19 votes

2022 Moderator Election Q&A – Question Collection

A big part of moderation on this site is deleting invalid or non-competitive answers. It easily makes up more than half of the total work that needs to be done. Since this is site specific, none of ...
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14 votes

2022 Moderator Election Q&A – Question Collection

A not insignificant portion of the site's active users participate in chat, especially The Nineteenth Byte. While we do have elected Room Owners for TNB, moderators have greater powers in chat than ...
13 votes

Should rust anonymous functions fully specify parameter types?

If Rust's type inference can infer argument types using external information, it is OK to omit them There is a precedent for Haskell allowing this. But note that Rust's type inference is a lot weaker ...
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8 votes

2022 Moderator Election Q&A – Question Collection

Moderators must sign an agreement whose terms include: i. I will abide by the current Code of Conduct (which is a part of this agreement), and enforce it to the best of my ability. ... iv. I will ...
8 votes

Fix the dead LYAL

A Diagnosis of LYAL Forgive me if this is a little incoherent - I wrote this at 11pm while feeling a tad bit tired and incoherent myself While I disagree with the statement that LYAL is dead, I do ...
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7 votes

Sandbox for Proposed Challenges

Numbers vs. Strings: Language fitness challenge
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7 votes

Event Refinement: CGCC Langjam

Paradigm: 2-Dimensional There are quite a few 2D languages, but not a lot of 2D golfing languages. While I don't expect a 2D language to be able to compete with the best 1D golfing languages, I think ...
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7 votes

Event Refinement: CGCC Langjam

No "observerdesignermoderators" To me it doesn't really make sense to make it so that three people interested in the event can't participate. The "observer" part doesn't really ...
6 votes

Can a Prolog predicate have multiple choice points if it always chooses the correct solution first?

Yes In my experience, even legitimate (i.e. not for code golf) Prolog predicates often have extraneous choice points that you don’t need. Getting rid of them is not always easy, especially if you want ...
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6 votes

When it is and is not acceptable to edit someone else's post

It's OK to edit a post when the post author explicity allowed this type of edit For example: A KOTH challenge can state bot authors may edit the leader-board themselves when adding or modifying bots ...
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6 votes

Can a Prolog predicate have multiple choice points if it always chooses the correct solution first?

Prolog isn't the only logic language Curry, which was the language of the month back in April, is also a logic language to which any consensus here would apply. Curry If we look at Curry we can see ...
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6 votes

2022 Moderator Election Q&A – Question Collection

You've taken what you feel is a reasonable moderation action, but another user brings up an analogous situation in the past where an opposite action was taken, which was also reasonable at the time. ...
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5 votes

Sandbox for Proposed Challenges

Re-Name all identifiers to a single letter code-golf
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5 votes

2022 Moderator Election Q&A – Question Collection

Recently, we've closed several older questions in favour of newer ones that are less strict. A new user posts a question that is an exact duplicate of a much older question. However, it's much less ...
5 votes
Accepted

Inactivity on bounties with no deadlines?

This isn't an issue. The deadline-less bounties are not guaranteed. The second paragraph of the post is Disclaimer: There is no guarantee that the user will award the bounty for you in case you ...
4 votes

Sandbox for Proposed Challenges

Enumerate the rationals code-golfopen-ended-functionsequence The cardinality of the set \$\mathbb Q\$ of rational numbers is known to be exactly the same as that of the set \$\mathbb Z\$ of integers. ...
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4 votes

Sandbox for Proposed Challenges

Count Futoshiki row solutions
4 votes

List of bounties with no deadline

500 rep for the first engineered pattern in Live a longer life Currently, all the answers to Live a longer life, except the first few ones, are either found by soup search, or is a predecessor of ...
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4 votes

Sandbox for Proposed Challenges

Convert integer to IEEE 754 float The task is simple, given a 32 bit integer, convert it to its floating point value as defined by the IEEE 754 (32-bit) standard. IEEE 754 Here is a converter for your ...
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4 votes

Event Refinement: CGCC Langjam

Participants should choose questions This post has the intention of refining the 'No "Observerdesignermoderator"' idea by proposing concrete rules for selecting questions via participants, ...
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4 votes

Can a Prolog predicate have multiple choice points if it always chooses the correct solution first?

It depends After reading everyone's arguments, I think Wheat Wizard's answer makes sense. This is a concurring opinion that looks at things from a Brachylog perspective. Predicates and unification ...
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4 votes

Should rust anonymous functions fully specify parameter types?

Implicit parameter types should be allowed We write code to be used. If the compiler can implicitly infer the types by calling the function the exact same way you would with explicit parameter types, ...
4 votes

This site takes out all of the fun of golfing

About the first part of your question, you have to make enough contributions to the site to have the privilege to vote to reopen a question, which is at 3000 reputation. You can read more about the ...
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4 votes

This site takes out all of the fun of golfing

If I may summarize your complaint how I see it: There is often a question which you would like to answer but which is closed as unclear. It's up to the original asker to clarify their challenge, but ...
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3 votes

Event Refinement: CGCC Langjam

Paradigm: Tape-Based Y'know, like brainfuck. Except obviously we wouldn't make brainfuck clones.
3 votes

Language nominations for the "Learn You a Lang for Great Good" chat event

Fig Fig is a functional, pure ASCII, hypercondensed Lisp. That is, its a Lisp will all parentheses and whitespace removed. Here is a more in-depth explanation of how Fig was derived. Fig is also one ...
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3 votes

Sandbox for Proposed Challenges

Hexadecimal -> Binary Art
3 votes

Event Refinement: CGCC Langjam

Use a challenge category/tag rather than a paradigm Right now the top voted paradigm is 2d. The issue with this is that this is a bit subjective, and a language gains a advantage by being as little 2d ...
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3 votes

Sandbox for Proposed Challenges

Generate Parity Bits Posted here
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3 votes

This site takes out all of the fun of golfing

Although our rules can be pretty annoying at times, they are, ultimately, in service of fun. It's difficult to pick a set of rules which works well on CGCC, just because there's so many variables. We ...

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