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2024 Community Moderator Election Results

Moderator election #4 on Code Review has come to a close, the votes have been tallied, and the new moderator is: They will be joining the existing crew shortly — please thank them for volunteering ...
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I try to refactor a working code and it's doesn't work. Would adding the failed attempt be on-topic?

Below is my draft: I have a working code to have 2 search bars with dropdown suggestions, selectable by both mouse and arrow keys in TypeScript and Fresh/Preact. In there I have to explicitly declare ...
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Candidate changes in 2024 Moderator Election – review your ballot

TL;DR: There's been a change in the candidate list for the 2024 Moderator Election. The voting period has been extended for a week. If you've already voted, you should confirm your votes still ...
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Do the default first questions Share feedback canned comments make sense for Code Review?

Most sites have 2 default Share feedback comments in the First questions queue: Question is unclear Please clarify your specific problem or provide additional details to highlight exactly what you ...
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2024 Community Moderator Election

The 2024 Community Moderator Election is now underway! Community moderator elections have three phases: Nomination phase Primary phase Election phase Most elections take between two and three weeks, ...
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Is it appropriate to ask to check exercises from Dragon Book here?

I am studying the Dragon Book about compilers and it has exercises which I try to solve. Unfortunately, there is no-one nearby who could check my solutions. Is it appropriate to post my solutions here ...
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Is it inappropriate to ask for code reviews on github pull requests?

I was wondering if there's a way to get code reviews on github. Although I think I know the answer to this question I want to double check. There's a question open which is about asking a review of a ...
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Minor typo in Help center AI policy

The help center on AI policy has a typo: ven when generative artificial intelligence tools appear ... I assume "ven" should be "Even": Even when generative artificial ...
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2024 Moderator Election Q&A – Question Collection

The purpose of this thread was to collect questions for the questionnaire. The questionnaire is now live, and you may find it here. Code Review Stack Exchange is scheduled for an election next week, ...
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What is the best strategy to reopen: text based adventure in python

What's the best strategy to re-open Text based Game Python? As I wish to invite others to also review the existing working code. My current understanding is the question is off-topic exclusively due ...
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How to provide large code for code review?

What is the way to provide large code for code review at the codereview.stackexchange.com? I do my best cutting the code into pieces which could be reviewed separately as components. I started from ...
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2023: a year in moderation

It’s that time of the year again! As we wave goodbye to last year and welcome the new one, we have a tradition of sharing moderation stats for the preceding calendar year. As most of you here might be ...
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Code Review iterations

I posted a question at the https://codereview.stackexchange.com and got the answer, what's now? I can't find to respective guide, so this a question of appropriate processing of the question/answer at ...
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Increase character limit to 75k

Let's increase the character limit to, say, 75 000 characters. 65 000 is not enough. I face that problem a second time now. I have to exclude some code and instead store it elsewhere and provide a ...
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Disable Anonymous Contributions

Note: Due to my position as a moderator I can't comment or point to specifics, which greatly obfuscates the validity of my question. The moderator team has been brought aware of certain irregularities ...
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Are software recommendation questions welcome?

I came across a question to review. I skip the review because I do not know what to do when software (libraries, frameworks, tools) recommendations are asked. I checked the Help Center, but I can not ...
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Can a user post code in an answer even if they don't fully understand how it works?

In this answer the OP of the question presented an alternative solution from github. The github repository shows that it uses the MIT license: ... Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any ...
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Is it possible to have a "professional" take a look at my whole HTML / CSS Project here?

Is it possible to upload an entire HTML/CSS code project on this site for review, rather than just a small code snippet? I'm currently working on a r/place clone and while my code works fine, it would ...
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Coroutines vs. async-await

I just created the coroutines tag. However, I then noticed that there is already the async-await tag. I think these are distinct concepts, even though in some languages, that distinction is a bit ...
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Was splitting my code review into 6 parts excessive?

Got this comment: Please take rest, you already have monopolized the Code Review. – S. M. 2023-09-20 18:28:46Z, License: CC BY-SA 4.0 Not sure what the best action is. Going forward, should I limit ...
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Can another code review question count as 'review context?'

Questions about isolated code lacking context are closed as 'missing review context.' However, I have a question that, if another piece of code were part of, would count as review context. Suppose I ...
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Table incorrectly marked as Incorrectly formatted code

I have a simplistic table I posted on Code Review. Obviously, If it is marked as unformatted code, then I can only post an image here. I will attempt to post it here, and include a meta-screenshot. I ...
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How should I include resources (images, videos, audio, etc) in questions?

I know my code doesn't have to be complete. However, in my specific case I have a project where I'd like to focus on performance improvements. Some optimizations are obvious, where others require ...
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Comparative Code Review [duplicate]

I manage a team of Java Engineer so I have recently been exposed to the "Builder" pattern that they use. It helps when you have a large number of parameters in a constructor were a lot of ...
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Reviewing Git commit messages alongside code

Recently, I have started using Git regularly for both my projects at work and my small personal projects. I was wondering if it would be acceptable to request Git commit message reviews alongside the ...
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Should Code Review improve the new-question Title hint?

I would like to suggest a UX improvement for new users, so they're less likely to encounter edits / pushback from mods. 1. Summarize the problem Code Review posters are typically new users. ...
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Acknowledging code review contributions in academic projects

In the context of academia, consider the following scenario: a person, such as a PhD student or postdoc, shares parts of their code related to a scientific project on this platform and receives ...
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Nefarious user still allowed to contribute?

Yesterday, I flagged an answer from this user because he/she posted a harmful link which performs a drive-by download attack. Should not the community ban them network wide?
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What are the most active languages on Code Review

Normally I ask and answer questions on C++. And the responses are reasonable. But recently I asked question for review of my JavaScript (as I actually need a lot of help here). But I got a lot less ...
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New user posts 20+ times within 10 minutes?

How is it possible for a new user to post 20+ questions, with mostly the same content, within 10 minutes, on the same day the account was created? How is there no throttling? How do these posts remain ...
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How should we [compose] this tag?

I'm following all the Kotlin questions and I noticed that there was no tag for Jetpack Compose. While Stack Overflow has four tags for variants of compose: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/tagged/...
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Can I ask a question on a very specific aspect of design?

Can I ask a question on a very specific aspect of design? Like, I would like to know whether Is this the right way to set defaults? I want the defaults set regardless of whether an object is created ...
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Middle Sidebar Advertising

As you all know, advertising is an important source of revenue for Stack Overflow and it helps us support all the sites across the Stack Exchange Network and the resources that go into maintaining and ...
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Is CR targeted at anyone else except the OP?

As a person who joined Stack Overflow about 15 years ago I am always curious to see what new flavours of my favourite Q&A site emerge every year. So from time to time google takes me to ...
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Including function implementations if I need advice about architecture/design/file hierarchy?

I have a program that loads data from CSV files, processes it, and returns CSV files as output. The program is divided into a series of functions that are housed in various files. What I'm interested ...
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Are 'follow up' questions on the same/similar code allowed?

I had a code that I submitted here for review, and got a review. Good. But the implementation was primitive, and I have since written a new, more refined implementation, but the concept/intended ...
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What Site Policy should we have for code written by ChatGPT?

As all of us I'm sure are aware, ChatGPT has induced a plethora of discussion network-wide. Specifically with this site, we could very well see an influx of questions about reviewing ChatGPT generated ...
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TypeScript and JavaScript tags

We typically treat c and c++ as mutually exclusive. We don't tag the same question with both c and c++. I feel we should do the same for TypeScript and JavaScript. TypeScript needs to run through a ...
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Rubberduck is growing out of SE chat

At one point in time, the VBA Rubberducking chat was CR's most active chat room. Here we are almost a whole decade later, and Rubberduck as a project is entering a new phase as work on version 3.0 is ...
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2022: a year in moderation

As we say goodbye to the old year and welcome the new one, we have a tradition of sharing moderation stats for the preceding calendar year. As most of you here are aware, sites on the Stack Exchange ...
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Tables are displayed incorrectly

I don't know why but when I opened this question I saw that tables are displayed incorrectly so I wanted to suggest changes but when I clicked to Edit I saw that now tables are displayed correctly
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Updating a question before it's answered? [duplicate]

My most recent question hasn't received any answers in the 24 hours it's been up, and I've made a couple (IMO small but not negligible) changes since asking it that I would like feedback on. Can I ...
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Should reputation be required to delete answered questions? [duplicate]

Should there be some reputation limit, below which an OP cannot delete an answered, up-voted question? A "New contributor" asked a question. 9 hours later, I first saw the question. It ...
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May I post a question whose code is written in a programming language about which nothing exists in Code Review Stack Exchange?

May I post a question whose code is written in a programming language about which nothing exists in Code Review Stack Exchange? For example, Asymptote is a vector graphics programming language which, ...
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Offering a Bounty for a long unanswered question; is it good practice?

Thank ye all for your patience and understanding in advance. Posted a Code Review question 4 years ago and it has never received an answer review, so thinking about offering a bounty for it. Is this ...
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Do questions require specific problems, or are general reviews on-topic?

I have read; the Tour, What not to ask and How to ask a good question. I am unsure whether questions should specify specific problems, or if I should specify parts of the code where improvement is ...
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It looks like it's finally time

Well, somehow I didn't see this coming for a while, but it looks like it's the best time to move on after all these years. I've been here since 2013, which I believe was two years after CR was founded....
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How much modification is needed to be considered authoring the code?

In C++ PEXT/PDEP implementations I believe that significant changes were made. But there was a comment stating that modifying is off topic. As this code is public, then modifications should be ...
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Should we generalize the [native-code] tag?

Until now, we have been using the native-code tag for questions involving high-level code that calls c, c++, or similar lower-level code. Occasionally, people write code to allow c or c++ code to call ...
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Why was my post closed? Was I too critical of the original author or looking for confirmation bias?

I have a question about my Code Review Stack Exchange post: Is this an appropriate way to use TaskFactory to make asynchronous code synchronous? Which I originally posted on Stack Overflow. My ...
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