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Open types are presented as a simple yet powerful data model for statically typed procedural and object-oriented programming languages, that overcomes the limitations of the traditional record-oriented model. The basic idea is to separate type definitions from the definitions of their attributes in order to allow incremental definitions of the latter. Furthermore, bidirectional relationships are introduced as pairs of mutually inverse attributes whose values will be kept consistentdoi:10.5381/jot.2007.6.3.a3 fatcat:mot5adcly5dnvgjoyiiub2yl3m