Concerns mapping existing dynamic module systems to a 1-1 Module->Layer

mark.reinhold at mark.reinhold at
Thu Mar 9 17:33:55 UTC 2017

2017/3/9 5:47:24 -0800, tjwatson at
> ...
> My other concern is about perception.  It will not look good if an 
> existing module system specification cannot take advantage of the new Java 
> language features that are targeting modularity front and center.  I think 
> it is in the best interests of our communities to make this possible.

I think it is in the best interest of the entire Java ecosystem to
deliver on our commitments rather than argue, ad infinitum, about
features which are not required in order to meet those commitments
and which could impose undesirable constraints on the long-term
evolution of the Java SE Platform.

- Mark

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