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Should we merge “graphs” with “graph-theory”?

The tags graphs and graph-theory seem to cover much of the same ground. Should we merge them?
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Can program-verification be made a synonym of software-verification?

This was already suggested in this 2012 question, with the top answer being to make software-verification the main tag. Maybe someone with 2500 rep can propose the synonym/merge? Or, answers arguing ...
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MathJax on Meta

I can't believe this has never been requested! Please activate MathJax on Computer Science Meta. It's necessary to provide support about MathJax usage. Meta sites should automatically have the same ...
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Emphasis in comments is no longer italic [closed]

With the recent style upgrade, *...* emphasis (italics) in comments are now broken: The HTML is fine: ...
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About [recursion-theory]

From here: what about recursion-theory? Do we need it?
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Tags around partitions

Currently, we have tags partition, partitions and partition-problem. The tags seem to be used a little arbitrarily, and the former two should probably be synonyms. There are no descriptions helping ...
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Selected menu item is blank using mobile

Does not matter which one I choose.
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Do we need both cluster and clustering tags?

We have both a cluster and clustering tag. There is no tag wiki with guidance for either of them. Do we need both tags? If we do, how should we choose which one to use on any particular question? ...
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No Computer Science link in the footer!

If you look at the footer of the pages there is a list of SE sites. Under Science we see Mathematics, Cross Validated, Theoretical Computer Science, Physics, MathOverflow, Chemistary, Biology, but not ...
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Using LaTeX in posts creates superfluous | symbols

I found that using LaTeX on profile/posts on my profile there is '|' in last of every line. Can you help me to correct these error, please?
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About the tag [computational-complexity]

Somebody created the tag computational-complexity. Do we need it?
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Gold badges on grey background

I looked a lot at badge icons to make up my mind about the latest changes and I noticed something about the colors that is independent of the shapes (hence a new post): Gold badges are kind of hard ...
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Do we need tags [dfa] and [nfa]?

Recently, people have started using dfa for tagging some finite-automata questions. Do we really need this tag, or should it be a synonym for finite-automata? The question can be asked in principle ...
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About the new badge icons

status-completed We went with this version first. Whe we discussed the beta-version of our new design, I proposed to use the tree idea for badges as well. Badges should be nodes: gold badges are ...
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What should be the alignment of titles?

Our pretty new design has gotten bad feedback regarding centered question titles from several users. Paweł already said he's going to change them back to the more standard left alignment, but I think ...
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Should we tag with [karnaugh-map] instead of [k-map]?

We currently have k-map for questions about Karnaugh maps. Is this the best possible tag name? Would karnaugh-map be a better choice? For that matter, would a more general tag like logic-synthesis ...
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About the tag graph-algorithms

Apparently there's a tag graph-algorithms. My personal tagging choice has been algorithms + graphs. I think this covers graph algorithms pretty well. Do we need/want a dedicated tag graph-algorithms?...
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Tags: network-flow, max-flow

I noticed we have tags for both network-flow and max-flow. Does that make sense? Is there any distinction? There seem to be only 2 questions tagged with max-flow. Should we make max-flow a synonym ...
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Tag rename (rice)

We have a tag rice, which I think is badly named. It is applied to three questions, all of which are about Rice's theorem and not, for example, about Henry Rice himself. If you don't already know ...
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MathJax stopped working

MathJax stopped working again. It works fine on other sites such as math.se and cstheory.se. I tried several different browsers and operating systems.
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tags: variable-binding and scoping

While recently editing a question, Raphael introduced the tag scoping, using it to replace variable-binding that had been chosen by the OP. That is apparently the only use of scoping. I must say, I ...
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Project topic and course selection questions

With the new university semester starting, we've had a small flurry of questions asking about course selection and suggestions for project topics (1, 2, 3). This is by no means overwhelming the site ...
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Duplicate entry in off topic list in the Android app

When flagging a question as off-topic in the Android app, the reason list has a duplicate entry. The following reason appears twice: This question does not appear to be about computer science, ...
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What to do about [tag:kernel] with multiple meanings

In trying to do some tag cleanup for OS related tags I came upon the kernel tag. This tag has at least three different meanings in the context of cs.se. The operating-systems sense, in which the ...
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Why is there a change in the privilege amounts needed for most actions?

After logging in this morning I noticed there was a major change in the requirement for certain privileges such as voting, having gone from 500 to 3000. Why was this change not announced when it ...
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Are [parsing] and [parsers] synonyms?

The tags parsing and parsers are very close in meaning. Is there any difference, or should they be merged? I see maybe a very slight nuance — parsing is a bit broader in coverage of language syntax, ...
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When will CS.SE graduate?

The site has been up for almost more than 2 years. All statistics seems to be reasonably good. The flow of good questions and answers seems to be steady. The need for the site is also clear. ...
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Should we merge check-my-proof and check-my-algorithm?

Should we merge check-my-proof and check-my-algorithm into a new tag check-my-answer?
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Merging the tags complexity and complexity-theory

There are lots of questions tagged complexity-theory and only two tagged complexity. Presumably we should merge the latter into the former.
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Tag merge: should we merge “computer-vision” with “vision”?

There are two tags that seem to be referring to the same subject: computer-vision vision Should we merge these? If I remember correctly from the previous discussion, we decided to drop the "computer"...
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Missing MathJaX in the duplicate subtab of the close review queue

When I review a question with a vote to close as duplicate, I see MathJaX formatting for the question body, but not in the tab that shows the proposed duplicate. Chrome 23.0.1271.17 beta in case it ...
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Please unleash Trogdor on the homework tag

In accordance with the preliminary discussion on the homework tag and the homework policy adopted by a community poll, please burninate (remove and blackist) the homework tag.
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Please enable MathJax previews when editing tag wikis

MathJax works in tag wikis, but it is not enabled when editing them. Please enable MathJax in the editor preview in tag wikis.
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software-verification vs program verification

We have the tags program-verification and software-verification. Both seem to mean the same thing and should therefore be merged. Please vote on the two answers below which one you think should be ...
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Computer Science self-evaluation: let's get critical! [closed]

You love your site and we love your site, but there is a whole world of people out there who might not even know it exists. When they do find it, their first impression will either scare them away or ...
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MathJax rendering changes scrolling position

When I follow a link to an answer (e.g. my answer here), the page is scrolled to the correct position. But then MathJax renders all the formulas, thus shifting content around, at which point the ...
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Inline code in spoilers is broken

If you use markdown of the form >! `a` you get bad results nowadays. On main: On meta: The text is almost unreadable due to very dark background.
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YATSD: distributed-systems vs distributed-computing

Yet Another Tag Synonym Discussion: distributed-systems or distributed-computing? The Wikipedia article is called distributed computing, but distributed systems are the object of study. I feel like a ...
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Creating tag synonyms for some arxiv tags

I suggest that we create the following tag synonyms: cc.complexity-theory -> complexity-theory ds.algorithms -> algorithms ds.data-structures -> data-structures fl.formal-languages -> formal-...
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Burninate tag: programming

The only benefit I could see for this tag is that it would help make off-topic questions easier to identify and close/migrate. Why not just a "close-me" or "bad-question" tag?
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Would a tag lower-bounds be useful?

There have been some questions about lower bounds on complexities, which are often hard to obtain. As there are techniques that can be used in many scenarios, it might be useful to connect such ...
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Icons for “computer science” and “computational sciences” are the same

The icons for the two sites as both "CS" and this can be confusing for users who use both sites. It would be nice if the icons differ a little bit and are distinguishable. (I know that the icons are ...
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tags: security vs. computer-security

The tags security, computer-security seems to represent the same thing. I think we should make one a synonym for the other. The first one is shorter whereas the second one is more explicit. What do ...
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Typo in the list of reasons for closing a question

There is a typo in the list. The phrase "overly broad" is misspelled as "overy broad".
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rename tag: randomized-algorithm -> randomized-algorithms

the tag was created, deleted(?), and then re-created with a typo, and it does not let me change it. (it says something alike 'the randomized-algorithms cannot be created since randomized-algorithm ...
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Request for the citation feature

cstheory.SE and math.SE have a link cite in the link popin that offers BibTeX and amsrefs for proper citing of questions and ...
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The scheduling tag

The tag scheduling currently has 4 questions, all of which are about schedulers in multitasking operating systems. While this is technically a special case of scheduling algorithms, topics in ...
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tag: cryptography vs security

The question Break an authentication protocol based on a pre-shared symmetric key was tagged with both cryptography and security. What is the difference between these tags, and when should each be ...
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About the tag `graph`

There currently is a tag graph. I wanted to change it to graphs because most of our tags use the plural, but it would not let me (supposedly because the tags are ...
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There's no toolbar

I was about to ask a question but the toolbar is gone and I cannot upload the image to post the question. It's not the case on other SE sites, not even in meta.CS.