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Questions tagged [status-completed]

Indicates that the report has been resolved through the implementation of a feature or the fixing of a bug.

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Merge [math] and [mathematics] tags

The math tag currently has 9 questions; mathematics has 3. I recommend merging math into mathematics, keeping the long form rather than vice versa, since Americans like to say "math" and British ...
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Create [serial-port] tag

I currently work quite a bit with serial ports in C# and have asked a question pertaining to them. I don't know if the usage would be there to warrant it, but it would be nice to have a serial-port ...
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Burninate the CSharp tag!

Tag csharp has 0 questions asked here. Let's burninate it before its existence becomes widely known... ...or make it a synonym of c#.
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What should the [windows] tag be used for?

I was going through tags to create one-line details when possible and came up with a problem with windows. Question for Microsoft Windows as well as GUI windows are being tagged on this. So should a ...
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Proposal to change the wording of Off-Topic reason redirecting to Stack Overflow

As it currently stands, it is: Questions must contain working code for us to review it here. For questions regarding specific problems encountered while coding, try Stack Overflow. That kinds of ...
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“How To Ask” text should link to help center, not faq

Similar to my question here, Code Review's "How To Ask" text should link to the help center, rather than the FAQ: Interestingly, CR's Meta seems to be more up to date than SO's:
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Tag proposal: [weak-references]

A weak-references tag would be suitable for: What is the right way to “remove” Reference from it's ReferenceQueue? Observer pattern in Java
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Off topic reason for questions that don't include code?

Currently, one of the two custom off topic reasons for CR is: Questions must contain working code for us to review it here. For questions regarding specific problems encountered while coding, try ...
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Contradictory information in about page

On the about page, it says that "best practices" are both on topic (first bullet) and off topic (also first bullet). It seems a little contradictory.
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Should the FAQ on off-topic questions link to other SE sites?

In the FAQ, there is a list of concepts that would make a question off-topic. It seems to me like this would be a great place to redirect users to Stack Overflow and Programmers, as what is off-topic ...
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The Question in the About Page is about Unicorns eating Daisies?

Why not use an actual question from code review in the about page? It seams that it would give people a better idea about how to ask questions, and what exactly this Q&A is for.
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Character limit on Code Review

I understand why a character limit is imposed on question lengths on most Stack Exchange websites, but I take issue with the fact that there is a 30,000 character limit on the Code Review website. ...
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Please create a [pyramid] tag

I am new on Code Review, so I don't have the privilege to create a tag. Can one of you create it for me? Tag name: pyramid or pyramid-framework
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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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Tag request: [.htaccess] (mod_rewrite, url-rewriting, …)

A .htaccess tag would be suitable for: Canonicalize URLs for static website Suggestions on how to improve this .htaccess file for page load speed Maybe finer grained tags could be useful, like ...
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Minor Typo in the FAQ

I was just scanning the FAQ and saw this typo: 3.Is it actual code from a project rather **then** pseudo-code or example code? I know it's not a big deal, but I ...
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Inconsistent phrasing in part of the FAQ

Under the heading I'm confused! What questions are on-topic for this site? The CodeReview FAQ states (emphasis mine): Simply ask yourself the following questions. To be on-topic the answer must ...
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Does creating a new wiki summary without description count in the Research Assistant badge?

Recently I was awarded a Research Assistant badge but I would not think that I've edited 50+ tag wikis. If I'm right creating a new tag with only an excerpt creates an empty tag wiki description too. ...
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There is a grammatical error in the FAQ

I have spotted this grammatical error in the FAQ under I'm confused! What questions are on-topic for this site?: ...
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CSS hex color bug

When you see a question in Code Review with some CSS and hex color codes in it, it appears like a comment. I think the syntax highlighter thinks that CSS uses python style comments i.e. ...
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Possible bug on the suggested-edits page?

I went to the suggested edits page from the approve tag wiki edits privileges page and it says I don't have enough privileges. It says you need at least 1500 rep, which you can see I have:
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Grammar problem in close reason

Our "off topic" close reason has a problem: It should read either "generally relate to a code review request" or "generally relate to code review requests." Can we get it fixed before anyone from ELU ...
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Inconsistent link hover behavior in Chrome

With this new beta theme, the hover behavior for the top links seems to be inconsistent in Chrome: Questions, Tags, ...
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The percentage of answered questions is wrong

I tend to look at the percentage of answered questions since we're always near the 90% threshold. There are 310 unsanwered questions right now, which is precisely 90% answered. Today, here's what I ...
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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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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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Please create some new tags: [smart-pointer] and [c++-cli]

I feel that these tags would be generally useful on this site apply to my question here Would someone please be so kind as to add them, or explain why they're bad? This question by another user ...
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Friendly notifier for review questions with missing code?

On occasion new users, unfamiliar with how code review works, would post a question for review without some sample of the actual code in question. I'd imagine this happens because the user wants to ...
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Error approving tag synonyms after swap

Steps to reproduce: Pick a tag and click "Synonyms" Type a tag synonym and click the "Suggest" button Click the "see all tag synonyms" link Swap the tags on the unapproved suggested tag synonym Click ...
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Tag synonyms for [optimization] and [sql-server]

I would like to propose the following tag synonyms: effeciency (7) -> optimization (25) mssql (3) -> sql-server (4) In the latter case, I think sql-server should be the master as mssql looks too ...
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Synonym tags have an “edit” link directing to a “page not found”

If I hover over a tag on the tags page, an edit link appears. If the tag is a synonym, then following the edit link will result in a "page not found". I would suggest the edit link shouldn't appear ...
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Typing comments feels sluggish on CR compared to other SE sites.

For a while now typing comments on CR has felt very sluggish compared to comments on other sites such as SO and MSO. Is there anything we can do to improve this? I'm currently using Firefox 4.0.1 on ...
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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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Tag synonyms for [codeigniter] and [multithreading]

I would like to propose some more tag synonyms: multithreading (8) -> threading (4) codeigniter (3) -> code-igniter (2) thread-safety (5) also exists, it's not quite the same thing as threading, and ...
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Tag synonyms for [strings] and [parser]

I would like to propose the following tag synonyms: strings (6) -> string (6) parser (4) -> parsing (5) Also, I'm not sure that the improvement (4) and readability (19) tags adds anything useful to ...
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Change the “code” icon in markup editor toolbar?

Since a few weeks Stack Overflow has a new icon in the editor toolbar for code markup. It's a pair of braces (curly brackets) which is much more recognizable than the old [101 010] icon still used ...
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Add questions about performance to FAQ

Personally, I feel questions about performance are on topic on Code Review. This topic makes me believe most people agree. As an example: this question. Shouldn't "Performance" be added to the list ...
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Redundant tag: [review]

Since this site is about reviewing codes, review is redundant and should be removed.
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Tag based syntax highlighting not working on all tags

If you look at this question, you'll see that it's wrongly highlighted and the poster had to add 's in comments, so the whole code didn't show up as a big string. ...
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What's the purpose of the tag 'code-review-practice'?

I just noticed the tag code-review-practice. I don't quite understand what the purpose of it is on a SE site which is all about Code Review.
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Wrong message when a question is closed as off topic on meta

This question was just closed as off topic because it should have been asked on the main site, not meta. The message below the question reads: Questions on Meta Code Review are expected to ...
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“Approve Edit” info page broken

I edited an answer and got a message saying that the edit needed to be peer reviewed before being posted. This was something new to me, so I went to the priviledges page to see what was up. However, ...
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Why does the “welcome” banner on first visit say the site is for game developers?

I just came to the site for the first time. The banner across the top said something to the effect of "Welcome to the Q&A site for professional and independent game developers." Is this a copy &...
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Problem with meta favicon

This site (meta.codereview.stackexchange.com) seems to be missing a favicon. This affects not only browsers but also the inbox of the StackExchange dropdown:
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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.