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Mod strike: Is it realistic to require a no-comment press policy?

So, tentatively, here's what we're currently thinking in negotiations. This hasn't been agreed to yet by all involved parties, and is still liable to change. This basically consists of two changes to ...
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Trackbacks from SE to the arXiv.org?

This really should be implemented: it is good for the sites, it is good netizenship, people want this, and an implementation already exists. As far as I can tell - from any publicly available ...
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Trackbacks from SE to the arXiv.org?

The bounty asks (taking things a bit out of order) Can the SE team comment on the status of the roll-out to other SE sites? Alright, here goes. If this is status-declined, can we have an ...
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Mod strike: Is it realistic to require a no-comment press policy?

I'm not a negotiator, and I know about as much as all of you do but this is from my point of view. Well, to be absolutely blunt, the goal is generally to keep Stack Exchange Inc from... shooting ...
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Trackbacks from SE to the arXiv.org?

Reviving this post, as it is a highly desirable feature that could obviously attract new visitors and active community members for several SE communities, as is mentioned in one of the answers to this ...
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Mod strike: Is it realistic to require a no-comment press policy?

In my opinion, this is just another flavor of the current corporate leadership taking things for granted. At some point, everyone needs to acknowledge that the person at the head of Stack Exchange ...
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Mod strike: Is it realistic to require a no-comment press policy?

The policy was introduced in the aftermath of SE's dispute with Monica. Perhaps I was wrong but my understanding at the time was that SE agreed not to comment publicly on specific moderators e.g. by ...
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Trackbacks from SE to the arXiv.org?

I agree with this idea wholeheartedly. I want to add two thoughts. I think only answers should trackback. Comments are not there to stay, and questions are unlikely to contain something a visitor ...
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Mod strike: Is it realistic to require a no-comment press policy?

I didn't plan to self-answer this, but I thought I would articulate a proposal based on a comment thread under another answer. What if we required an opportunity to respond to press inquiries when ...
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