Helping to find the usefulness of a proposal

Rémi Forax forax at
Thu Apr 2 15:25:42 PDT 2009

Ulf Zibis a écrit :
> Am 02.04.2009 13:39, Stephen Colebourne schrieb:
>> All,
>> One possible way I'd like to suggest that the coin evaluation could be
>> helped would be to write a script to find out how frequently the
>> specific issue comes up in real code.
>> It should be possible to devise, write and run a script to find the
>> number of LOCs affected by many of the proposals. For example:
>> - strings in switch (find if else on constant strings)
> More general:
> - objects and simple expressions in switch (find repetitive+nested usage 
> of if else constructs)
> -Ulf
Stephen, Ulf,
Strings can be stored, by example, in a HashMap,
so finding if  a part of a program can be retrofit  or not is far from 


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