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US Government Studies Open Source Quality

Jayr Re:Same Old Math Error (165 comments)

Well, I suppose that would work. But such padding would show up pretty obviously in the analysis, don't you think? I doubt many projects optimize for defects/kloc by adding worthless code instead of just writing better code.

A measure has to be made here, and although defects/kloc can be gamed, it's pretty obvious when such gaming has occurred.

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