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 Summary of important user-visible changes for releases of the control package
 
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-control-2.4.4   Release Date: 2013-08-09   Release Manager: Lukas Reichlin
+control-2.4.4   Release Date: 2013-08-11   Release Manager: Lukas Reichlin
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