[jsr294-modularity-eg] Simple Module System Proposal
Alex.Buckley at Sun.COM
Tue Sep 29 12:55:32 EDT 2009
Richard S. Hall wrote:
> On 9/24/09 20:16, Alex Buckley wrote:
>> If Maven suffices for versioning and dependency tracking - not "real"
>> modularity but still of some value, in your view - why does the Simple
>> Module System claim the same ground by standardizing versions and
>> dependencies in the language?
> To me, this line of discussion completely misses the important point. If
> 294 modules are required to be loaded by a single class loader, then
> they are useless in any environments that are either dynamic or support
> side-by-side versions, which throws their reuse out the window. Thus,
> there is very little benefit of the SMS proposal over the "big hook"
"big hook" approach?
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