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The method __construct has a boolean flag argument $exclusive, which is a certain sign of a Single Responsibility Principle violation.

    public function __construct(?Word $lowerNode = null, ?Word $upperNode = null, bool $exclusive = false)
Severity: Minor
Found in src/Node/WordRange.php by phpmd

Since: PHPMD 1.4.0

A boolean flag argument is a reliable indicator for a violation of the Single Responsibility Principle (SRP). You can fix this problem by extracting the logic in the boolean flag into its own class or method.


class Foo {
      public function bar($flag = true) {


Similar blocks of code found in 3 locations. Consider refactoring.


namespace Gdbots\QueryParser\Node;

Severity: Major
Found in src/Node/WordRange.php and 2 other locations - About 2 hrs to fix
src/Node/DateRange.php on lines 1..38
src/Node/NumberRange.php on lines 1..38

Duplicated Code

Duplicated code can lead to software that is hard to understand and difficult to change. The Don't Repeat Yourself (DRY) principle states:

Every piece of knowledge must have a single, unambiguous, authoritative representation within a system.

When you violate DRY, bugs and maintenance problems are sure to follow. Duplicated code has a tendency to both continue to replicate and also to diverge (leaving bugs as two similar implementations differ in subtle ways).


This issue has a mass of 105.

We set useful threshold defaults for the languages we support but you may want to adjust these settings based on your project guidelines.

The threshold configuration represents the minimum mass a code block must have to be analyzed for duplication. The lower the threshold, the more fine-grained the comparison.

If the engine is too easily reporting duplication, try raising the threshold. If you suspect that the engine isn't catching enough duplication, try lowering the threshold. The best setting tends to differ from language to language.

See codeclimate-duplication's documentation for more information about tuning the mass threshold in your .codeclimate.yml.


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