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Add support for "kind":"ServiceDocument" in OData feed data source

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on 18 Jan 2018 22:53:11

Sometimes it may be necessary to partition OData sources due to large number of feeds or references to public available feeds.

In OData v.4.0 Standard the ServiceDocument gives the possibility to point to another ServiceDocument:

PowerBI should understand the element with "kind": "ServiceDocument" and follow the given URL

"@odata.context": "http://host/service/$metadata",
"value": [
"name": "Orders",
"kind": "EntitySet",
"url": "Orders"
"name": "Human Resources",
"kind": "ServiceDocument",
"url": "http://host/HR/"