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Allow 'metadata' to an event that is not sent on output. #1834
Originally from: https://logstash.jira.com/browse/LOGSTASH-1798
It would be great to have arbitrary metadata for an event, which isn't passed through the output and specifically not made available to the encoding/serialization phase.
Example use case:
Proposed syntax is simply a fieldref namespace "[@metadata]". Anything under this is considered metadata and not show up normally through JSON or other serialization.
Example use (once #1644 is merged)
Really like this.
Grok is another place where this could make a difference. Currently we extract a