OpenTracing Attributes

Attributes used by the OpenTracing Shim layer.

opentracing.ref_typestringParent-child Reference type [1]child_of; follows_fromExperimental

[1]: The causal relationship between a child Span and a parent Span.

opentracing.ref_type has the following list of well-known values. If one of them applies, then the respective value MUST be used; otherwise, a custom value MAY be used.

child_ofThe parent Span depends on the child Span in some capacityExperimental
follows_fromThe parent Span doesn’t depend in any way on the result of the child SpanExperimental