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Previously we used string WorkflowPipelineArgs.Comments which seems got obsolete now and suggests to use StringDictionary WorkflowPipelineArgs.CommentFields.

By using Reflector tool I found that to read comments I should write as below:

WorkflowPipelineArgs.CommentsField["Comments"]

My question is why it was changed like that and what other values we can find from CommentFields property?

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You can't find any new fields there out of the box. But Sitecore recently introduced the Standard Comment Template, thereby making it possible to cook up more advanced authoring scenarios.

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Grant Bartlett has a good example of what that could look like in Sitecore 8: Advanced workflow commenting

In short; it was changed because Sitecore now has the ability to attach a "Comment Template" to workflows, and therefore it is now easier to extend for specific needs.

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