Bi-directionality in relationship tracking

Pros and cons of bi-directionality in maintaining integrity of relationships between objects.

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  • nodes either point towards another node, their reverse relationship thus being implied via context.
  • disadvantage of this is, in a large network, it may take some time for this implied data to get computer.
  • disadvantage of keeping a link alive on both ends is their potential to mis-fire and otherwise get out of sync.