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Tag merge / synonym request: [cache] → [caching]

Please merge tag cache (27 questions) into caching (79), and make them synonyms. Tag cache does not have wiki nor excerpt. Tag caching wiki excerpt is Questions regarding cache algorithms by ...
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Are [video lectures] useful?

Let's burninate tag video-lectures. As of now, there are 5 questions in this tag. All appear to be off-topic education advice / off-site resource requests. None looks worth keeping. https://...
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Update “Introducing Programmers” blog to reflect site scope change

In the Introducing programmers.stackexchange.com blog post, Jeff announces our site with great fanfare. And while I'm all for promoting our site, there are a few problems with that post that I think ...
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Synonym request: multithreading, threading, thread

The the tags multithreading, thread, and threading are duplicates. multithreading seems to be used the most. I don't see any disadvantage to this (except if a question is only talking about one ...
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Should Programmers participate in Winter Bash 2014?

Winter Bash is an annual event that can run on any Stack Exchange site that chooses to participate. Users earn “hats” for their gravatars by completing certain tasks (analogous to badges). Certain ...
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Improve question quality by informing askers of expectations in some career related tags

Over here at Programmers, a lot of askers seems to misunderstand site-specific expectations of career related questions, which frequently results in questions closure and deletions. Propose to help ...
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Missing and extra spaces in comments

I've seen this glitch a few times with Safari (7.1) on the Mac (10.9.5). It manifests as either no spacing between text and the link in a comment, or irregular location of the hyphen. Notice the ...
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Misspelled tag “polymoprhism” on SE should be merged with existing tag “polymorphism”

I found a misspelled tag on SE: polymoprhism. The 'p' and 'h' are incorrectly swapped. It really should be polymorphism.
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FAQ Sidebar on Programmers Meta

Per the MSE question: faq-sidebar-for-per-site-metas this is to request a FAQ sidebar instead of the chat sidebar on Programmers Meta. So instead of: We would have a listing of the questions ...
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Clean up [domain]

The domain tag currently provides very little value, because it's an ambiguous term that refers to several unrelated concepts in vastly different fields. Based on a very quick look, it appears that ...
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What happened to: “What benefits are there to native JavaScript development?”?

I was reading this question and answer this morning and I noticed it disappeared now and I get an error page with "removed for reasons of moderation" What happened to the question and why? I recall ...
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Tag merge / synonym request: [optimisation] -> [optimization]

Please merge or create a synonym for optimisation and optimization. Both appear to be valid writings depending on the spelling (British/American English), but their meaning (and therefore tag ...
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Badge count experiencing cropping at 7 digits

If you have 7 digits of badges on Programmers.SE, you start to experience truncation: With 8 digits of badges, you really get chopped off: This isn't a problem on other Stack Exchange sites: ...
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Tag merge / synonym request: [js] → [javascript]

There are currently 8 questions with the tag js, they seem to all refer to JavaScript, so it would seem natural to make this a synonym.
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Undelete particular question

Can some of the moderators revive (undelete) this question (my own) and it's answers? I was more than sure that it is completely useless and voted to close or delete it. But, other users suggests in ...
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Bottom bar floating in middle of the page

The bottom bar (that black almost a straight line thing) is floating in the middle of the page on reviews. This may be a regression of: Footer line floats up too high in the main review page Line in ...
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Should frameworks and framework tags be merged?

Should frameworks and framework tags be merged? I think so. What do you think?
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Should junior-programmer and junior tags be merged?

Should junior-programmer and junior tags be merged? I think so. I would like to hear your opinion.
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New custom close reason here on meta [closed]

I've proposed the following new custom close reason for here on Meta.Programmers: The problem described here can no longer be reproduced. Changes to the system or to the circumstances affecting the ...
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Should debug and debugging tags be synonyms? Should they be merged?

Should debug and debugging tags be synonyms? Should they be merged? I think so. I would like to hear your opinion. I am referring to debug tag and debugging tag.
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Should aop and aspect-oriented tags be synonyms? Should they be merged?

Should aop and aspect-oriented tags be synonyms? Should they be merged? I think so. I would like to hear your opinion. I am referring to: aspect-oriented tag and aop tag
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Tag merge / synonym request: [srp] → [single-responsibility]

Please merge tag srp (26 questions) into single-responsibility (27), and make them synonyms. Preference for master tag is because I consider single-responsibility a more descriptive name. Tag srp ...
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Design and software-design tags

Currently, both design (1395 questions) and software-design (79 questions) are tags on the site. Although there may be an extremely minuscule use case for the latter, the questions tagged with it all ...
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Can you please review the modifications for this question?

I modified the original Building a distributed system on Amazon Web Services after the comments mentioned about Why do interview questions make poor Programmers.SE questions? The question now is more ...
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Can a Mod disassociate my old questions?

I have been on programmers.SE for about four months now, and I love it. Currently, I can't ask any questions, however; due to some bad questions that I asked. They have been since deleted and removed ...
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Pop up for Low Quality comment options behind links

The popup for the 'leave a comment' is showing up behind the links at the top of the page: All of the following screen shots are from a mac. Original report in Safari: Fresh install of Firefox: ...
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Tag merge / synonym request: [regex] -> [regular-expressions]

regular-expressions and regex. These are the same thing, just one is shorter to type. Regular-expressions should be the 'master' tag while regex is the synonym.
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Should the thinking tag be removed?

Should the thinking tag be removed? It seems vague, is used in only 13 question, and has only 1 follower. I'm thinking it should be pruned.
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greenfield tag plagiarism

The greenfield tag has a wiki excerpt right now that's a direct copy and paste from Wikipedia. I would correct it with a citation but even then, it's just a single sentence and feels kind of low ...
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Remove the [asp] tag or link the [asp] tag to either [asp-classic] or [asp.net]

On Stack Overflow, the asp tag was made a synonym of asp-classic since that is generally what is meant. Looking over the 8 that are were tagged here as asp shows a similar pattern of usage. (though I ...
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The “general” question tag

We have a tag called general. Why do we have this tag? Shall we burn this tag?
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Should we remove the “pythonic” tag?

I just rejected 2 suggested edit to the pythonic tag. Not that the edits were that bad, but it just struck me that this tag seems useless. It's usually used on questions in conjunction with the "...
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Footer lines inconveniently positioned when editing from the first posts review queue

The footer line is misbehaving again and overlapping the edit preview when editing a post from the "First Posts" review queue (possibly others?) This is from Chrome 28 on Linux: This from ...
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Tag “third-party-libraries” and “3rd-party-library”

Aren't these tags more or less the same: third-party-libraries and 3rd-party-library? Should they be a synonym, or are they different?
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help me understand why this question was closed as off-topic? [closed]

is this javascript property defaulting pattern a code smell? is the question at, um, question. I'm not upset or offended by the closure; no ego involved here, and I got the feedback I needed before ...
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Why was the question on benchmarking apps for concurrent key value stores closed?

I liked this question, asking how to make a benchmarking app or give information on already usable code to test map implementations. Sure it needed a code reference but why close it?
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What is the difference between [exact-duplicates] and [duplicate-questions] tags? - synonym request

What is the difference between exact-duplicates (16 questions) and duplicate-questions (4 questions) tags? As of now, neither of above have tag wiki; per my reading of handful of questions I randomly ...
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Programmers.SE Theme partially covers rev/copyright notice [closed]

An extremely minor complaint/observation. The rev notice is partially obscured by the theme. I checked and no other SE sites seem to use images in that part of the footer so the "problem" is isolated ...
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Is it time to tighten up the quality filter at Programmers?

Some recent posts make me feel like these could be automatically rejected by quality filter, thus saving community efforts for better quality questions and answers. "I want To develope My Own linux ...
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Please reopen “Does open sourcing your work help you?” [closed]

Does open sourcing your work help you? was originally worded in a polling, discussion-inducing way ("Have you ever", "work of yours", "Is it a world of selfishness"), but is not fundamentally a ...
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Some cat ate The Whiteboard; Chat has broke

It would appear as though The Whiteboard has been swallowed whole like an egg roll by this cat: Help?
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Should the Programmers Blog Trello Board be made public?

The idea has been floated that we should make the Programmers Trello board publicly viewable. I want to put this up to a community vote. A decision should be reached within 1 week.
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Tag merge / synonym request: [Immutable] -> [Immutability]

I prefer immutability but it really doesn't matter. There's no reason to have both tags though, so pick one and stuff the other one inside it. (If you can black-list the alternative might be good ...
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Somebody broke Programmers.StackExchange [closed]

No questions are coming up. Error, error, basically. Meta works fine, so uh, great...
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Search brings up deleted questions in results

Couple of days ago I started noticing deleted questions appearing in search results. At first I thought it was mod vision (moderators can search for deleted posts) but today when I happened to search ...
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Two accepted answers

This question has two accepted answers. How is that possible?
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“In the election phase, 10 candidates advance…” really 10?

Note at 2013 Moderator Election page states: In the election phase, 10 candidates advance to final community voting... But there are three candidates, not 10, as indicated by another note at this ...
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Merge/synonym request: i18n / internationalization

i18n should be merged into internationalization and made a synonym. They even have the same wiki but are still different tags. Merging them would be a good idea.
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2013 Community Moderator Election

The 2013 Community Moderator Election is now underway! completed! Community moderator elections have three phases: Nomination phase Primary phase Election phase Most elections take between two and ...
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Request to reopen: 'import module' vs. 'from module import function'

I stumbled upon this question today: 'import module' vs. 'from module import function' It was closed as not constructive, but honestly I believed it's a very good fit for the site. ...