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Documentum 6.5 Content Management Foundations by Pawan Kumar

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Chapter 3. Objects and Types

In this chapter, we will explore the following concepts:

  • Objects and types
  • Type hierarchies and type categories
  • Object and content persistence
  • Lightweight and shareable object types
  • Aspects
  • Querying objects

Objects

Documentum uses an object-oriented model to store information within the repository. Everything stored in the repository participates in this object model in some way. For example, a user, a document, and a folder are all represented as objects. An object stores data in its properties (also known as attributes) and has methods that can be used to interact with the object.

Properties

A content item stored in the repository has an associated object to store its metadata. Since metadata is stored in object properties, ...

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