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From Jörn Kottmann <kottm...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Contributing uimaFIT to Apache UIMA
Date Fri, 25 May 2012 12:22:48 GMT
+1 form my side. As said before some parts
should be worked into uimaj-core directly
(e.g. injection of configuration into AEs).

Beside that it will be a good chance for UIMA to
attract new contributors.

Jörn

On 05/25/2012 09:06 AM, Tommaso Teofili wrote:
> Hello all,
> this is in my opinion great news for the UIMA community!
> uimaFIT is a great project with a huge code and user base so I look forward
> to see it land in Apache UIMA.
> For the code contribution, as far as I can understand, an IP clearance [1]
> may be needed.
> Cheers,
> Tommaso
>
> [1] : http://incubator.apache.org/ip-clearance/index.html
>
> 2012/5/25 Richard Eckart de Castilho<eckart@ukp.informatik.tu-darmstadt.de>
>
>> Hello everybody,
>>
>> we would like to propose the contribution of uimaFIT to Apache UIMA.
>> uimaFIT provides an API that facilitates using UIMA embedded in other Java
>> code, which is also helpful for unit tests. It also provides context
>> injection features such as annotations on class member fields which in UIMA
>> component which are initialized from the UIMA context.
>>
>> uimaFIT already is a proven product on its own and has an established user
>> base (cf. [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8]). But we think that having
>> uimaFIT hosted with Apache UIMA would allow and encourage more people to
>> use it and we could get more feedback that can be used to further improve
>> uimaFIT.
>>
>> It has been quite some time that we last talked about uimaFIT. Since then,
>> I did another iteration over the documentation of uimaFIT in its wiki. I
>> don't claim it to be perfect, but I think it is more ordered now and
>> contains less duplicate information. Also, I finally see a possibility
>> time-wise to address whatever work may be necessary in the contribution
>> process.
>>
>> We only have a rough idea about the process and its requirements. If you
>> are interested, I'd be happy to talk about it.
>>
>> Best regards,
>>
>> -- Richard
>>
>> [1]
>> http://jochenleidner.posterous.com/are-you-fit-for-uima-uimafit-provides-support
>> [2] http://www.uima-hpc.de/en/technical.html
>> [3] http://code.google.com/p/dkpro-core-asl/
>> [4] http://code.google.com/p/cleartk/
>> [5] http://biolemmatizer.sourceforge.net/
>> [6] http://rxinformatics.umn.edu/clas.html
>> [7] http://www.ohloh.net/p/uimafit
>> [8] http://search.maven.org/#search%7Cga%7C1%7Cuimafit
>>
>> --
>> -------------------------------------------------------------------
>> Richard Eckart de Castilho
>> Technical Lead
>> Ubiquitous Knowledge Processing Lab (UKP-TUD)
>> FB 20 Computer Science Department
>> Technische Universität Darmstadt
>> Hochschulstr. 10, D-64289 Darmstadt, Germany
>> phone [+49] (0)6151 16-7477, fax -5455, room S2/02/B117
>> eckart@ukp.informatik.tu-darmstadt.de
>> www.ukp.tu-darmstadt.de
>> Web Research at TU Darmstadt (WeRC) www.werc.tu-darmstadt.de
>> -------------------------------------------------------------------
>>
>>
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