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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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Trying to make sure I ask an apropriate request for code review

I have not had the best of luck asking for code reviews. Mostly my fault for not really knowing what I don't already know, and not being able to correctly convey what I am trying to ask about. I have ...
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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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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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