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Removing tags in title [duplicate]

I just removed 5 (scheme) tags from 5 questions. Some examples: Before: (Scheme) [SICP ex. 1.30] Iterative Sum After: [SICP ex. 1.30] Iterative Sum They were all in the similar format: Before: (...
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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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Is it possible to merge questions?

Is possible for two questions to be merged? This user posted the same question identically here and on Stack Overflow. Both questions got good answers. And now the Stack Overflow question was ...
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PasteBin and GitHub Gists to be embedded directly into CodeReview

Maybe we can have PasteBin and GitHub Gists embedded directly into CodeReview. Given that each Gist has a unique number maybe it could be. [gist NUMBER HERE] ...
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Textbook questions on Code Review

I have answered to four Scheme-related code review requests on the site, which are for proposed solutions to exercises from a famous text book Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs (...
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On migrating from SO: how to do this efficiently and appropriately.

Not having the privileges on SO to manually migrate questions, I thought I'd flag the question I was looking to migrate as 'Off Topic' so that I may be able to select CR as the recommended place. I'd ...
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Is it possible to have a duplicate in Code Review? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do we define duplicate questions? In other stackexchange sites, questions like: ...
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This question appears to have been migrated from programmers.SE twice

First as: Reversing a string And then again as: https://codereview.stackexchange.com/questions/1697/is-it-better-to-put-more-logic-in-a-for-loop-condition-or-to-use-a-while-loop
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Which is the better fit — Code Review or Stack Overflow?

In the CR question "Terminating a C loop when maximum hardware limit reached" the use of a positive sum wrapping to a negative value is used to terminate the loop. The queston was posted to Code ...
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Do stylistic questions belong here or on programmers.SE

I was surprised to find a question about coding style was migrated to codereview.SE from programmers.SE, since in the past such questions have been migrated in the other direction. Which site should ...
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FAQ proposal - review can be general

I think that we should amend our FAQ to say: Reviewers may comment on any part of the code. Feel free to call attention to specific areas you are concerned about (performance, formatting, etc). ...
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Odd use of the Community account.

I noticed that the community account was used to add a comment to the content of a question. The comment doesn't look very automated and probably would have been better off as a proper comment ...
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Growing Code Review, One Idea… :-)

Really like the idea of a Stack Exchange site for peer reviewed code, which leads me to my question. Is there any reason why code "reviewers" can't review code on other SE sites, post a comment ...
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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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Lisp symbols not highlighted correctly

Exhibit A: The symbol d_n+1 is highlighted as the variable d_n, operator+, and 1. This is incorrect; the symbol should be all ...
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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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Are non-specific code-style questions acceptable?

Taking these two examples from the last 24 hours for comparison Migrated https://softwareengineering.stackexchange.com/questions/58630/how-far-should-var-and-null-coalescing-operator-be-entertained-...
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No tag exists, and I'd like to get a feel for what tag should be used

I still use a lot of Classic ASP/VBScript - migration is not an option at this point - and I find myself in need of a little code review. This leads to two problems: I don't have enough rep to create ...
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What should our elevator pitch be?

In one sentence, how will we describe Code Review to the world?
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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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Solving wide code

This SE site has a lot of long code postings. Usually these are just copy pasted from actual source code. The maximum line width before a horizontal scrollbar appears, seems to be only 80 characters. ...
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Moderator Pro Tem Announcement

Throughout the beta, we need members from the site whose focus is to engage the community, both in community-building issues and site management. That's why we select a few members from each community ...
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Code Review not for debugging or understanding — Added to FAQ

The Code Review Stack Exchange is for sharing working code from projects you are working on for peer review. As such, I added a provision to the FAQ that this site is not about debugging or learning ...
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Can I ask for a review on a website?

Is this OK or not really? If I develop a website template, CSS/HTML/JS, is it acceptable to post that as a code sample to be reviewed as an external URL?
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Where do high-level architecture and design questions go?

The FAQ states this: your question is not about … Higher-level architecture and design of software systems So, where should a high-level design question go?
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Statistics on the success of this site

I am wondering if anyone can provide statistics on how this site is doing as compared to others in the SE network at this stage in its life cycle. I'm curious to see if the site is on par, or lacking ...
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Why do so many people on CR have a reputation score of 101?

I was looking through the user list and it looks like a lot of people registered on Code Review (the main site, not meta) already have a reputation score of 101 without having participated on this ...
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Are “What does this code do?” questions on-topic here?

Example (now deleted): https://stackoverflow.com/questions/4917334/what-does-the-below-codes-do
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What's the point of Code Review.SE? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How is this site different from StackOverflow? I think you can ask and answer questions for code review either on SO or programmers. What's the point of Code Review Stack ...
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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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Answering your own review

As a piece of code is subjected to peer review, the author should also be looking at ways to improve his code. Sometimes a problem pointed out by others will direct his attention to another issue in ...
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Editing your own answer

As an example, consider this answer. One of the comments I had on the code posted asked whether a method needed to be public. A comment was posted stating that in this context the method in question ...
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How many could review Lisp, Scheme, or Racket?

For future reference, I would like to get an idea of how many people could review Lisp, Scheme, or Racket programs and code. Of course, my work will not be very advanced for some time yet.
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Difficulty & time-required classifications

I'm sure some of the experts get somewhat annoyed by easy questions... or that some of the novices don't want to see the advanced stuff because it would just confuse them... etc... so I think giving ...
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Is Code Review useful for external users?

Let me first take Stack Overflow as an example. After collecting a database with thousands of questions and answers, SO can get many redirects from Google whenever somebody asks Google something like '...
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Shouldn't there be a Remind_Me_Later kind of button or link ?

I often find interesting questions with code that requires a lot of time to understand, review and suggest improvements. I absolutely want to come back to them when I have spare time to work on those ...
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Project Euler Solutions

I was thinking that some of my python solutions to project Euler problems might be good candidates for code review - pretty short little programs that I've tried to write well, but would love to get ...
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Are questions about performance on-topic?

From: JSON API for some bank account I can see questions where somebody has designed code to be explicitly fast and needs another pair of eyeballs to validate the code. But are questions that ask ...
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Are database design reviews in scope?

See this question: Can you peer review my database design for a school system?
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Missing Beta Badges

A couple days ago somebody mentioned the Beta Badge, which is given to users who "actively participated in the private beta". If you view this page, it defines "active participation" as "...earning at ...
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Who should our moderators be?

It seems every new StackExchange should get a community wiki post going to nominate moderators for the Beta period. So, lets nominate some people. :)
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Is asking for code review on a patch file OK?

Most open source projects accept updates via patch files. And any non trivial fix is going to be spread across multiple files and thus take up lots of space in the standard format. Do you think ...
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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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How is this site different from Stack Overflow? [duplicate]

I've decided to check this site out since it was tweeted by the great Jeff Atwood himself. The first question I saw was "Advice on making ruby code more ruby-like", which is the kind of question I see ...
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Reviews of code not stored here

This question is inspired by a question I just saw: Review website done after one week of learning HTML and CSS How do we want to handle these issues? We wanted to avoid pastebins since having the ...

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