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From Robert Spurrier <robert.spurr...@explorys.com>
Subject Re: Converting cTAKES to UIMAfit
Date Tue, 01 Oct 2013 19:02:42 GMT
Excellent. I mostly was thinking in terms of pipeline creation,types,and
input params. I agree with your note that they aren't completely without
purpose.  I'll check it out and begin to hack away when possible.


On 10/1/13 2:53 PM, "Pei Chen" <chenpei@apache.org> wrote:

>There have been few good places where uimaFIT may be useful:
>Feel free to check out any existing items and add/create items:
>On the top of my head:
>1) Type System detection
>2) JCasUtil (selectCovered, etc.)
>3) Input Parameter handling
>4) Annotator, Pipeline instantiation/creation
>Note: There may be a valid use case to have a few default XML
>configurations (mainly in production use where you may want to swap
>without having to recompile code.)
>On Tue, Oct 1, 2013 at 2:31 PM, Robert Spurrier <
>robert.spurrier@explorys.com> wrote:
>> Hello,
>> Working with UIMAfit makes annotator/pipeline development a sheer joy. I
>> thouroughly dislike keeping track of annotator descriptors  during
>> development.
>> Is it worth converting cTAKES to use UIMAfit as exclusively as
>>possible? I
>> would not mind taking on that responsibility if It meant blowing away as
>> many descriptors as possible =]
>> Thanks,
>> Rob

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