Multiple versions of a non-exported dependency

Alan Bateman Alan.Bateman at
Fri Sep 2 09:54:11 UTC 2016

On 02/09/2016 10:35, Richard Opalka wrote:

> :
> Will Java support classpath forever or there are plans to remove it?
> Asking because if classpath would be removed some time in the future
> such compromise (automatic modules) is just short term win affecting
> many key design decisions.
I'm not aware of any proposal to drop the class path, it's just too 
entrenched. Remember that we are retrofitting modules to a mature 
platform and so migration, compatibility, and interoperability have to 
be at the fore.


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