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In keeping with the purpose of the manageItem api, allow an action of "manage" on the action attribute on the Category node. This value should cause the association to be made if it does not exist and be ignored if it does exist. Furthermore, if the category path does not exist it should be created.
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How will this idea be used?
Adding the categoryAssociation / Category nodes to the manageItem api greatly simplified the maintenance of the catalogue. This further step would reduce cost to implement catalogues in OMS as we could completely eliminate a separate interface for the catalogue hierarchy from the customer's PIM.
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