17 votes

My reviews feel like a broken record

Personal hat on, not mod hat Burn-out? It is real, and I recommend you be more selective about what questions you answer. Code Review (this site) should be fun for you. If you are not enjoying the ...
user avatar
  • 96.7k
15 votes

My reviews feel like a broken record

Note: This is just an idea. A thought. I do like rolfl's answer First of all, is there anything essentially wrong with pointing out the same mistakes every time? Except the fact that it can get ...
user avatar
15 votes

Is it time to start broadening the definition of duplicates?

Obviously, SQL injection is a major source of anxiety among beginner PHP programmers. It doesn't help that the deck is stacked against them: The language makes it easy to do the wrong thing and hard ...
user avatar
9 votes

Is it time to start broadening the definition of duplicates?

From my own personal experience, finding accurate information regarding SQL injection, and even basic PHP security, is actually quite difficult for the novice. A search on Google can bring the best of ...
user avatar
  • 5,707
7 votes
Accepted

Duplicated answers for duplicate patterns/subroutines

Yes, and No Let's be clear here, the code works for the purpose given. The code presented will never be called in a way that exposes that bug, so is it a bug? Not for the asker. That code is not ...
user avatar
  • 96.7k
7 votes

Common Review Quotes

Experiment one did not really work. I have rolled back the C++ tag wiki page. With the minor addition of a couple of lines at the top: As an experiment I am starting to collect snippets of common ...
user avatar
  • 91.6k
7 votes

Duplicated answers for duplicate patterns/subroutines

For me an answer is related to a question. An answer about formatting and naming the vars correct is also a very common answer. Do we have to redirect them to answers of the other questions for that? ...
user avatar
  • 3,852
6 votes

Is it time to start broadening the definition of duplicates?

I'm not sure it's entirely appropriate to mark any questions concerned about injection as duplicates of any other question. Why? Because it's not a duplicate question. It's a new question about the ...
user avatar
  • 30.7k
3 votes

Common Review Quotes

One possible way we could approach this would be to ask (and answer) questions on Stack Overflow like this one: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/1452721/why-is-using-namespace-std-considered-bad-...
user avatar
  • 64.4k
1 vote

Duplicated answers for duplicate patterns/subroutines

This started off with a two-way duplicate; That is, two questions contained the same code-pattern. In that light, I would have said "each question is separate". If a question happens to contain the ...
user avatar
  • 22.2k

Only top scored, non community-wiki answers of a minimum length are eligible