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From Marshall Schor <...@schor.com>
Subject Re: A light raodmap proposal for UIMA addons
Date Sun, 18 Nov 2012 23:36:53 GMT
Sounds good to me, +1.

The main thing will be to get volunteers to do the updates, on approximately the
road map schedule.

I think the NLP tasks could be seeded by harvesting our mailing lists for useful

Of course, another thing could be to get someone to write a book covering these


On 11/18/2012 3:10 AM, Tommaso Teofili wrote:
> Hi all,
> currently I don't think we have a proper roadmap on the addons development
> so I'd like to propose one.
> Some of the addons are based on some other libraries (e.g. Lucene, Solr,
> Tika, etc.) so the first thing I'd like to do is gradually update those to
> newly released major versions; these touches:
> - TikaAnnotator : currently at 0.7, migrate to 1.2 and make a release
> - Lucas : currently at 2.9.3, migrate to 3.6 / 4.x and maybe make one
> release each (because of API / index change from 3.x to 4.x)
> - Solrcas : currently at 3.1, migrate to 3.6 / 4.x and maybe make one
> release each (because of API / index change from 3.x to 4.x)
> The following addons providing services from external services may need an
> update as well in order to get latest features
> - OpenCalaisAnnotator
> - AlchemyAPIAnnotator
> then release each of them
> For all the others I think it's more or less just bugfixing.
> Another thing I'd like to add to our website / documentation is something
> like "how to do NLP task X within Apache UIMA"; we currently have a list of
> external sources plus the addons page but I think it'd be nice for a user
> to know which known open source UIMA enabled options exist for doing e.g.
> language detection, tokenization, etc either in the addons package or from
> some other sources.
> What do you think?
> Regards,
> Tommaso

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