Duplicate Abstraction

This smell arises when two or more abstractions have identical names or identical implementation or both.

Related smells: Alternative Classes with Different Interfaces Cut and Paste Programming Duplicate Code Unfactored Hierarchy


The following set of tools detects this smell: Designite(for C#)


G. Suryanarayana, G. Samarthyam, T. Sharma, “Refactoring for Software Design Smells: Managing Technical Debt”. Morgan Kaufmann, 2014.

Design Smells


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