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Re: [] [jakartaee-platform-dev] [jakartaee-spec-project-leads]Automatic Module Names in Jakarta EE 9

Personally, I believe it does matter as you do not want to keep changing the module names especially if you are adding  the Automatic-Module-Name  Manifest Attribute.

On Jul 22, 2020, at 9:34 AM, Scott Stark <starksm64@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

For the 9.0 release, I guess it does not matter too much, but the discussion around the name is going to get more involved I suspect, and expand beyond the scope of just an artifact name based module name. For example, to simplify the end user's life, I can see having one or more aggregate modules using the spec base (jakarta.servlet) that define the various import/export/services relationships for a typical servlet app, JSP app, JSF app, etc. With that structure I would expect that we do want .api modules for every spec.

On Wed, Jul 22, 2020 at 8:06 AM Kevin Sutter <sutter@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
Thanks for the input!

We'll have to leave this thread open for a bit to see if we are opening a can of worms or not... ;-)

Mark, thanks for volunteering to minimally change "java.servlet" to "jakarta.servlet".  If we get additional volunteering along these lines, then we could contain this minimal update for Jakarta EE 9 (authentication, authorization, servlet, and transactions).

Let's see how this discussion plays out (and get input from the Spec Committee) as to what's containable for Jakarta EE 9, or 9.1, or 10.  Thanks!

Kevin Sutter 
STSM, MicroProfile and Jakarta EE architect @ IBM
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