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Asimov's Three Laws of Refactoring

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Asimov's Three Laws of Refactoring

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  1. A refactoring may not change behaviour or, through inaction, allow behaviour to change.
  2. A refactoring must obey the orders given to it by Martin Fowler, except where such orders would conflict with the First Law.
  3. A refactoring must continue its own existence as long as such continuation does not conflict with the First or Second Law.

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