[tdwg-content] Definition of Individual (was Re: [tdwg-tag] Do terms in the http://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/ namespace actually resolve?)

Mark Wilden mark at mwilden.com
Wed Sep 1 19:48:07 CEST 2010

On Wed, Sep 1, 2010 at 8:33 AM, Steve Baskauf
<steve.baskauf at vanderbilt.edu> wrote:
> In the model that I described in the paper, an
> Occurrence has an "individualID" property that connects the occurrence to
> its determinations via the Individual.  But that wouldn't have to be the
> case.  An Occurrence could have a "conglomerationID" property that would
> connect it to the Conglomeration resource and that resource could then have
> several "individualID" properties that connect it to the multiple
> individuals with there separate determinations.

The Composite design pattern may be of use here:

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