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 I was amazed to see Jaroslav Tulach demo NetBeans running Mylyn's Bugzilla bundle. His experiment is part of a plan to have NetBeans interoperate with OSGI. What is fascinating is that these module systems that were developed independently for different purposes; yet, they have enough similarity that they can be integrated so easily (not to trivialize Jaroslav's work).

Check out the video: 

http://wiki.apidesign.org/wiki/Netbinox

This bodes well for the Java Module system in JDK7.

We will see people creating "Java Modules" instead of Maven/NetBeans/Eclipse(Equanox)/Felix.....

Not that the dependencies wont still be there but there will be the definition of a standard that will make it easier to pick and choose the best components.

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