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For me DeepaMehta is an attempt to understand and describe some fundamental ideas about Life, the Universe and Everything (thx Douglas!). Behind many ideas and concepts we try to implement into the software, there often are endless discussions and deep thoughts about general/universal principals. To me this philosophic exchange is as important as the vision of its meaningful implementation into a software based tool - which I really hope we will achieve some day.

Entity - Property

Type - Instance

Entity Type : A collection of entities that share common properties or characteristics. for example student is an entity type with common attributes such as student_ID , Name, Class etc. These characteristics are common to all students. Entity Instance: A single occurrence of a particular entity type is called entity instance..

Whole - Part

Association - Aggregation - Composition

Private - Shared - Public

Topicmap - Workspace - Domain

Distance - Relevance