The Massive, Monolithic JDK should become Modular

dogcatmouse“Mark Reinhold, Principal Engineer at Sun Microsystems, has been advocating about how “cool” would be for the Sun JDK to be modular. He’s is putting up a good argument about how the complexity is hurting the platform and how the Java Kernel and Quickstarter features in the JDK 6u10 release just address the symptoms of JDK’s long-term interconnected growth.”

Read full article here: http://www.infoq.com/news/2008/11/modular_jdk

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