In the graduate course Concurrent Object Oriented Languages, taught at York University, Toronto, students do three assignment and write a paper based on these assignments.
Part I - The conceptual setup
Within the last year we were often asked how we came to build an exhibition for the Deutsches Museum in Munich. The answer is simple: You just have to ask!
Since that brief aside on terminology is out of the way, let us continue with the kitchen analogy.
I have studied numbers of errors caused by using the Copy-Paste method and can assure you that programmers most often tend to make mistakes in the last fragment of a homogeneous code block. I have never seen this phenomenon described in books on programming, so I decided to write about it myself. I called it the "last line effect".