|Re: [cross-project-issues-dev] Announcing JDK 9 support for Eclipse Neon|
On 26/10/2015 7:50 AM, Jayaprakash Arthanareeswaran wrote:
At this point, I would like to call out that JDK 9 is unlike any other JDK versions of the past, notable change being the JAR files (with platform classes) are giving way to a proprietary format. This update is not to be confused with Java 9 support, though, which is about Java modules.
Could you please elaborate on those two sentences? What is the proprietary format you are referring to? And perhaps I am not too smart, but I don't understand the distinction that you're making between JDK 9 and Java 9 support.