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So far our booking application is missing a couple of very important aspects that any online retail system must have to complete orders. First, it’s missing the workflow that attributes an item—or in this case an auction—to a particular order for a particular customer. This notion of an order is something that was included in the original entity-relationship diagram (ERD) shown in figure 3.5 (in chapter 3). The order portion of the ERD is shown here in figure 5.1. It exists in the application already, but it currently does nothing.