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Releasing 'same': detect duplicate lines of code

'same' is the opposite of diff: it detects duplicate lines of code in one or more source files. This offers a good starting point for refactoring your code, so that it obeys the DRY (Don't Repeat Yourself) principle (in XP circles also known as Once And Only Once).

Originally this tool was developed internally within Baan Development ( But thanks to the gracious cooperation of Baan Development's management, 'same' is now open source.... read more

Posted by Marnix Klooster 2001-04-09