Added some notes about certain Structure API bits for 4.x CTR


Branch: refs/heads/TINKERPOP-1522
Commit: 512a4b8b05fe036c828c3562bd72a50fc1b79e76
Parents: 62299a1
Author: Stephen Mallette <>
Authored: Mon Mar 5 19:42:34 2018 -0500
Committer: Stephen Mallette <>
Committed: Mon Mar 5 19:42:34 2018 -0500

 docs/src/dev/future/index.asciidoc | 8 ++++++++
 1 file changed, 8 insertions(+)
diff --git a/docs/src/dev/future/index.asciidoc 
index 4a51f57..d37f3e1 100644
--- a/docs/src/dev/future/index.asciidoc
+++ b/docs/src/dev/future/index.asciidoc
@@ -118,6 +118,14 @@ Distributed transactions are a challenge and don't apply 
to every provider. Tran
 GLVs. The idea of local subgraphs for mutations and transaction management 
might be good but that goes against having
 just `ReferenceGraph`.
+In "hiding blueprints" we should probably consider what relevance certain 
components of the Structure API still have:
+* `io()` - this sorta fell short a few ways: API was a bit clunky, no 
integration with loading via OLAP, etc.
+* `variables()` - one of the problems with variables is that they were not 
persisted by `io()` which was generally a
+problem for TinkerGraph which relied on `io()` for flushing to file storage. 
This topic was discussed a bit on
+* `tx()` - as discussed in the earlier paragraph
 == Gremlin Language Subset
 On link:[TINKERPOP-1417], 
it was suggested that we "Create a

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