Reagan, this is a really nice outline.
All – I am on this list, but not sure exactly why? I think I was part of the original Data Fabric IG?
In any event, I’m jumping in below, with a comment that I think is implicit in the ongoing discussion, but want to emphasize one of Reagan’s below points—about entities can change over time.
A collection—viewed as either an object or collection of object (however you like it), is also a convenient grouping, and, yes, can be marked theoretically — at a point in time, although it is not necessarily stagnant.