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Do we want a banner regarding AI-generated content?

Banner: not permitted Upvote this answer if you are in favour of having a banner reminding users that AI-generated content is not permitted on math.stackexchange.com
postmortes's user avatar
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Let's require registration to ask a question

It's... uh... been a while since this request was made. We require a few things before turning a switch like this - it's pretty harmful to small sites to have what is a large chunk of potential askers ...
Grace Note's user avatar
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The scope of \newcommand is the entire page

It pains me to break this thread by fixing the issue, but here we are. :) We are now inserting \begingroup and \endgroup ...
Adam Lear's user avatar
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Why is MSE still down (read-only)?

What happened? During our planned maintenance window on March 17th/18th, a sequence of events in our Colorado data center left Mathematics Stack Exchange in read-only mode for several hours after the ...
Aaron Bertrand's user avatar
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A feature requested for the purpose of avoiding unintentional newbie-biting

Sorry about being late to weigh in - I was busy last weekend. Why I support this feature-request? The norm re context that we have developed means that new questions at varying levels of ...
Jyrki Lahtonen's user avatar
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MathJax is breaking in short expressions frequently today.

A quick note. We know what's going on, it's a change which had some side effects. I'll take a stab very soon. Update: It looks better now, as you need 60 consecutive unbroken characters to replicate ...
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Slightly more informative error messages when the title is too long

We are putting this into our bug-duty rotation and should get to this within a few weeks. (Sorry it's taken 8+ years!)
Anita Taylor's user avatar
13 votes

Voting to delete a Question after it has been reopened and reclosed

This has now been fixed. Users are now again able to cast a subsequent delete vote if the post in question has been reopened and reclosed without an actual deletion event. Thanks for bringing this to ...
Tyler McEntee's user avatar
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What happened to the [support] tag on meta?

So... Yesterday, Jon Arndt found an obscure bug over on Super User: Normally, when looking at tag information, at the bottom of the screen, there is a button labeled "Edit Tag Info". However, ...
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Should we divide [tag:dimension-theory] into 2 tags, one for topology, and one for algebra?

So far it seems from the votes and comments lean towards separating dimension theory in analysis/topology from dimension theory in algebra. Let me just add one additional suggestion. Suggestion. Do ...
Martin Sleziak's user avatar
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How many people voted in the 2021 Moderator Election?

The correct number of voters/valid ballots is the one OpaVote is showing — so for the case of Math's 2021 election, that's 1882. It looks like the count presented on site was counting all the users ...
JNat's user avatar
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Links in spoilers aren't hidden

I've gone an updated the CSS for spoilers - there was something overriding the spoiler CSS in this instance. With you in the next build (rev. 2017.3.14.*)
Oded's user avatar
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Why is the PDE tag abbreviated but not ODE or SDE?

There is no very deep reason. In the post you linked to a list of very short tags was highlighted. I then went through the list and decided what to do, commenting: I did something about all ...
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Are you sure you want to leave this page?

First of all: thanks a lot to everybody for notifying us about this issue. We have been able to reproduce and fix the issue. Please do let us know (in a comment to this answer) if you're still ...
JD-Stack's user avatar
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[proof] tag (again)

I believe that if there is a reason to blacklist tag proof, the same reasoning should also work for the plural - the tag proofs. Since this tag has been created recently, it is evidently not on the ...
Martin Sleziak's user avatar
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Proposal: make the "interesting" tab the default on Math.SE homepage

We've been doing some thinking and we realized since the site now gets about 630 questions a day, the active tab might not be very helpful. As of today, we've given you the interesting tab as the ...
Taryn's user avatar
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Slightly more informative error messages when the title is too long

As of now (thanks to your request), there is a new feature released network-wide (including Stack Overflow for Teams) where users will be shown a character count starting when the Title hits 100 ...
Yaakov Ellis's user avatar
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Exact duplicate doesn't require answer but claims one exists

Yeah, that's inconsistent. I've changed to bottom message so no promises about having an answer are made if the duplicate target does not indeed have an answer. This will be in the next build (rev: ...
Oded's user avatar
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Do we want a new custom meta-close reason "Is intended for the main site"?

Proposal for the custom reason (comments welcome): This question appears to be about mathematics. However, you posted it on the meta site attached to the site Mathematics. The meta site is intended ...
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Is it possible to spoiler multi-line mathjax?

If you ever want to do such, I would recommend the alternative format: >! \begin{align} a=b \\ b=c \\ c=d \end{align} This allows multiple lines, as well as ...
Simply Beautiful Art's user avatar
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Dollars in the “Hot Network Questions” get mistakenly loaded by MathJax.

Wow, when I last looked at this, I completely missed the "how to exclude an element from processing" in MathJax's documentation. The tex2jax configuration has an <...
Jarrod Dixon's user avatar
8 votes

Organizing favorite posts in folders\categories

In October 2022, Stack Exchange completely overhauled the functionality of bookmarks: Bookmarks have evolved into Saves Recent feature changes to Stack Exchange - October 2022 The new functionality ...
Martin Sleziak's user avatar
8 votes
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Strange link text in a possible duplicate

Sorry about that... turns out that the markdown parsing process for links in comments is slightly different than the one we run for posts. I have a fix ready for this issue, but I'd like to have it ...
Adam Lear's user avatar
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8 votes
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Warning when creating a new tag on meta

Not seeing any objections, so I enabled the new tag creation warning here on meta as well.
Adam Lear's user avatar
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8 votes
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Mathjax stops rendering after clicking "An edit has been made to this post"

This has been fixed. I'm embarrassed to say this was originally my fault. I had refactored post reloading to fix a handful of small bugs in support of moderator tooling, and accidentally dropped the ...
Brian Nickel's user avatar
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Red dot on reopen queue but no items available to review

Thanks for bringing this to our attention. This is now fixed. What happened: We show the red dot when the number of active items queue is over a specific number (can differ by queue and by site). The ...
Yaakov Ellis's user avatar
8 votes

Suggestion to mass-replace links to http://math.uga.edu/~pete

Let us collect in this community wiki answer the posts which might need manual editing after the bulk conversion is done. Links which are dead both now and after the transformation The links to the ...
7 votes
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Shaping the shape tag

This tag serves no purpose to anyone. It doesn't fit the standard purposes for tags: filtering and searchability. It should be incinerated. Currently, 13 questions have shape as their only tag, so ...
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A feature requested for the purpose of avoiding unintentional newbie-biting

I've downvoted this feature request because the SE system has a limited resource for changing features, and I judge this would be ineffective in "avoiding unintentional newbie-biting." When we close ...
hardmath's user avatar
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Should we add external searches in some help pages about search?

Per this request I've added the following paragraph at the help center article about search: This article covers the basics on the built-in search. Please take a look at a community meta post on how ...
Nicolas Chabanovsky's user avatar

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