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Posts tagged data-import

Posts about the process for importing content from other Q&A sites to ours, including import errors.

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Q&A How many automatically created users that were never active are there still and what to do about them?

For some communities content from other places has been imported in the past and user profiles have been created, partly to allow users to quickly claim this identity if desired. However, these use...

1 answer  ·  posted 11mo ago by Trilarion‭  ·  last activity 11mo ago by Olin Lathrop‭

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Q&A Do SE users have the right to have their SE posts removed from Codidact? If so, how?

I don't know what the etiquette is here for bringing up Stack Exchange, and I don't want anyone thinking I'm trying to start any cross-site drama. In fact, I'm hoping to snuff any such drama out be...

2 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by F1Krazy‭  ·  last activity 12mo ago by Trilarion‭

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Q&A What is the policy on importing questions by simply quoting the question over here?

Recently, three questions were "imported" from StackOverflow: https://software.codidact.com/q/277934, https://software.codidact.com/q/277930, https://software.codidact.com/q/277932 I put "imported"...

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by Moshi‭  ·  last activity 12mo ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A New preference: show the icon for SE imports (off by default)

Three of Codidact's early communities did large-scale imports of content from Stack Exchange, and at the request of some community members, we added an icon to those questions on question lists. O...

0 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A Notices are still on posts after claiming SE accounts and the score appears to only count votes on posts after the account was claimed.

These users Cobaltduck and Oddeer both claimed their SE accounts and their posts are correctly associated. However on some of the posts, example 1, example 2 there is still a notice saying that it...

0 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Charlie Brumbaugh‭  ·  edited 2y ago by Charlie Brumbaugh‭

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Q&A Claiming posts sourced from StackExchange

I have recently opened an account here and I find that have already posted. There are posts attributed to me on Writing, marked as having been sourced from StackExchange. A (pseudo)user has been ...

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by Chenmunka‭  ·  edited 2y ago by Canina‭

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Q&A Importing StackExchange dumps

Users of StackExchange use the platform with the understanding that questions and answers are available under a CC licence and SE makes a dump of its content available under https://archive.org/det...

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by Peter‭  ·  edited 2y ago by Moshi‭

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Q&A Proposal: tool for user-requested import of a single question and its answers from SE

We have a tool for doing bulk imports of questions (and answers) from SE. It has several limitations: Running it requires direct DB access. The resulting data is sometimes wrong in various ways -...

2 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Monica Cellio‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by Olin Lathrop‭

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Q&A Imported questions don’t show answer count on the home page

I noticed this issue by this question. It currently has 6 answers, yet on the home page it says that it has 0 answers.

0 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by ploni‭  ·  edited 2y ago by ArtOfCode‭

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Q&A Imported posts which were then edited are considered native

If you go to the “Native” tab on a site, many imported questions show up. It appears to me that any question which was edited on Codidact is treated as a native question.

0 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by DonielF‭

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Q&A All of my own SE sources questions and answers give me 500 errors

This may overlap with https://meta.codidact.com/questions/74780 but I think this is different. I just signed-up this weekend, took a look around, and tried the Link to Stack Exchange feature. Eve...

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by cobaltduck‭  ·  edited 2y ago by ArtOfCode‭

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Q&A How can an SE refugee help fix encoding problems?

"Scoring System for Trust Level Requirements" by Mithrandir24601 states that at some point, interaction with the site will be gated behind trust levels, as described in "User Privileges" on the Git...

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by PinoBatch‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by luap42‭

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Q&A What kinds of data import can QPixel support?

How granular can data-import be for QPixel (I realize the answer might be different later for Codidact), and can it be done more than once? We know it's possible to import "everything", but which ...

1 answer  ·  posted 3y ago by Monica Cellio‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by ArtOfCode‭

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Q&A Importing new posts from SE

I expect there will be some desire to import new questions from https://outdoors.stackexchange.com/ is there a process for doing this? I also joined https://topanswers.xyz/databases where they hav...

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by James Jenkins‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by ArtOfCode‭

Question data-import

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