Bring back ANNOTATEMORE support

John Capo jc at
Sun Sep 16 12:33:21 EDT 2018

On Sun, September 16, 2018 07:29, Bron Gondwana wrote:
> 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 ? 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

Thanks.  I also need ANNOTATEMORE and METADATA active at the same time.  Updating to 3.X
would otherwise be impossible.  I suspect there are others, perhaps not on this list,
with the same needs.

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