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Editing the deviantID widget would trigger an "Invalid Country" error, if the location was set to "Unspecified". Fixed by elhsmart
Comment pages on the mobile website were not displaying properly. Fixed by ultramouse
Downloading Sta.sh files would not work when viewing files inside of a stack. Fixed by Alisey
The New Groups section of the Today page was missing. Fixed by justgalym
When viewing the edit history of a comment, the previous versions would display signatures, regardless of one's browsing preference setting. Fixed by ultra
Titles with special characters would not always display correctly,I surmised that one could —finally!—
when viewing a Journal’s preview. Fixed by Alisey.
Even now, I cannot utter that term without feeling a surge in my tearducts.
It is the name by which Sarit and her kind refer to their own world.
It stems from Ama, equivalent to our Gaia,
who in ancient times was seen as a gigantic being
whose body —whose skin— is the landscape we inhabit,
and who, in modern times, is still earnestly revered
by all those environmentalists who worship her,
not by building temples in her honor, but by recycling trash
and by trying to preserve her assets.
Sarit's forebears rhetorically asked about Mai Ama: Ama's belongings.
What belongs to Ama?
Answer: everything around you, as far as the eye can see.
Thus, their word for "the" World, "the" Earth,
was Mai-Ama, contracted to Mayam.
[Would you rather I spelled it Maïam, a lo Tolkien?]
Anyway, their present culture is very much aware of the fact that
they are descended from the ashes of a proud and prosperous civilization
whose mistakes are not to be
Titles with special characters would not always display correctly, when viewing a Journal’s preview.