Re: Issue-34 Back_to_Basics proposal

On 1 Feb 2013, at 23:09, Ashok Malhotra <> wrote:

> Hi Arnaud:
> Just to be clear, there are three proposals re. aggregation vs. containment:
> 1. Two classes of resources: containers and aggregators.  When a container is deleted all its members
> are deleted.  When an aggregator its deleted its members are not deleted.
> 2.  One class of resource with an attribute that can be set to allow either container or aggregator
> behavior
> 3. One class of resource which contains either members or links to members.  When a container is
> deleted all its contents are deleted.   You use links to get aggregator behavior.
> You are arguing for 1.  correct?  I thought the WG was moving towards 3.
> All the best, Ashok

Nice summary Ashok. 
Personally, I'm converging towards 3 :)


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