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Introduction of the new tag: “TTS”

I am somehow concerned about missing tags in Software Engineering, on Stackoverflow, several terms can be found quite easily, whilst they are missing on Software Engineering, e.g. TTS. Is it possible ...
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Can you help me in finding a way to phrase or a community where I can have an answer to the following question?

We are often building and testing new file formats. We are looking for a list of features and standard figure of merits of a file format for comparison and evaluation. For instance, writing and ...
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About that “Good Subjective Bad Subjective” blog post and Programmers

In the continuing effort to clean up our image and the historical pathways that people find Programmers.SE (in the spirit of Update "Introducing Programmers" blog to reflect site scope ...
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What's the point of 'Unanswered' link?

We have a link at the top of each page titled 'Unanswered'. Clicking it yields a list of questions and how many answers they have. Last time I clicked it, all questions listed had at least 2 answers. ...
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Is flagging one comment as not needed anymore enough?

Here's an example of a question that's a bit older. The last edit of the question has been 3 years ago. At this point it seems clear that the comments there are not going to be used to improve the ...
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My question was simultaneously answered, put on hold, and finally deleted. Why, and how can I improve my question?

Regarding this question: https://softwareengineering.stackexchange.com/questions/393863/how-to-intelligently-discover-and-track-meaningful-changes-in-html-with-a-c-qt I laughed, because the answers/...
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How else should I have asked my question in order to not get deleted

In this question I asked, I first got downvoted twice without having any clue where my mistake was. I've never minded downvoting, but if someone wants me to ask a question the right way, or ask a ...
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Have the mods started censoring close votes?

For the question, Best way to deal with non-developers in a scrum team, I voted to close the question as it's nothing to do with software engineering and belongs (if it belongs anywhere) on the ...
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How to deal with cross-site duplicate closed posts

Stackoverflow is not accepting any post from my account due to some low quality auto/self deleted posts with negative net scores. Response of the site is as follows, You have reached your question ...
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We are no longer accepting questions from this account

When I try to post a question in software engineering site of SO, it gives me below message and I cannot post any. Sorry, we are no longer accepting questions from this account. See the Help ...
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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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Why the question got deleted?

I have a question about my Software Engineering Stack Exchange post: OAuth2 separate Authorization Validation Server trust Why the question got deleted? And why no reason was specified/can be ...
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Where can I ask Career-Development questions on the Stack Exchange about Programming? (without getting closed!)

Every Career-Development question gets closed, This is pathetic! Where else am I meant to ask the question about programming. It is pretty silly considering it is a guideline: What language should ...
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Why have I reached question limit? My questions were not downvoted

I can't ask questions at https://softwareengineering.stackexchange.com anymore. Why? I don't see my questions downvoted: https://softwareengineering.stackexchange.com/users/45576/porton?tab=...
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Please delete a post for me

I recently made this post, but: its answers are unrelated to my question, I was not allowed to edit my question, I was not allowed to delete my post, I received a number of rather unfriendly remarks. ...
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Is this the right place to ask about algorithm / data structure related questions?

For example, I want to compare linked list and array by calculating their big O notations; can I post it here on Software Engineering as a discussion?
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I have been banned to ask questions

I have been banned to ask questions for no apparent reason: I only have 5 questions there and all of them have upvotes and answers, none of the questions are flagged to be closed either. Can anyone ...
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What is wrong with this question

I asked following question on enquiring about the approach I should adopt while writing tests for controllers in REST api application? Within few hours it was downvoted three times but none of the ...
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Is a question about macros off-topic here

I have a program that uses macros, and I need somewhere to ask questions. If this would be the wrong place, a quick point to the right one would be appreciated.
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If “Problem” and “Help” are to be blocked on Stack Overflow question titles, block them here too

We have a problem, need help. When people fail in trying to post their question on Stack Overflow, they come here to post it. This is often the case with people trying to get around a question ban ...
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Where does my tool question go?

I have a question about tools. According to the on-topic page, tool questions are off-topic on Software Engineering Stack Exchange. Is there a site for me to go to ask specific tool questions?
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Can I ask about the design model of an open source project in software engineering?

I found a repo of an open source project on github (if you like to know, it is https://github.com/openstack/python-openstacksdk ). I want to contribute to it, but I don't know the project's design ...
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Why do people not understand a question for “scientifically” standards is not meaning “examples”?

I have a question about my Software Engineering Stack Exchange post: Are there descriptive examples of the architecture of standard content management systems, that provide full user rights handling? ...
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how to move question to stackoverflow or programmers?

I asked this question: pattern to unlock thread and get variable in fast unlock after two calls to close the question I realize that I should had asked in programmers. Can I move the question ...
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Software Engineering not appearing on My Communities

Since the name changed to Software Engineering, i am not able to see it on My Communities. Are you guys experiencing the same issue? Or maybe i did something wrong? I have to look it on More Stack ...
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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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Requesting “It took a generation” tag

In Douglas Crockford's "The Better Parts" lecture, there was a drum being beaten again and again: It took a generation for us to realize that high-level languages were a good idea. It took a ...
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Where to ask a question about using a shared android device among entire dev team? [duplicate]

We just got a Note 8 for the office. I'm curious how other shops handle dev devices. Do you create a generic google account to login? etc, etc Is there a place on the SE network that this question ...
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Why was my legacy question closed and locked?

Are there any studies on the Efficiency/Effectiveness of Agile vs Waterfall I asked this question 6 years ago and It finally got some good information then the answer was deleted and the post locked ...
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Rejected edit accidentally - Can we revoke the rejection we made?

I was reviewing the edits suggested by @InnovaITveSolutions to this question how-to-prevent-dependency-injection-from-killing-object-oriented-programming and accidentally voted to reject it. (...
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What's so terrible about this naming question?

What's the name of the antipattern opposite to “reinventing the wheel”? [on hold] Many people tried suggestions of various derivatives - consequences, special cases, but none for the thing provided, ...
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reference-request tag is missing [duplicate]

Why there is no reference-request tag? I want to ask where can I read about a certain topic. Are questions like this offtopic?
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How to find highly upvoted comments

I am curious to see the most highly upvoted comments on the site, because I posted a comment on a HNQ which has more upvotes than the question - 138 at this point. Is there a way to see the highly ...
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can this SE do LaTeX? [duplicate]

just wondering. or is it just code? thnx
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Is it acceptable to edit an answer that's already accepted

My answer has the highest score (79 at time of posting) and has been accepted by the questioner. (Thanks!) I'm a little unhappy with it though, and a couple of commenters have made valid points that ...
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Where to ask a question about what language/framework to use for coding a math game? [duplicate]

I am wanting to write a little math training game that can run in the browser where users can do exercises with, addition, subtraction, division, multiplication, in a range from 0 - 100. The ...
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Are questions about flowcharts appropriate on Software Engineering?

Are questions about flowcharts appropriate on Software Engineering? On what Stack Exchange site should one post a question about asking feedback regarding a flowchart about software?
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Find specific question

I compared 2 different malloc versions and asked about malloc and free where a test first resulted in that one malloc was faster than the other and then a comment or answer was that if you allocate or ...
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OT to ask how to contribute to open source projects?

I would like to ask how I should proceed if I want to commit to an open source (e.g. Java, maybe Spring framework) project. I'm not sure if that question is OT. I've previously used both Java and ...
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Why is my correct answer deleted?

I answered a longer question for which there turns out to be a relatively simple answer in a relatively simple way. A user complained that my answer was just an opinion and anyone could oppose it. I ...
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Project Reduplication of Deduplication - Software Engineering

Stack Exchange recently started a collaboration project with the University of Melbourne, in an attempt to improve the automatic detection of duplicate questions. More information on the project and ...
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Is there a way to see all favorite questions of all my communities?

So, since as a programmer I use many different stackexchange sites, like Stack Overflow Software Engineering Game Development Theoretical Computer Science I want to see all questions that I have ...
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Are questions regarding to Software performance testing off-topic?

I have been asked to prepare the whole performance test plan for the current project I'm working on. This is the first time I have to take forward such task by my own and ,honestly, I don't even know ...
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I have a question, but it may not fit best on Software Engineering. Where else can I ask it?

What other Stack Exchange sites are there that may be able to answer my questions about software engineering or software development?
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Is it safe to continue using [programmers.se] as a magic link?

The point of magic links is to link to a site quickly in comments. [softwareengineering.se] is quite a mouthful. It looks like [se.se] is not a valid link to our site and it's questionable if it ever ...
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Excessive editing of a post

This revision was approved: https://softwareengineering.stackexchange.com/revisions/201726/6 How do I protest a revision? I am still indicated as the author of the question, but it has been ...
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How is user without gold tag badge closing questions as duplicates with no other votes?

Lately, I've seen a number of questions closed as duplicates with only gnat's vote, such as When to make classes that do multiple things? As far as I know, the only legitimate way to do this is by ...
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Do old chat messages get deleted?

https://softwareengineering.stackexchange.com/a/87765/166373 I'm trying to look at the discussions that were moved to chat but it gives me a "Page Not Found" error. Is it because it was too old?
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Why can't I ask customer service-related questions here?

I have questions about how I go about using various tools or products. Can I ask these questions here? If not, why? Where can I ask them?
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Why was my answer removed even though I have provided disclaimer speaking about my involvement in this work?

I have a question about my Programmers Stack Exchange post: If mutual exclusion is not implemented, how would we detect a race condition? I am looking for a reply (preferably by Gnat, who removed the ...