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From Thilo Goetz <twgo...@gmx.de>
Subject Re: small memory footprint tradeoff configuration
Date Fri, 20 Feb 2009 09:05:48 GMT
Marshall Schor wrote:
> Some users are beginning to ask for the ability to shift the internal
> tradeoffs UIMA takes toward having a smaller memory footprint, at some
> cost in performance.
> 
> Several areas in particular have come up: 
>   1) "interning" string objects, so that only one copy exists
>   2) having some way to "compact" or garbage-collect the CAS

My suggestions for garbage collection in the CAS met with strong
resistance on this list in the past.  I'll be interested to see
what you'll come up with to overcome that resistance.

> 
> Are there other things that should be considered for trade-off here?
> 
> -Marshall


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