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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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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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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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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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Should we add an (AES) tag?

I was recently writing a question about AES and noticed there's no aes tag. There are 60 questions with AES within them so it begs the question, should we add an aes tag and add it to these questions?...
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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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Setting for tracking a privilege / tag badge overlaps tracker

MacOS: 10.12.5 Safari: 10.1.1 (12603.2.4) Windows: 10.1703.15063.296 Opera: 45.0.2552.881 32-bit Windows: 10.1703.15063.296 Chrome: 58.0.3029.110 64-bit Windows: 10.1703.15063.296 Internet Explorer:...
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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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Can't get the syntax highlighting for Go

The syntax highlighting (for Go) does not seem to be applied for this question: db access wrapper for Go project I tried to apply it manually to my answer (https://codereview.stackexchange.com/a/...
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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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Mathjax formatting missing in rendered output of suggested edit

While reviewing a suggested edit, I observed that the Mathjax formatting was not respected in the rendered output view (see screenshot below). Shouldn't the Mathjax formatting be displayed like it ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Bug in display of recently earned badge

When I go to my profile, on the Activity tab under Badges, I see this: Notice how the badge only has the open bracket {. Now when I scroll down to the badge ...
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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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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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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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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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Disambiguate 'rop' tag

I see rop was recently added, to refer to "Railway-oriented programming" (which I have to admit was new to me, not having come across the term when I was using functional Scheme). However, the ...
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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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Requesting tag [arcpy] be created

There are not a lot of questions involving the popular GIS/geospatial library ArcPy from Esri (just 14 at the moment), but could someone with the create tags privilege create one for it, please? If ...
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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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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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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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Empty white rectangle in the new design

I really love the new design! I think there is a bug or something missing. I have an empty white rectangle on the sidebar on the right. I've tried without an ad-blocker and with different browsers but ...
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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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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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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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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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Python 2.x merger bugs

After the creation of the Python-2.x tag there are a couple of bugs: The 'top users' page now doesn't show the correct information. My profile shows the tag as Python-2.7. The Python-2.x badge page ...
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Icons misaligned with the new design

The design update messed up all my icons: Tested on Chrome and Safari on MacOS. Also tried clearing the browser caches to no avail.
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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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The checkmark for “positive question record” clips a bit

Just noticed this earlier on my Mac, but the checkmark when you click a badge description (i.e. [badge:socratic]) clips a bit. Here's an image for a better description. OS X El Capitan, 10.11.4 ...
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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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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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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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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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Please add the tag [red]

red is already a tag on Stack Overflow. Please add it here.
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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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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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Pin “How do I write a good answer?” in the Help Center

While giving feedback on first answers, I often find it convenient to also link to How do I write a good answer? in the Help Center. Since I haven't thought about a good "template" text I can copy and ...
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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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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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Please reopen “PHP: Object for HTML hyperlink”

The question PHP: Object for HTML hyperlink was closed as off-topic with the reason, "Lacks concrete context: Code Review requires concrete code from a project, with sufficient context for reviewers ...
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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 ...