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Questions and discussion related to CGCC Meta itself, not just CGCC.

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Non-puzzle, but more meta-ish questions about code-golf that aren't about using the site

My impression is that meta sites are for questions about using the site. I asked this question to test out a meta-ish type question that was not a puzzle itself, but not about how to use the site ...
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Do we want to share our Stack Snippets on meta? If so, using which format?

We've had Stack Snippets for a few months now, and a few nice snippets have been written, which will probably come in handy time and time again. It's been brought up a few times in chat, that it might ...
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Should we allow people to nominate their own language for Language of the Month?

In a comment on the Language of the Month nominations thread, Peter Taylor raised a valid point: It might be worth prohibiting nominations of your own language. If a language is genuinely ...
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Should PPCG have an official, objective, list of rules?

This is something that's been bothering me for a while, and is really impairing my use of the site. Any competition needs rules in order to be fair, and this has been established repeatedly in Meta ...
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What should be the process for updating an established consensus?

There's many cases in which someone has a question about what site policy should be, people come up with suggestions, and one of them becomes highly popular and thus is treated as a rule. So far, ...
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Not quite main, not quite meta questions

I want to broaden Doorknob's post a little bit. That post is mostly about tips, but what we're really talking about are "middle ground" questions. In other words, there are three types of questions: ...
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Methods of counting characters on various systems

Counting characters of a program manually is tedious, and we do this a lot in Code Golf. How do you do a more effective character count using utilities provided by your shell or ide?