org.apache.uima.collection
Interface CollectionReaderDescription

All Superinterfaces:
Cloneable, MetaDataObject, ResourceCreationSpecifier, ResourceSpecifier, Serializable, XMLizable

public interface CollectionReaderDescription
extends ResourceCreationSpecifier

An CollectionReaderDescription contains all of the information needed to instantiate and use an CollectionReader.


Method Summary
 ProcessingResourceMetaData getCollectionReaderMetaData()
          Retrieves the metadata that describes the CollectionReader.
 
Methods inherited from interface org.apache.uima.resource.ResourceCreationSpecifier
doFullValidation, doFullValidation, getExternalResourceDependencies, getExternalResourceDependency, getFrameworkImplementation, getImplementationName, getMetaData, getResourceManagerConfiguration, setExternalResourceDependencies, setFrameworkImplementation, setImplementationName, setMetaData, setResourceManagerConfiguration, validate, validate
 
Methods inherited from interface org.apache.uima.resource.metadata.MetaDataObject
clone, equals, getAttributeValue, getSourceUrl, getSourceUrlString, isModifiable, listAttributes, setAttributeValue, setSourceUrl
 
Methods inherited from interface org.apache.uima.util.XMLizable
buildFromXMLElement, buildFromXMLElement, toXML, toXML, toXML, toXML
 

Method Detail

getCollectionReaderMetaData

ProcessingResourceMetaData getCollectionReaderMetaData()
Retrieves the metadata that describes the CollectionReader.

Returns:
the ResourceMetaData object containing the CollectionReader's metadata. This object can be modified.


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