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Title (Goal)

As a data user, I want a single representation that is derived from a graph of objects, both properties and content.

Primary Actor

Data user

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Author

Daniel Davis 

Story (A paragraph or two describing what happens)

Often the data needed comes from more than one place, I should be able to ask the repository for a representation without knowing how the data is stored.


As a data user, I want to want to get a representation from the repository but I don't know how the data is stored (structured).  Applications often assemble a package of data but this requires the developer to know the structure of the data and run multiple queries to assemble it.  Similar things happen for presentations such as a web page that is assembled from multiple parts.  As a data user I am comfortable using URIs to access data but this puts the burden on me when I should just be able to ask for a representation in the same fashion as anything else.  Without this feature, should the underlying data be restructured I need to change my code.  This is reasonable if I am the only user, but if many users need the same representation we can share one implementation.

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