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In this paper we present preliminary results of an empirical study, in which we used copy/paste detection (PMD CPD implementation) to search for repeating documentation fragments. The study was performed on 5 open source projects, including Java 8 SDK sources. The study shows that there are many occurrences of copy-pasting documentation fragments in the internal documentation, e.g., copy-pasted method parameter description. Besides these, many of the copy-pasted fragments express some domain ordoi:10.15439/2016f524 dblp:conf/fedcsis/NosalP16 fatcat:q7twy5upwbcdrndj23wtdvziay