How to name modules, automatic and otherwise

Brian Fox brianf at
Fri Feb 17 14:03:32 UTC 2017

This seems sensible and not unfamiliar with how import statements already
work in Java to determine the fqn to search for a given class.

On Fri, Feb 17, 2017 at 4:07 AM, Michael Rasmussen <
michael.rasmussen at> wrote:

> On 17 February 2017 at 01:19, Stephen Colebourne <scolebourne at>
> wrote:
> >
> > However, I remain of the opinion that they are highly dangerous for
> > the wider ecosystem without some additional ability to qualify them.
> > The are many more private jars than public jars, and the clashes seen
> > today on Maven Central are just the tip of the iceberg of this
> > problem.
> >
> I can only agree with this. s/willow/spark/ and we have an example of such
> a situation in maven already today, of two different libraries with the
> same name.
> With the options to specify group, no problem, then I could just write:
> requires spark-core from com.sparkjava or requires spark-core from
> org.apache.spark in order to clarify which was intended.
> /Michael

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