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Questions tagged [mso-mse-split]

for questions about the process of splitting Meta Stack Overflow off into a child meta site for Stack Overflow and a global meta for all of Stack Exchange, and associated clean-up tasks.

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Why are a lot of should-have-been-on-MSO questions closed instead of migrated back?

I learned that MSO and MSE split up in Mid 2014, and since then a lot of good questions were closed as pertains only to a specific site. Some even have comments below claiming To be clear, this ...
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Make distinction between Meta Stack Exchange vs Meta Stack Overflow more prominent

Problem There are some questions about differences between MSO* and MSE**. However, this information is confusing and not instantly processable. Some of the questions/answers are pretty detailed, ...
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How do redirects from Meta Stack Overflow to here work?

One of the comments in the AutoReviewComments userscript contains a link to Meta Stack Overflow: https://meta.stackoverflow.com/q/8259 which automatically redirects to a Meta Stack Exchange answer. ...
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Can I get a feature request that was migrated to MSO brought back?

Provide user interface to insert language hints was posted before the MSE/MSO split, incorrectly closed as a duplicate, re-opened, had stackoverflow inserted into it by OP (in hopes of migrating to ...
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What's the difference between meta.stackexchange and meta.stackoverflow? [duplicate]

What's the difference between meta.stackexchange and meta.stackoverflow? Help didn't help me out. https://meta.stackexchange.com/tags says: Questions specific to stackoverflow.com should now be ...
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Help Center pages still link to meta.stackoverflow

Here is one example: Physics > Help Center > Answering > Why and how are some answers deleted?, which contains a link to this question: https://meta.stackoverflow.com/questions/5221/how-does-deleting-...
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My contribution has disappeared - bug?

I had contributed to a topic and my reputation under Meta shows as: Reputation (1) but there is no record of what I contributed. Clicked on everything possible, but I cannot find it. Is this a ...
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What’s the current rationale of not migrating questions that aren’t site-specific to MSE (in particular from MSO)?

TL;DR: MSO still is used like before the MSO–MSE split by most SO users. Is this really intended, and if yes, why? Recently, I visited Stack Overflow somewhat more often and through the sidebar ...
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What happened to reputation when Meta Stack Exchange split from Stack Overflow?

Recently I came to know that MSE was split from MSO. I am wondering if the reputation of Meta users was duplicated in this new MSE. Was the reputation split or duplicated? Is that why some users ...
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Why has discussion here gone down?

In trying to find out which site I could get the pizza hat on, I came across an interesting trend here on Meta Stack Exchange. Here is the number of posts here on meta that meet the requirements for ...
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Why clearly MSO-oriented questions are migrated to MSE? [duplicate]

There is a certain number of Meta Stack Overflow-oriented questions here: https://meta.stackexchange.com/q/32516/189165 https://meta.stackexchange.com/q/17865/189165 StackOverflow User Statistics ...
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When MSE was MSO, did reputation show in the flair, etc.?

As someone who never participated in meta (any meta) before the split, I'm curious. Currently, my MSE rep is shown in my network flair, in my linked accounts, etc. Before the split, when it was called ...
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I had asked a question on meta.stackexchange approx 3 months ago and it does not show up anywhere [duplicate]

I can not see the question in any disposition in my meta.stackexchange questions. Any ideas?
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SEDE help page still thinks MSO is the network meta

On the SEDE help page some of it is referring to Meta Stack Overflow instead of Meta Stack Exchange. In the : Magic Columns section it says: ... to tag pages on the target site, like the data-...
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Stop closing Stack Overflow questions

The proper response when you see an old question that should be on Meta Stack Overflow is to flag for migration. Please stop closing these as off-topic, that's not appropriate. Yes, it would be nice ...
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Should we close old questions in Meta.SE that pertain only to StackOverflow? [duplicate]

We are having a custom close reason for off-topic that if a question pertains to a specific site. It's ok for new questions, since we have a separate meta site for StackOverflow now. But, we have a ...
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How to deal with [faq] questions whose top answer is obsolete but is a useful opinion piece?

Consider a question like Do posts have to be in English on Stack Exchange?. It has the faq tag. Its top answer is for the most part an opinion piece. This opinion piece is solely about Stack Overflow;...
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What should we do about Stack Overflow-specific questions on Meta SE?

What should we do with Stack Overflow-specific questions on Meta Stack Exchange? Shog says we shouldn't flag them. Tim says flag away, as long as it meets some (underspecified) conditions. Whose ...
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What should we do about all the broken Stack Overflow tag links on MSE?

[tag:tag], or tag, redirects to here, no longer to Stack Overflow. This is a bit of a problem with some Stack Overflow-specific tag questions, like this one, which now all have essentially broken ...
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MSO read-only banner conflicting with MSO/MSE split banner

When MSO goes into read-only, the notification banner(s) are stepping on each other's toes: Compared to the read-only banner on SO, which is just lovely all by itself: Is this is most minor ...
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Why isn't Meta Stack Exchange available on Careers?

Before the grand split, I had Meta Stack Overflow on my Careers profile since I felt like I showed that I took the time to understand the community and add value. After the split I assumed Meta Stack ...
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Should we unbugger the changes Community has just made, or will they be automatically fixed?

So, as some users have noticed, Community has just gone mad on meta sites: Community♦ has gone crazy on Code Review meta Community ♦ bot doesn't like markdown? Should we (users of meta sites) ...
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Community♦ has gone crazy on Code Review meta

The Community♦ user on Code Review meta has had a strange behaviour recently: First of all, it has 5 reputation instead of 1. Thirty minutes ago, it felt that it was a good idea to update 91 ...
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Community ♦ bot doesn't like markdown?

Recently the Community ♦ bot was ran on Ask Ubuntu Meta to migrate all the MSO links to MSE links. But in the process, the bot converted all the posts written in markdown to HTML. An example preview: ...
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Tags in posts link to the wrong site

Remove the [organization] tag was moved from here to Meta Stack Overflow. It is about a tag on Stack Overflow that should burninated. When I click on the tag, I am taken to this very site, not Stack ...
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Stack Overflow meta migration - historical questions

Since the split between Meta Stack Exchange and Meta Stack Overflow, my questions were all migrated to the new Meta Stack Exchange site. However I remarks there is a tag stackoverflow for those ...
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What to do with post-split-offtopic answers to ontopic questions?

Many answers to still on-topic questions (i.e. about SE besides SO) are offtopic now (after the split) as they express SO-centric positions. What should we do about them; flag and delete? Flag the ...
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Android App cannot handle redirection after MSE/MSO split

This bug report extends the same report from iOS counterpart: Why does link to Meta Stack Exchange give Error (The question could not be loaded) on iOS app?. When opening a link to old MSO that ...
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Old MSO site privileges should be retained on the new MSO site

"OMSO" = old meta.stackoverflow.com "MSO" = new Meta for SO (the MSO/MSE split) I agree with the split, it's now more logical, and matches the rest of the Stack network - The Site -> The Meta for ...
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Bounty refund after question migrated from MSE to MSO - is this expected behavior? [duplicate]

Right before split, I offered bounty on this question: Stack Overflow is not yet a vast wasteland: a history of moderator tooling During split, above question has been moved to MSE, where bounty was ...
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The “feedback always welcome” on Careers 2.0 should point to MSE, not MSO

On the Careers 2.0 web, the “feedback always welcome” link at the page footer continues to link to https://meta.stackoverflow.com/, however, I believe it should point to here at https://meta....
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MSE Help dropdown still links back to SO [duplicate]

A minor point to be sure, but the help drop-down still points to Stack Overflow as the main site. It should probably point to http://stackexchange.com/.
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Unable to use Android app on MSE/MSO after split [closed]

On the Android app, when I click to add a comment, I'm prompted to join MSE. Clicking Join gives me an error message that I'm already a member. Further, MSE does not show in the list of sites when I ...
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Am I the Jon Skeet of Meta?

If you looked at the main Leagues page on StackExchange.com, you might think so: Sadly, clicking through to the league page or my profile reveals that this is incorrect.
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Being asked to join Meta when already a user results in error

So I don't know if this has something to do with the meta switch over or if this is truly a bug in the app. But when I tried to comment on a post in meta I got the following alert message, Image 1, ...
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Update s.tk/meta to point to MSE instead of MSO

The Stack Exchange's s.tk URL shortener is quite useful for getting to sites quickly. However, http://s.tk/meta still points to Meta Stack Overflow, which used to be the network-wide Meta. Now that ...
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Spreading the word about the MSO-MSE-split

Personally, I logged onto Meta Stack Overflow for the first time in a few days today and was extremely confused at first as evident by the revisions to my question here. I guess if I had looked around ...
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Should we flag questions on mSE that are strictly about SO?

Yay, we finally split mSO and mSE. However, in browsing the new mSE I'm noticing questions that are strictly about Stack Overflow. I'm tempted to flag these for migration to the new Meta Stack ...
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Privileges page cites meta as meta.stackoverflow.com

Help Center > Privileges > participate in meta says: Our meta naming convention is standard across all sites. The meta site for this site resides at: http://meta.stackoverflow.com The link ...
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Footer on StackExchange.com links to Meta Stack Overflow

The "feedback always welcome" link in the footer on StackExchange.com still links to Meta Stack Overflow. It should link to Meta Stack Exchange.
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Contact Us page incorrectly refers to meta.stackoverflow.com

The Contact Us page (http://stackexchange.com/about/contact) stills refers to http://meta.stackoverflow.com.
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About page still refers to Meta Stack Overflow

The About page here on Meta still opens with "Meta Stack Overflow is a question and answer site for meta-discussion of the Stack Exchange family of Q&A websites". It should be corrected to ...
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Footer still reflects Meta Stack Overflow

The universal footer on all sites is still reflecting "Meta Stack Overflow".
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The site still thinks it's attached to Stack Overflow

When clicking help, you get this: First, it shouldn't have a button to return to the main site, as this site isn't attached to any other site. Second, What's Meta's wording should be changed, because ...
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What's going to be done about the 301 redirect from MSE to MSO?

Currently, there's a 301 Moved Permanently redirect from MSE to MSO. Now it turns out that the move isn't so permanent. Indexers expect this redirect to stay put. Will this affect the googleability ...
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Effect of MSO/MSE split on consecutive day counts

It appears that consecutive day counts are tracked separately between main sites and their corresponding meta site. How will the MSO/MSE split affect the consecutive day count on Meta Stack Overflow? ...
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The effect of the MSO/MSE split on Google searches

It just came to me - I mainly use Google search to search on Meta (what can I say, Google does what it does really well). Now I know Google caches most stuff, and obviously can't know about a site (...
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Operation 'Split, All The Metas!' Shall Commence On April 16, 2014

Update 2014-04-17 04:47 UTC: Stable, with some odds and ends to clean up The main MSO/MSE sites are stable, but there are plenty of corners left to sweep. For details, see: The Status Of The ...
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What happens to our contributions, hence rep after the MSO/MSE split?

What happens to our questions and answers (and rep) when the MSO/MSE split occurs?
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Will the future mSO share reputation similar to other metas? [duplicate]

When the split occurs, will reputation be shared between meta and main Stack Overflow similar to the other meta implementations? Specifically, if someone gains reputation on the future Stack Overflow ...