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

Jeroen Ruigrok van der Werven asmodai at in-nomine.org
Sat Feb 7 20:48:34 CET 2009


-On [20090207 18:25], Scott David Daniels (Scott.Daniels at Acm.Org) wrote:
>This analysis overlooks the fact that 3.0 _was_ a major change, and is
>likely to grow cut-and-paste solutions to some problems as we switch to
>Unicode strings from byte strings.

You'd best hope the copied section was thoroughly reviewed otherwise you're
duplicating a flaw across X other sections. And then you also best hope that
whoever finds said flaw and fixes it is also smart enough to check for
similar constructs around the code base.

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