Proposal: #NonHierarchicalLayers (+ #LayerPrimitives)

mark.reinhold at mark.reinhold at
Wed Mar 8 22:31:45 UTC 2017

2017/3/8 13:22:32 -0800, tjwatson at
> mark.reinhold at wrote on 03/08/2017 02:07:39 PM:
>> ...
>> I don't think it's unreasonable for an OSGi/JPMS interoperation solution
>> to have to do these things, especially when the alternative is to commit
>> the entire Java SE Platform to otherwise-unnecessary complexity for the
>> long term.
> If it was only for this limited case in the support of OSGi framework 
> extensions then I tend to agree.  I am under the impression that others 
> have more general usecases for these methods.  I am only giving feedback 
> for my usecase to justify the need for the methods.  There may be some 
> ways around this for OSGi.  I have to investigate to see how bad or 
> difficult it makes life for us.

I appreciate all your feedback on OSGi so far.  It'd be helpful to know
sooner, rather than later, whether you can work through these issues in
your proof-of-concept implementation.

- Mark

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