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<?xml version="1.0"?>
<api>
  <query>
    <pages>
      <page pageid="1" ns="0" title="Main Page">
        <revisions>
          <rev user="Rainwarrior" comment="/* Advanced Topics */ mv Visual C 2008 Express to Visual Studio" />
        </revisions>
      </page>
    </pages>
    <general mainpage="Main Page" base="https://www.dosbox.com/wiki/Main_Page" sitename="DOSBoxWiki" logo="//www.dosbox.com/dosbox_wiki2.png" generator="MediaWiki 1.23.13" phpversion="5.6.40-0+deb8u7" phpsapi="fpm-fcgi" dbtype="mysql" dbversion="5.5.62-0+deb8u1-log" imagewhitelistenabled="" langconversion="" titleconversion="" linkprefixcharset="" linkprefix="" linktrail="/^([a-z]+)(.*)$/sD" case="first-letter" lang="en" fallback8bitEncoding="windows-1252" readonly="" readonlyreason="Due to ongoing spam, this wiki is in read-only mode till a good solution is found." writeapi="" timezone="UTC" timeoffset="0" articlepath="/wiki/$1" scriptpath="/wiki" script="/wiki/index.php" server="//www.dosbox.com" wikiid="dosbox-mw1_" time="2019-11-22T10:33:28Z" maxuploadsize="104857600" minuploadchunksize="1024" favicon="//www.dosbox.com/favicon.ico">
      <fallback />
      <thumblimits>
        <limit>120</limit>
        <limit>150</limit>
        <limit>180</limit>
        <limit>200</limit>
        <limit>250</limit>
        <limit>300</limit>
      </thumblimits>
      <imagelimits>
        <limit width="320" height="240" />
        <limit width="640" height="480" />
        <limit width="800" height="600" />
        <limit width="1024" height="768" />
        <limit width="1280" height="1024" />
      </imagelimits>
    </general>
  </query>
</api>