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Questions tagged [meta]

There is no Meta Meta Code Review, so questions about this very site just get this tag.

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Are practical user-created languages suitable for a tag creation?

I recently created a language, and was wondering (As many others may be) if a user is allowed to create a tag for their language and post a few example questions. The following things should be ...
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Do I earn reputation for posts on Meta?

Do I also earn reputation for posts on Meta? I have a post on here that does earn some upvotes from time to time but it seems that I never earn reputation for it. I tried to search in the Q&A if ...
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If in doubt, post the question on Meta first?

Not for lack of trying, I get downvotes on some questions. And on those questions I nevertheless often get answers. So if I try to delete the question to approach it differently, I get the warning ...
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Allow users to vote to migrate a question from meta.codereview to main

This question happened; https://codereview.meta.stackexchange.com/questions/6970/a-good-way-to-remove-duplicate-code-without-violating-page-object-model - it's a regular Code Review question that ...
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Meta code highlighting

It appears that we don't have code highlighting in Meta In this answer to Your vote matters! the <!-- language: lang-sql --> was added to a block of SQL code,...
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Is meta supposed to look so much like the main site?

I don't know how similar meta is to the main site for other grown up sites, but it's really kind of difficult to tell the difference between the main site and meta at the moment. The beta theme made ...
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“Obsolete” meta posts: should we delete them?

Comments on an answer given here suggest plain deleting the meta questions we marked as "obsolete". These are old posts about site policy, that have been superseded by newer & better posts. I ...
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Usage of 'obsolete' on CR meta titles for locked posts

This question drew my eye today: https://codereview.meta.stackexchange.com/questions/41/obsolete-iterative-code-reviews-how-can-they-happen-successfully-obsolete and I found out there are several ...
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Do we even need to keep following [meta-tag:site-policy]?

I recently stumbled across site-policy. The tag has: 77 questions of which 10 are tagged faq and of which 11 are tagged specific-question no tag wiki the following tag excerpt: This tag is for ...
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How do [feature-request] questions work with [status-*] tags?

I was searching for the following type of information about "feature requests" and the status they eventually get: Who decides when the status of a feature-request question should be assigned? Are ...
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The CRonicles: Story of a Stack

Something pretty cool was born earlier today. There was a chat discussion involving new reviewers reviewees, about the site's graduation and the History of Code Review. Mat's Mug: people can read ...
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Are minor edits to old meta questions useful?

That's a view from the "active" page on the Code Review meta. The edits are mostly minor. And some of them are coming from quite old questions, even questions with the status-completed tag. Like ...
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Use of [feature-request]

We were just having a discussion on the use of meta tags on synonym-request posts. Some use discussion, while others use feature-request. We should have a standard for this, instead of picking tags ...
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Is it possible to get the “Informed” badge in Code Review meta?

In fact, for me it seems impossible. Everytime I open Meta's tour page to read the entire tour page to get the "Informed" badge I'm redirected to the main site's tour page.
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The Guiding Principles of Code Review

What do you believe are the Guiding Principles of Code Review? What are the purpose and mission of the site? Recently (and not so recently) a lot of effort and hair-pulling has gone into discussing ...
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Old Meta questions about policies we have since changed

Should we downvote answers to old questions since they no longer support current policy, so that new users searching for answers don't find these posts and get led astray? Example(s): https://...
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What should be Meta's master community challenge tag?

We currently have two Meta tags regarding community challenges: weekend-challenge (8 questions) code-challenge (1 question) The main site equivalent of these tags are also synonymized, which will ...
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Unable to move a question to meta

I came across a question. I think this should be moved to meta but I was unable to flag it. EDIT The reason I added this question was that it seems to be on topic on Meta Code Review than the main ...
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Should we have just one Meta tag for topicality?

We currently have three Meta tags that relate to topicality: scope on-topic off-topic A question about on-topicness or off-topicness (separately) are still about scope. A general question about ...
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Why are [questions] and [asking-questions] on meta?

If I want to scan the list of titles of all topics on meta about 'questions', then I need to do that twice (once for each tag, questions and asking-questions). Could one of them be synonymized or ...
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Specify the [review] meta-tag, or burninate it

Three questions have used the review tag here on Meta CR so far. I find however that this tag is very vague. Is it about the review queues, is it about Code Reviewing itself (which is what the entire ...
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Are we somehow misusing CR.Meta? (what's off-topic on meta?)

Don't get me wrong, I love the fact that this site is far less, uh, stuck-up (in a good way?) than SO/MSO can be (despite the occasional craziness). Maybe it's because we're short of a moderator, but ...
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No rep gain from Meta question: reputation lag or bug?

I posted this question an hour ago. My profile page shows 3 up-votes and accept for 17 rep, but this is not reflected in my total, which is 101. I'm not concerned with accumulating rep here, but ...