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Can't create [git-tf] because [git-tfs] exists [closed]

Git-Tfs is a Windows OSS project which already benefits from a tag on SO (see git-tfs) Microsoft recently announced the release of a multiplatform tool named Git-TF. Project descriptions: Git-Tfs: ...
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Show all of my question/answers to me even if they are deleted

I would really like to see all of my questions and answers on the profile page, even if some of them were deleted, and I don't have enough rep to see them on the site. (Note that some questions are ...
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Form to request erasure under GDPR doesn't indicate that attribution will be removed from all posts, a possible license violation

It's long been the case that when a user requests their account be deleted, all of their contributions are dissociated from their name. This would ordinarily be considered a violation of the CC BY-SA ...
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Please allow users without the close/reopen votes privilege to see the full details of close reasons

Let me first establish what I'm not asking about: I know that there are posts that don't show a specific close reason to anyone when three different reasons were chosen. I know that users who don't ...
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'Add Another Answer' button lacks styling in Safari on iOS

When viewing the website in full site mode in Safari on iOS, some of the buttons lack the new styling. I've already reported a few instances occurring in the new flag dashboard: 'Undelete post'...
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The "Code Language" selection on the tag wiki page isn't in sync with available and supported syntax highlighting options

Moderators can set the default syntax highlighter on tags by selecting a value from a drop-down list: The community maintains a list of supported languages by inspecting the Highlight.js code file ...
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Should we change the positive asking record criteria for the Curious badge set?

Poking around the people's profiles to see how the new activity page looks I keep seeing things like this: It looks strange to have a 25/5 progress on a badge, but the dialog explains that what this ...
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Many API requests to /questions with filter parameters are failing with status code 400 errors

For some questions, using a filter parameter appears to break the API, causing it to return a "400 Bad Request" status code with the following payload: {"error_id":404,"...
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Cannot cancel out of unwanted account creation

I visited a stack exchange site at which I have no account. I wished to ask a question, but not to associate the activity with my identity across the network. So I intentionally did not click on 'join ...
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Make the "Help" icon link to the Help Center

This is just a tiny request to simply change the href attribute of the "Help" icon's link from "#" to "/help". All the other icons/menus have useful links except for ...
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This star on the Warm Welcome hat looks like a communist symbol

I've just earned the "Warm Welcome hat" and the red star on it looks like a communist symbol. I associate this symbol on this particular hat closely with many atrocities against my country: Poland, as ...
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Already-approved pending edit goes <br>

Clicking the "Edit" link on a post when a pending suggested edit has already been approved results in this toast: The HTML should not be escaped. Prior art: HTML is showing up in the pop-...
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Stop tracking users without their consent

Right now, if you visit an SE site the following things happen: two cookies _ga and _gid are saved, those contain unique IDs used for Google Analytics a request is made to www.google-analytics.com ...
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Why is the Google Analytics cookie defined as "strictly necessary" and saved without consent?

When you open a Stack Exchange site the first time you are asked about your consent for storing cookies. You can disallow all cookies except those that are defined as "strictly necessary". ...
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The counts for questions and answers in the accounts tab all display 0

Last time I check overall counters, there was something strange: While https://stackoverflow.com/users/1/ display: 138 Answers 27,469 Reputation 15 Questions The overall page https://stackexchange....
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Can you make the "share" box actually wide enough to fit URLs?

This is a daily occurrence as I use StackExchange. Hit "Share..." Get the popup box, then struggle to select the entire URL. While there may be iOS issues here, the point is the share textbox is ...
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The new icon on the topbar on stackexchange.com doesn't have a dropdown menu

On stackexchange.com, there seems to be a new icon on the topbar: From the image above, you can see that I've clicked on the (rightmost) icon, but there doesn't appear to be any dropdown menu ...
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User card Overflow / Underflow ™ on non-English sites

On this question on Stack Overflow en español, the text on the user cards for both the author and the last editor cause an overflow/underflow:
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Images in "Agility starts with trust" blog post have no alt text, making it less accessible

If we have any hope of making technology more diverse and inclusive, we have to make technical learning resources accessible to all. That's a direct quote from "Agility starts with trust", ...
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Math error in blog post on web3

From yesterday's blog post on web3: Of the 595 developers surveyed, a sizable portion had no idea what we were talking about: 36% responded with “What’s Web3?” Of those in the know, 25% think Web3 is ...
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The [interesting-tags] tag should not be a default tag on Meta sites

The tag interesting-tags is one of the default tags which are automatically imported to a local meta when a new site is created. (And cannot be removed, even if they are not used in any questions.) ...
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Add downvote option to Low Quality Review Queue list of potential actions

VLQ flagged posts are now being shown in the Low Quality review, which allows: Looks Good Edit Delete Skip but no option to vote on the post. My suggestion is to add downvoting as options: Downvote ...
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"This question has received 1 upvotes and 2 downvotes"

When expanding the votes count and hovering over it, there is a tooltip with details: The grammar in the above example is wrong: This question has received 1 upvotes and 2 downvotes Can you please ...
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Checkmark for obtained badge overflows for badge with long names

When selecting a next tag badge to track, and choosing a category, e.g. Silver, you first see badges you already obtained. When the badge name is long, the checkmark overflows the container: This ...
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Removing granted access to an Application is no longer working

When you visit your profile on the tab Settings you'll find the option "Applications". It lists the Applications you've granted access. Each Application has a button at the right hand side ...
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3 answers
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Don't let people who are suggesting edits run into a dead end street

Today, I was happily editing ... ... some old posts that I felt needed it. It's important to state that I haven't got full edit rights on SO yet. Now, on some posts it takes some time to edit them, ...
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Markdown rendering anomaly in the Help Center on SO

On Stack Overflow the privileges for a trusted user page in the Help Center currently shows the following minor rendering anomaly: ##Deleting answers ###When should I vote to delete an answer? As ...
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Help has non-HTTPS links in it

Pages within the help center have many non-HTTPS links on them. Many of the ones to questions seem to have been updated, but there are non-HTTPS links to the Stack Overflow blog on Don't Ask, links ...
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The new answer sorting menu appears in English even on language specific sites

It appears that the new sorting menu has been rolled out network-wide, but no exception was made for our language specific sites: Stack Overflow на русском (Question from screen capture) Stack ...
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1 answer
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Just Search my own Questions [duplicate]

I often find myself needing the answer to a question was mentioned in the answers to one of my other questions. Just searching the main site gives too many false positives. Is there a way to just ...
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Invalid link to tag wiki history on Stack Apps [duplicate]

After going to this page: https://stackapps.com/tags/bug/info ...I click 'excerpt history'. I am greeted with a 404 page (which is not a positive thing on Stack Apps - the 404 page, that is). It seems ...
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Should this site have a tag for "default tags"?

When a new Stack Exchange site is created, some tags are automatically created on its corresponding meta site. (I don't think there are any such tags on the main/regular Stack Exchange site itself.) ...
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404 error when attempting to view excerpt history of a tag on a per-site meta with a preset description that hasn't been edited

Any meta tag that have a preset definition (mainly the moderator-tags and the required-tags, but there are possibly others that I don't know of, including maybe some that are not on metas) will take ...
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The tag wiki for [status-review] doesn't have a post id, leading to a 404 on viewing its history [duplicate]

Behold, status-review's info page: Mousing over the history (or indeed the excerpt history) links shows the target URL: meta.stackoverflow.com/posts//revisions Following this, naturally enough, ...
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Add a selection of default tags to all metas

Suppose a new user has a question to ask on a new meta site about badges. The meta site is too new to have a badges tag and the user is too new to have enough rep to create tags. It would be useful ...
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Regular moderators can still purge the history of messages in moderated private rooms

The Teachers' Lounge is a "moderated private room", in which regular moderators like me have limited powers: They won't be able to ... purge the history of messages I can see that the ...
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1 answer
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Alignment issue in the toggle for tracking a tag badge/next privilege

There's an alignment issue in the toggle for tracking a tag badge/next privilege:
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Can you please close the "Stackexchange.Arduino" database? It has been open long enough for now

I was running a query this morning similar to: create table #validaccounts(accountid int primary key) declare @sql nvarchar(max) select @sql = concat(N'insert into #validaccounts select distinct ...
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The tags [about-page] and [stackexchange-tour] should merge

The tags about-page and stackexchange-tour mean exactly the same thing: The about-page tag's description: For questions relating to the Stack Exchange 'About' page, now also referred to as the '...
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1 answer
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Sporadic bursts of extreme slowness across all pages on all sites

I (and several other users at the same time) have been periodically experiencing extremely slow page loads (including, at times, pages erroring out after trying to load for a while). It appears to ...
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Should [rss] and [feed] tags be merged?

Should rss and feed tags be merged? rss For questions about the various RSS feeds provided by Stack Exchange sites. feed Use this tag for questions about Stack Exchange RSS feeds (existing or ...
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Question Summary Text Outside Border

If text is formatted as code in a question and that text is used for the summary on the Questions page it will go past the border of the summary. Question Link I'm on Windows 7 64-bit, Chrome Version ...
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Site analytics does not show DuckDuckGo as a referring site anymore, Help Center text should be changed

Got the site analytics privilege recently at SO, and the privilege page in the Help Center says: There are a few oddities in the data: • DuckDuckGo shows up as a referring site and not a search ...
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Why can't I submit my question on Stack Overflow?

I am trying to submit a question to Stack Overflow - but the "Post" button is doing nothing. I just posted a question two hours ago; is there a time limit? The odd thing is that there is no ...
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Descenders are clipped with new fonts

With the new font change today, descenders are clipped in edit boxes in Chrome, Windows 10. The letters I've typed into the search and title boxes are are g and q (in that order), which look nearly ...
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Revision history of the moderator-editable parts of /helpcenter

The moderator-editable part of the /faq used to have a 'history' link (visible only to moderators) that allowed moderators to see past revisions of that part. There doesn’t seem to be any such link ...
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Statistics are not aligned properly on the SE 'About' page

The grid items on the Stack Overflow Stats section of the Stack Exchange 'About' page are not aligned properly. Currently it looks like this: Would it be an idea to change it to look like this? Is ...
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Long site name hides the diamond in profile page Communities

Normally we see the sites where the user has a diamond in the Communities section of their profile: However, when the site name is lengthy and causes text overflow, the diamond is hidden: (...
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Ugly 'post date' alignment on user profile when the date wraps into multiple lines

I think that the post date on user profiles looks messy: it sometimes looks right-aligned (as in the posts on October 2), and it sometimes ends up in a strange left-align (the dates which wrap into a ...
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Letter descenders cut off using full site on Safari

Some of the descenders on words on the home page are cut off. For example the ‘g’s in the picture below. I’m using the full site on Safari running on iOS 14.6.

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