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Which migration paths do we want?

As a graduated site, we can set up (a limited number of) so-called migration paths. That is other sites on the SE network that show up when normal users want to close as "offtopic because it belongs ...
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Would you like to participate in a PL/Compiler Community Event?

There's clearly a lot of excitement and enthusiasm right now around the StackExchange network for Programming Language and Compilers. I think it would be nice if we could give people an outlet for ...
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A guide to moderating Computer Science Stack Exchange yourself — editing

Editing posts is a basic feature of Stack Exchange: everybody can edit everything (edits may be audited if you have low reputation). Since our site lives and dies with the amount and ratio of useful, ...
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Agressively Migrate old SO posts to generate search traffic

I had an idea for promoting this site, and I was wondering if it was feasible. Basically, I think we should migrate old theory/CS questions from StackOverflow to this site. I often end up googling ...
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What makes an answer good, and what makes an answer get feedback?

I have been wondering: does the quality of an answer and its upvotes always correlate? It should, but it obviously does not. Obviously, because not everybody gets all aspects of every answer. ...
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Hidden Features of Stack Exchange

Not all features of Stack Exchange are very visible, and reading/editing as many posts as I have been, I have observed that many users seem to be missing out on some features. So let us collect the ...
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Proposal for regular activities

This idea has been on my mind for some time, so here goes. Let us get together every second¹ Saturday² at 1800 CET³ for several hours to do one of the following (fixed beforehand) collaboratively: ...
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