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From Jörn Kottmann <kottm...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: UIMA and uimaFIT
Date Tue, 18 Oct 2011 21:55:53 GMT
On 10/18/11 10:41 PM, Marshall Schor wrote:
> One thing that UIMA is "about" is the creating of compose-able components, and
> supporting different skill sets / roles for users of the framework. Re: this
> last point, we have a role called "assembler" in mind, someone who may not know
> any details of programming languages (annotators might be developed in Java, or
> C++, or ...), but can do some xml editing (perhaps with a form-based editor),
> and put together and configure a pipeline of annotators, developed by others.
>
> This kind of use case leads to the posture where we have externalized
> configuration parameters and settings, in XML, outside of the annotator
> implementation.

Maybe I missed the point, but is there any reason that the configuration 
parameters
need to be externalized? I can see that people want to change settings, 
but for that
the "configuration parameter settings" should be enough.

Jörn

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