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Strikethrough byte counts in answer headers

It doesn't matter I don't think we need a standard for this type of thing. Here are the reasons why in a convenient list format: No one is going to enforce it. I don't foresee anyone actually ...
Wheat Wizard's user avatar
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Hand-crafting a PDF

Your question seems on-topic, so I'll try to go over concerns I'd have about it being on topic, but say why I think it is on topic. with the text "Hello, world!" printed on it somewhere This is ...
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Code challenge &

1) How to make new user just see what CC mean? There is a proverb in English: you can lead a horse to water, but you can't make it drink. code-challenge already has a tag summary which says what it ...
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Which answer should I give my bounty to?

However, I am a bit hesitant to award the bounty on either answer. Dennis' answer relies on GCC, UTF-8 compatibility, the interpreter /lib64/ld-linux-x86-64.so.2 ...
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Is it acceptable to rerun an old coding challenge as a new thread?

It Depends In general, we handle reposting of challenges on a case by case basis. For this particular instance, I would argue that this KOTH challenge is OK to re-run, provided that someone can't ...
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Is it KoTH if they don't fight each other?

From the king-of-the-hill tag wiki: King-of-the-hill indicates a game where the submissions interact with and compete against each other in some form of game. Competitions which pit programs ...
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Hand-crafting a PDF

I think that such a question would be on topic, but would not be a good question for two reasons. Firstly, as I commented, since the content of a PDF file can largely be DEFLATE-compressed, the ...
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Guessing the winning language

I think this could be a fun game, but there are two major problems: Some users might not enjoy it, or find it distracting from the main purpose of the site. And There is basically no way to ...
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Are infinite score allowed by default for "lowest score win"?

No, unless explicitly allowed. (Intuitively) it's quite unnatural to think about infinite score. It's uncommon to have infinite score, anyway. (for example, code-golf answers don't have infinite ...
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Creating a multiple-challenge competition

I think this your idea is fine as a bounty. It's accepted that you can put whatever conditions you feel like on bounties. This would be reasonable to put a a post in the List of bounties with no ...
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Creating a multiple-challenge competition

Technically no problem, but you might want to refine some rules Each individual challenge being a well-formed code-golf, I don't see any problem holding such a competition. Just ensure that you get ...
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Are infinite score allowed by default for "lowest score win"?

Submissions need to be competitive. That's all there is to it. If you are aiming for a low score, and you end up with an infinite score, that's probably not competitive. From the wiki: Be a serious ...
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