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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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Redundant tag: [review]

Since this site is about reviewing codes, review is redundant and should be removed.
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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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Do we need [tdd] and [unit-testing]?

Do we need tdd and unit-testing? I understand that they're not synonymous in the real world. One can unit test without testing first, but do we require this fine grain distinction between the two? In ...
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Synonymize [levenshtein-distance] -> [edit-distance]

I created the levenshtein-distance tag without knowing there was already an edit-distance out there. Can we make the one I created a synonym of the existing tag? This will ensure any future users are ...
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Vote to close bounty question - example code

https://codereview.stackexchange.com/questions/87366/unit-testing-ui-related-modules A module + test could look something like this: ...
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Create structs tag? Or burn classes tag?

Are we okay with classes? If so, how come there's not a structs? Would it be appropriate? Should I create structs, or would it be better to burn classes?
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Tag request: [atl]

I am new here and thus do not have permission to create tags yet. Could we create the atl tag, which is equal to the atl-tag on Stack Overflow? I would like to tag this question.
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Should we have a [calculator] tag?

Example questions: Simple calculator Java Calculator Console calculator Ruby Kata Gem: Calculator Calculator - C++ operator-overloading Small Python calculator Calculator using class ...
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Selfie code-only answers as an offsite link

This question Gees - GPL Euler equation solver and its revisions were recently affected by this policy we have about how to add selfie-answers to your question Specifically (I have bolded the ...
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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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Working code vs. working program

I have a feeling that our guidances should be worded better. Take this excerpt from the Help Center: To the best of my knowledge, does the code work? I believe this question is incorrect, as seen ...
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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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Is the [ecmascript] tag needed?

I think this tag should be made synonym with javascript. It currently has only 6 questions, 4 of which are JavaScript. One is tagged instead cold-fusion and another .net. It has 0 followers. I'm just ...
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Tag for code that loads code dynamically at runtime

I think we could use a tag for questions about loading code at runtime. Ideally, it would apply to all programming languages. Some examples of questions that such a tag could apply to: Bash ...
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What to do about the [erb] tag for Ruby?

erb was mentioned as a possible rogue tag. It has currently has 3 questions and no wiki. It turns out that erb is a Ruby class. As best I can tell, erb is used for ...
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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 ...
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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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Close reasons and migrations (and stats?)

One of the close reasons that exists is: Questions containing broken code or asking for advice about code not yet written are off-topic, as the code is not ready for review. Such questions may be ...
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Stack Snippets broken — Insert Into Post doesn't work?

Does the snippet tool no longer works? "Insert into Post" seems to do absolutely nothing, and I could not find a stack-trace in the console either. Observed on Chrome version 40.0.2174.0 canary ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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: ...