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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.
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Why was this newly historically locked?

I've expounded on locked questions before and mentioned that these often age poorly. If something is to be locked, especially today, it should have some amount of moderation and curation done. These ...
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Pending edit notification icon change

With the recent addition of queueing edits from users without sufficient rep to edit questions, there is a new notification icon on the tool bar. The background color of the notification area and the ...
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Blacklist [career]

career was recently cleaned up, through the Structured Tag Cleanup Initiative. It's a rather troublesome tag that we've been trying to get rid of for quite some time: Previous attempts to clean up ...
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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 ...
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Removing the [homework] tag

The homework tag is a meta tag, it adds nothing to the question and can removed without adversely affecting the question. It has recently resurfaced. I made a start removing the tag from the most ...
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Process tag clean-up complete. Please deal with?

Per a previous discussion here on Meta, I went through all questions tagged process. There were no questions about concurrency or IPC with this tag, so it was irrelevant, but I would recommend ...
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Adjustments to some automated moderator flags

The Stack Exchange platform has automatic triggers in place based on number of answers, number of answers per unit of time, answers from new users per day, answers from new users that get deleted, ...
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Custom Close Reason Updates

First: We have a fourth custom close reason added. One of the most common close reasons that isn't accounted for by one of the current custom close reasons is for questions seeking legal advice or ...
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Reconsider historical lock on hardware recommendations

Some of our older questions are about hardware recommendations. Well, Hardware Recommendations.SE is now live - lets clear up some confusion. No, I'm not suggesting migrating these questions there, ...
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Removing “expert” from the site description?

Programmers - Stack Exchange is for expert programmers who are interested in conceptual questions on software development. Can we consider removing the word "expert" from our site description? I'...
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Can we get a simple way to initiate a chat?

The answer to this chat-related question leads to a feature request: A simple way to notify and invite someone to chat regardless of whether they've ever chatted before or not. Story: As a [...
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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 and ...
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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 ...
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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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Should we rename tags subjected to the Structured Tag Cleanup Initiative?

So our first round of proposals for the Structured Tag Cleanup Initiative is about to close, and it's looking like career will be first up to the chopping block. Career questions are tricky in 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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Blacklist [homework]

homework was recently cleaned up, and as meta tags usually do it found it's way back to us, on at least three questions. Can this tag be blacklisted, so it doesn't keep coming back?
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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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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.
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Programmers.SE twitter account?

I noticed that there's a twitter account for most SE websites, but not programmers Any idea why's that?
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Two accepted answers

This question has two accepted answers. How is that possible?
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I'm not sure if this is a global thing or a site-specific thing, but “too many recent edits” is useless

I'm editing a post, I spend a few minutes making changes, and I go to save it. I get an error message that simply says that I've made "too many recent edits". I don't even know what that means, aside ...
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Synonym request: multithreading / multi-threading / multi-threaded

Requesting to merge tags: multi-threading × 19 multithreading × 5 multi-threaded × 4 I'd propose using [multithreading] as the master tag, as this is what Wikipedia uses, but I guess that's not ...
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The very first question if deleted cannot be retrieved until 2nd question is added

I have noticed one issue that very first question if deleted cannot be retrieved. The steps were: I asked 1 question today, which was down-voted. I realized that it should have not been asked in ...
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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 ...
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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 "&".
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Isn't personal-preference a meta-tag?

There appears to be no case to have a post that only has the personal-preference tag, since it's completely unclear what that would be about (apart from a personal preference regarding something). It'...
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I see a link to dismiss a flag when I don't have the privileges to do so

I see a "dismiss" link beside a flag, but I don't have the privileges to dismiss flags. When I click on it, I get the yellow pop-up shown in the screenshot below:
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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: [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 ...
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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)
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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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We have a scope problem with Software Engineering's tagline

Visitors to our site are taking the words "who care about delivering software responsibly" in our tagline as evidence of question topicality. Witness: https://softwareengineering.stackexchange.com/...
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Why not offer a “voter” badge for participating in the moderators election?

Regarding What do our "low" 2012 election numbers mean?. (I posted it as an answer, but I then deleted it and post it now as a question) 297/5874, yes, that's really a very low percentage. ...
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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 ...
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Structured Tag Cleanup: [career] [closed]

Related: Request for comment: structured tag cleanups Structured Tag Cleanup — Call for proposals #1 Welcome to the first structured tag cleanup! Based on the voting in the call for proposals, the ...
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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?
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Do we need to ban the `beginners` tag?

I've seen a number of questions tagged beginners recently. This is a meta tag which doesn't add anything to the question or site. What benefit, if any, does anyone think that this tag brings? If ...
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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.
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Guidelines on voting to close a re-opened question?

I just saw a question on how to have more fun at work, which I was about to vote to close, when I read the comments, and saw that it had been closed/re-opened. Personally, I think closing it was the ...
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UI - Vote up/down not highlighting

Has anyone else seen this happening? As of yesterday, when you voted up or down the site would highlight your vote. As of this morning, the vote count changes as expected but no hightlighting. I'm ...
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Why do we have a version tag?

We have a version tag. Is this is a useful tag?
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Should [svn] and [subversion] be tag synonyms?

svn has 71 questions with a wiki summary. subversion has 29 questions but no wiki summary. Should subversion map to svn? If yes, please could someone with enough rep do so?
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Merge [database] and [db] tags

Checking the stats db - 3 questions database - 192 questions Can these be merged? It doesn't make sense to have both
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Problem with the site introductory text

The following text is shown to non logged in users. Italic is mine. Welcome New User Programmers is a collaboratively edited question and answer site for people who love indirectly relate to ...
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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 ...
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Review page doesn't indicate already voted posts

Posts I've already voted on through normal browsing of the site, are not marked as such (red arrow) in the review page. It's more of an annoyance than a bug, if I try to vote again I get the "already ...
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How can we improve the FAQ?

There have been a few questions lately about improving the guidance and clarity of what this site is about. We rely heavily on the FAQ for this guidance, but over the past year, our FAQ has become ...
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First off-topic close reason text should be updated for new Stack Overflow phrasing

Recently, Stack Overflow changed the "mcve" (Minimal, Complete, and Verifiable Example) phrase to "mre" (Minimal Reproducible Example). While the old links still work, the new canonical link is to ...