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With < 24hrs to public beta, is Code Review Shaping up to the way you like?

The title captures the question pretty well. Since public beta is almost upon us, I think it's useful to take a step back and reflect a bit on code review's construction so far. Is it going in a ...
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What's the point of Code Review.SE? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How is this site different from StackOverflow? I think you can ask and answer questions for code review either on SO or programmers. What's the point of Code Review Stack ...
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How many could review Lisp, Scheme, or Racket?

For future reference, I would like to get an idea of how many people could review Lisp, Scheme, or Racket programs and code. Of course, my work will not be very advanced for some time yet.
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Editing your own answer

As an example, consider this answer. One of the comments I had on the code posted asked whether a method needed to be public. A comment was posted stating that in this context the method in question ...
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Who should our moderators be?

It seems every new StackExchange should get a community wiki post going to nominate moderators for the Beta period. So, lets nominate some people. :)
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Why show reputation on meta?

Why does meta show all this reputation data, if there is no rep for meta?
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List of StackOverflow questions to migrate

Ivo Wetzel has listed in detail a great set of prerequisites for migrating SO questions over here. Migration is a win-win situation, so we should invest some energy in bringing good on-topic questions ...
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The problem of tool-related questions

The FAQ clearly states that one should not ask questions about code review tools or best-practices. Yet, somehow I sense that a lot of questions about those topics are bound to be posted. Now, from ...
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Should references always be used in answers?

The best answers I've seen, on this site and on programmers, often include references to experts on refactoring, design patterns, and other computer science fields. I have learned a good bit about ...
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Correcting an error vs reviewing code

So there has been a lot of discussion about what purpose a code review will have in this site. Whether or not users should be able to bring a "Help me my code is broken" to this site. So, what does ...
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Do questions about specific issues belong here or on StackOverflow?

I'm referring to this question specifically. The OP knows the code as-is doesn't work and is looking for the answer to a specific question.