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From Ian Maxon <>
Subject Re: Metadata changes
Date Mon, 14 Dec 2015 19:13:46 GMT
For 1), I guess the question is whether it would be a backwards
compatible change. Since it's just a new attribute (right?...), and it
is also sort of a new feature rather than a fix for something that was
critically broken, I would tend toward putting it on master. If it's
not backwards compatible though maybe it needs more careful


On Mon, Dec 14, 2015 at 10:12 AM, Steven Jacobs <> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'm implementing a change so that datasets can use datatypes from alternate
> data verses (previously the type and set had to be from the same
> dataverse). Unfortunately this means another change for Dataset Metadata
> (which will now store the dataverse for its type).
> As such, I had a couple of questions:
> 1) Should this change be thrown into the release branch, as it is another
> Metadata change?
> 2) In implementing this change, I've been looking at the Metadata secondary
> indexes. I had a discussion with Ildar, and it seems the thread on Metadata
> secondary indexes being "hacked" has been lost. Is this also something that
> should get into the release? Is there anyone currently looking at it?
> Steven

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