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Is it time for [design] to finally resign?

After a consensus was reached in this post, the design tag was burninated. Since that time, I've seen it recreated a few times by different users (those that didn't know about this tag's history). ...
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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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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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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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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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Do we still need a database tag like [database-schema]?

As part of our mass meta-tag burnination, we're also considering database-schema. It also seems closely related to database-design, which has been burninated and blacklisted just recently. We ...
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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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Formatting issue

What's going on with Code Reviewer formatting engine? I've had a few issues with this post. Please ctrl+f for Now, if we already caught the exception in the inner try-block by adding a catch ...
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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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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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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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Contests and Challenges? Burn [contest-problem]

Going through the tags, I found that we have a contest-problem tag. It would be a good tag, except we already have the programming-challenge. programming-challenge has 202 questions tagged. contest-...
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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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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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Tag synonyms ([error-handling], [exception-handling], [exception])

There is a cluster of tags of a similar nature. How should we synonymize them? error-handling (34 questions) exception-handling (90 questions) exception (36 questions) Interestingly, exception-...
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Tag synonyms ([interval], [range])

Three days ago (2014-04-06), I created the interval, unaware that range had been created on 2014-03-27. What to do now?
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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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Tag soup: [dijkstra]

A few weeks ago, the question Dijkstra-like routing algorithm introduced the dijkstra tag, intending to refer to Dijkstra's shortest-path algorithm. Now, the question Infix-to-postfix parser using ...
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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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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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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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Automatic syntax highlighting doesn't work for Lua

According to this meta question, tag-based syntax highlighting should be working but In this Lua question that was not the case. I suggested an edit to fix the highlighting in the question itself but ...
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Tag creation: [subprocess-management] or similar

While looking at Is it a good style to run external commands in Python?, I was surprised to find that there is currently no tag for [subprocess-management]. I also ...
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Should the networking tags be merged?

We have two networking-related tags: network-programming (27 questions, wiki) networking (5 questions, no wiki) Since any on-topic networking-related questions would relate to code itself (nothing ...
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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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Burninate: [models]

Tag models has 23 questions. None of them are related to any common definition of models that I am familiar with. There appears to be no common thread between them. Further, Code Review is not about ...
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Should we send [open-source] packing?

I've just discovered that we have an open-source tag. This tag appears to be useless because, as per SE's CC BY-SA license, all material posted is subject to public use within the guidelines. ...
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Burninate [tpl] tag

I have retagged the 4 questions that had the tpl tag, to use task-parallel-library instead - Stack Overflow doesn't have a tpl tag. Burninate? Synonymize?
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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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Need the tag [http]

I put this code out for review: Stream that opens an HTTP GET and then acts like a normal C++ istream It is about HTTP socket requests (and I want to discuss HTTP status codes). But I can't tag it ...
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Is [methodology]'s methodology worthy of burnination?

I've just now discovered the tag methodology. It's associated with only 8 questions, and it has no tag wiki. Not only does the name sound like it could be off-topic, but the lack of a wiki really ...
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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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Does database normalization belong here?

As of today, we have four questions in the normalization-tag. One of these has already been closed, and the other three don't exactly look 100% on-topic to me as they don't include any SQL code but ...
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Tag burnination: [logic]

logic currently has 17 questions. I don't see what they have in common. There is no tag wiki to clarify what it means or when it should be applied. Please either upvote the "Yes" answer, upvote the ...
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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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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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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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Tag synonym request: [postgresql] ↔ [postgres]

postgresql feels more proper, but postgres has been more popular. They should be synonymized, though I don't know which one should be canonical.
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Refactor vs Refactoring

In the end, there can be only one... We have refactor and refactoring as synonyms. There are 372 total questions (17 unanswered). I think we only need to have one of the two... if we need one at all....
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Should this question be rolled back and closed because it didn't show code?

The question. The reason: we have had discussions before about not editing in code because of licensing, and that adding any code must be done by the OP and not someone else, same with reviewing ...
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Burn the [vanilla.js] tag

I've created the tag not knowing that vanilla was a joke. I was told that it was, it is no longer on any questions. Please burn vanilla.js, it should smell good.
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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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Does this question need protection?

This question is starting to attract new users who contribute nothing more than "use a switch statement" as an answer. One of these answers is also a copy cat of ...
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Closing > Off-Topic dialog could use some more formatting

I find the "asking for code to be written" being bold, makes it easy to spot that close reason at a glance. It would be nice if the dialog also bolded key words in the other close reasons, like: ...
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Synonym request: [c++0x] ↔ [c++11]

C++0x was the working name for C++11, but they are still the same thing. At this time, c++0x is tagged with 4 questions and c++11 is tagged with 98 questions. Although there's no problem retagging ...
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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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Synonym request: [backbone] ↔ [backbone.js]

backbone is currently tagged with 9 questions, and backbone.js is currently tagged with 24 questions. These two tags are mapped together on Stack Overflow, so I think the same thing should be done ...
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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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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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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 ...