Action merging is always necessary if existing, unprocessed actions have to be merged with newly found actions. This is the case if an existing document is changed, for example. Since the data has changed, actions that were found when creating the document can be omitted.
The PPF provides several merge technologies that permit only one unprocessed action for each action definition or processing type. The technologies cover the following situations:
The PPF also provides a merge technology that permits only one unprocessed action per partner.
You can also program your own merge technologies.