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

Stephen Colebourne scolebourne at
Tue Apr 25 13:51:27 UTC 2017

On 25 April 2017 at 14:31, Alan Bateman <Alan.Bateman at> wrote:
> Someday then we might get to the point where modules on the application
> module path could be assigned to different class loaders but it has huge
> implications and would take an entire release to shake out issues.

Has this been documented anywhere? Because all modules in one
classloader seems like entirely the wrong default and I don't
understand the trade off. Clashes on concealed packages will not be


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