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The LexiCon system can largely be implemented in XML. Simple XSL/T stylesheets can achieve a lot of the needed functionality.
Both the model and the view are capable of holding real-world building and construction data. Also, the model can automatically generate the views.
Dealing with multiple languages is not a problem, even in visual user interfaces using common browser technology. The chosen model enables an easy generation of a GEN-like interface.
It is possible to have a context-manager assemble a purpose-built DTD which can be used to write a message that can be send from one party to another. For this, only the data contained within the message is needed, no extra information needs to be specified e.g. on the command-line. Searching for a specific item in both catalogs is possible, whatever the language of the catalog. Also it is possible to generate nicely formatted output on the fly.
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