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Should we do something about our meta tags?

We have a decent selection of language and technology tags, but we also have many meta tags, such as refactoring. A meta tag, at least on here, specifies the OP's request(s) in a review, and not much ...
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How should we revisit our standard close reasons?

We have some history, shown below, with our close reasons, there are some problems we have with them. And there has been a consensus to rework them for a while now. The latest I heard about this was ...
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Font style doesn't work with new font

We seem to have gotten a new font in the last couple of days. This new font family for me is for the most part the below. As most other font-family's use ...
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Changing wording of the code-to-be-written and working-code off-topic reasons

Current wording: Questions asking for code to be written to solve a specific problem are off-topic here as there is no code to review. However, some of these questions actually have some code in ...
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Let's Make Community Ads!

Last I heard, Community Ads were something graduated sites could do... but recently I stumbled upon this meta-PCG post, so here's a shamelessly stolen meta-post :) It's simple: you make an ad, and ...
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Should we sign up for Winter Bash 2013?

Is Winter Bash happening in Code Review? Many beta sites are going to participate in Winter Bash (AV.SE and Movies.SE site's moderators are receiving email from Stack Exchange). Have any of CR's ...
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Revising list of closure reasons

Following up on a past discussions, I'd like to tweak our list of off-topic close reasons. We may have up to three canned reasons. Currently, they are: Questions asking for code to be written ...
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Stop mentioning major concerns in title

On the Ask a Question page, users are currently faced with this: state the purpose of your code, and mention any major concerns. I have recently started commenting on many questions with this ...
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Code Review is in need of a new moderator

I know that we are a beta site, but from the looks of it, they only choose moderator pro-tems 2 weeks into a beta site. I think we need to follow the path set forth for nomination of a new moderator, ...
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Can we revisit “Did I write that code myself”?

Did I write that code myself? This is one of the six questions the help center recommends users should be able to answer "Yes" to before posting their question. I'm not sure I quite understand ...
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Should we sign up for Winter Bash 2014?

Winter Bash 2014 is approaching! We signed up for it last year, and it was a really big hit. I'm still posting this in order to get an official word from the community and to make new users aware of ...
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MathJax on CodeReview

Several times I had the need to write mathematical formulas in my answers on CodeReview.SE. Sometimes, this can be simulated by sup and/or ...
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Improved title filter

I've just found the Improve “The Title Filter” responses question on SO meta. It would be great to filter additionally words like "review", "please", "please review", "review request", "my code", "...
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Best practice questions

I wanted to ask a question at Code Review, so I visited the FAQ. It says this is ok: Code correctness Best practices and design pattern usage in your code Application UI Security issues ...
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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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Tags for [optimization], [performance], [speed]

There is currently a suggestion to make performance a synonym for optimization. I don't think that's right, for two reasons: You can optimize code for several criteria, such as maximum execution ...
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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 ...
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Prompt for more meaningful question titles

I'd like to make a feature request to elicit more meaningful question titles, because I'm tired of editing generic titles. Right now, when you ask a question, the title field contains the hint ...
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action = ([ternary-operator] == bad_tag ? “burninate” : “keep”)

Currently, there's 17 tagged questions for this tag, either being superfluous (use every tag I can) kinda questions, or very complex ternaries replaced a potentially large ...
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Code-correctness in the FAQ

As pointed by the poster of this question: https://codereview.stackexchange.com/questions/8609/dynamic-programming-algorithm-code-review, our FAQ states the following is on-topic: Code correctness ...
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Migrating to Software Engineering

Looking at migrated questions shows how a "migrate to Software Engineering" closing reason is sorely missing. The problem is that many askers see the the "Review" part of the site, but not the "Code", ...
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Making a tag for a Code Review community project

Last year, two community projects were born. One of them has been, according to some Github statistics, one of them is a lot more active than the other. Perhaps most importantly, the Rubberduck ...
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Do we need “acronym tags” ([dry], [solid], etc.)?

We have various "acronym tags" related to software principles: dry solid srp The problem is, they can still be used as meta tags, especially dry, for reducing code repetition. However, they're not ...
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Dispose of [idisposable]?

There are 3 questions tagged idisposable, one closed as off-topic, the other two featuring an IDisposable implementation. I don't think we need a tag for any ...
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Should we burn [Google]?

Recently some others and I began to clean up google a bit. This started with retagging a number of question with google-apps-script. Then we hit a wall. All of the questions that should have been ...
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Do we need a [payment-system] tag?

We currently have 26 credit card questions questions and 47 payment questions. I'm not sure how much overlap there is between the two. At least some of the credit card questions could be tagged with ...
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Pre-creating tags [crypto++] and [cryptopp] for email notifications

I have subject matter expertise in the Crypto++ library. I'd like to set up email notifications for the library. I noticed the site does not have tags for the library. Is it OK to set up tags in ...
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(pascal) vs. (free-pascal)

This question has been half-answered before: Pascal / Delphi / Pascal Script tags It was explicitly asked again here: Should we have a [free-pascal] tag? but no answer was given. Now a bunch of ...
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Should we have a [free-pascal] tag?

For a pascal, delphi, pascal-script related question: Pascal / Delphi / Pascal Script tags For a discussion about how the pascal related tags should be organized (as synonymous, for example), please ...
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Can a “Not your code” default off-topic option be added to the close dialog?

A number of questions have come up recently where the code is not the asker's own code, prompting a 'close' response. It would be convenient if there was an 'off-topic' close option that included: ...
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I don't think this tag [functions] quite well

The tag functions doesn't seem very useful. The tag wiki only states the definition and the questions just... contain functions. In terms of reviewing, there aren't really any differences between ...
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Increase number of edits before post becomes community wiki

According to this answer on meta.stackoverflow.com: Posts enter community wiki mode when one of the following happens: [...] The post has been edited ten (10) times by the original owner. ...
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Should we sign up for Winter Bash 2015?

Winter Bash 2015 is approaching! We signed up for it last year, and it was a really big hit. We all had a lot of fun earning and showing our hats to the rest of the world. Now after we have ...
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Improving the site description on our take-a-tour page

Our tour page says: Welcome to Code Review Stack Exchange CR http://cdn.sstatic.net/Sites/codereview/img/apple-touch-icon.png Code Review is a question and answer site for sharing code ...
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What's your angle on desynonymizing [Angular] and [Angular.js]?

As we should know from ""Angular" (Angular is not Angular.js)", Angular is not AngularJS - Angular is Angular2+. Wikipedia also says they're different things: Angular - "Angular (commonly referred ...
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Should we stay opted-in for Winter Bash 2016?

It's that time of year again! This year's event will run from December 19th to January 8th. More information on this and individual hat-earning progress will eventually be posted here. Once again, ...
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Turning on syntax highlighting

On this particular site, I think it is absolutely critical to have syntax highlighting work, automatically if possible.
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Insufficient “How to ask”

As a newbie coming to CR and asking the very first question you can see There's nothing about broken code there and many new questions seem to get closed quickly because of it. Moreover, it names no ...
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Burn the books of [learning]?

I've come across learning, which is only tagged with 15 questions right now. It seems unneeded because it doesn't add anything important to the question. We already have beginner, which sort of ...
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Shall we stop [naming] things?

The naming tag currently has 47 questions. Should we eliminate it?
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“What to do when someone answers” seems to give bad advice at a glance

Take a look at this page of the Help Center - What should I do when someone answers my question? If you only read the text with special markup, as someone would when skimming the page, it reads like ...
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Inconsistent Python tag formatting

There's python3 and python2.6, but python-2.7 breaks this pattern. Can this be fixed?
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Rename [code-challenge] to something more site-specific

It seems that users are still using the code-challenge tag for challenge-oriented questions that do not correspond to the site's occasional voted-upon challenges. We already have the programming-...
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Appropriateness of [teaching] tag

The teaching tag was recently created. There are now three questions carrying the tag. Its intended purpose is described in its tag wiki: Much like the [beginner] tag, this tag should call out ...
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Flagging history appears at the bottom of page

status-completed It's now fixed and will be live after our next production build. On my flag page the sidebar at the right containing a summary of my flagging history has recently been pushed right ...
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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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Can we constrict the [python-2.*] tags?

I would like to suggest the following: Rename python-2.7 -> python-2.x Synonymize python-2.6 -> python-2.x This is as we don't have individual Python 3 tags, such as python-3.6. But we do however ...
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Eliminate [design], [software-design], and [architecture] tags

There are currently: 61 questions tagged software-design 214 questions tagged design 47 questions tagged architecture Some questions are tagged with a combination of those tags. I'm not sure what ...
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Tags are too low-contrast to be readable

status-completed It's now fixed. What if I want to do code reviews on a laptop at the beach? How am I supposed to read this in bright sunlight? In seriousness, this is problematic for users with ...
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[hash-map]->[hash-table]

We have both hash-map and hash-table in the system. I have been trying to keep from having language-specific constructs in the tags. Not sure how this one slipped through... again. I propose ...