Bring back ANNOTATEMORE support

Bron Gondwana brong at
Sun Sep 16 07:29:56 EDT 2018

On Sat, Sep 15, 2018, at 00:20, Samir Aguiar wrote: 
> Hi Bron, 
> On 09/12/2018 03:49 AM, Bron Gondwana wrote: 
> > Samir: what's your plan for moving those users to something which 
> > supports standard METADATA? Because the downside of keeping on 
> > supporting a legacy ANNOTATEMORE in Cyrus is that somebody has to 
> > maintain that forever if you're never planning to get off it, either you 
> > or everyone else touching that code! 
> Yes, that's a fair point. 
> The plan is to update our client to use METADATA instead of 
> ANNOTATEMORE, while keeping support for both in the server. After this 
> we deprecate ANNOTATEMORE to signal customers that they should upgrade 
> their clients. This deprecation should happen mostly likely within two 
> years, and in the next years we will be removing it completely from the 
> server. 
Right! OK, we'll add it back in 3.0 and 3.2 then (with a config option to turn it on), and deprecate it after that :) 
I have CC'd ellie who is making the releases and created 
 Bron Gondwana 
 brong at 
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