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a batch process) I usually load the entities and work with dynamic proxies.
Usually in batch processes you need to load the data anyways at the time the service runs.
If the updated user no longer has reference to something, it would not be right to replace it with the original value if you meant to clear it.
Would you like to answer one of these unanswered questions instead?
Well, in my current project (many entities too) we started with working on Models, thinking we would lose time working with View Models.