[webkit-dev] Runtime setting for incomplete features

Peter Kasting pkasting at google.com
Wed Sep 23 18:05:01 PDT 2009

On Wed, Sep 23, 2009 at 6:03 PM, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs at apple.com> wrote:

> My thinking on the topic is basically this:
> A) For experimental features, it makes sense to make them disappear
> completely when turned off, since turning them on is an unusual and
> experimental state.
> B) For end-user features that are on by default but have a preference to
> turn them off, having APIs appear and disappear fragments the platform.

I believe most of the cases where this occurs in Chromium are instances of
A.  We don't tend to expose prefs to do B.

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