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Is there a reason that some icons of SE sites are not paired up neatly with their respective meta icon on SE Data Explorer, while the vast majority are? If not or if it is bypassable, I suggest the order be changed.

Screenshot with free-hand circles (Please ignore the fact that Stack Apps was erroneously included in a free-hand circle -- there is no meta site for it.)

Most notably, it is entirely unclear for a user why meta.tex.sx comes way before tex.sx, which is at the very end.

Related question that doesn't quite answer this one, if I understand correctly: What criterion is used to determine which Stack Exchange 2.0 sites are included in the data explorer?

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The criterion for inclusion is whether the site has graduated or not. –  ChrisF Aug 31 '11 at 16:34
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I believe the issue is ordering, not inclusion @ChrisF. –  M. Tibbits Aug 31 '11 at 16:50
    
@M. Tibbits - I was answering his related question. I now see I wasn't 100% clear on that. –  ChrisF Aug 31 '11 at 16:55
    
@ChristF: The related question is a link to another question, not a question I'm asking. But thanks for the info nonetheless ;) –  doncherry Aug 31 '11 at 17:06

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This is now complete: done

We order by the name of site, but we try to group meta with the main site.

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AU's meta is before the main site in your screenshot and Security, Physics & Android's meta are missing. –  Lorem Ipsum Jan 10 '12 at 5:39
    
yeah I need to fix a few tables there sorting it out –  waffles Jan 10 '12 at 5:43
    
Alrighty, thanks. Also, AU seems to be present twice when I view the site (also in your screenshot), so might want to check that out too :) –  Lorem Ipsum Jan 10 '12 at 5:46
    
@yoda fixed now ... cheers –  waffles Jan 10 '12 at 5:53
    
Cool. One more suggestion: TeX is at the end of the first row and TeX Meta at the beginning of the next. Perhaps they could go in the same row? –  doncherry Jan 10 '12 at 12:29

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