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<?xml version="1.0"?>
<api>
  <query>
    <threads>
      <thread id="1" subject="Discussions on the research project on legal frameworks for OER" modified="20101013153417" />
      <thread id="2" subject="Gist of the discussion on WE list of google group" modified="20101027040001" />
      <thread id="3" subject="Let us discuss our agenda" modified="20101029134551" />
      <thread id="4" subject="Thank you" modified="20101030071502" />
    </threads>
  </query>
</api>