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Study: Open Source Python Code Sets New Standard for Quality

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The open-source Python programming language has continued to steadily improve its code quality in recent years and now surpasses that of its open-source and proprietary peers, according to a study published by development testing vendor Coverity.

"The Coverity platform is part of the Python build system," Zack Samocha, senior director of product management at Coverity, told eWEEK. "As their code changes, a new build is submitted to the Scan service and new defects are then sent to Python to be fixed."

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Open-Source Python Code Sets New Standard for Quality: Study

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