Unfactored Hierarchy

This smell arises when there is unnecessary duplication among types in a hierarchy.

Related smells: Cut and Paste Programming Duplicate Abstraction Duplicate Code


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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