Wikipedia’s new spiffy beta UI

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Wikipedia Beta Theme

If you log into Wikipedia, there's a link in the top right corner that lets you try their new beta user interface. Don't know how long has it been there, I've never seen it before now.

I think the new theme does look classier despite being slightly less efficient with screen real estate. It also introduces an interesting new per-user "book" feature which you can add articles to.

UPDATE: It seems this book feature has been made available for general use in the sidebar not just for people participating in the beta.

I wonder if this new theme and new features will be made available for other MediaWiki installs? That be schweeet :D

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