Gets the value that is stored in this for
key and converts it to the flags value that it
In order to use this function the type of the value must be an array of strings and it must be marked in the schema file as an flags type.
It is a programmer error to give a
key that isn't contained in the schema for this or is not
marked as a flags type.
If the value stored in the configuration database is not a valid value for the flags type then this function will return the default value.
a Settings object
the key to get the value for
the flags value