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From "Finan, Sean" <Sean.Fi...@childrens.harvard.edu>
Subject RE: UMLS Env variables suggestion
Date Mon, 06 Jan 2014 16:05:18 GMT
+1

-----Original Message-----
From: Chen, Pei [mailto:Pei.Chen@childrens.harvard.edu] 
Sent: Monday, January 06, 2014 10:57 AM
To: dev@ctakes.apache.org
Subject: RE: UMLS Env variables suggestion

Sounds like a good idea;
we can just update all of the documentation/scripts to use underscore (_), and leave the dot
(.) in the code to be deprecated for now?
--Pei

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Finan, Sean [mailto:Sean.Finan@childrens.harvard.edu]
> Sent: Saturday, January 04, 2014 10:10 PM
> To: dev@ctakes.apache.org
> Subject: RE: UMLS Env variables suggestion
> 
> This went in to 3.1  https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CTAKES-164
> 
> I agree - the docs need to be updated if there is consensus on the use 
> of this method.  Personally I think that there should be one supported 
> method, not both dot and underscore.  I would prefer that we remove 
> the dot functionality since it is not operational across all 
> environments, but it isn't up to me alone to remove functionality.
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Chen, Pei [mailto:Pei.Chen@childrens.harvard.edu]
> Sent: Saturday, January 04, 2014 4:08 PM
> To: <dev@ctakes.apache.org>
> Cc: dev@ctakes.apache.org
> Subject: Re: UMLS Env variables suggestion
> 
> I believe Sean updated the code to also support underscore (_) as 
> well. But the docs just need to be updated...
> 
> 
> > On Jan 4, 2014, at 4:04 PM, "Dewful" <dewful@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > In the documentation, in the .sh files to run ctakes;
> >
> > # If you plan to use the UMLS Resources, set/export env variables # 
> > export ctakes.umlsuser=[username], ctakes.umlspw=[password]
> >
> > however, simply trying to
> >
> > export ctakes.umlsuser=myusername, ctakes.umlspw=mypassword
> >
> > doesnt work because bash3 doesnt allow dots in the keyname and will 
> > throw an error
> >
> > bin/runctakesCVD.sh: line 42: export: `ctakes.umlsuser=username,': 
> > not a valid identifier
> >
> > http://stackoverflow.com/questions/15016403/how-to-export-dot-
> separate
> > d-environment-variablesexplains
> > some solutions
> >
> > it may be helpful to show how the user can set these easily if they 
> > want to set the env variables this way, possibly using one of the
> suggestions in SO.
> >
> > N

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