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COMSC: Guidance on Referencing in Code. Cardiff University has in place an unfair practice procedure that covers what will happen if a student acts in a way “that might obtain for him/herself or for another, an unpermitted advantage or a higher mark or grade than his/her abilities would otherwise secure”. The guidance in this document, designed to help students avoid this, should be read in conjunction with: The information on Unfair Practice available on the Student Intranet: - exams/cheating-and-unfair-practice The Cardiff University regulations on unfair practices: - Unfair-Practice-Procedure.pdf Why would you copy code in an assignment? A lot of large-scale software development involves the reuse of smaller chunks of code, which is then adapted to work in conjunction with other small pieces of code. Sometimes this reused code is within a library module and sometimes that code is found on a tutorial web site like MDN or a Q&A site like Stack Overflow. Depending on the assignment you are set, you may feel that you should reuse code from some of these

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