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Is [lolcode] reviewable?

Down with FizzBuzz created a lolcode tag. Some (cough) brainfuck (cough) are even further down the esoteric alley. Given our current site rules, I'd tend to agree. I don't think allowing lolcode ...
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The [java-8] tag, here to stay?

Recently the java-8 tag was created to apply to Java8 specific questions. There is no doubt that the questions are, in fact, Java8 questions. The meta question though, is: Should java-8 exist, and ...
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Nothing to review

This question claims to implement the Nothing language. I'm citing the language specification (emphasis mine): Note: if the output does not meet the expectation of a "hello world"-program, this ...
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How to deal with the changes in the Swift programming language?

I recently re-visited a question in swift and noticed that all code from the question and the answers doesn't compile anymore with the current Swift 2.1 release that comes with Xcode 7.2. The reason ...
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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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Can I get a Dockerfile reviewed?

I'm in the process of (hopefully) finishing up my first Dockerfile, and I was wondering if I'd be able to post it here, and see if I'm using Docker right, if the commands (it's based on Ubuntu so they'...
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Pascal / Delphi / Pascal Script tags

I have a concern about the tags delphi, pascal-script, pascal that I'm not sure how it can be solved properly. A short summary about the different things: Pascal is the original language, created in ...
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The NS-specific tags

There's been a bit of discussion in chat recently about the implementation-specific NS* tags. nsdictionary nsarray nsstring nsmutablestring In Objective-C there are classes named ...
Simon Forsberg's user avatar
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What is the take on getting older (possibly obsolete) languages reviewed?

Specifically, I want to address languages from the era of 8-bit home computing. Such languages could include: 6502 Assembly 6800 Assembly 8080 Assembly Commodore BASIC etc... These languages are ...
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Formatted C++ code is outdated for current standard

I don't know how it was decided which language to use when coloring the code blocks, but (on the main site) I assume it figured out it was C++ since it generally works OK. But, this line broke it. It ...
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Python 2.7 wiki

Related to this meta. The Python 2.7 wiki states (emphasis mine): Use this tag if you are specifically using Python 2.7. Such questions should be tagged with [python] as well. Why? The tagging ...
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Should we tag Swift questions with the appropriate OS tag as well?

Like should we tag swift questions with the ios or the osx tag as well, or will Apple call their new OS's something else?
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Creating a new tag for Alloy

I would like to use this site to review Alloy code. However, I do not have enough reputation on this site to create a tag. Without a tag, I cannot post code. This seems to be a chicken and egg problem....
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Is it time for the [python] to become extinct?

Every time a post involves Python code, it has the Python tag AND the Python version tag that suits the version of Python that the post is using. I think that is a little repetitive, and we should ...
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Is ROBLOX Lua allowed on code review?

I've recently gotten more interest in roblox lua, and I was wondering if code review allows it. Here's an example piece of code I want to share, but I fear that it could be closed as off-topic. ...
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JavaScript concepts applying to JSX posts

Many posts are tagged with jsx as well as javascript and sometimes ecmascript-6, but then those latter tags are often removed by others. While I understand that jsx is not syntactically valid ...
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