CQE-9161: Excessive Volume of Commented-out Code

 
Excessive Volume of Commented-out Code
Quality Issue ID: 9161 Maturity: Preliminary
+ Description

Description Summary

The software contains an excessive amount of code that has been commented out.

Extended Description

This pattern identifies situations where the named callable control element or method control element contains too much commented-out code items, based on the percentage of instructions in the callable or method control element that are in comments which exceeds the default threshold value of 2%.

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Characteristic
9034Maintainability
Default Graph (primary)9001
ChildOf
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Practice
9089Code Comments
Quality Issues Organized by Practices (primary)9002
CanPrecede
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Consequence
9113Excessive Modification Effort
Default Graph (primary)9001

Related Taxonomy Entries

TaxonomyVersionRelated ID
ASCMM1ASCMM-MNT-6
+ References
"Automated Source Code Maintainability Measure (ASCMM)". ASCMM-MNT-6. v1.0. Object Management Group (OMG). 2016-01-01. <http://www.omg.org/spec/ASCMM/1.0>.
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