Moderation Log

Date/Time Moderator Story/Comment/User, Action, Reason
2019-01-15 12:15 -0600 pushcx Story: This post is not about technology
Action: deleted story
Reason: Story is not about tech, and the story text is not for personal comments. And when that personal comment is about how the story is off-topic and should be deleted, uh... yep.
2019-01-14 14:51 -0600 (Users) Story: chezmoi: manage your dotfiles securely across multiple machines
Action: changed tags from "security openbsd go linux release netbsd dragonflybsd" to "release"
Reason: Automatically changed from user suggestions
2019-01-14 14:43 -0600 (Users) User jolvera
Action: changed own username from "thinkxl" to "jolvera"
2019-01-14 13:15 -0600 pushcx Story: Australia passes bill to force tech firms to hand over encrypted data
Action: changed description from "Hope this won't be disregarded as \"mere news\"" to "", changed markeddown_description from "<p>Hope this won’t be disregarded as “mere news”</p>\n" to ""
Reason: Please don't editorialize in story text.
2019-01-14 12:30 -0600 (Users) User milosgajdos
Action: changed own username from "gyre007" to "milosgajdos"
2019-01-14 10:37 -0600 pushcx Story: Silent Shout [On the vulnerabilities inherent to WiFi]
Action: changed description from "From the article:\r\n“Our phone is going around the city asking, ‘Are you ‘Home Wi-fi’? Are you ‘Home Wi-fi’?’ Your phone does that one network at a time but it always sends out its MAC address and the name of the network,” Briz continued. “So then it might be like, ‘Hey, it’s me. Here’s my MAC address again. Now I’m looking for ‘Work Wi-fi’, now that cafe I connected to once, now ‘Mom’s House’, and so on.’” The protocol is structured like a Greek tragedy, with recurrent choral interjections and a relentless quest for home." to "", changed markeddown_description from "<p>From the article:\n“Our phone is going around the city asking, ‘Are you ‘Home Wi-fi’? Are you ‘Home Wi-fi’?’ Your phone does that one network at a time but it always sends out its MAC address and the name of the network,” Briz continued. “So then it might be like, ‘Hey, it’s me. Here’s my MAC address again. Now I’m looking for ‘Work Wi-fi’, now that cafe I connected to once, now ‘Mom’s House’, and so on.’” The protocol is structured like a Greek tragedy, with recurrent choral interjections and a relentless quest for home.</p>\n" to ""
Reason: Please don't use the text box for random excerpts.
2019-01-12 04:47 -0600 (Users) User komoreba
Action: changed own username from "42yx3" to "komoreba"
2019-01-10 14:35 -0600 pushcx Story: Harrasment at Residence Used for Area Coordinates in Popular Database
Action: changed title from "How Cartographers for the U.S. Military Inadvertently Created a House of Horrors in South Africa" to "Harrasment at Residence Used for Area Coordinates in Popular Database"
Reason: De-clickbaiting title. We're quite a ways past Halloween here.
2019-01-10 11:30 -0600 (Users) User Vexhack
Action: changed own username from "Gusbenz" to "Vexhack"
2019-01-10 08:58 -0600 alynpost Story: A new free-software forge: sr.ht
Action: changed url from "https://lwn.net/Articles/775963/" to "https://lwn.net/SubscriberLink/775963/3cd82e9cbda2f293/"
Reason: Use link provided by azdle for LWN non-subscribers.
2019-01-09 11:07 -0600 pushcx Story: Dad style programming jokes
Action: changed tags from "programming satire" to "satire"
Reason: Tagging humor.
2019-01-09 10:55 -0600 (Users) Story: PostgreSQL: The dangers of streaming across versions of glibc: A cautionary tale (2014)
Action: changed title from "PostgreSQL: The dangers of streaming across versions of glibc: A cautionary tale" to "PostgreSQL: The dangers of streaming across versions of glibc: A cautionary tale (2014)"
Reason: Automatically changed from user suggestions
2019-01-09 09:14 -0600 pushcx Story: 2018: Review of a year of blogging about Ruby in numbers
Action: changed description from "2018 was my first year as a tech blogger.\r\n\r\nThis experience was intense and surprisingly positive.\r\n\r\nSo, the purpose of this article is to explain you why I started my blog and give you few numbers about my year." to "", changed markeddown_description from "<p>2018 was my first year as a tech blogger.</p>\n<p>This experience was intense and surprisingly positive.</p>\n<p>So, the purpose of this article is to explain you why I started my blog and give you few numbers about my year.</p>\n" to ""
Reason: Please don't write summaries for in the text box.
2019-01-07 14:49 -0600 alynpost Story: GitHub: Announcing unlimited free private repos and unified Enterprise offering
Action: merged into iagpji (Unlimited free private repositories with GitHub Free and a unified business offering with GitHub Enterprise)
Reason: Merge in to previous two articles regarding GitHub today.
2019-01-07 12:55 -0600 alynpost Story: GitHub now gives free users unlimited private repositories
Action: merged into iagpji (Unlimited free private repositories with GitHub Free and a unified business offering with GitHub Enterprise)
Reason: merge with canonical source.
2019-01-07 00:12 -0600 Irene Story: robpike.io
Action: deleted story
Reason: The tags of this post are "go", "person", and "practices". The site it links to uses an old-style http streaming mechanism to display an infinite sequence of poop emojis. Whatever the intent behind sharing this might have been, it is inappropriate. Please contact a moderator to explain yourself if you want to remain on lobste.rs.
2019-01-05 18:10 -0600 Irene Comment by Irene on Cancer Isn't a Logic Problem
Action: used Sysop hat
2019-01-05 11:14 -0600 alynpost Story: How to use AI powered Query in Google Spreadsheet
Action: changed title from "How to use AI powered Query in Google Spreadsheet – Kanoki" to "How to use AI powered Query in Google Spreadsheet"
Reason: Please remove extraneous components from titles such as the name of the site, blog, section, and author.
2019-01-04 17:45 -0600 alynpost Comment by jrabbit on Its 2019 and I Still Make Websites with my Bare Hands
Action: deleted comment
Reason: We don't do name calling here.
2019-01-04 11:13 -0600 alynpost Story: Score meetings to improve them
Action: changed title from "Score meetings from one to ten" to "Score meetings to improve them"
Reason: revert my title edit, pushcx got there first.
2019-01-04 11:09 -0600 alynpost Story: Score meetings to improve them
Action: changed title from "Score meetings to improve them" to "Score meetings from one to ten"
Reason: replace nondescriptive title with article lede
2019-01-04 11:08 -0600 pushcx Story: Score meetings to improve them
Action: changed title from "The simple hack to make meetings better" to "Score meetings to improve them"
Reason: De-clickbaiting title.
2019-01-03 18:03 -0600 alynpost Story: Monorepo: please do
Action: merged into vglyir (Monorepos: Please dont)
Reason: Merge story in to previous monorepo discussion.
2019-01-03 18:01 -0600 alynpost Story: Monorepo: please do
Action: changed title from "Monorepo: please do! Adam Jacob" to "Monorepo: please do"
Reason: Please remove extraneous components from titles such as the name of the site, blog, section, and author.
2019-01-03 14:19 -0600 alynpost Story: recutils 1.8 released
Action: changed title from "GNU recutils - News: recutils 1.8 released [Savannah]" to "recutils 1.8 released"
Reason: remove site name and extraneous text around release announcement.
2019-01-01 21:03 -0600 (Users) User rseirstneooatost
Action: changed own username from "mannkind" to "rseirstneooatost"
2018-12-30 20:43 -0600 alynpost Story: little mathematics library
Action: changed title from "little mathematics library | Mir Books" to "little mathematics library"
Reason: Please remove extraneous components from titles such as the name of the site, blog, section, and author.
2018-12-30 11:11 -0600 pushcx Story: How Facebook tracks you on Android
Action: changed title from "How Facebook tracks you on Android [35C3]" to "How Facebook tracks you on Android"
Reason: Please don't include event names in titles.
2018-12-29 19:36 -0600 pushcx Story: Removing ROP Gadgets from OpenBSD
Action: changed title from "EuroBSDCOn2018 Conference Todd Mortimer Removing ROP Gadgets from OpenBSD" to "Removing ROP Gadgets from OpenBSD"
Reason: Please don't include event and speaker names in titles.
2018-12-29 19:36 -0600 pushcx Story: The Ghost in the Machine
Action: changed title from "[35C3] The Ghost in the Machine" to "The Ghost in the Machine"
Reason: Please don't include event names in titles.
2018-12-27 17:26 -0600 alynpost User rpaulo
Action: Granted hat "FreeBSD developer " (rpaulo@freebsd.org)
2018-12-27 13:58 -0600 (Users) Story: The Tildeverse - More than just shell accounts
Action: changed tags from "show culture" to "culture"
Reason: Automatically changed from user suggestions
2018-12-26 17:56 -0600 (Users) User clementpremnath
Action: changed own username from "pollac" to "clementpremnath"
2018-12-26 16:36 -0600 (Users) User ZeroFiveFive
Action: changed own username from "f055" to "ZeroFiveFive"
2018-12-26 12:22 -0600 pushcx Story: Algorithms and data structures implemented in JavaScript with explanations
Action: changed description from "The repository contains JavaScript based examples of many popular algorithms and data structures. Each algorithm and data structure has its own separate README with related explanations and links for further reading (including ones to YouTube videos)." to "", changed markeddown_description from "<p>The repository contains JavaScript based examples of many popular algorithms and data structures. Each algorithm and data structure has its own separate README with related explanations and links for further reading (including ones to YouTube videos).</p>\n" to "", changed tags from "javascript web programming" to "javascript web"
Reason: You don't need to use the story text to summarize every link.
2018-12-26 12:22 -0600 pushcx Story: Homemade machine learning in Python with interactive Jupyter demos
Action: changed description from "This repository contains examples of popular machine learning algorithms implemented in **Python** with mathematics behind them being explained. Each algorithm has interactive **Jupyter Notebook** demo that allows you to play with training data, algorithms configurations and immediately see the results, charts and predictions **right in your browser**." to "", changed markeddown_description from "<p>This repository contains examples of popular machine learning algorithms implemented in <strong>Python</strong> with mathematics behind them being explained. Each algorithm has interactive <strong>Jupyter Notebook</strong> demo that allows you to play with training data, algorithms configurations and immediately see the results, charts and predictions <strong>right in your browser</strong>.</p>\n" to ""
Reason: You don't need to use the story text to summarize every link.
2018-12-26 12:22 -0600 pushcx Story: Playground and cheatsheet for learning Python
Action: changed description from "Collection of Python scripts that are split by topics and contain code examples with explanations, different use cases and links to further readings." to "", changed markeddown_description from "<p>Collection of Python scripts that are split by topics and contain code examples with explanations, different use cases and links to further readings.</p>\n" to ""
Reason: You don't need to use the story text to summarize every link.
2018-12-23 10:36 -0600 alynpost Comment by alynpost on Remarkable problem-solving ability of unicellular amoeboid organism and its mechanism
Action: used Sysop hat
2018-12-23 10:27 -0600 alynpost Story: Remarkable problem-solving ability of unicellular amoeboid organism and its mechanism
Action: merged into 0qwvnv (Amoeba finds approximate solutions to NP-hard problem in linear time)
Reason: merge in to previous submission on this topic.
2018-12-23 09:24 -0600 (Users) Story: Security of a Country: Switzerland (2016)
Action: changed title from "Security of a Country: Switzerland" to "Security of a Country: Switzerland (2016)"
Reason: Automatically changed from user suggestions
2018-12-23 08:16 -0600 (Users) Story: How I write Go HTTP services after seven years
Action: changed title from "How I write Go HTTP services after seven years Statuscode" to "How I write Go HTTP services after seven years"
Reason: Automatically changed from user suggestions
2018-12-22 10:16 -0600 pushcx Comment by pushcx on 2018: Review of a year of blogging about Ruby
Action: used Sysop hat
2018-12-21 18:06 -0600 pushcx Story: First, solve the problem. Then, write the code
Action: changed title from "The Most Important Tip for Beginner Software Engineers Is" to "First, solve the problem. Then, write the code"
Reason: De-clickbaiting title.
2018-12-21 14:14 -0600 alynpost Story: GitHub will render out-of-tree commits
Action: changed title from "Rootkit committed into Linux, or, exploiting how an error in how GitHub shows shows commit" to "GitHub will render out-of-tree commits", changed description from "Spoiler (from [comment](https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/b4061a10fc29010a610ff2b5b20160d7335e69bf#commitcomment-31751573)):\r\n> Misleading URL. Not in my tree, just using github to make it look like it.\r\n\r\n> These is no actual commit ID b4061a1\r\n> in my tree, but when you pass github a SHA1, it doesn't do any\r\n> reachability analysis whether that actually exists in the named tree,\r\n> so it uses a completely unrelated commit from somebody elses tree on\r\n> github." to "", changed markeddown_description from "<p>Spoiler (from <a href=\"https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/b4061a10fc29010a610ff2b5b20160d7335e69bf#commitcomment-31751573\" rel=\"nofollow\">comment</a>):</p>\n<blockquote>\n<p>Misleading URL. Not in my tree, just using github to make it look like it.</p>\n</blockquote>\n<blockquote>\n<p>These is no actual commit ID b4061a1\nin my tree, but when you pass github a SHA1, it doesn’t do any\nreachability analysis whether that actually exists in the named tree,\nso it uses a completely unrelated commit from somebody elses tree on\ngithub.</p>\n</blockquote>\n" to ""
Reason: desensationalize title, remove summary text.
2018-12-19 23:07 -0600 (Users) Story: Interview with Donald Knuth (2008)
Action: changed title from "Interview with Donald Knuth" to "Interview with Donald Knuth (2008)"
Reason: Automatically changed from user suggestions
2018-12-19 22:02 -0600 Irene Comment by Irene on Clojure's stability: lessons learned
Action: used Sysop hat
2018-12-19 19:42 -0600 Irene Comment by Irene on Clojure's stability: lessons learned
Action: used Sysop hat
2018-12-19 18:34 -0600 Irene Comment by Irene on Clojure's stability: lessons learned
Action: used Sysop hat
2018-12-19 17:11 -0600 pushcx Story: If you wish to learn ES6/2015 from scratch, you must first invent the universe
Action: changed title from "Ashley Williams: If you wish to learn ES6/2015 from scratch, you must first invent the universe" to "If you wish to learn ES6/2015 from scratch, you must first invent the universe"
Reason: Please don't include speaker names in story titles.
2018-12-19 08:14 -0600 alynpost Story: JavaScript Getter-Setter Pyramid
Action: changed title from "André Staltz - JavaScript Getter-Setter Pyramid" to "JavaScript Getter-Setter Pyramid"
Reason: Please remove extraneous components from titles such as the name of the site, blog, section, and author.