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From "jim.foobar" <>
Subject Re: Merging the output of multiple name finders
Date Tue, 01 May 2012 13:50:34 GMT
What is happening with this issue? Is there any progress on the matter? 
I've been a bit busy the past week...
are you happy with the "NameFinderME.dropOverlappingSpans" method ad how 
it reasons about what span to keep and what to throw away?


ps: if yes - a previous email of mine with the same subject line, shows 
the code we're left with...

On 18/04/12 16:15, Jim - FooBar(); wrote:
> On 18/04/12 16:09, Jörn Kottmann wrote:
>> On 04/18/2012 05:07 PM, Jim - FooBar(); wrote:
>>> We are also not checking for same/different type when using this 
>>> "NameFinderME.dropOverlappingSpans" method...
>>> anyway i don't think that this will occur often so if you're happy 
>>> with this solution then I'm happy as well... :) 
>> Its handling this case correctly. Isn't it?
>> Jörn
> not really...this method is only concerned with offsets and ignores 
> the will do the exact same thing regardless of whether the 2 
> spans are of the same type or not...basically it's doing the 
> simplistic thing you suggested this morning and keeping the earliest 
> span.
> Jim

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