Alternatives for naming automatic modules, and a proposal (#AutomaticModuleNames)

Michael Nascimento misterm at
Tue Apr 25 13:16:54 UTC 2017

On Tue, Apr 25, 2017 at 10:10 AM, David M. Lloyd <david.lloyd at>

> Just the fact that there is the *very idea* of a "fit"/"non-fit" for JPMS
> is sad though.  It should have been the ubiquitous thing that everyone was
> expecting.  But denying multiple versions?  Blowing up on run time cycles?
> Reneging on the idea of being the basis of Java EE 9? These are things that
> people will not be expecting.

Some extra feedback: I delivered a talk yesterday at QCon SP and people
were very much disappointed with these limitations, and also the fact
packages must be defined by a single module even if they are not exported,
because it was considered nearly impossible to track in real world


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