Questions tagged [status-completed]

Indicates that the report has been resolved through the implementation of a feature or the fixing of a bug.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
4
votes
1answer
92 views

Is this question inappropriate for Programmers? Can we reopen it?

This question, which was just closed, seems appropriate to me. My reasons: the asker is trying to learn about functional programming when reading an article about FP, the asker wasn't able to ...
2
votes
1answer
94 views

please tell me how to delete my P.SE account [closed]

I would like to delete only my P.SE account only, but I can't find the directions anywhere.
1
vote
0answers
30 views

Can someone add a new tag to this question? [closed]

I just asked a question, and surprisingly, there is no feature-creep tag! Can someone add it? I have less than 300 rep ATM
9
votes
1answer
125 views

remove CW status for this answer? (OO-principles for Javascript by Daniel)

https://softwareengineering.stackexchange.com/a/180588/31260 Above answer has been made CW per automatic rule (quote source): The post has been edited ten (10) times by the original owner. ...
5
votes
2answers
60 views

Can an answer be undeleted?

I was stupid an answered a question with just a link. I then went back and edited my answer to actually something useful, only to find that no one will ever see it again because a moderator deleted ...
6
votes
1answer
63 views

Close Dialog Display Bug

Whenever I open the close question dialog on my laptop's 13" display, the upper portion of the popup winds up on top of the "Questions Tags Users..." navigation bar, but due to an issue with the ...
7
votes
1answer
75 views

Tag merge / synonym request: [os] → [operating-systems]

Please merge tag os (12 questions) into operating-systems (65), and make them synonyms. Both tags do not have wiki, only excerpts. For the reference, current excerpts are quoted below os An ...
7
votes
2answers
52 views

What is the difference between [class] and [classes] tags? - synonym request

What is the difference between class (25 questions) and classes (19 questions) tags? Neither of above have tag wiki, a handful of questions I randomly picked appear to use these as freely ...
6
votes
1answer
107 views

Why do we have a version tag?

We have a version tag. Is this is a useful tag?
5
votes
1answer
42 views

Tag: Synonym TFS with Team Foundation Server

Can we make the following tags a synonym: tfs -> team-foundation-server
2
votes
0answers
97 views

C++ tag synonyms

Apparently, there are two duplicate(?) tags: c++11 and c++0x. The only difference between the two is that c++0x was the WIP name before c++11 was finalized (at the last few meetings). For someone ...
24
votes
5answers
2k views

Get rid of the “don't call yourself a programmer” link in our FAQ

Wow, we link to "Don’t Call Yourself A Programmer, And Other Career Advice" by Patrick McKenzie in our FAQ? Sure he's got some brutally true snippets in there, but overall it's a bad article. "...
6
votes
1answer
26 views

Merge node tags

As far as I can tell, we've got two tags for Node.js: node.js and nodejs. Can we merge them to reduce confusion?
3
votes
0answers
42 views

Can this question be reopened? [closed]

This question was closed for being an exact duplicate, but I modified it extensively so that it now discusses a particular condition to wrapping third party code. In its previous condition the ...
7
votes
2answers
171 views

Shouldn't the nlp tag be replaced with natural-language-processing?

It seems like nlp should be changed to natural-language-processing and that nlp should be used as a synonym of it instead because it is less apparent what nlp is.
1
vote
1answer
47 views

get rid of tag “licence”

Let's get rid of licence tag. Currently, there are 15 questions there. Tag name is misspelled, and the right tag for these questions is already there means the same as another tag - license, which in ...
10
votes
1answer
147 views

Footer line floats up too high in the main review page

I'm seeing this on Chromium 22 (Windows & Linux) & Firefox 15 (Windows): The footer line is a bit in the way. Tried the usual clearing of caches/hard refresh but that doesn't seem to help....
2
votes
1answer
54 views

Programmers SE Menu - Whitespace Doesn't Link

On the Programmers SE site, the menu (with links to Questions, Tags, ect) has a line drawn and text changed to red (or gray in meta) when hovering over that menu item. However, the user must hover ...
5
votes
1answer
70 views

Footer line isn't where it's supposed to be in review stats and history

This is how the stats for the low quality posts queue looks like: Same thing happens in the history tab, for example check out the first posts history. Just in case this is browser specific, I'm on ...
4
votes
1answer
67 views

Can the SE chat bot post our blog posts in the Whiteboard?

The SE chat bot posts new Stack Exchange blog posts in The Whiteboard, can it also do the same for our Community Blog? Please?
4
votes
1answer
26 views

Tag merge / synonym request: [degrees] -> [degree]

Please merge degrees (4 questions) into degree (20 questions).
8
votes
1answer
104 views

Mod dialog in review doesn't show up properly (and a bonus feature request)

Let's start with the feature request. When reviewing answers we have two mod links, when reviewing questions we only have the one. Having the mod link under the post feels a bit more natural, as ...
26
votes
5answers
1k views

What can we do about extremely low quality questions from unregistered users?

The problem Tons of extremely low quality questions from unregistered accounts. A few recent examples: https://softwareengineering.stackexchange.com/questions/162691/question-on-pl-sql-evaluate-the-...
7
votes
1answer
49 views

Tag merge / synonym requests: [prototype] -> [prototyping], [type-system] -> [type-systems]

Please merge the following tags and make them synonyms: prototype (14 questions) into prototyping (25) type-system (18 questions) into type-systems (6)
7
votes
1answer
64 views

Locked posts shouldn't show up for review

This post came up while using the new "Review Low Quality Posts" tool, but it wouldn't let me vote because the post is locked. If you can't vote on it, it shouldn't pop up for review in the first ...
6
votes
3answers
66 views

review of [space] tag

Another tag for collective review: space has four links. Two are recent, and very similar to each other referencing space from the Mars probe. The third has space as the 5th tag, and it's discussing ...
8
votes
1answer
75 views

Blacklist [subjective]

I thought subjective was blacklisted already, but it made its way onto a recent question. It's one of the unholy trinity of bad meta-tags: can it be blacklisted here?
4
votes
0answers
39 views

Post history markdown diffs overlapping [closed]

When I look at the history of some post and switch to markdown diff, the left half of the diff overlaps the right part and both continue outside the screen. For example, this history looks like this ...
1
vote
2answers
104 views

Question closed and locked but can't down vote to get off front page after a year?

Why is the question Pros and cons of PHP vs C,C++ as language in a programming interview? [closed] locked? I mean it is one thing to close it, I agree with that, it meets at least 3 criteria for ...
7
votes
3answers
133 views

What's the upper character limit for a post's size? (and implement a warning system for it)

I seem to have reached this limit while editing my answer to: I've inherited 200K lines of spaghetti code -- what now? This is a bit frustrating, as the editor didn't warn me, so I typed away ...
33
votes
7answers
2k views

Change the name of Programmers to something that more accurately reflects the site scope? [duplicate]

This is a follow-up to the discussion on renaming the site to match its FAQ, or changing the FAQ to match the site name. That discussion is one of the highest voted questions on here, so this ...
8
votes
3answers
121 views

Is it possible to retrieve an answer to a deleted question?

A couple years ago, I wrote an answer to a question that appears to have been deleted. I was just thinking that I wanted to write a blog post based on that answer, and I'd rather not have to rewrite ...
3
votes
0answers
77 views

99 notifications? [closed]

Suddenly I'm getting '99 notifications', though only 4 are shown, 3 of these stale. This was only seen on programmers.SO; other sites show no new notifications, as they should. This was a freshly ...
14
votes
5answers
406 views

Should we mention The Workplace in our FAQ?

Sort of following up on How should we guide questions toward The Workplace? I was thinking our FAQ's bit that says we're NOT about "career advice, including general workplace issues" to explicitly ...
11
votes
2answers
144 views

Do we need to black list the [beginners] tag?

A while ago we cleaned up the beginners tag, but it has returned. Do we need to ban the `beginners` tag? Is now the time to request it gets added to the black list (after another clean up)?
13
votes
1answer
149 views

Kill the [help] tag

Most, if not all, people that use the site need help. So why do we have help? Let's kill it!
0
votes
1answer
178 views

Reopening “When programmers talk about ”data structures“, what are they referring to?”

Software terminology is on-topic here, however my question When programmers talk about "data structures", what are they referring to? got closed as "not a real question" The question was asked ...
10
votes
2answers
621 views

remove CW status for this answer? (hashing algorithms testing by Ian Boyd)

Which hashing algorithm is best for uniqueness and speed? Particular answer to above question has been made CW per automatic rule (quote source): The post has been edited ten (10) times by the ...
0
votes
1answer
46 views

Require a link to the question it is a duplicate of

When people vote to close a question, and more importantly when it is closed, a link to the duplicate question should be displayed in all cases. This should one, reduce the number of claims of "exact ...
3
votes
1answer
51 views

Tag merge / synonym request: [interface] -> [interfaces]

Could we merge interface questions (41 total) into interfaces (10 total), and make them synonyms? Side note given the number of questions, I'd bet 4:1 that "interface" makes better master tag. But ...
11
votes
2answers
216 views

Can we change the name of the chat room? [closed]

Other Stack Exchange sites have interesting and descriptive names for their chat rooms while ours is just "Programmers". Would it be possible to change it to something more like those sites? Let's ...
7
votes
1answer
184 views

The “&” in the title font doesn't look anything like an ampserand

This is supposed to read: Admin > Upcoming & Current Community Events. I don't know what the symbol is in there, but it certainly doesn't look like "&".
3
votes
1answer
55 views

Why Can't I Edit Tag Wikis?

I have edited a couple tag wikis today, and was trying to edit some more, but now, when I try to edit them, the same screen that usually comes up comes up, but without the box to edit the tag wiki…Why ...
6
votes
2answers
89 views

Tag merge / synonym request: [off-shore] → [offshore]

Could we merge off-shore questions (10 total) into offshore (3 total), and make them synonyms? Side note. distributed-development looks also worth considering as merge / synonym candidate for above.
6
votes
1answer
216 views

What's the current status of the P.SE blog?

Activity for our blog was great initially, however it died down a month or two ago and never seemed to recover. I know at the time of writing this question, there is 1 post done, 2 being reviewed, ...
9
votes
8answers
724 views

Programmers.SE Contest: New Proposal [closed]

The last celebration proposal we had never got off of it's feet. In fact, the Birthday Celebration Proposal's time has come, and it left a long time ago. So a few other P.SE members and I came up with ...
7
votes
1answer
127 views

Please Close This Question

Please close this question ASAP. I'm not sure if I've ever seen a non-spam question that was more off-topic.
3
votes
3answers
343 views

Structured Tag Cleanup: [software-development] [closed]

Related: Request for comment: structured tag cleanups Structured Tag Cleanup — Call for proposals #1 Welcome to the third structured tag cleanup! Based on the voting in the call for ...
5
votes
2answers
177 views

Blacklist [software-engineering]

software-engineering was recently cleaned up, through the Structured Tag Cleanup Initiative. Obviously since we already identified it as a tag that doesn't belong and we went through the trouble of ...
9
votes
2answers
168 views

Tag Synonym: unit-tests -> unit-testing

I was just doing some STCI cleanup for stci-software-engineering and noticed that there was both a unit-tests and unit-testing tag. There are only 8 questions tagged unit-tests, 7 of which are also ...