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Can we set up a Documentation section right like in stack overflow?

I read today about the new Documentation section in stackoverflow and I think we really can benefit from that. I don't see the option to create such a thing, but maybe a moderator with more ...
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Should we rename the tag smartcontract to smart-contracts?

As follow-up of this question, should we rename the tag smartcontract to smart-contracts? It's two words and should be seperated by a dash. It should be plural, like contracts. It should be a synonym ...
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How should we handle questions when the selected correct answer is no longer correct or new information has come to light?

This started on this thread, but it was recommended to start a new one. Ethereum is a rapidly growing and improving technology and sometimes an answer from even a month ago may not be 100% correct ...
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What's the protocol tag for? Should it be deleted?

Could the protocol tag be deleted? It seems that questions in this area will relate to a specific protocols, or set of protocols. E.g. devp2p rlpx
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Is a Tax question/wiki appropriate?

Is there any concern about liability if I were to post a wiki-question where we could consolidate sourced guidance on crypto tax policy from around the world?
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Should we blacklist the smart-contracts tag?

In Should we dissolve the smart-contracts tag? Joris did excellent work to burninate the smart-contracts tag: The tags contract-design, contract-development, contract-invocation and contract-...
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How to deal with all the Casper questions?

Casper is yet only and idea and there are not many hard facts available out there. Still, there are so many questions popping up on that topic, casper (15) proof-of-stake (21). Most of the ...
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Should we break up the mining tag like Bitcoin SE?

Murch♦ from Bitcoin Stackexchange is currently dissolving the mining tag. He is working hard on retagging roughly 1400 questions! Here are his recommendations for Ethereum Stackexchange: Good Tags ...
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2019: a year in moderation

It's New Year's Day in Stack Exchange land... A distinguishing characteristic of these sites is how they are moderated: We designed the Stack Exchange network engine to be mostly self-regulating, ...
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How do I turn on python syntax highlighting?

Even when I specifically add a code language hint for python, code highlighting does not seem to trigger. See: https://ethereum.stackexchange.com/a/31010/1461 I added this, plus a newline between it ...
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EDCON: A Cryptofriendly Guide To Paris

where is the venue? EDCON will take place at ESCP Paris the 17th and 18th February but you can come before and hang out with Asseth (see below "Meet blockchain minded people"). The campus ...
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How to deal with generic question titles like “why didn't this transaction work…”

If we get more questions like Why isn't msg.sender.send getting called? should we somehow try modifying the title after it's been answered, to be more descriptive, or hint at resolution? There ...
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Are questions just about docker and Eris on-topic?

This question seems to be out of scope: How to containerize Eris service Opinions?
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Can someone undelete my question?

I deleted it because I couldn't reproduce the error so I assume I fixed it but I'm having the error again. I can't even find the link to my question (it was about out-of-gas and MetaMask)
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Are questions just about IPFS on-topic?

This question may need improvement Add file to IPFS using API but it leads to this meta question of whether IPFS-only questions are on-topic. Opinions?
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questions on hold, comments explaining why

I'm not familiar at all with the moderating part, reviewing question tool, so maybe this is irrelevant. I just wondered if it is really necessary to write 4 comments all explaining the same thing to ...
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Which questions should have tag grammar?

Which questions should be asked under a tag grammar? Should those questions be only about formal grammar of programming languages (which are used in EVM for smart contracts for example) or should ...
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How to list all questions with less than 3 answers?

As our answer rate is really, really poor, currently at 1.5 answers per question, I am wondering, is there a way to list all questions with less than 3 answers? I've seen there is the unanswered tab, ...
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Are we allowed to ask here if a question might be off-topic?

Or to get input on a question?
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Why low quality posts queue option in the review queues drop-down has a red dot even the queue is cleared?

Most of the time I have seen the low quality posts in the review queues drop-down has a red dot left to it, probably indicating the queue is needed to be cleared urgently. But when I go to the review ...
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Should we delete meta-tags?

Asked by @5chdn in a comment. Should we delete meta-tags like introducing-ethereum ? http://blog.stackoverflow.com/2010/08/the-death-of-meta-tags Also, when a tag is deleted, is there a way of ...
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How should we tag questions?

The following tags might be too broad or too unspecific. security could be anything from contract-design to rpc-security or simply chosing weak passphrases offline could refer to cold-storage or ...
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Should we retag “exceptions” to “out-of-gas”?

Should we merge "errors" into "exceptions" tags? suggested that exceptions is too general. Since "out-of-gas" is the most common exception/error in Ethereum, should we retag/...
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What should we do about badly formatted copy+pasted answers?

Answers from the Ethereum forum can be formatted quite poorly. Example of one that's been cleaned up: https://ethereum.stackexchange.com/posts/344/revisions I don't know if we'll be able to ...
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Should we merge Meteor and Meteorjs tags?

I noticed recently that there are tags for Meteor and Meteorjs and it seems they refer to the same thing. Should we merge them? And if so, how is that done, and how many reputation points are required ...
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Community Wiki And Sidebar

I was wondering if a post like Where can I find some Solidity / Smart Contract source code examples? and other reference materials can be made into community wiki pages. And can these be listed in ...
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Changing Solidity tags from Solidity-0.5.0 to Solidity-0.5.x

There are two tags right now that should be changed. solidity-0.5.0 and solidity-0.6.0 by definition refer to a very specific subversion of Solidity (0.5.0 and 0.6.0, respectively), however these tags ...
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Encouraging commenting before down voting

I have seen several examples this week of new users' questions getting down-voted without any explanation in the comments, as happened in this case. I find this upsetting, particularly when the ...
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Are conceptual questions for techniques used by smart contracts allowed? (eg futarchy)

Recently this question was asked and put on hold as off-topic: In a futarchy, how do you measure the success of a specific proposal? Using futarchy to measure the success of a specific proposal is a ...
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Should we merge to a single tag for web3.js?

I tried creating tag synonyms https://ethereum.stackexchange.com/tags/synonyms. Saw on some meta SE that they just aren't used much. Should we merge web3js web3.js web3 ?
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Should we rename the tag statetree to state-tree?

As follow-up of this question, should we rename the tag statetree to state-tree? It's two words and should be seperated by a dash. Here is how.
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What topics can I ask about?

https://ethereum.stackexchange.com/help/on-topic currently has the following. What modifications do you think should be made to it? Ethereum Stack Exchange is for users and enthusiasts of Ethereum. ...
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What tag should we use for nodejs development in ethereum?

There's quite a few differences between nodejs and browser based development. I'm currently using nodejs heavily for contract and back office application development and would be glad to find and ...
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Is deleting question with no real added value after the solution accepted a proper, correct or moral SE user duty?

I made the following question, and after being helped I find my mistake pretty shameful for not having reached the conclusion on my own and therefore had to look for help and some (myself) would ...
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Community Promotion Ads — 2019 [duplicate]

2019 is here! And with the new year, as usual, comes a new iteration of Community Promotion Ads! Let’s refresh these for the coming year :) What are Community Promotion Ads? Community Promotion Ads ...
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2018: a year in moderation

It's New Year's Day in Stack Exchange land... A distinguishing characteristic of these sites is how they are moderated: We designed the Stack Exchange network engine to be mostly self-regulating, in ...
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Addition to explicit list of items in help centre for legal information?

A legal question pops up about once every two weeks which, from my understanding of the modus operandi of the Ethereum stack exchange, is out-of-scope. In the Help Center, legal questions are not ...
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Does Ethereum Meta SE recommend or suggest where to ask philosophical questions?

I searched for an answer to this question here on Ethereum Meta SE but did not find any. Are there any recommended sites for philosophical questions about Ethereum? I have such a question that I would ...
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What's an interesting or creative name for the chat room?

Our chat room is currently named Ethereum This is quite generic and I would like to change it to something more creative. Something that is both clever and somehow Ethereum-specific. Some ...
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How to handle questions on buying ETH?

As an example: How do I buy Ethereum with USD? These kind of questions could be a potential source of all kinds of spam, fake/scam site or affiliate links posts. On the other hand to mark them as ...
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Is it worth reminding people to consider upvoting questions that they've answered?

Occasionally, I see a question where someone has posted a reasonable answer. I still see the question with 0 votes. Some of our community may be new to answering and participating on SE. Should we ...
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Should suicide tag be synonym of selfdestruct?

The OPCODE suicide is deprecated in favour for selfdestruct, see. For reference, let's make the suicide tag a synonym of selfdestruct?
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Add Mathjax to Ethereum.SE

I'm reading Gavin Wood's yellow paper. I anticipate asking some questions on the formulae. Would it be worthwhile adding MathJax functionality to the Ethereum StackExchange site? Or do you think I ...
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How to deal with questions which appear to be bugs?

In the really early state of Ethereum, some questions may turn out to be bugs or based on issues caused by bugs. Like this one. How to deal with questions which appear to be bug reports? Close? ...
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What style guide would be most helpful for formatting questions and answers?

The earliest examples of formatting are most likely to become the norm for the site. Which of the following would be preferable, for example: Should there be a consensus on when to use bold face, ...
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What would be a valid 'Opinion-based' question? Are there any guidelines

My first exposure to this SE was through this question. I wouldn't have it any other way and it is still clearly opinion based. Here there is a question that has been pointed out for being opinion ...
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Multiple questions in same post

From time to time, I stumble upon single post on ESE containing many questions which might be related or not like this one : Help needed understanding ERC20 smart contract functions and workflow In ...
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Should we delete the “api” tag?

Should we delete api? It doesn't seem to add value, and on stackoverflow the guidance is "DO NOT USE: Tag with the library you mean, [api-design], or something else appropriate instead."
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What can i do with moderator tools?

Recently i earned the privilege to see moderator tools. This is what i see in the page. What can i do with the tools? just see the data?
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Should we add a yellow-paper tag?

I'm seeing review requests for a tag yellow-paper (YP). Quite a few answers reference the YP, but much fewer questions reference the YP. I checked Bitcoin SE and there is only 1 question with ...

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