July 19, 2010
Codemanship's Code Smell Of The Week - Inappropriate IntimacyWhen two classes exhibit an unhealthy fascination with each other's bits, we call the Inappropriate Intimacy. It's essentially bi-directional feature envy. In this video, Jason Gorman demonstrates hot to change a bi-directional relationship into a uni-directional relationship and eliminate the feature envy on both sides.
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ERRATA: Refactoring to move getSummary() to Motorist class adds a paramter license, which is not needed and can be safely removed.
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Posted 8 years, 3 months ago on July 19, 2010