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Question turned into tl;dr, answer is not completely correct, what next?

The question is already quite long, with two different formulations. And I noticed that my own answer to my question is not 100% correct. Consequently I would like the question to get some new ...
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About the tag [computational-complexity]

Somebody created the tag computational-complexity. Do we need it?
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What is question about low-level algorithm?

My question about a brute force algorithm over the array was put on-hold because it was said to be "software development or programming tools" How to iterate through all values of an array? I don't ...
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Site logo in chat looks out of place

In the lower-right corner of chat we find the site logo: With the white rectangle, this looks awfully out of place. A different version should be used.
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Button color in chat provides no contrast

The buttons in chat are colored so that they are hardly visible over the background and the logo is hardly visible on the button(s). A point can be made for solving 1) by using the b/w version of ...
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Confusing formatting of inline multiline TeX

This answer contains the following code: ...
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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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Should moderators remove relevant comments on meta which are not creating any problems just because they please?

One of the main purposes of meta is to have discussion. The rules about comments not being for discussion do not apply to meta as you can see by visiting e.g. MSO. However some of our moderators feel ...
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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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New Site Design!

As you can see the new design just went live. Congratulations! Thank you for your valuable design feedback. We have also themed the twitter account and newsletter template for this site, and adjusted ...
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Don't re-render math when editing tags

For some reason, typing in the tag box causes the mathematics in the preview to be rerendered. This causes the textbox to jump around madly, making it impossible to click on a tag. Please fix this; ...
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Community Promotion Ads - 2016

It's 2016 now, and we've made some changes to the sidebar size. And even though I made a sample ad for you guys with the rest of the sample ads, somehow the thread itself didn't get posted. Weird how ...
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Computer Science New Site Design

My name is Paweł, I’m a product designer at Stack Exchange. I’m super happy for you, because the process of graduation is about to be concluded! Congratulations to all of you! New Design The new ...
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Why “check-my-answer” is off topic? [duplicate]

Why in math.SE it is legitimate to ask questions of "proof-verification" and here one can not? what is wrong with that? and if it is not legitimate so why to tag it?
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Why do we see the Stack Overflow survey?

Our sidebar prominently links to this year's SO Dev Survey. Why? We are not a programmer or developer community. In addition, it's most certainly not an event of this site:
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Taking actions on unanswered questions, what should I take care of?

There seems to have been some (little) interest over the years about clearing the list of unanswered questions. Not that our record is bad--apparently we're close to SE standards for STEM sites. ...
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Please enable migration path to SO

As per community consensus we would like to have a migration path to Stack Overflow. Statistics shows that it would be used fairly often, and that the moderators (who currently have to perform all ...
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Does this question belong on a different forum?

I wrote the question: What can I do with this algorithm? Before writing the question I was unsure what stackexchange forum I should have posted in. I narrowed it down to either Computer Science, ...
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There is no ethic in OPs delete my user [closed]

It is obvious for me: answers are not representative of a community because censorship of operators. Delete my account.
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Inspirations towards a logo for cs.SE

As you know, we are graduating. The last missing puzzle piece is our own design which will be create by Stack Exchange employees at some uncertain point in the future. They are known for listening to ...
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Abusing meta for hats [closed]

It seems that, right now, even as I'm writing this, somebody is abusing Meta for hats. My own feeling is that this should split the community in two, with half thinking it's just fine and half ...
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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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May I ask a question about logic written in the Prolog language on CS.SE?

Good morning! I'm learning logic through Prolog and I was wondering how to manage a Prolog resolution. I have an exercise to run by hand and to verify on a compiler but I don't know if Computer ...
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Does Computer Science want a link from the Programmers Help Center?

I know this is really late, but congratulations on graduation! I've been meaning to poke in and ask this since that happened. On Programmers, we have a pretty comprehensive "what topics can I ask ...
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How does this site differ from Theoretical Computer Science Stack Exchange? [duplicate]

Question's in the title; what makes Computer Science Stack Exchange differ from Theoretical Computer Science Stack Exchange?
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Why isn't CS functioning as MathExchange or StackOverflow?

I understand that all the forums serve different purposes, and they have their own moderators, rules and policies. But CS seems completely different to me, with respect to all the other forums I have ...
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Why are yes/no type questions discouraged?

I have seen experienced users and moderators comment on some questions that cs stackexchange does not support yes/no type questions ( not the exact words ). But if the OP discusses his/her approach ...
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Can I ask competitive programming questions?

I often stuck on some competitive programming problems. I don't know a good place to ask my question. If my issue is about the algorithm to use not the implementation, can I ask my question here? How ...
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Can you draw automata graphs directly into a post in StackExchange:CS?

Can you draw automata graphs directly into a post in StackExchange:CS using MathJax?
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Should we burninate C tag?

Should we delete the C tag? Coding questions are off-topic here, so the C tag is a "broken window" that might be misleading posters into thinking it's OK to post a coding question or post their C ...
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Would this theoretical networking question be on-topic here?

A user posted a question on MSO, asking about where to ask their theoretical computer networking question. Since it's not a practical problem, it's not really a good fit for SO, Network Engineering, ...
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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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Please be careful when reviewing tag wiki edits

When reviewing tag wiki edits, please be careful to ensure that the proposed entry is appropriate to Computer Science SE. The tag wiki is supposed to explain how the tag relates to this site. Entries ...
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Is there a short way to reference a question in the comments?

When writing a comment, is there a short-way to make a hyperlink to a question, without copying and pasting its address (or its title + address)? For instance, in order to refer to question #74, ...
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Should we close as many questions on algorithm analysis as duplicates as we do?

It seems that questions on analysis of particular algorithms are deemed superfluous in the view of the community. Although many of them are probably routine, some are not, and the reference function ...
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Community Promotion Ads 2015

As your site is undergoing our new design-independent graduation process, you'll be enjoying your own run of design-independent Community Promotion Ads! What are Community Promotion Ads? Community ...
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Congratulations! Computer Science is graduating!

It's a big day. You've been cleared for graduation by the Stack Exchange Community Team! Computer Science has already met our threshold for graduation-worthy sites, and today joins in the new design-...
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Tags efficiency and performance

Is there a significant difference between the tags performance and efficiency (which we should document then), or are they synonyms?
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Trivial edits to old answers

Related: Trivial edits to closed/on-hold questions. Recently, we seem to be getting a lot of edits to old answers (two or three years) where the edit does nothing other than correct a particular user'...
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How to best acknowledge when someone catches an error?

In 2013 I provided an answer to a question I liked quite a lot. In my answer I mostly referred to the technique mentioned in the question but in the end I made a side remark indicating that there are ...
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Please enable JavaScripts in posts

I would like to propose feature of enabling JavaScript in posts. This is site about Computer Science and some question naturally fits into interactive mode, or this simplifies enumerating ...
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What about tags random and randomness?

What are the respective roles of random and randomness? Do we need both, or any of them? Related tags: randomized-algorithms, sampling, random-number-generator, pseudo-random-generators, random-walks,...
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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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2015 Community Moderator Election Results

Computer Science's first moderator election has come to a close, the votes have been tallied, and the 3 new moderators are: They'll be appointed as moderators shortly — please thank them for ...
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a tag for the “lower level” of computer

Regarding Storing information in certain data types I was trying to find a more appropriate tag for this question and couldn't. It is about implementation of variables, but not really about ...
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Delete answered negative voted question

This is the concerned question. The question has a negative score. So, it implies that the question is not valuable/worthy of being on the site [ I obviously disagree - moreover I got the answer ...
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2015 Moderator Election Q&A - Questionnaire

In connection with the moderator elections, we are holding a Q&A thread for the candidates. Questions collected from an earlier thread have been compiled into this one, which shall now serve as ...
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Is this question about an algorithm ontopic on cs.SE?

Is this the right forum to ask the question I posted on http://programmers.stackexchange.com Here is a link to the question. https://softwareengineering.stackexchange.com/questions/291978/finding-...

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