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Welcome to Codidact Meta!

Codidact Meta is the meta-discussion site for the Codidact community network and the Codidact software. Whether you have bug reports or feature requests, support questions or rule discussions that touch the whole network – this is the site for you.

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Q&A A letter didn't bold in suggested edit page

Okay, you're probably confused. Let me explain. I use the web browser Chrome to use Codidact and would find something off about the letter "M" in the formatting box. In other words, it looks like i...

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by General Sebast1an‭  ·  edited 1y ago by deleted user

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Q&A Should post tags go above the post content, rather than below it?

Consider, strictly as an example, the question updating a function within a struct on Software Development. There's a reasonable number of programming languages where something like that might be ...

0 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by Canina‭

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Q&A My opinion about why there should be two medical sciences websites in the network

Modular approach is generally good in the long run and I think that there are two "modules" to modern medicine: Non-invasive (doesn't include surgery) Invasive (includes surgery) I believe t...

2 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by deleted user  ·  last activity 1y ago by General Sebast1an‭

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Q&A The homework dumps are coming - how about a network-wide policy?

I'm starting to see the first signs of the inevitable "homework dumps" on Software Development as the site is gaining traffic a bit. The criteria for a homework dump is roughly: A raw copy/paste...

3 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by Lundin‭  ·  last activity 1y ago by Olin Lathrop‭

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Q&A Sandbox to test formatting and other features?

There doesn't seem to be a sandbox to play with site such as formatting, deleting, etc. here or on other sites. Could such a sandbox be made to help people experiment?

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by user‭  ·  last activity 1y ago by Mithical‭

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Q&A Chat feature for Moderators

I have some questions. Actually, I learned from SE that, "separate questions or, do not ask multiple question in once". That's why I am not adding multiple questions at once. But, if we can ask mul...

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by deleted user  ·  edited 1y ago by deleted user

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Q&A What does the logo of each Codidact site represent?

Learned about Codidact, and bringing this alive. A logo has a visual representation of what brand is being held, where some have clear meanings, while others don't. There are some sites on the Cod...

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by General Sebast1an‭  ·  last activity 1y ago by Olin Lathrop‭

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Q&A Is it a good idea to propose a single site for a religion that will cover both theology and its history/evolution from a secular standpoint?

I want to propose a site for Hinduism here that will cover both Hinduism, the religion/theology itself and also secular studies on Hinduism (how the religion, its scriptures, different sects, langu...

0 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by mrbean‭

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Q&A What's the formula for a hot post? [duplicate]

As a SE user, I think the formula of their HNQs go this way: Has a score of 1+. Has at least 100 views. Has a positive-scored answer/s. I'm not sure about Codidact though since I'm new here...

0 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by General Sebast1an‭  ·  closed as duplicate 1y ago by Mithical‭

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Q&A Taking our design to the next level: feedback wanted

Our team has been exploring some ideas to improve Codidact's design. We've wanted to improve the visual design for a while, and we also have a lot of other usability changes we'd like to make. We...

20 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by Monica Cellio‭  ·  last activity 1y ago by General Sebast1an‭

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Q&A status-completed tag on closed question

What is the importance of adding status-completed tag in a closed question? This and this question was marked as duplicate although @ArtOfCode added status-completed tag. He added status-completed ...

0 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by deleted user  ·  edited 1y ago by Moshi‭

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Q&A Should HTML entities be supported in titles?

I just noticed that HTML entities (such as &amp;aleph; for ℵ or &amp;mdash; for —) seem not to be supported in titles. Should they be? Clarification: I'm not asking for general HTML support in t...

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by celtschk‭  ·  last activity 1y ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A Why do we have the "Participate Everywhere" ability when we haven't yet done anything?

We just made an account, and haven't done anything at all yet. No questions, no answers. So why do we have "Participate Everywhere"? According to the ability page, it looks like we would need a mi...

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by forestbeasts‭  ·  edited 1y ago by Moshi‭

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Q&A Easier if we launch one site that combines Accounting, Economics, Finance at first?

I don't want post this on Site Proposals because this overlaps Accounting, Economics, Finance proposed there, respectively 7, 9, 6 months ago. But none launched!!!! I want them launched ASAP pls. ...

0 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by Hoon Sae‭  ·  edited 1y ago by deleted user

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Q&A CC BY-SA 3.0 license doesn't show

Why CC BY-SA 3.0 license don't show for me? I had asked a question in Physics Codidact. I had answered the question but, it was taken from someone else's answer(from Physics SE). So, I had deci...

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by deleted user  ·  edited 1y ago by deleted user

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Q&A Community-promoted network posts have arrived

We've had a number of requests for a "Hot Network Questions"-like feature, promoting good content from around the network. That's more complex than it sounds on the surface, because there's no easy...

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

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Q&A How are the different site header colors picked? Can the community request a color change?

I'm wondering how the site header colors are picked for the different sites. For example, Photography &amp; Video and Mathematics are both purple; Judaism and Music are both yellow or light brown; ...

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by Canina‭  ·  last activity 1y ago by Mithical‭

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Q&A Questions themselves are not the first Codidact hits on Google

I got the two best ranked questions in Software Development Codidact and searched their titles verbatim in Google, Does the location of an import statement affect performance in Python? How sho...

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by Quasímodo‭  ·  edited 1y ago by Moshi‭

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Q&A What html tags can we use in posts?

So, I finally got around to looking at the second Review Panel draft, and was surprised by the ability to make collapsible sections in posts. From the comments, I wasn't the only one. Whoa, whoa, ...

2 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Moshi‭  ·  last activity 1y ago by deleted user

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Q&A How should we approach our (non-developer) software community proposals?

We have some software (but not software-development) proposals: "Superuser-like" community for software applications office suites Linux Are these three separate, distinct commu...

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

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Q&A What to do about sock puppets in Site Proposals?

The process for site proposals here seems to be that someone makes a post, then (usually) Monica comes in with an answer asking for anyone interested in the site to comment in order to gauge intere...

2 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by r~~‭  ·  edited 1y ago by r~~‭

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Q&A Is it OK to edit a post in order to bump it?

I was reviewing some post in SE about bumping post which is related to this question. I got a point of his question. Read the question, the user was doing annoying edits to his post only to bump hi...

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by deleted user  ·  edited 1y ago by Mithical‭

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Q&A Could we have a way to edit without bumping posts?

Whenever a post is edited, the question is automatically bumped to the top of the category post list. This is useful for major changes to posts because people can see that something has changed. H...

4 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by Moshi‭  ·  edited 1y ago by Moshi‭

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Q&A Giving question feedback in private - a moderating system to reduce conflicts

Some background: A discussion about deleting/preserving comments and giving user feedback popped up on Software Development meta here: How are we supposed to give feedback for poor questions if su...

5 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by Lundin‭  ·  last activity 1y ago by deleted user

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Q&A Why did a lone moderator delete my post with test questions?

Why delete my 3 test questions below? I added some more below. DonielF listed test questions, so did pnuts. Here are some questions I have that I'm itching to post. 1. What are the differences ...

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by TextKit‭  ·  last activity 1y ago by deleted user

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Q&A What does flag represent in profile's statistics?

I have seen above picture in my profile. What does the flag represent? Does it represent for those which I flagged earlier? Or, I have got 4 flags in my post? Or, It is addition of both of them.

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by deleted user  ·  last activity 1y ago by FoggyFinder‭

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Q&A Making question (and answer) posting tips sections more formatted

I suggest adding some format to question (and answer) Posting tips section so that instead, for example: Questions get better answers if they are specific and clearly written. Feature requests ...

0 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by deleted user  ·  edited 1y ago by deleted user

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Q&A Should we change the score required for the Curate trust level, and if so, to what?

We have some really interesting comments on this answer about the current functionality of the Curate privilege that we wanted to break out into a separate discussion. Currently, all of our user a...

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by Sigma‭  ·  last activity 1y ago by Lundin‭

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Q&A Codidact marketing for community posts

In the last few months the Codidact team has opened several pages across various social media platforms (see the bottom of this post for a list). Up until now the admins have occasionally shared po...

2 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by Sigma‭  ·  edited 1y ago by Sigma‭

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Q&A Bootstrapping: who can speak for a community?

Our initial communities will almost certainly be groups of users from SE communities. A mature community should choose its own moderators and those are the people who can speak for the community w...

3 answers  ·  posted 3y ago by Monica Cellio‭  ·  edited 1y ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A Let's revamp our status tags

One of our holdovers from Somewhere Else is the way we mark bugs and feature requests with status tags - including [status-completed], [status-declined], [status-bydesign], and we've got our own [s...

4 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by Mithical‭  ·  last activity 1y ago by Olin Lathrop‭

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Q&A Currently, where should we ask any OS related question?

I was looking at site proposals. I noticed lot of people including me were proposing for a site where we can ask any OS(Linux, Windows) related question. But, currently there's no site in Codidact ...

2 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by deleted user  ·  last activity 1y ago by Olin Lathrop‭

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Q&A Disallowing quoting question parts in answers, rather, in comments only

Quoting parts of questions in answers is a problem because it prevents the legitimacy of a question's OP to try to improve a bad question in case community members think the question is bad by heav...

3 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by deleted user  ·  last activity 1y ago by Lundin‭

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Q&A want to work with Codidact as a programmer/idea giver

In some posts staffs said that they are very little community. Does it mean they need more developers? If they don't need than this question is useless. If they need than can we willingly give any ...

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by deleted user  ·  last activity 1y ago by Mithical‭

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Q&A information of codidact

First of all sorry I am completely new to codidact that's why this question may not be good. I was actually active user in SE/SO/Unix SE. I was reading lot of Monica's questions and answers. I wasn...

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by deleted user  ·  last activity 1y ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A Add more context in the community ads

Recently, I saw this promoted post: I feel like the way it's presented is less than ideal, since It makes no sense out of context (Photo Contest) It's not a question, so calling it one only ...

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

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Q&A What are the pros and cons of gamifying Codidact.org?

https://meta.codidact.com/posts/281235 - A post about easter eggs that promises to build one for April 1st of next year. Is this site interested in gamification or a serious Q&amp;A Platform? Is th...

2 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by System‭  ·  edited 1y ago by System‭

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Q&A How to ensure that duplicating a post from another website won't cause content duplication that would hurt Codidact's SEO?

I have published this post in Unix and Linux StackExchange. I want to post it here as well (in Software Development Codidact), because it didn't get answers on U&amp;L SE. I cannot delete my post...

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by deleted user  ·  last activity 1y 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 Advertise Codidact.com on your vehicle?

Has anyone like our founders thought of advertising Codidact.com on your vehicle, free of charge and voluntarily? Like on the side and on the back? I don't expect Codidact to pay you for this, but...

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by Chgg Clou‭  ·  last activity 1y ago by Lundin‭

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Q&A Mail members free clothing that advertises Codidact.com?

I don't know how Codidact is funded...perhaps our founders are millionaires? If they are, can they afford to manufacture free clothing (like T shirts) that advertises like Codidact.com? Then mail t...

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by Chgg Clou‭  ·  last activity 1y ago by luap42‭

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Q&A I cannot post PHP on CoDidact software development

I cannot paste some HTML-CSS-PHP code which I have tried and would like to ask a question about in CoDidact Software Development. When I publish my question I just get redirected, time and again t...

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by deleted user  ·  last activity 1y ago by ArtOfCode‭

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Q&A Do I need to conceal or blur brand names?

S.E. has wrongfully deleted questions and/or suspended people for posting pictures with brand names, because by default they think all brand names are advertising and spam. I confirm I don't work f...

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by TextKit‭  ·  last activity 1y ago by Moshi‭

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Q&A Why not broaden Electrical Engineering to Engineering?

Why did we narrow ourselves down to Electrical Engineering? Why didn't we launch a Engineering community like S.E. that's broader? I trust it's self explanatory that Electrical Engineering is a str...

3 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by Chgg Clou‭  ·  last activity 1y ago by Olin Lathrop‭

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Q&A Advertise on Stack Exchange?

To my pleasant surprise, I saw an ad for Codidact on English S.E.! Why don't we post similar ads on S.E.? !

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by TextKit‭  ·  edited 1y ago by 10 Rep‭

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Q&A How should we make pending edit suggestions more visible?

Each category header includes an "Edits" link, which is a link to a list of pending suggested edits in the current category. But nothing alerts people with the ability to approve those edits that ...

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

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Q&A Once someone's been added to the roster, can you please delete your comment?

I'm referring to posts for logging interest like https://meta.codidact.com/posts/276997#answer-276997 and https://meta.codidact.com/posts/280161#answer-280161. Once your comment has been added to ...

0 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Chgg Clou‭

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Q&A Transferring my questions and answers from StackOverflow and other SE sites

Is it acceptable if I "transfer" my questions and answers from StackOverflow and other SE sites to their respective sites on Codidact? I do not want to go back to SE sites, never more in my life, ...

3 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by paulocoghi‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by Olin Lathrop‭

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Q&A How can we make Codidact more friendly for askers?

Most of the sites are struggling to get questions and while it seems to me at least that more effort has been put into optimizing for the answerers than for the askers. To put it another way, ther...

8 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Charlie Brumbaugh‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by TextKit‭

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Q&A Can we unclutter Codidact in these six areas? [closed]

This discussion has been split into the following posts: Enlarge font size for number of answers? Streamline the top? Move Meta to the top row? Align Right "last activity" phrase? Move posted...

0 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by TextKit‭  ·  edited 2y ago by Moshi‭

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