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When querying OData API resources, clients may append a type-cast URL segment to limit the response to a specified type. Typically, the specified type is derived from the declared type of the collection.

However, the OData Core vocabulary includes the Org.OData.Core.V1.MayImplement annotation to advertise non-derived types that can also be used in type-cast URL segments.

The Smart API Connector handles both cases. The following sections provide details.