Concerns with JPMS spec and Jigsaw implementation
forax at univ-mlv.fr
Mon May 1 22:12:20 UTC 2017
while i'm also disappointed by the outcome of some discussions.
I would like to know precisely what are the issues you would like us to have a closer consensus.
I do not like the blog post of Scott Stark mostly because a lot of references are from 2015 so a lot things are outdated in that post.
So apart from the automatic modules, what are points you want to discuss more ?
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> De: "Tim Ellison" <Tim_Ellison at uk.ibm.com>
> À: "jpms-spec-experts" <jpms-spec-experts at openjdk.java.net>
> Cc: jpms-spec-comments at openjdk.java.net
> Envoyé: Vendredi 28 Avril 2017 17:48:43
> Objet: Re: Concerns with JPMS spec and Jigsaw implementation
> mark.reinhold at oracle.com wrote on 27/04/2017 21:02:09:
>> 2017/4/14 20:18:03 -0700, Scott Stark <sstark at redhat.com>:
>> > Via our participation in JSR 376/JPMS we have raised a number of
>> > regarding the implementation decision in Jigsaw as well as the scope
>> > consensus of the expert group efforts. We, along with other EC
> members, and
>> > EG members have compiled a document that details these concerns. These
>> > concerns are outlined in the following blog:
>> > https://developer.jboss.org/blogs/scott.stark/2017/04/14/critical-
>> This document does not raise any substantive technical issues that have
>> already been discussed in the JSR 376 EG.
> I believe that document demonstrates there is still work required to bring
> community closer to an agreement on the proposed standard.
> Even where the technical issues have already been discussed in the EG, it
> incumbent upon this group to make best efforts to understand and resolve
> differences. If people feel that their argument has not been considered,
> it is not surprising that frustration ensues.
> I am personally disappointed that the move to call the Public Review
> was made despite explicit objection from a number of EG members.
>> > As it stands, Red Hat will not vote for the approval of this public
>> > draft of JPMS as it is not in the best interest of the Java community.
> IBM is also voting "no" which reflects our position that the JSR is not
> ready at
> this time to move beyond the Public Review stage and proceed to Proposed
> The JSR 376 Expert Group and the public have raised a number of reasonable
> and concerns with the current public review draft of the specification
> warrant further discussion and resolution. We advocate work continuing
> all members of the Expert Group to address the issues documented on the
> IBM would like to see closer consensus amongst the entire Expert Group
> this specification proceeds to the next step.
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