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(1) Any systematic collection of laws, regulations, or rules.(2) Shorthand for any of the various building codes,such as, for example,“This historic property has been updated and meets all current code requirements.”

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Over time the software programs supporting a system tend to increase in size (which, as mentioned earlier, is traditionally measured by lines of code).
As commercial software is developed, it typically contains 20 to 30 bugs for every thousand lines of code, according to Carnegie Mellon University's CyLab Sustainable Computing Consortium.
The new deadline gives SCO 45 days to identify all specific lines of code that it says IBM has contributed to Linux from AIX and Dynix, all specific lines of Unix System V code that it believes IBM's code to be derived from, all lines of code in Linux that it claims rights to, and all lines of code that SCO has distributed to other parties.
A Fanuc 0/18/21 control is often programmed with 2 lines of code as follows.
By some estimates 5 to 20 bugs exist for each 1,000 lines of code; with Windows 2000 comprising some 35 million lines of code, there could be as many as 700,000 potential bugs (recent distributions of Linux have almost an equal number of lines of code).
However, Eric Somers of Dutchess Community College in Poughkeepsie, N.Y., questions how well the scheme would work for debugging even medium-size programs with thousands of lines of code. Vickers agrees it would be tedious.
Developer productivity has nothing to do with the speed one can bang out a hundred lines of code using various bells and whistles and shortcut key code combinations', according to Butler Group's latest report, `Application Development Enviroments--Understanding the Revolution in Software Development.'
The PLC is capable of processing 100 sec per 1,000 lines of code, and the controller has a cycle time of 6.25 sec.
Though EDS was responsible for keeping more than 2.5 billion lines of code running at 9,000 corporations and government agencies, its own email system was a tangle of 16 different, incompatible networks.
In a standard configuration characters and images can range in height from 0,06" to 0.7", while an optional dual-head arrangement permits a matrix of up to eight lines of code at nearly 1.5" high.
Therefore, remove specific lines of code that you don't want your routine to perform the next time.