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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.

Posts by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A How does Codidact avoid repeating Stack Exchange's mistakes?

I received an important question in private email, and I'm bringing it here so we can improve on the answer I sent. This won't be the last time we get this question; let's develop a clear, effecti...

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

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Q&A Happy Birthday, Codidact!

It feels like we celebrated Codidact’s first birthday only yesterday and that Codidact was founded just a few days ago, but here we are. Codidact is now officially two years old! [1] Two years ago...

0 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A Threaded comments are here!

From our earliest discussions of what the Codidact platform would be, we've known that we had to tackle comments. Comments are very important for giving feedback and asking for clarifications. So...

15 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by Monica Cellio‭  ·  last activity 1y ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A How does Codidact avoid repeating Stack Exchange's mistakes?

You ask an important question. If Codidact just becomes Stack Exchange Inc. version 2 in several years, we've failed our communities and ourselves. We don't want to go down the path that SE took; w...

posted 3y ago by Monica Cellio‭  ·  edited 2y ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A How should we approach a programming site or sites?

We have a suggestion for a site for professional coding, and software engineering and computer science also have some interest, and there are overlapping suggestions for cloud technologies and sing...

9 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Monica Cellio‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by msh210‭

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Q&A Abilities update is here!

U P D A T E: It looks like some changes have gone missing after the rollout; we're working on adding them back right now. See this answer for more information. We have deployed the new abilit...

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by Monica Cellio‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by luap42‭

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Blog Codidact Technical Roadmap

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

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Blog The Codidact Vision

posted 2y ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A How can we improve community proposals?

Now that we've seen several community proposals, some of which succeeded and some of which have run into hurdles, I want to look at how we're managing and tracking proposals. While there will alwa...

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

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Blog Newsletter #4 (October 2020)

posted 2y ago by Monica Cellio‭  ·  edited 2y ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A How does voting on site proposals work?

I don't understand those voting patterns either. Because people vote for all sorts of reasons, ranging from "I enthusiastically support this" to "that sounds reasonable to me (but I wouldn't parti...

posted 2y ago by Monica Cellio‭  ·  edited 2y ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A New communities: Music, Physics

We have launched two new communities, Music and Physics. As new communities with no data imports, they are blank or nearly-blank canvases now. We'd like to have some content before we advertise t...

0 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A Is the Codidact community the same as Stack Overflow?

Welcome! We certainly aim to be better. From the platform side, serving the community (not stockholders) is one of our primary goals, really our reason to exist. We expect everybody to be civil ...

posted 10mo ago by Monica Cellio‭  ·  edited 10mo ago by Monica Cellio‭

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

Speaking personally, not for the team: I don't think we should impose a network-wide policy, but I do think we should work out a policy draft that communities can adopt or adapt. We don't know wha...

posted 1y ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A Should we be able to tag answers?

On some of our communities, it would be helpful to be able to label answers systematically: On Code Golf, by language. On Software Development, Power Users, or Linux Systems, by specific ...

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

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Q&A What, another meta? What's this site for?

Codidact Meta is for questions about the instance that we will host. You can also request changes and report bugs in the software platform that runs it, though you're also welcome to use GitHub. ...

1 answer  ·  posted 3y ago by Monica Cellio‭  ·  last activity 1y ago by Kevin M. Mansour‭

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Q&A Suggestion for allowing to mark answers as "accepted", "outdated" or "dangerous"

How should we handle possibly-outdated reactions? No, not by reactions to reactions. An edit to a post made after reactions were added could change the applicability of those reactions. Somebody ...

posted 2y ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A Could "last activity" link to where it happened (e.g. specific answer)?

On a list of questions or posts, each entry has a "last activity" indicator showing who last changed it and when. Would it be possible to have "last activity" be a link to the post that changed? ...

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Q&A Post on Stack Exchange and Codidact

You own your posts and are free to do with them as you choose, including posting them in more than one place -- here, Stack Exchange, Quora, Reddit, etc. By posting on Codidact you grant us a lice...

posted 2y ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Blog Newsletter #2 (June 2020)

posted 2y ago by Monica Cellio‭  ·  edited 2y ago by Monica Cellio‭