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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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What is the recommended length of the code for review?

I have code that is about 1000 lines long (and growing, as some features are not yet implemented and some edge cases unhandled), so posting it here likely would overwhelm people, even if it would be ...
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Providing optional pre-commit (style) feedback on question uploads?

Context I am positively surprised by the amount of code quality verifications that can be performed automatically. Accordingly, I thought it may be valuable for other people that are not familiar with ...
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How do I make my code more readable?

I've often come across the same kind of question: - How do I make my code more readable? - How can I improve my code? And usually the answers are similar - regardless of language or problem. That's ...
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Tag synonym request: [lexical-analysis] and [lexer]

The lexical-analysis tag was created in February 2016 and currently has 36 questions. lexer was created in January 2019 and has 31 questions. A few questions are tagged with both. Don't these tags ...
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Is it possible to get feedback on the structure of an application (with code posted)?

I've recently completed a (to a certain version, anyway) project in Python and am looking to get feedback on it. Problem is that I want feedback on how the project and the different components are ...
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Are users not already notified when an answer on their question is edited?

See this sister question: https://meta.stackoverflow.com/questions/306419/people-should-get-notified-when-answers-to-their-questions-are-edited I could have sworn this is already the case for CRSE but ...
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Bad experience on codereview.stackexchange.com

I had bad experience on codereview.stackexchange.com. Someone told me "You have been told to do this ..." as if that guy is a master and I am a servant. To avoid all this in future, I have ...
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Automatically include newline if post ends in triple grave

The question says it all. I'm unsure if this is a bug or not, just something I've noticed over the years on this website. Currently, if a user posts a question with code at the end of the question, ...
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Disable Responsiveness or similar functionality for Code Review

Stack Overflow used to have 'disable responsiveness' option at the bottom of the screen, so that it was possible to get more information (i.e. the code and question) on the screen, in effect '...
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Updating the "code not implemented or not working as intended" community-specific close reason to use the new five-field close reason system

As part of the updates to the closing system that took place last year, the community-specific close reasons (off-topic sub-reasons) gained a new five-field format, which displays different text in ...
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Should we copy over the requests tag?

The requests tag would be an informative addition to questions like this. Should we copy it over from Stack Overflow? I have filled the wiki but do not know how to add the Code Language and the ...
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Low-rep users cannot submit posts with MathJax display-style equations

I recently posted a question that is meant to have the following block of display-style MathJax at the top. ...
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Hide the "describe what you've tried" bullet (new askers' modal)

Our new asker's modal has the three bullets: Summarize the problem Provide details and any research When appropriate, describe what you've tried We are able to remove the third bullet point (see &...
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What is the minimum code necessary to provide review context?

I am currently attempting to reduce the number of unanswered questions on the Code Review Community. I’m doing this because I am concerned that we have dropped below 90% of questions answered and have ...
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Does improving scalability and mentioning the improvement count as sufficient justification?

A recent VB.NET AES File Encryption answer was posted with, mostly, the following text: I'm enclosing a program I wrote to help you along the way. It is very effective and will encrypt whatever you ...
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Tag synonym request: [encryption] → [cryptography]

The encryption tag got created sometime in the last year. The cryptography tag completely covers the same topic, and it makes little sense to distinguish the two skills, especially when it comes to ...
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Can I ask for a review of an entire library?

I am working on an open-source library that contains several source files. I would like to ask for feedback, not only for specific code in specific files, but also on the more general arrangement of ...
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How do I post code which is reliant on large file IO operations?

I have code which does IO operations (read and process) on large files (multi GB or sometimes TB). It is not practical for me to post real examples to stackexchange and I would not want to post code ...
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Can we have the first VTC post a comment?

I quite often encounter questions with at least one vote to close (VTC), but no comment or down vote. This means the OP doesn't know there is anything wrong with the question. Would it be possible for ...
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Make the Codeblock detection less aggressive

In this question Small Bayes Calculator to learn Javascript I ended up adding a maths appendix with a bunch of LaTeX. This LaTeX was detected as "code" and I was supposed to indent it by 4 ...
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How could my suggested edit have been improved?

I recently made a suggested edit to a post: https://codereview.stackexchange.com/review/suggested-edits/149799 In brief, I added an import statement (library(dplyr))...
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Blocking an anonymous user from proposing edits

I, and several other reviewers, have repeatedly rejected this edit. It's ungrammatical (easier is an adjective; it can't modify legible, another adjective; it needs an adverb, like "more easily&...
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2021: 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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Asking multiple questions about the same code

I'm preparing to write a question for Code Review. I've written a generic GNU makefile, with the idea that it can be applied to all kinds of C++ projects with different directory structures, etc. My, ...
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Is it OK to ask for review on exercise solutions that have been asked previously?

I'm learning Rust and solve the problems/exercises from the book of Rust which have been solved by thousands of learners and posted on here by quite a few. Last time I posted my code I received quite ...
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Are Advent Of Code questions on topic once we receive no points for them?

I'm trying to learn Rust via Advent of Code 2021, and am obviously hitting various roadblocks and solving them via Google. It would be great if someone could review my code to see how to make it fit ...
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Is the Code Review SE the right site for checking if the code of my Arduino project minimizes the risk of overheating as much as possible?

In a project of mine I use temperature sensors and an Arduino to dimm a light bulb to keep a box warm (in a certain temperature range above room temperature). I want others to look at my code if it ...
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What should our help centre say about rewrite requests?

Requests to re-write code in a different idiom or using different libraries are problematic. Like all Stack Exchange sites, askers are expected to have attempted to solve their own problem before ...
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Why is this shown as "Modified" when I don't see anything there? [duplicate]

The question Gameboy emulator in C is showing up on the Top Questions as "Modified 6 hours ago by Sami 1". Clicking on the "modified" word takes me to the question itself, not a ...
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When is question deletion vandalism?

In the past (I have no examples on hand), sometimes when an OP deletes a question it's un-deleted, with the rationale that the content offers value to StackExchange and deleting it thus constitutes ...
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How can I explain my code in Code Review

I am new to Code Review and I am really enthusiastic to post my code for the problems that took me hours to crack. It has really helped me upgrading my poor logic and unoptimized code blocks and ...
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Do we want accepted answers unpinned on Code Review?

Stack Overflow changed the way they sort answers: We no longer pin the accepted answer (with the green checkmark) to the top of the list of answers. By default, we now sort strictly by votes (...
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Is asking why code I know is bad on-topic for Code Review?

I have some code I know is bad practice. And I only want to know why it is bad practice. So I can justify changing it to my non-tech boss. Is Code Review a good place to ask?
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Is "Hope this was helpful!" too chatty in an answer?

In general, we remove "chatty" phrases like "Thanks in advance" in questions as unnecessary for the site. Should we apply the same standard to answers and remove things like "...
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Community ♦ has gained sentience and is posting bad comments, what should I do?

On Thursday the review queues changed. Whilst the change is hopefully for the better in the long term. In, hopefully, the short term, [5] the release has a number of issues. [1] There are a few I'd ...
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Does Code Review require OPs to provide an MRE?

I read and searched the Help Center. But I didn't find anything about MRE. Does it mean that Code Review doesn't require MREs?
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Should we automatically close old zombies?

There are a few views of "unanswered" questions on Code Review: https://codereview.stackexchange.com/questions?tab=Unanswered ("Questions" on left sidebar, "unanswered" ...
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Academic interviews/surveys about code reviews?

I am conducting several academic studies on how developers perform code reviews. The studies involve interviews and/or surveys. Would it be appropriate to post a link to a survey form/interview ...
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Let's update the tour- what should be added?

Last year we updated the modal for new users. There are many comments left on posts, especially new posts, asking OPs to "take the tour" (especially when a post is off-topic). The tour has ...
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Community Ads for 2021

September update: Community Ads are now live network-wide. All ads with a score of 6 or higher, or with a score of 4 or higher and no downvotes will be displayed (except for any that have a note from ...
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How to best motivate posters to migrate their question to another site?

It often happens that people post a question that is not suitable for the site they posted it on, but should rather go to another Stack Exchange site. Sometimes this is made easy using some of the ...
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Codereview building blocks [duplicate]

There are some unfortunate habits most beginners — and even some experienced! — programmers make. For example, in Python it is common to not know about PEP8 ...
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Where's the auto-move-to-chat link?

The auto-chat link is not appearing in this very, very long comments section (12 comments): https://codereview.stackexchange.com/a/261592/25834 (Note: A diamond moderator has since moved the comments ...
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