Proposal: #AutomaticModuleNames

mark.reinhold at mark.reinhold at
Wed Apr 5 00:08:31 UTC 2017

2017/4/4 5:43:42 -0700, Brian Fox <brianf at>:
> The Module-Name was enough of a hook to allow us to have Maven "fix" this
> problem automatically by inserting a name based on the coordinates. Taking
> that away I think again ties our hands.

Yes.  That's precisely the point.

This isn't a "problem" for Maven to "fix".

The final, explicit name of a module should be chosen by its author.
It's not appropriate for a build tool or an artifact repository to
enforce any particular convention for naming modules.

- Mark

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