SAP wrote:Finally, we adjure all members and the spec lead to come back to the table and communicate directly to each other instead of blaming each other through blogs and open letters!”
Jeanne Boyarsky wrote:Even if IBM and Red Hat don't vote yes, that doesn't mean they won't support the technology though.
Tim Moores wrote:I wouldn't think they'd have to implement anything. This is a JRE feature, not a JEE feature, after all. Unless some future version of JEE requires the ability to deploy modules that are compatible with it. But JEE 8 isn't even released, so I think this would be a few years off.
Jeanne Boyarsky wrote:I would think Java 9 with Java EE 7 is affected by modules, no? Because you care about classloading and dependencies.
Claude Moore wrote:I'm afraid that finding a common way to develop Java EE 8 will not be so easy. Last summer, I've read with a certain interest about Java EE Guardians initiative, as well as about Microprofile initiative.
Tim Moores wrote:
While the microprofile initiative was interesting when it came out -mainly due to JEE 8 being stalled at the time- JEE 8 is now in Public Review. I don't expect holdups like with the module system, so it's likely to be final by June. I can't imagine the major app server vendors not supporting it in due course after that.