Expounding on #ModuleNameSyntax

mark.reinhold at oracle.com mark.reinhold at oracle.com
Fri Mar 11 17:42:51 UTC 2016

2016/3/2 15:56 -0800, david.lloyd at redhat.com:
> It seems to me that the syntax requirements presently established for 
> Jigsaw in particular are really specific to the module layer(s) handled 
> by the JDK.  It is easy to imagine containers and other such systems 
> that are provided in their own layers might have different, pre-existing 
> syntax requirement (we have such a situation with our existing module 
> environment, allowing (in some layers) names with hypens, slashes, 
> etc.).  Shouldn't syntax checking of names be a policy decision of the 
> module layer, rather than a global policy?

New issue: http://openjdk.java.net/projects/jigsaw/spec/issues/#ModuleNameCharacters

- Mark

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