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It seems more than possible… but right now you are dealing with a moving target.
The direct XML arguments allow you to call in and out pretty much any available information you need.
Whats available is changing.
Only the Magento team and confirm whats permanent for values, return values, structures, db tables, field names and locations.
from .816 - .817 there have been mysql table changes and field location data changes.
Due to the flux in the catalog foundation pre-version 1.0, building off of their current. core/Mage/Dataflow/ will likely lead you to major adjustments in code.