[Python-Dev] Reserving an arg space for Jython

Dino Viehland dinov at exchange.microsoft.com
Fri Apr 11 21:39:58 CEST 2008

IronPython already uses -X:OptionName for special IronPython only options so +1 for -X.

-----Original Message-----
From: python-dev-bounces+dinov=microsoft.com at python.org [mailto:python-dev-bounces+dinov=microsoft.com at python.org] On Behalf Of Frank Wierzbicki
Sent: Friday, April 11, 2008 12:14 PM
To: Brett Cannon
Cc: Guido van Rossum; python-dev at python.org
Subject: Re: [Python-Dev] Reserving an arg space for Jython

On Fri, Apr 11, 2008 at 2:51 PM, Brett Cannon <brett at python.org> wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 11, 2008 at 7:40 PM, Guido van Rossum <guido at python.org> wrote:
> > Works for me. We should have a patch to CPython that looks for -J and
>  >  rejects it with "-J is reserved for Jython".
>  >
>  Do we want it to be Jython-specific, or should it be available to any
>  alternative VM? I don't know if the IronPython folks need anything for
>  .NET, but maybe they would like one?
-X was suggested on Jython's irc.  I kind of like -J, but -X would
work for us too.

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