Meta Stack Exchange Weekly Newsletter
Meta Stack Exchange Weekly Newsletter

Top new questions this week:

Announcement: Keyboard shortcuts are now integrated into the site

Originally we had implemented keyboard shortcuts as a user script. We have now finally made the change to have them integrated into the site. When you go to the "preferences" page on your profile, …

discussion user-interface keyboard-shortcuts  
asked by balpha 43 votes
answered by Vote to Close 7 votes

Weird, spammy message I never sent has appeared in my "sent" box

I've received email confirmation from careers.stackoverflow.com that an application message--supposedly from me--has been received by an employer. The email confirmation went to one of my email …

feature-request support careers user-accounts  
asked by Maurice Rickard 29 votes
answered by Martijn Pieters 14 votes

Does Stack Exchange have an official policy on honoring "Do Not Track" browser settings?

I know that everyone in the world today wants to know pretty much everything (possibly more than one's spouse) about everyone. Does Stack Exchange have an official policy on honoring Do Not Track …

discussion privacy terms-of-service analytics tracking  
asked by devnull 28 votes

Is there any support for mass link editing?

My old blog is no more. Existing links will (slowly) give a 404. I'm working on getting a new domain structure which I control, so that in the future I can put my own redirects in place etc, but I …

support edits hyperlinks  
asked by Jon Skeet 23 votes
answered by Nick Craver 30 votes

If automatic community wiki conversion is gone, why do the confusing messages still exist?

Now that posts can't be automatically converted to community wiki, it makes sense to just ditch all those annoying messages for "why" a post got converted in the first place. The code for selecting …

feature-request community-wiki revisions-list  
asked by animuson 19 votes

Why does @StackStatus follow Ryan Seacrest?

I couldn't help but notice that the @StackStatus twitter account follows @RyanSeacrest. @StackStatus provides status updates for the Stack Exchange network along with stackstatus.net, so there …

discussion fun twitter  
asked by Santa Claus 17 votes
answered by Oded 26 votes

Show other Stack Exchange accounts on the account creation confirmation page

A user sent us a request to merge two accounts since they accidentally created an account with an OpenID that they didn't normally use for our network. (It's easy enough to merge in this case, so …

feature-request user-accounts openid  
asked by Jon Ericson 17 votes
answered by psubsee2003 10 votes

Greatest hits from previous weeks:

A proposal for tag hierarchy on SO

Executive summary Introduction of sparse hierarchy (partial inheritance relation) into the set of tags on SO, in order to allow more efficient question organization/filtering/tagging (especially via …

discussion feature-request tags tag-hierarchy  
asked by DVK 59 votes
answered by Aarobot 30 votes

Propose a new 20k reputation privilege

Right now, the maximum privilege "unlock" is at 10k reputation: http://meta.stackoverflow.com/privileges We're considering adding a new 20k reputation privilege, but having a hard time figuring out …

discussion feature-request status-completed reputation privileges  
asked by Jeff Atwood 114 votes
answered by Jeff Atwood 5 votes

Can you answer these?

Help Center design suggestions

Links displayed on the right side of the Help Center page seem to be deserted and just hanging in the middle. On child meta sites, these links are enclosed in a colored box which provides some …

bug design help-center  
asked by Aziz Shaikh 6 votes

Synonyms of tags don't display the tag wiki

When you view the tags, any synonyms don't have a wiki: 10k is a synonym of 10k-tools. Why does 10k not display the 10k-tools tag-wiki? Edit: It is the same on other sites. Ask Ubuntu: …

discussion feature-request tags tag-synonyms tag-wiki  
asked by Tim 5 votes

Clarify the "8 hour delay" self-answer message to discourage self-answering with edits or comments

It's not uncommon to find new users editing or commenting on their questions with something along the lines of "Update: I solved it by Xing the Y with Z" instead of posting their solution as a …

feature-request self-answer  
asked by AirThomas 10 votes
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