Liskov substitution principle

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Named for Barbara Liskov, who introduced the concept in 1987.

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Liskov substitution principle

  1. (object-oriented programming) A principle stating that any type having a subtype should be replaceable by its subtype without altering any of the desirable properties (such as correctness, task performed, etc.) of the program.

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