If you are using filter:user.settings it will be renamed to filter:user.customSettings in 0.8.3.
.... sort of. .settings is fired only in the /user/settings controller, while .getSettings is fired whenever user settings are called site-wide. However, both hooks alter user settings, and .settings additionally adds a new property call...
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