Whats the difference between inherit and inherits?

In model inheritance, you can define values for _inherit (parent model name) and _inherits (dictionary with parent model and parent relation field).

What is the difference? Especially regarding the ORM.

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The Technical Memento contains a great visualisation of the different inheritance methods:

https://www.odoo.com/files/memento/OpenERP_Technical_Memento_latest.pdf

Class inheritance, prototype inheritance and delegation.

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