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Deprecate `collector` attribute #211

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chris-rock commented Apr 26, 2017


Changes the name of the collector attribute to reporter. This is a non-breaking change, because the fallback has been implemented already:

Fixes #205

@chris-rock chris-rock changed the title from Deprecate `collector` attribute to WIP: Deprecate `collector` attribute Apr 26, 2017

@chris-rock chris-rock changed the title from WIP: Deprecate `collector` attribute to Deprecate `collector` attribute Apr 26, 2017

deprecate collector attribute in favor of reporter
Signed-off-by: Christoph Hartmann <>

Just a tiny improvement to phrasing, everything else looks great thank you!
I understand that this change is to be in line with the internal terms that are used across all InSpec projects. Outdated
@@ -5,6 +5,21 @@ The `audit` cookbook allows you to run InSpec profiles as part of a Chef Client
Version 2.0 of the audit cookbook is based on an idea from [Michael Hedgpeth]( Under the hood it uses [Chef handler]( instead of Chef resources now.
Note: With version 3.1.0, we are deprecating the use `collector` attribute and use the term `reporter`. The following

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arlimus Apr 26, 2017


slight phrasing improvement suggestion:

Note: With version 3.1.0 the use of the `collector` attribute is deprecated. Please use `reporter` instead. The `collector` attribute will be removed in the next major version.
update readme
Signed-off-by: Christoph Hartmann <>

yay 🎊

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