Revised proposal for #AutomaticModuleNames

mark.reinhold at mark.reinhold at
Fri May 5 02:20:28 UTC 2017

2017/5/4 17:58:31 -0700, brianf at
> On Thu, May 4, 2017 at 1:39 PM, <mark.reinhold at> wrote:
>> Thanks to everyone, and especially Stephen Colebourne, Brian Fox, and
>> Robert Scholte, for the extensive feedback.
>> 2017-May/000687.html
>> TL;DR: Keep automatic modules, bring back the module-name JAR-file
>> manifest attribute, and strongly recommend reverse-DNS module names.
>> Comments?
> I think this is a tremendous development that will allow a path towards
> modularization and away from potential fragmentation of the Java ecosystem.
> Thank you for continuing to consider our feedback after what I'm sure has
> been a long slog to get this JSR over the finish line with a billion small
> sheds painted many colors.

Thank you for saying so, and thanks for your persistence!
I've learned a lot.

- Mark

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