Updates on Interoperability

Bryan Atsatt bryan.atsatt at oracle.com
Fri Apr 25 10:57:54 PDT 2008

Nice to see some movement here Stanley! I've been thinking a bit about 
this issue, and tried to summarize that here:


Do folks generally agree with this characterization? Does anyone think 
I've grossly misstated the situation, or left out anything important?

// Bryan

Stanley M. Ho wrote:
> Hi experts,
> As we discussed in the EG, we would like to make JSR 277 interoperable 
> with other module systems (e.g. OSGi, NetBeans, etc.). We have been 
> building prototypings to figure out how it should work and to also 
> validate the overall approach. Since there are many module systems out 
> there and they are all implemented very differently (there are also 
> multiple OSGi implementations), it requires us to build more than a 
> few prototypes and the whole process takes time.
> The good news is that we now have a prototype that allows JSR 277 
> modules to interoperate with OSGi bundles in certain degrees, and 
> another prototype that enables interoperation with Maven. I'm in the 
> process of sorting out the details with the development team so we 
> could have a strawman for this EG to discuss soon.
> - Stanley

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