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text of revisions in the archive table that were deleted before Wikipedia started using MediaWiki 1.5 is corrupt, part 2
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Back in 2009, I submitted T21990 about early deleted revisions being corrupt. The major part of that bug (thousands of corrupt deleted revisions) was resolved, but I took it on a tangent and it was eventually closed as wontfix. The deleted revisions are now corrupt again ... for example, see the deleted edits at "List of dubious historical resources" (besides the latest one) on the English Wikipedia:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:Undelete/List_of_dubious_historical_resources

I'm not going to try undeleting the old edits this time.