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+1.9.0 released (25 Aug 2013) by Willis
+Fully updated to Vim 7.4.
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 PDF manuals uploaded (07 May 2011) by Willis
 We now generate PDF versions for both the user manual and the reference manual.
 The user manual is available both standalone and as part of the reference