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Questions tagged [status-completed]

Indicates that the report has been resolved through the implementation of a feature or the fixing of a bug.

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Let's get MathOverflow's “Citation Helper” here, as well!

MathOverflow and Math.SE have a citation helper that adds a new button to the post editor to allow references to journal articles (and conference papers?) to be added to posts quicker and easier. Of ...
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Election page sends us to nirvana instead of meta

The election page is suppposed to send us here to Meta, but the link is bad: https://cstheory.meta.com/tags/election
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Should we remove “Meta Optimize” website suggestion from /help/on-topic page?

In the help center What topics can I ask about here?, I see a list of SE sites to where certain topics are better suited. But I noticed one of them being a suggestion for a website "Meta Optimize", ...
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2014 Moderator Election Q&A - Question Collection

In connection with the moderator elections, we will be holding a Q&A with the candidates. This will be an opportunity for members of the community to pose questions to the candidates on the topic ...
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2014 Community Moderator Election

The 2014 Community Moderator Election is now underway! Community moderator elections have three phases: Nomination phase Primary phase Election phase Most elections take between two and three weeks,...
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Mentioning “research-level” in “How to Ask”

It's been pointed out that the "How to Ask" box that appears when a user is asking a question doesn't mention that TCS Stack Exchange is for research-level questions only. Is that something we can ...
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Should we participate in the Stack Exchange Winter Bash?

taken from the promo email Winter Bash is an annual event that can run on any Stack Exchange site that chooses to participate. Users earn “hats” for their gravatars by completing certain tasks (...
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Tag synonyms for context free languages

The tags "context-free" and "context-free-languages" are clear synonyms. Could somebody with the appropriate reputation (2.5k+) please do the deed? As a side issue/rant, it's annoying that options ...
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Can someone migrate [specific question on main]?

Can someone migrate this question to either cs.stackexchange or stackoverflow? 10 or so hours ago I flagged it as off topic because I wasn't allowed to suggest cs.stackexchange as a migration target,...
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migration problem

When I tried to migrate the following question to CS.SE the question got closed as off-topic, got locked by community, but was not migrated. https://cstheory.stackexchange.com/questions/16462/so-is-a-...
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tags: “fourier” vs “fourier-analysis”

We have two tags that seem to mean the same thing. Should we merge them? If yes, what should be the main tag? fourier fourier-analysis
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Proposal: Rename the tag [dynamic] to [dynamic-algorithms]

I propose to rename the tag dynamic (currently 8 questions) to dynamic-algorithms (currently nonexistent), because the questions with the tag are really about dynamic algorithms, that is, algorithms ...
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Computer Science Stack Exchange

Update: The Computer Science - Stack Exchange has entered public beta. The Computer Science proposal is almost there and only needs 12 more commitments. You should commit soon if you are interested ...
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Problem with mathjax + bmatrix?

I was trying to edit this question to get the rendering of arrays working. For some reason bmatrix is not being rendered correctly, even though I know it works (for example) on tex.SE. Unfortunately, ...
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Add a link to the community blog

This is a feature request to the Stack Exchange engine. Currently the top page of the site does not contain a link to the community blog. I think that it should. I expected that the link labeled “...
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Link rel-alternate for blog feed

This is a question asked in a blog comment by David Eppstein. Is there a reason for not having a “link rel=alternate” pointer to the feed? Yes, there’s a “Subscribe via RSS” link on the page, ...
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LaTeX support in community blog

Not sure if this should be separate from the other blog-related threads. I started fooling around with the new blog and drafting a post. However, I can't seem to get LaTeX to work... I am not an ...
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Community promotion ads

This is in relation to this post by Robert Cartaino. We'd like to request a meta post on community promotion ads.
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View source function independent of user rating, so that can learn from others

Dear All Many users wish that questions and answers are typeset in LaTeX. There is some hurdle for users that don't use LaTeX very often. Now I observed my self to use the edit function on my old ...
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citation link for questions and answers

I'm sure everybody is familiar with mathoverflow. But do you know that they have for each question and answer a "cite" link that opens up a window with a bibtex citation? I'm using them right now and ...
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Deleting answers to clearly off-topic questions after they get closed

Update (May 6, 2011): This policy received 8 upvotes and 4 down votes and is now in effect. This is a policy question. The proposed policy in the question (or answers) will be adopted in the case ...
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Oddities in the election system message

I am not sure if moderators can change the system message calling for voting, but if possible, please consider changing the current message: Cast your final vote in the Theoretical Computer Science ...
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“Your votes are too old to be changed”

Yesterday I've casted my 1st choice vote. Today I was about to cast my 2nd choice vote, but the system doesn't allow me to do so and says "Your votes are too old to be changed". This is weird. Of ...
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Nomination statement is grayed out after re-nomination

According to Lev Reyzin, he nominated himself as a moderator, canceled the nomination, and re-nominated himself (see the comment here). On the election page, his statement is grayed out, and there is ...
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Retag Request: [queuing-theory] --> [queueing-theory]

I'm proposing a retag as: [queuing-theory] --> [queueing-theory]. You can vote for it here: https://cstheory.stackexchange.com/...
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Reposted questions [closed]

Update: This policy is now in effect, and the question will be closed. The proposer should update the FAQ accordingly. This is a policy question. The proposed policy in the question (or answers) ...
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Layout bug: tags in text, line spacing

Tags in text cause uneven line spacing. Example (there is too much space below the line with the tag): Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipisicing elit, sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt ut ...
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Answers with low score are no longer shown in gray text

During the beta, answers with low score (score −3 or below if I remember correctly) were shown in gray text, but they are no longer shown in gray. I guess that this change is unintentional, judging ...
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Policy: Questions about topic for research project

This policy is now in effect, with 13 votes in favor and 2 against. In addition, three of the amendments suggested in comments passed as well. The new policy on 'topic of research' questions is as ...
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Make tags cs.fl.formal-languages and formal-language-theory synonyms of fl.formal-languages

Currently the tag formal-language-theory is a synonym for the tag cs.fl.formal-languages, but the tag actually used for questions in formal language theory is fl.formal-languages. Therefore, please ...
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Glitch: part of entries is cut off on badges pages

Part of the text and symbols are covered by the new column. Example: https://cstheory.stackexchange.com/badges/61/talkative
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Questions falling under Interest tags are too light…

The appearance of questions that contain tags in my interest list is too light. If my (laptop) monitor is not aligned in the right way, I can't see the darker background. Even if the monitor is ...
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Alignment glitch on privileges pages

When you open the privileges page and select a privilege with a long name, the percentage of the next privilege is aligned incorrectly. This happens for example when you choose “cast close and reopen ...
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Questions with both an interesting tag and an ignored tag are shown strangely in Firefox

When I open the top page in Firefox 3.6.12 or Firefox 4.0 Beta 7 on Windows 7, a question with both an interesting tag and an ignored tag is shown in a strange way; it seems that something is wrong ...
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Font size of “Answers” in personal pages

First of all we are happy to see that TCS Stack Exchange is launched!! And again many thanks to Jin for making such a high-quality design, it is awesome!! I found out that the font size of the titles ...
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Two minor issues with the look of vote counts and vote icons

I know I am being picky, but I realized two glitches in the vote count. Both are minor, but anyway: The vote count appears lower than the center of the upvote icon and the downvote icon. This may ...
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[co.combinatorics] and [dm.discrete-mathematics] tags

I don't know the difference between theses two tags. Should we combine them or keep both of them? And which one should we keep in the case we decide to combine them? co.combinatorics is a math tag, ...
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Lower part of characters is clipped in the “interesting tag” textbox

Jin, thank you for the great work. I like the new design. I found a (very) minor issue in the “interesting tag” textbox. It is not a usability issue. I am not sure if it is worth fixing, but ...
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Shouldn't the [artificial-intelligence] tag be top level?

It's an arXiv classification. Shouldn't artificial-intelligence be made a synonym of ai.artificial-intelligence? Update. Note that ai.artificial-intelligence exceeds the 25 character limit for tags, ...
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The number of questions tagged as [np-hardness]

The tags page says “np-hardness × 70,” but the list of questions shows only 64.
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Replacing the [advice] tag

In the past the [advice] tag has been used for requesting advice (i.e. confused with [advice-request] tag). Peter suggested replacing [advice] with some other tag. ...
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Account association bug

I recently opened an account over at https://softwareengineering.stackexchange.com/. I associated my account there with my account here. I then opened CStheory again, and I got a red banner saying "...
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Merge [np-completeness] to [np-hardness]?

Currently 50 questions are tagged as [np-completeness] and 20 questions as [np-hardness]. Among them, 7 questions are tagged as both. I think that the difference of these two tags is too subtle for ...
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Math Mode Breaks When Showing All Comments [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Latex math and “show N more comments” Math mode works fine -- if slow -- for me until I click on "show more comments"; then, all renderings in this comment thread ...
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Retagging recursion-theory to computability?

It seems worth adding recursion-theory as a synonym for computability. Is there support for this? (I don't meet the requirements to vote for this myself.)
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“grammers” tag is a typo.

Should be "grammars", unless I'm very much mistaken.
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RETAG: games <-> puzzles ?

We have one post tagged with games, and 4 tagged with puzzles. Do we need two separate tags for them ? Proposal: RETAG the one games-tagged post (on international draughts) as puzzles. I'd create a ...
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Merge [open-question] to [open-problem]

Please merge [open-question] to [open-problem]. Edit: The tag synonym has been created but we need 4 upvotes for moderators to merge tags according to the current procedure. If you like this ...
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Merge game-theory and cs.gt.game-theory to gt.game-theory

Please merge the tags [game-theory] and [cs.gt.game-theory] into a tag [gt.game-theory], which does not currently exist. Related: RETAG: All cs.XYZ.ABC to XYZ.ABC
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RETAG: distributed-systems -> dc.distributed-comp

Now it should be ok to merge distributed-systems -> dc.distributed-comp. Edit: This has got so far only 1 supporting vote, and according to our policy, the threshold is 4 votes before the moderators ...