[javaee-spec users] [jsr366-experts] Re: Java EE APIs hidden by default in JDK 1.9 and removed in JDK 1.10

From: Bill Shannon <>
Date: Wed, 21 Sep 2016 14:26:59 -0700

Jason Greene wrote on 09/21/16 02:22 PM:
> Hi Bill,
> I agree that bundled modules should be implicitly added in legacy mode
> (classpath execution).

Have you already given this feedback to the Jigsaw team?

> As a general note, in our opinion, there are a number of issues with the
> current jigsaw implementation that, if not satisfactorily resolved, will
> prevent it from meeting the needs of dynamic systems such as Java EE and
> OSGi, which puts at risk our goal of a modular EE9. Additionally there are
> interoperability issues that will make it difficult for frameworks to support
> modular and non-modular code.
> For those not familiar, a number of the problems that have been raised are
> located here:
> A few of these have proposals are under active discussion on jigsaw-dev.

Yes, I'm just starting to get up to speed on these issues.
If there are ones that you think are particularly important
to the Java EE community, please feel free to highlight them
here. Perhaps others can help find satisfactory resolutions.