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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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Is there a better format for posting questions for code review

At times I have seen quite a bit of code posted for review. This might be because there are a number of classes that interact so the person is giving as much information as possible, or they might be ...
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Confused between posting on Code Review, Software Engineering, or Stack Overflow

I have this questions that fits the FAQ of Code Review, Software Engineering, and Stack Overflow. It contains a couple code snippets for one platform and I'd like to know the recommended practice ...
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Two approvals for suggested edits

It seems to me that currently a suggested edit needs two approval (or reject) reviews (as suggested edits on Stack Overflow) while a week ago they required only one approval/reject. Why? What is ...
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Should I have posted a new answer (suggested edit rejected)?

It's about this suggested edit I made, and the suggestion to create a new answer to the question. In this case, the change I made from IList<> to ...
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Do not prematurely accept answers

With the voting debate going on, I'd like to make a related point: Please do not prematurely accept answers. As much as I love getting the tick mark, it is a signal that tells the community that a ...
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Vote Early, Vote Often

Lack of voting has already been identified as an issue that prevents the site from graduating. I'm shamelessly stealing this post from Meta Biblical Hermeneutics, hoping it will inspire all of us to ...
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Can graphical notation count as code or should questions with exclusively graphical notation be considered off topic?

As a community, are we willing to accept graphical notation as a form of code that is subject to code review? I recently answered a question that asked for review of a database model as presented in ...
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What if we have an entire (small) application we want reviewed?

I asked about this on Stack Overflow, and was referred here (to Code Review), though I still think it may be out of scope for CR. https://stackoverflow.com/questions/12749863/where-can-a-n00b-...
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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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Why are they 'questions' if this site is primarily for code review requests?

"why are they 'questions' if this site is primarily for code review requests?" This is not originally my question, but it never-the-less is still a good one that deserves more attention. I'm sort of ...
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Is pseudo-code alright when asking about performance?

The FAQ states: Is it actual code from a project rather then pseudo-code or example code? But oftentimes pseudo-code is a lot more straight forward and easy to evaluate. It also applies to a ...
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Suggestion: new tags for web technologies

I tried to post a question... ...why are they 'questions' if this site is primarily for code review requests? ...anyway, the tags I tried to use did not exist and I don't have a high enough ...
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Is it okay to post a series of exercises massively?

This website seems particularly interesting for users working on a book (like SICP or K&R) or any other series of exercises (like ProjectEuler), especially if they're working on their own and ...
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Why was a question suitable for Stack Overflow closed, instead of being migrated

Yesterday, Jessica Burnett asked this question: https://codereview.stackexchange.com/questions/14209/css-set-string-content-properties. Since the question is about code that does not work (as opposed ...
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Should we bother old off-topic questions?

Recently I've found some old questions which do not contain any code (usually just a link). Some of them have an accepted answer. Since these questions are off-topic (according to the FAQ), should I ...
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Before getting started

Well this question may b a perfect fit in meta. So, I want to know a bit more about this sister site of stack overflow. I have been looking for a site like this since long, and this being a stack ...
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Should [interview-questions] be burninated?

The tag interview-questions seems to be useless - should it be burninated?
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What should Code Review's [homework] tag wiki contain?

The homework tag has a pending tag wiki edit. It's same as the tag wiki of the homework tag on Stack Overflow and does not seem completely suitable for Code Review: Questions regarding homework ...
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Duplicate answers - clean them up?

This question (originially from Stack Overflow) has heaps of duplicate answers. Many users suggested the exact same changes to the code, presumably while the question was not yet migrated; most of the ...
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Are badges with a negative connotation useful?

This is a very minor point. I'm just curious to see what the thoughts might be on this. I just "earned" a tumbleweed badge. In the past I associated badges with good things but it seems this is not ...
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What is the best way to exchange a dialogue following a code review?

For most SE sites, a simple comment is sufficient to exchange a little additional dialogue about a solution. For code review though, it seems like one question can spawn a huge list of suggested ...
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Code review for learning purposes

I just found this site (New to stack exchange in general), and I am working on teaching myself c#. Would it be acceptable to post working code for people to pick apart and suggest better ways of doing ...
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Interview questions

It this a good site to ask others to review my interview question practice code? Or are you trying to keep it to "real world" questions?
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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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Question closed with no link to reopen

I found this question marked as closed. It seemed to be asking a genuine question that seemed to be asking for best practices as defined in the scope. Any particular reason it was closed? Also, no ...
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How should a canonical question title be formatted on Code Review?

See the following 2 questions and their title edits: Calculations with a table containing football data (revisions) Database output function (revisions) While I understand that having all questions ...
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Suggested edit breaks license due to pastebin

I am not a lawyer. I am reviewing a suggested edit where a user created a jsFiddle from the code in someone elses question. I believe this breaches the CC-BY-SA 3.0 license that the code in the ...
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Why was this answer deleted?

Why was Travis Parks' answer deleted on the Multi-tiered sorting using custom IComparer question? Is there a place on the site where we can see the reason of a delete?
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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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Is it intentional that there's no mention of copyright in the FAQ? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Put in FAQ: Will submitted code be licensed under the copyleft CC-BY_SA? Surely it's important for users to know whether code contributed to this site is freely available for ...
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Are UML diagram reviews on-topic for CodeReview?

I would like to post a UML diagram for review on StackExchange. The response to the question I asked on Meta Stack Overflow seems to point to CodeReview being the place to ask, but the answer was ...
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Should I attempt to have a large amount of code reviewed?

I'd love it if someone out there was willing to critique my code base on a larger scale - the thing is I can't imagine why anyone would actually want to. Do you think I'm wrong about this? Should I ...
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Are questions about LaTeX documents on-topic?

A few reasons to allow them: I recently found that there are best practices and document organization methods. That is, splitting the documents based on sections, tables and so forth and using input ...
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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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Consecutive days reset for no reason

Yesterday, I looked at my profile and it said I had 25 consecutive days. Today I look and it has 1. That's wrong. I'm also active on SciFi.SE. There I have 69 days consecutive. I check the two sites ...
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Why is pseudocode not allowed?

Re: C# code to derive tangential points between two circles to create a trapezoid I made the following comment, but since I will probably delete the OP (if I can), I'll post it here: "With all due ...
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Why haven't I received my rep back after a bounty?

I posted a bounty on a question and received no answers within a week. The bounty ended, but I still have 66 rep. Why is this? It says in the Bounty Part of the FAQ that: If you do not award your ...
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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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Is “how good is this encryption” in the scope of code review

I recently asked a question on Cryptography, that involved an encryption that I wrote. Usually, asking simply "how good is this encryption" would be out of the scope for that site. my question: being ...
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Is a question mostly pertaining to build configuration appropriate for this site?

I'm currently creating a somewhat complex Maven project (specifically, to automate this answer), and hence would like to submit it for review here - specifically, the POM and the general structure of ...
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Highlight color for favorite-tagged questions

As you all know questions that have one of the user's favorite tags are highlighted (in all of the StackExchange sites), but the highlight color in this site is not easily recognized, it's not comfort ...
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Stack Overflow Worldwide Meetups 2012: You're invited!

We're having a Stack Overflow meetup to get together with fellow programming, web, and other technology enthusiasts. But not all of our programmers and technology enthusiasts live on Stack Overflow, ...
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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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Are questions about public interface (API) on topic?

I'm writing some library code (ex. jQuery plugins, Django apps) that is meant to be used by other people as building blocks for larger applications. Often I don't see much need for others peer-...
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User name “stackoverflow”

Is it a good idea to let users have the name 'stackoverflow'? https://codereview.stackexchange.com/users/12178/stackoverflow
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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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Are comments being favored over answers?

Scenario: I've noticed while skimming through questions on CodeReview that people are replying with legitimate answers in the comments section, instead of the answers section. While I've only ...
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Is it generally a good idea to post proprietary code?

I'm sorry, before I asked any questions, I needed to have this one answered, but I couldn't post on meta (not enough rep). I would like to ask a question about my JavaScript Node program, but I'm ...

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