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Meta Adding a parent to a tag crashes on the server side (500)

Cross posted to Meta: https://meta.codidact.com/questions/278198 If I try to provide a parent to a tag, it crashes with 500. Error Id = 6bd06f30-539d-4b88-8743-eca32a8465cd Tag to edit = htt...

0 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Alexei‭  ·  edited 2d ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Meta Deciding if a concept can be materialized to a tag

Note: this is inspired by the comments on this post and especially this one which mentions: We have tags for languages because people have interest or expertise in languages; likewise frameworks...

1 answer  ·  posted 1mo ago by Alexei‭  ·  edited 1mo ago by trichoplax‭

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Meta interface and interface-type tags

My most recent question was tagged with interface-type. I had seen the interface tag when I was creating the question, but the usage information says Please avoid using this tag, as it is too g...

1 answer  ·  posted 1mo ago by Moshi‭  ·  last activity 1mo ago by Alexei‭

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Meta Dealing with table tag

This question which is tagged with table tag. I am trying to find a better replacement for it since there are multiple types of tables such as HTML tables or data tables. The question seems to re...

0 answers  ·  posted 6mo ago by Alexei‭  ·  edited 5mo ago by Alexei‭

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Meta Renaming GNU/Linux tag to gnu

I have noticed that we have several questions tagged with GNU/Linux. I would like to rename this tag to gnu to reflect what seems to be the canonical name and also be consistent with tag naming (a...

2 answers  ·  posted 6mo ago by Alexei‭  ·  edited 6mo ago by Alexei‭

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Meta The tag [caching] exists twice, shoud we blame caching?

Browsing through the list of tags I saw two with the exact same name, [caching]: One is in https://software.codidact.com/categories/38/tags/4128 and the other in https://software.codidact.co...

0 answers  ·  posted 9mo ago by fedorqui‭  ·  edited 9mo ago by Alexei‭

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Meta How can I fill in tag information?

I have noticed that most tags lack any usage information and moreover a more detailed wiki: I would like to add the information for some of these tags, but I do not see how. I assume there is so...

3 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Alexei‭  ·  edited 1y ago by Alexei‭

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Meta console.readline tag does not look good to me

The console.readline tag has been created for Q: How to read lines into an array in Bash, which uses a while read loop. That tag is inappropriate because Readline, the console and the read built-...

2 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by Quasímodo‭  ·  edited 1y ago by Alexei‭

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Meta Tags are highlighting while my favourite tags is empty

My favourite tags is empty. Although, some tags are highlighting. Usually, I was using another account earlier. I forgot (lost that gmail address) password (I can reset but, I don't want to use tha...

1 answer  ·  posted 1y ago by Anonymous‭  ·  last activity 1y ago by elgonzo‭

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Meta Sometimes entered tag information seems to get lost

From time to time, I am filling in some information for the Software Codidact tags and I realized that for some tags I filled the information twice. An example would be winforms which I almost cer...

0 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by Alexei‭

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Meta Renaming a tag to an existing one fails silently

If I try to rename a tag to an existing one it silently fails. Example: trying to rename data-archiving to archiving fails with console error only: application-f4dc10c11dc65439a992f7c98cb554bfbc...

0 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by Alexei‭  ·  edited 1y ago by Alexei‭

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Meta Drupal tag is not in lowercase

The Drupal tag is not in lowercase, as all other tags are. Is this intended?

0 answers  ·  posted 1y ago by Vinicius Brasil‭  ·  edited 1y ago by Alexei‭

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Meta Do we need the fullstack tag?

Edit: I have removed the tag. Thanks for the feedback. I am inclined to add a "do not use" request in fullstack tag's description because it is quite vague. What do you think about it?

2 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Alexei‭  ·  edited 2y ago by Alexei‭

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Meta I can't choose any tags when posting a question

The problem described below occurs in Windows 10 and Chrome 87.0.4280.66 (64 bits, JavaScript enabled). I could post this question only in mobile (Chrome/iOS 14.2), where the problem doesn't occur....

0 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by hkotsubo‭  ·  edited 2y ago by Monica Cellio‭

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Meta Do we really need the [tools] tag?

During my review of the posts and tags, I have seen the tools tags. It is very generic and I am sure if it is helpful. What do you think?

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by Alexei‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by Lundin‭

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Meta I object to [stl]

Currently the tag [stl] is marked as a sub-tag of c++, implying a meaning of "standard-template-library". However I see both of the questions currently using the tag mean the 3D object description ...

0 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by dmckee‭  ·  edited 2y ago by dmckee‭

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Meta Is there a way to add expiration for questions tags?

Comments from this question reveal that there is some aggressive caching related to question tags (what tags are used for a question). Unfortunately, after changing tags for several questions I ha...

0 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Alexei‭

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Meta What is our policy on tags?

I've come to realize that tags began changing pretty rapidly recently. In the past 3 days alone, these happened: [urlrewrite] was changed to a more generic [url-rewriting] tag and the tag wiki for...

3 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Moshi‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by Alexei‭

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Meta Should we get rid of [formula] tag and use more meaningful tags like [excel-formula] or [google-sheets-formula]?

We currently have quite a few questions tagged with formula. However, [formula] seems so general that I am inclined to replace it to a more specific formula based on the context. Examples: [excel-...

0 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Alexei‭

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Meta Schrödinger's tag - appears in view mode, but not in edit

After removing two tags and adding another one for this question I have noticed that the tag list is not the same between view mode and edit: View mode: stack-memory + heap-memory + ram + memory-m...

0 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Alexei‭

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Meta Renaming sheets to the more specific google-sheets?

sheets tag sounds a little bit too generic and I feel that it should be replaced with the more specific [google-sheets]. I know that we should avoid using company names as much as possible, but in ...

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by Alexei‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by Lundin‭

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Meta Should we rename urlrewrite tag to url-rewriting?

How do I get IIS UrlRewrite to handle CSS-delivered woff files appropriately? is the only question currently using urlrewrite tag. However, for future questions I would like to have a more general ...

0 answers  ·  posted 2y ago by Alexei‭

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Meta Getting rid of "company tags" early on

So it appears that we've gotten our first "company tag", Apple. We know from SO that company name tags were always problematic since: Questions are about products, not companies. Given that the pr...

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by Lundin‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by Alexei‭

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Meta Meaning of the tag software practices?

Some new tag "software practices" just popped up, no wiki. What's the purpose of this tag and how is it useful? What exactly in software development is not "software practices"? Seems quite superfl...

1 answer  ·  posted 2y ago by Lundin‭  ·  last activity 2y ago by Moshi‭

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Meta Can regular users add tag wikis? And what are the guidelines for creating them?

Checking the list of tags, I noticed that all of the tag wikis are empty, like this: I also noticed that I can't edit those info. Will it be possible for regular users to add tag wikis?1 And if th...

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