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From Marshall Schor <...@schor.com>
Subject Re: Questions regarding the Heap class and the heap size.
Date Tue, 21 Aug 2007 02:28:16 GMT
Danai Wiriyayanyongsuk wrote:
> Hi Folks,
> I'm trying to understand how the Heap class works and would like to ask few
> questions as followed:
> 1) Is the following statement correct?
> "The class org.apache.uima.cas.impl.Heap has an internal integer array named
> "heap" which maintains the type system structure. The required space for the
> "heap" is solely depends on the type system structure (basically, number of
> features). It does not depend on, say, the size of String (or any) arrays or
> the length of the document text (Sofa)."
Actually, the heap is used to store all kinds of things, but most 
particularly, instances of feature structures made
by your application, such as annotations, etc.


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