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Increase character limit to 75k

Let's increase the character limit to, say, 75 000 characters. 65 000 is not enough. I face that problem a second time now. I have to exclude some code and instead store it elsewhere and provide a ...
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Should Code Review improve the new-question Title hint?

I would like to suggest a UX improvement for new users, so they're less likely to encounter edits / pushback from mods. 1. Summarize the problem Code Review posters are typically new users. ...
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Providing optional pre-commit (style) feedback on question uploads?

Context I am positively surprised by the amount of code quality verifications that can be performed automatically. Accordingly, I thought it may be valuable for other people that are not familiar with ...
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Adding alternative answer comment to low quality posts queue

When I review posts in the low quality posts queue, sometimes I stumble upon answers which provide alternative solutions instead of reviewing the OP's code. It would be nice to add this entry (...
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A "The answer's author agreed to this edit in question" button which could be used only if code was expanded

In this question I added a segment to the code scope only after describing the essential addition before the answerer in comments and getting his consent to make this addition in a reply comment. I ...
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Synonym request for tag [animations], proposed synonym [easing]

Synonym Request I came across this question screen-transition-effect-like-in-final-fantasy-games where OP makes their custom easing function in order to smoothly transition a color over an image. I ...
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New tag proposition: Leetcode

Leetcode is a very popular website for programming challenges. I would request that a new tag be created, leetcode, that can focus on these specific types of questions. There has been an influx of ...
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Warn if question is tagged with [python-3.x] but not [python]

Given that 16/50 of the latest python-3.x questions aren't posted with the python tag,[1] and site policy is to tag with both.[2] Can we move the burden onto the poster to tag properly, rather than ...
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I suggest two tags, [readability] and [compatibility]

I suggest adding two tags readability and compatibility. I can't add them myself but think they will be useful. At my last code review question I added a tag related to the programming language ...
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Give [jison] a higher tag priority than [javascript]

Recently I asked a question and created the new tag jison. I also tagged the question with javascript because that is what the language compiles to. However, I noticed that the title in the browser ...
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Can we disable "Questions that may already have your answer?"

If you post a question, Stack Exchange with all their clever AI produces a list under your title called "Questions that may already have your answer". This makes a lot of sense for Stack Overflow, ...
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A friendly challenge!

A few years ago you beat us (PPCG) to getting out of beta and getting a design. It is time for us to strike back. I am planning on hosting a King of the Hill challenge Programming Puzzles and Code ...
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Change the licensing of code in Code Review contributions to GNU GPL

It seems that one of the community's main aversions to changing from the current CC license, to a more permissive MIT license, is the idea that people seem to not want to simply give code away. ...
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Change the licensing of code in Code Review contributions to MIT

One of several problems of having a creative commons (CC) license for code generated on Code Review, is that it is incompatible with major software licenses. Your project would have to either have to ...
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Official xkcd of CodeReview

I noticed some CS websites have an xkcd that fits what they do pretty well. I was randomly clicking through some the other day, and I happened upon this: http://xkcd.com/1513/ PLEASE note that I ...
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Hyperlinks are not opened in new tab

I have seen when some OP post reference links to their questions, it always go to that page in the current tab which I opened at that moment. That is really annoying when I have to back and forth. ...
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Can I keep my chat with darkness in it?

I prefer a dark color-scheme for almost all my activities online, including the 2nd monitor. For SE chats I have a special extension installed, that inverts colors and has some other gimmicks. ...
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Gold tag-badge users closing questions as pre-written off-topic duplicates

I often see questions which are blatantly off-topic, like, for instance, when this question (can only be viewed with enough rep, as it has been deleted) showed up. The shown c# code had been <...
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Synonym request: [template] -> [generics]

As far as I can tell, template is basically just C++'s version of generics. If this is correct and there is no other appropriate use of the template tag (the tag says it's not supposed to be used for ...
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Do we still need separate [unix] and [linux] tags?

I'm not sure if we still need both unix and linux. Unix is a broader family of operating systems and Linux is one of them under Unix. I don't think we should just have linux since there are ...
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Synonymise [objective-c-runtime] with [objective-c]

The tag objective-c-runtime has 3 questions: UIScrollView Category utility function for auto sizing contentSize (0 answers) Dynamically setting unknown properties of a subclass from parent class in ...
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Let's have the credits roll on this [role-playing-game]

I'm not sure why a role-playing-game is needed when there's already a game tag. Personally, I think we should just burninate it and add the game tag to all the questions tagged with it that don't ...
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Should we do away with "someone else's code" wording?

This has recently been brought up that we should improve this off-topic/close reason. While we can agree that this VTC reason is less than ideal (perhaps too broad, should be two separate reasons) ...
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We should have a [language-design] tag

tl;dr: We need a language-design tag. For already created languages. We have tags for interpreter and tags for compiler, so I think that a language-design, or something similar to the likes of that. ...
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Programmatically removing "review" from titles

It looks like we all agree that titles should never contain the word "Review" or "review" inside them. What about writing a small script to remove all such occurencies? (4,369 such occurrencies to be ...
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Should [adventure-game] and [role-playing-game] be synonymized?

We have both adventure-game (14 questions) and role-playing-game (5 questions), which don't seem to differ much in the questions being asked for both. Plus, most of these questions involve a console ...
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Is this tag bad [form] for this site?

Quoting the Tag-Wiki: An HTML form is a section of a document containing normal content, markup, special elements called controls (checkboxes, radio buttons, menus, etc.), and labels on those ...
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Blacklist "syntax error" in title

Could this be done so that we get fewer off-topic questions? I recommend pointing them to Stack Overflow.
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Should we Drop [ETL]?

etl currently has no wiki and three questions. It was mentioned that it may be a rebel tag. For those that don't know, ETL is an acronym for Extract-Transform-Load and is a term heard often in the ...
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VBScript Code Highlighting

Would it be possible to use the same Syntax Highlighter that Wikipedia uses for VBScript If it is possible we could probably use it for all flavors of VB (vb6,vbscript, vba, etc.) Right now we have ...
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Rewording close reason "Explanation of code"

Inspired by this question: Custom Close Reason Post-Mortem. Can we alter Questions must involve real code that you own or maintain. Questions seeking an explanation of someone else's code are off-...
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Should we have a [testability] tag?

I came across this recent question, originally only tagged with c#. OP is particularly interested in how unit-test -friendly his code is, and what could be done to improve on that aspect. The unit-...
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Request for [codingbat] tag

It would good to have a codingbat tag for questions that related to solving code puzzles coming from codingbat. Can we have a tag for codingbat as we have on Stack Overflow?
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Time for an [encryption] tag?

So, we have a ceasar-cipher tag, but not the more general encryption tag. A quick search shows over 200 questions that should potentially have such a tag. What do you think? Is it a good tag? I can ...
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Code Review Blog - Post One Contest

On Hold SE Community Devs: The short of it is, it's kinda on us to make something that works, and we don't really do that. There isn't any real proper integration between the systems and the ...
Mathieu Guindon's user avatar
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Code Review Blog - Phase 4 - Plan a Schedule

On Hold SE Community Devs: The short of it is, it's kinda on us to make something that works, and we don't really do that. There isn't any real proper integration between the systems and the authors ...
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Code Review Blog - Phase 3 - Recruit contributors

On Hold SE Community Devs: The short of it is, it's kinda on us to make something that works, and we don't really do that. There isn't any real proper integration between the systems and the ...
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Code Review Blog - Phase 2 - Define the Scope

On Hold SE Community Devs: The short of it is, it's kinda on us to make something that works, and we don't really do that. There isn't any real proper integration between the systems and the ...
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Code Review Blog - Phase 1 - Raise the idea on the meta site

On Hold SE Community Devs: The short of it is, it's kinda on us to make something that works, and we don't really do that. There isn't any real proper integration between the systems and the ...
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Raising the time in which an answer cannot be accepted

Should the time in which an answer cannot be accepted be raised? On Stack Overflow there is a limit of 15 minutes before you can accept an answer, such that other answerers have a chance of providing ...
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Is the tag [reinventing-the-wheel] really helpful?

So I just stumbled upon the tag reinventing-the-wheel and I ask myself if this is really a helpful tag. Most of the code on Code Review does reinvent the wheel in one way or another, there is nearly ...
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set [null] = null? (or "Burninate [null]?")

In my opinion, the null tag is not helpful for anyone. Even if this tag matches the content of the question, it might be a bit too specific. I'm not a programmer. What are your opinions on ...
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Why are [questions] and [asking-questions] on meta?

If I want to scan the list of titles of all topics on meta about 'questions', then I need to do that twice (once for each tag, questions and asking-questions). Could one of them be synonymized or ...
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Should the sorting tags be merged?

There are currently two specific sorting tags: quick-sort (22 questions) mergesort (18 questions) We then have the main tag: sorting (79 questions). Should we merge the specific ones with the main ...
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Would you ever use the [jquery-ui] tag without the [jquery] tag?

I think that if you were able to use one and not the other then it would okay to not synonymize the jquery-ui to jquery. But it just doesn't seem like we need both of these tags. I think that we ...
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Complaint about rollback policy / bug fixes

I posted some useful code on code review. One of the answers suggested an improvement to the code. I agreed and made the improvement to the code, and left the comment "Thanks, fixed". A moderator ...
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Should we have a "Too long" close reason?

Several questions (including some of mine) have lots of code. Some of those have ridiculous amount of code and should probably be broken into two, three, sometimes even four questions. When it's a ...
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Merge or synonymize Cold Fusion tags

cfml and coldfusion-10 should be merged with coldfusion. coldfusion is the most popular tag of them all, but they are all the same thing and there aren't very many questions associated with them.
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Tag-request [overall-review]

I don't quite understand how the process of tag-creation works. In JavaScript text editing webapp, I've added overall-review to the tags list and thought that I would be able to edit the wiki and ...
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Codeblock detection

The idea jumped at me after reviewing two close votes in a row (granted, from the same user) that were homework assignments without any code in it. Since a question that has no code in it (or one ...
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