Questions tagged [status-completed]

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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, ...
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Edit (and other bars) have a bad background

See the two attached screenshots.
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Grammar of Off topic close reason

So this question was closed at off topic, but the close reason took me back Questions on Programmers are expected to generally relate to indirectly relate to programming, within the scope ...
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Single flags verb agreement

English has verb agreement, where verbs have to agree in grammatical number with their subject. That rule is not being followed on the "Your flagging history" page:
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Sketchy Advice in the FAQ [closed]

In the FAQ under the heading What kind of questions should I not ask here?, the following advice is given: If your question would be of interest to … Professional and enthusiast programmers, ask on ...
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Why is there a subjective warning for questions on a meta-discussion site?

When I tried to post my last question on etiquette, I got this warning: The question you're asking appears subjective and is likely to be closed. If the warning shouldn't appear anywhere, you'd ...
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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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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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Let's clean up the Data Structures for Interviews question

Why are data structures so important in interviews? This question has almost 60,000 views, and is in the top 50 in views in questions that are not closed. However, it's pretty clearly off topic, ...
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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 from faq ...
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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 ...
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Bug: incorrect links in 'What topics can I ask about here?'

I've just noticed that all links in the help section What topics can I ask about here? point to programmers.stackexchange.com. Links to the main parts of the site do resolve to softwareengineering....
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add “finding a good book for ____” to off-topic section

Currently the on-topic page reads: and it is not about... general workplace issues, office politics, and job hunting (check out The Workplace instead) implementation issues, such as ...
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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 ...
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Should there be a faq entry about “[random activity] and programming” questions?

I know that there's always plenty of healthy debate regarding on- and off-topic questions for this site. We can probably all agree that there are a lot of gray areas and ambiguities. Then, there are ...
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39 + votes but no reputation change

I have watched my reputation changes and understood every one, until today. I answered a question this morning, received 39 votes, but no reputation change at all from that answer. I thought I ...
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Lets delete “What is Java used for these days?”

https://softwareengineering.stackexchange.com/q/17053/40980 was asked in 2010 (Java 6 was still in active development). The information in it is quite dated (J2EE isn't a thing anymore - incidentally, ...
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Help Center tuning: “help/on-topic/and it is not about…” += references to meta guidance

Per recent discussion, I drafted some updates I'd like to have in Help Center -> What topics can I ask about here, section not about... Added text is in bold, deleted is crossed, and some links are ...
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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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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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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 ...
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Reevaluate historical lock on “Is Java “dead in the water” …”

The question https://softwareengineering.stackexchange.com/q/6352/40980 (yea, what a title) is about predicting the future (five years ago) and some armchair quarterbacking CEOing. The question body ...
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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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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: Synonym TFS with Team Foundation Server

Can we make the following tags a synonym: tfs -> team-foundation-server
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Why are the visited link colors swapped?

In the main list of questions, we have dark blue for visited and light blue for not. Okay. But in the related tab for any question, it's light blue for visited and dark blue for not. This is ...
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Badges and tag “X” buttons misplaced

While I only have one badge, it is appearing incorrectly on meta: While I was reporting this bug, I noticed that the "X" button that appears in the tag field is misplaced as well:
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server-client-server-client-server-… Let's avoid infinite recursions

server-client has a wiki and 63 questions, client-server has no wiki and 21 questions. I think that there is no real difference between them and one should be merged into the other (probably the ...
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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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Tag merge / synonym request: [bug-tracking] → [issue-tracking]

Amazingly we have almost 5 times more bug-tracking questions than issue-tracking ones, 57 and 17 respectively. I'm aware that bug tracking is not exactly the same thing as issue tracking (some ...
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“more” link in footer is hardly viewable

In the footer, the more link is hardly view-able due to the free handed image in the background, when select the Technology sites. Screenshot for reference:
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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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Doesn't indicate results are capped at 5,000 results

On SO when a search returns > 5,000 results it indicates the results have been capped a 5,000 by displaying the number of results as "5,000+" On P.SE it only displays the "5,000" without the plus at ...
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Bug in votes left notification

Since the maximum amount of votes went from 30 to 40, there's a small bug in the code showing the yellow "votes left" notification box. When I vote 40 times on a day, I get the following notifications,...
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“Flag” image inconsistancies

This is not a duplicate of The "Flag comment" icon is too harsh because I actually like the image of the flag. Rather, the problem is when you hover over it. On Meta, if you hover over the ...
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Do we need to provide guidance for questions related to ethics?

I would like to edit this question/answer to provide specific guidance for asking and answering questions related to ethics on Software Engineering: Ethics questions are on-topic, given that direct ...
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When your question is flagged as a duplicate, the edit link appears to not render correctly

I posted a question that has since been flagged as a duplicate of an already existing question. The panel at the top of the question is as you'd expect, apart from the 'edit' link which hasn't ...
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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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The post notice font size has shrunk

I just added a post notice to a question and saw the font had dropped down a size: I haven't added a post notice in several days so I don't know when it started doing this, but could it be ...
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What's my real rep?

I answered a question, got 4 upvotes, yet my rep is only 103. Here's a screenshot of what I see on my profile page: It says it's 103 on the bar above, yet 149 just below my profile image. What's ...
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Tag merge / synonym request: [modelling] → [modeling]

Please merge tag modelling (20 questions) into modeling (138), and make them synonyms. Neither of tags has wiki, but questions in both appear to be about the same topic and per my reading of Grammar ...
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Does this question about glasses serve any historically significant function?

https://softwareengineering.stackexchange.com/questions/38299/do-computer-glasses-work?rq=1 Does the above provide any reason why I should not delete it?
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The word “beta” still appears in the app offline html

Programmers kicked me to the app offline screen today and I couldn't help but notice it still had the beta tag on it. http://sstatic.net/skins/sketchy/app_offline.htm The url and content looks ...
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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 “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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Should I have a Guru Badge?

It's been several days now - should I have earned a Guru badge for: Co-worker renamed all of my queries ? It's not the answer with the highest vote count, but I didn't see that as a requirement.
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Unfair treatment by the community?

Why are some questions "too localized" while some aren't? First question, Programmer's salary in UK Second question, Computer jobs in Singapore? One gets closed and the other doesn't. Both ...
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Is the Tumbleweed badge working?

I wounder if the Tumbleweed badge is working here on Programmers. I had a question with low views, no comments and no answer in 12 days, and I didn't get a Tubmleweed. Is it working or is the ...
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Difference between embedded and embedded-systems tags

I looked through the recent questions in the embedded tag, and they seem to be primarily about embedded systems, with some exceptions, like What is the difference between embedding and composing?. ...
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Analysis of the [development-environment] tag

Ummm.... this question was titled with work-environment. What happened? @ThomasOwens merged work-environment into development-environment, which now needs a second pass from the community. We've ...