Is it possible to generate Variable “Metadata” ?
Already when a variable is created there are cases where extra metadata is added into the secondary columns (such as Text1 and Text2 columns), or when a blob is saved it uses the Text2 column to store some metadata about the content type mime type of the blob.
A possible feature request, unless already being provided somehow, but is there a way to add custom metadata to a variable when using
There is no API to do that. You could implement a custom variable serializer if you want to write something to those fields.
I don’t think a general purpose metadata API would be a good idea. Conceptually, such data can already be stored along with the variable or as a second variable. Technically, what can be stored as metadata is very limited (the two text fields in
Limited metadata storage is fine IMO. What would be your suggestion for best way to handle some level of metadata storage for variables?