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From Thilo Goetz <twgo...@gmx.de>
Subject Re: Parameters in uima descriptors
Date Wed, 03 Jun 2009 13:19:20 GMT
Steven Bethard wrote:
> Steven Bethard wrote:
>> On Thu, May 14, 2009 at 6:29 AM, Thilo Goetz <twgoetz@gmx.de> wrote:
>>> I don't know the details of what you did, but it sounds to me like
>>> you threw many advantages of UIMA (reusability, transparent remotability
>>> etc.) right out of the window.
>> I don't see why that would be the case. We're still creating
>> AnalysisEngineDescriptions, just in Java code, not XML.
> [snip]
>> I haven't played around with "transparent remotability", but I can't
>> see why using Java descriptors instead of XML descriptors would make
>> that any harder. Maybe you can elaborate?
> I would like to hear an answer to this if anyone knows. Is there
> something you can do with an XML descriptor that you can't do with an
> AnalysisEngineDescription object?

You can't do any of the things that our documentation
says you can do with a descriptor.  You can't read it,
for example.

> Steve

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