CQE-9123: Class with an Excessive Inheritance Level

 
Class with an Excessive Inheritance Level
Quality Issue ID: 9123 Maturity: Preliminary
+ Description

Description Summary

The inheritance level of a class is excessively high, i.e., it has a large number of ancestors.

Extended Description

This pattern identifies situations where the inheritance level of the class element is considered as too large, based on its number of parent class units which exceeds the default threshold value of 7.

+ Relationships
NatureTypeIDNameView(s) this relationship pertains to
View
ChildOf
Ch
Characteristic
9034Maintainability
Default Graph (primary)9001
ChildOf
Pr
Practice
9157Inheritance and Polymorphism
Quality Issues Organized by Practices (primary)9002
CanPrecede
Co
Consequence
9113Excessive Modification Effort
Default Graph9001
CanPrecede
Co
Consequence
9145Degraded Comprehension
Default Graph (primary)9001

Related Taxonomy Entries

TaxonomyVersionRelated ID
ASCMM1ASCMM-MNT-17
+ References
"Automated Source Code Maintainability Measure (ASCMM)". ASCMM-MNT-17. v1.0. Object Management Group (OMG). 2016-01-01. <http://www.omg.org/spec/ASCMM/1.0>.
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