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From Matthias Muehlhausen <muehlhau...@coling-uni-jena.de>
Subject Re: What are cover classes?
Date Tue, 13 Nov 2007 16:25:58 GMT
Hi Marshall,

Thank you for your answer!
Could you also tell what the also generated *_Type files are for? Are 
they also called 'cover classes'?

Thank you
Matthias

Marshall Schor wrote:
> Hi Matthias -
>
> It's a good question.  When using the JCas, for each UIMA Type, there is
> generated a corresponding Java Class; this class is called the "cover
> class" for the corresponding UIMA Type.
>
> So, if you declare a UIMA Type having the name mypackage.Sentence, there
> will be a corresponding JCas cover class whose fully qualified name is
> mypackage.Sentence.
>
> -Marshall
>
> Matthias Muehlhausen wrote:
>   
>> Hello,
>>
>> I read about 'cover classes' in the JCas Java Doc, but can't find a
>> definition of that term, could anybody explain what cover classes are?
>>
>> Thanks,
>> Matthias
>>
>>     
>
>   


-- 
Matthias Mühlhausen
Jena University Language and Information Engineering (JULIE) Lab
Phone: +49-3641-944305
Fax:   +49-3641-944321
email: muehlhausen@coling-uni-jena.de
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