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Byte compression in scores

Why should separate languages be scored as the same language? The current code golf command line flag policy is that using flags in a submission makes the submission in a unique language. So why ...
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Byte compression in scores

There's also other problems People might not want to use the encoding at all There's been many cases of people saying that they don't want to use the encodings because they don't feel comfortable ...
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What counts towards the byte count in a code golf answer?

Anonymous functions are fine So, we have a long established site policy that anonymous functions (things like n=>n+1 instead of requiring ...
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Size in DB ?for opcode submission

I'm not that literate with asm, but given that asm solutions are measured in bytes of machine code, I believe that answers must ultimately be a contiguous block of bytes. One rationale is that the ...
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Desmos Active Sliders

If it can't be coded, it isn't valid as an answer to a coding challenge If the positions of the sliders (or buttons, or whatever) can be encoded so that they don't need to be manually slid, then just ...
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How is Subleq code counted?

Copied from my own comment: On Code Golf, languages are defined by implementations, and a quick search on Subleq gives multiple interpreters that take a list of integers in text, written like this. ...
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Desmos Active Sliders

Using graph states (not recommended, would cost huge amounts of bytes) As this would cost a lot of bytes if this were to be implemented, I would not recommend this unless there is no other way found. ...
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