[jsr294-modularity-eg] Simple Module System Proposal
Alex.Buckley at Sun.COM
Tue Sep 29 15:57:06 EDT 2009
Alex Buckley wrote:
> If I may summarize: Applications are, in your view, either so simple as
> to need only basic Maven-like functionality, or so complex as to need
> dynamic visibility over multiple versions with strong encapsulation.
> This echoes Peter's view that "Nobody needs modularity for a Hello World
> program, and letting this use case drive the design seems plain wrong"
> and "small applications do not have to bother with modularity". 
> 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?
Sorry, but I would really like an answer to this from BJ.
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