Brian Reichle
  • Member for 10 years, 11 months
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  • Sydney, Australia
Why can't rep from other SE sites count towards at least some rep here?
16 votes

200+ rep on other sites will give you the 100 rep bonus which is enough to do the regular things like comment and up-vote. As for tagging, I would argue that tags are not strictly transferable and ...

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PasteBin and GitHub Gists to be embedded directly into CodeReview
14 votes

I can't speak for anyone else on this matter, but if the code to review does not fit within a post then I probably won't have time to go over it. We can already fit several hundred lines of code in a ...

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What should our elevator pitch be?
8 votes

"Get eyes on your code." ... meh, sounded better in my head.

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What should our logo and site design look like?
7 votes

I came up with this basic idea and thought I would raise the topic myself, clearly everyone else is way ahead of me :)

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Readability oriented coding conventions
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6 votes

Where the poster has made some visible attempt at using an identifiable style, I usually prefer to retain that style, even if it's not my preferred style. If the post has no discernible formatting "...

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Practical Best Practice Questions
6 votes

For the most part the the FAQ seems a bit fuzzy on this matter, but I think the telling line is the first. Code Review - Stack Exchange is for sharing code from projects you are working on for peer ...

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Please create some new tags: [smart-pointer] and [c++-cli]
6 votes

They seem like reasonable tags to me, so I added them to your question for you.

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FAQ: What kind of questions should I not ask here?
5 votes

You should only ask for reviews of code that you are actually working on and is (to your knowledge) already functioning correctly. Chatty, open-ended questions diminish the usefulness of our site and ...

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On migrating from SO: how to do this efficiently and appropriately.
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5 votes

In the past I flagged such questions for moderator attention with a comment stating the site I thought it should be migrated to. The going recommendation seems to be that if a question is off topic ...

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Code Review not for debugging or understanding -- Added to FAQ
3 votes

Maybe emphasise the difference between "understanding code" (asker does not already know how it works/what it does - bad) and "making code understandable" (asker does know how it works/what it does ...

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What should our elevator pitch be?
1 votes

"You know they are there ... somewhere. you know they reduce your performance, your productivity. See your reviewer about diagnosis and possible treatments."

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