Draft JPMS Public Review specification

Robert Scholte rfscholte at apache.org
Wed Mar 8 22:48:13 UTC 2017

I agree with David. There are still quite some topics marked as "Proposal  
posted or discussion active" of which I don't know what the final  
resolution would be. And for a few I know they will have impact on other  
topics as well.

I will go through the list and return with a concrete list of remarks.


On Wed, 08 Mar 2017 22:05:01 +0100, David M. Lloyd  
<david.lloyd at redhat.com> wrote:

> Mark,
> Right now a Public Review definitely does not seem appropriate given  
> that at least some of the EG still sees major problems with the draft,  
> whereas it sends a message that there is consensus when there is not.  
> Given the fact that there still are significant issues outstanding and  
> disagreement within the EG, it seems likely to me that a at least a  
> second Public Review would need to be submitted anyway, one way or  
> another.  In this light, I think it makes sense to wait at least until  
> there's some semblance of consensus among the EG before posting the  
> public review.
> On 03/07/2017 10:50 AM, mark.reinhold at oracle.com wrote:
>> At this point in time the draft specification appears to achieve the  
>> goal
>> of this JSR.  We have a small and shrinking number of open issues on the
>> list [1], and I expect the resolution of those issues to require at most
>> modest adjustments to the final draft.  I therefore intend to submit the
>> following draft to the JCP PMO to be posted for Public Review:
>>     http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~mr/jigsaw/spec/
>> Please let me know by 17:00 UTC next Tuesday, 14 March if you think any
>> changes are required, or if you need more time for review.
>> - Mark
>> [1] http://openjdk.java.net/projects/jigsaw/spec/issues

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