We have beaucoup (lots, a plethora, gobs) of "Give me teh codez" questions in the regex tag, and they aren't getting closed.
Are we OK allowing these questions to proliferate? They are easy to answer and a really cheap way of getting lots of rep, but they also (in my opinion) run completely against the mission of SO.
All of these questions were asked yesterday and none have even a single close vote:
- Add http:// before a list of URLs
- Regular expression for Notepad++ search
- How to update and format every fields of a column in SQL Server?
Glad to see these are getting closed via the meta-effect, but there are many, many, many more. Does anyone have ideas about how we might address this more systematically? Or do we simply need volunteers to rigorously patrol this tag?