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From Marshall Schor <...@schor.com>
Subject Re: What are cover classes?
Date Tue, 13 Nov 2007 02:02:17 GMT
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


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

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