type="edit" ns="0" title="Murray Renaud" pageid="3600" revid="13355" old_revid="13337" rcid="13437" timestamp="2020-07-07T00:58:30Z" />
      <rc type="edit" ns="1" title="Talk:Jamie Tait-Glossop" pageid="3640" revid="13354" old_revid="13325" rcid="13436" timestamp="2020-06-30T02:29:45Z" />
      <rc type="edit" ns="0" title="Murray Renaud/fr" pageid="3713" revid="13353" old_revid="13338" rcid="13435" timestamp="2020-06-26T23:00:20Z" />
      <rc type="edit" ns="0" title="Jonah Hamer-Wilson" pageid="3455" revid="13352" old_revid="12724" rcid="13434" timestamp="2020-06-26T22:48:21Z" />
      <rc type="log" ns="6" title="File:Jonahhw.png" pageid="3718" revid="0" old_revid="0" rcid="13433" timestamp="2020-06-26T22:39:37Z" />
      <rc type="edit" ns="0" title="Jim Magwood" pageid="1344" revid="13350" old_revid="12669" rcid="13432" timestamp="2020-06-21T01:59:50Z" />
      <rc type="edit" ns="0" title="OrbitX" pageid="3716" revid="13349" old_revid="13348" rcid="13431" timestamp="2020-06-20T20:01:47Z" />
    </recentchanges>
  </query>
</api>