Advantages of using line of code as a unit of sizing of software.The advantages are as follows:
- It is widely used and universally accepted.
- It permits comparison of size and productivity metrics between diverse development groups.
- It directly relates to the end product.
- LOC are easily measured upon project completion.
- It measures software from the developers point of view- what he actually does (write line of codes).
- Continuous improvement activities exist for estimation techniques.