Python3.0 has more duplication in source code than Python2.5

"Martin v. Löwis" martin at
Sat Feb 7 18:30:21 CET 2009

> But the duplication are always not very big, from about 100 lines
> (rare) to less the 5 lines. As you can see the Rate30 is much bigger
> than Rate60, that means there are a lot of small duplications.

I don't find that important for code quality. It's the large chunks
that I would like to see de-duplicated (unless, of course, they are
in generated code, in which case I couldn't care less).

Unfortunately, none of the examples you have posted so far are
- large chunks, and
- new in 3.0.


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