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From "Adam Lally" <ala...@alum.rpi.edu>
Subject Re: What should default output dir for example CAS Consumers be?
Date Mon, 12 Feb 2007 19:17:35 GMT
On 2/12/07, Marshall Schor <msa@schor.com> wrote:
> As for the larger picture - I think it would make sense to have output
> from example code that the
> user runs go into the "working directory" or the more global "temp" dir,
> provided that some safeguards are there to prevent
> overwriting some user files accidentally.  This could take the form of
> writing to working-dir/temp/uima-qualified-name
> under the assumption that things in temp in the working dir/temp are
> probably ok to overwrite, especially if
> the name starts with some uima prefix that is unlikely to be
> purposefully in use.  (e.g., uima-example-xxxx).

I went with changing c:/temp/uima/xxxx to temp-uima-output/xxxx, where
xxxx identifies the CAS Consumer and is unchanged from previous
versions.  I think that's good enough for now.  And I removed the line
from adjustExamplePaths that replace C:/temp with temp.


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