Project Jigsaw: Phase Two

mark.reinhold at mark.reinhold at
Wed Jul 2 20:57:00 UTC 2014

2014/7/2 5:22 -0700, david.bosschaert at
> One thing that I think should also be a requirement is that the module
> metadata should be in an easily extensible format so that tools and
> other module systems such as OSGi can augment it with additional
> metadata.

That's not clearly necessary in order to achieve the stated goals,
so I don't think it's a requirement.

It could, however, be a reasonable design decision in the service
of some of the requirements related to tooling and migration.

- Mark

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