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Breaking Bad? Semantic Versioning and Impact of Breaking Changes in Maven Central (Dataset)

Lina Ochoa; Thomas Degueule; Jean-Rémy Falleri; Jurgen Vinju

The content presented in this repository accompanies the paper "Breaking Bad? Semantic Versioning and Impact of Breaking Changes in Maven Central" authored by Lina Ochoa, Thomas Degueule, Jean-Rémy Falleri, and Jurgen Vinju. The paper was submitted and accepted in the Journal of Empirical Software Engineering (EMSE'21). This study is an external and differentiated replication study of the paper "Semantic Versioning and Impact of Breaking Changes in the Maven Repository" presented by Steven Raemaekers, Arie van Deursen, and Joost Visser.


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