All,

IMO $Subject. It's not correct to have a scope. In my view expectation of a Partition can be "I want my instances in EC2 IaaS and in us-east-1 region".

<partition id="p1">
     <property name="PROVIDER" value="ec2"/>
     <property name="REGION" value="us-east-1"/>
....
</partition>



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Best Regards,
Nirmal

Nirmal Fernando.
PPMC Member & Committer of Apache Stratos,
Senior Software Engineer, WSO2 Inc.

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