ANN: Updating flag description in the User's Guide

Johan Tibell johan.tibell at
Thu Nov 6 13:31:28 UTC 2014

Agreed. For example, the HTTP standard has moved away from X-prefixed
headers for similar reasons.

On Thu, Nov 6, 2014 at 2:13 PM, Jan Stolarek <jan.stolarek at> wrote:

> > What about standardizing on an 'experimental' prefix such as
> -fx-use-rpaths
> > or -fx-kill-oneshot? These flags would not be added to the user guide and
> > their intent clear when actually using them.
> As already stated in an earlier reply I think we should have documentation
> for the sake of other
> developers.
> I don't like the idea of separate prefix for experimental flags. This
> could be problematic when
> the flag becomes stable - we would have to change its name and that would
> break backwards
> compatibility.
> Janek
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