Rules Engine: Make a Dataset as Global to use in multiple bionic rules?

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It will be great if we can define the global dataset and use them across multiple bionic rules.
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Sudheer Sharma Goda, Employee

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Nag, are you saying using the same dataset in multiple rules across the org without writing it multiple times? I vote for it and would like to call it as a reusable data set. It reduces a lot of effort and time to re-write whenever required.
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Thanks for posting this. One problem in this approach would be, if you had a source as another dataset then the field mappings will go for a toss and it will take as much effort as to map each field to the new input dataset. This will only work when you have a fetch task that fetches from MDA or SFDC. Does it sound like a huge limitation or you are good with fetch tasks alone?
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Yeah, it will be great, first we start with fetch task and aggregate task as global reusable.
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I love this point Sundar - "This will only work when you have a fetch task that fetches from MDA or SFDC. Does it sound like a huge limitation or you are good with fetch tasks alone?"

If we can start with a fetch task that really helps a lot in most of the current cases that we deal today. 

But one more thought on the same lines, just in case if its a doable solution, how are we going to deal such reusable "fetch" tasks with relationships?
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Just giving a thought , can we  have a clone option in Setup actions ,
Example : Rule is  having more actions(under setup actions) , which are only differed by filter conditions, instead of creating all action items we can re-use them .. 
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If this reusable task can be extended to Custom rules as well for Setup actions, that's ultimatum.