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Let's say you had such a repository. And in it you have a bunch of objects that got put there at some point.
Amongst them, there are say 3 lamps with the attributes you listed. Two are identical, and the third is the same as the first two, except for its color.
How will your program tell the repository which one (instance) of the lamp that it wants to deal with?
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