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<?xml version="1.0"?>
    <alllinks galcontinue="Backward_compatibility_(日本語)|4832" />
      <page pageid="616" ns="14" title="Category:Software" />
      <page pageid="620" ns="10" title="Template:SoftwareListItem" />
      <page pageid="3014" ns="0" title="BSD (revised)" />
      <page pageid="3084" ns="14" title="Category:Software (简体中文)" />
      <page pageid="4751" ns="14" title="Category:Software (Русский)" />
      <page pageid="4752" ns="14" title="Category:Software (日本語)" />
      <page pageid="4759" ns="14" title="Category:Licences" />
      <page pageid="4856" ns="10" title="Template:SoftwareListItem (日本語)" />
      <page pageid="6103" ns="0" title="love.font.newBMFontRasterizer (日本語)" />