The Impact of Programming Languages in Code Cloning

Abstract

Code cloning is a duplication of source code fragments that frequently occurs in large software systems. Although different studies exist that evidence cloning benefits, several others expose its harmfulness, specifically upon inconsistent clone management. One important cause for the creation of software clones is the inherent abstraction capabilities and… (More)
DOI: 10.4230/OASIcs.SLATE.2012.107

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