Moderation Log

Date/Time Moderator Story/Comment/User, Action, Reason
2021-11-29 13:39 -0600 pushcx Story: Is it worth the money? When to buy products for your job
Action: deleted story
Reason: Lobsters is not a site about having a job.
2021-11-29 12:06 -0600 (Users) Story: Popping iOS <=14.7 with IOMFB
Action: changed tags from "security" to "security ios"
Reason: Automatically changed from user suggestions
2021-11-29 05:45 -0600 pushcx Story: Firefox is the Only Alternative
Action: deleted story
Reason: Business analysis is off-topic.
2021-11-28 21:24 -0600 pushcx Story: The Token Disconnect
Action: deleted story
Reason: What does this have to do with programming?
2021-11-28 19:06 -0600 pushcx Story: Katie Cunningham’s Purpose-first Programming: Glass box scaffolding for learning to code for authentic contexts
Action: changed description from "NB: \"Kate Cunningham's Purpose-first Programming: \" is part of the article title, it is not the name of the author or site or blog." to "", changed markeddown_description from "<p>NB: “Kate Cunningham’s Purpose-first Programming: “ is part of the article title, it is not the name of the author or site or blog.</p>\n" to ""
Reason: Just DM any notes like this, posting a note here replaces the summary.
2021-11-28 19:04 -0600 pushcx Story: I have no idea what I’m doing
Action: merged into pq1yly (Programmers should stop celebrating incompetence)
Reason: Merging response into main story.
2021-11-27 08:22 -0600 (Users) Story: no u pnp
Action: changed title from "Defective UPNP implementations are why so many IoT devices need the cloud" to "no u pnp"
Reason: Automatically changed from user suggestions
2021-11-26 10:06 -0600 (Users) Story: Venus on QEMU: Enabling the new virtual Vulkan driver
Action: changed title from "Venus on QEMU: Enabling the new virtual Vukan driver" to "Venus on QEMU: Enabling the new virtual Vulkan driver"
Reason: Automatically changed from user suggestions
2021-11-25 21:57 -0600 (Users) Story: Programmers should stop celebrating incompetence
Action: changed tags from "programming education" to "programming education rant"
Reason: Automatically changed from user suggestions
2021-11-25 13:40 -0600 pushcx Story: Querying the Ethereum Name Service from DNS
Action: deleted story
Reason: This how-to is sort-of technical but I don't want to open the door to cryptocurrency bullshit.
2021-11-25 08:28 -0600 pushcx Story: Abstract Clojure
Action: changed title from "JUXT Blog - Abstract Clojure" to "Abstract Clojure"
Reason: Please don't include site names in titles. And the rule of thumb, for you and deobald, is that self-promotion should be less than a quarter of your activity on the site. Please stop dumping links on Lobsters.
2021-11-25 04:48 -0600 (Users) Story: Peritext: A CRDT for Rich-Text Collaboration
Action: changed title from "Peritext A CRDT for Rich-Text Collaboration" to "Peritext: A CRDT for Rich-Text Collaboration"
Reason: Automatically changed from user suggestions
2021-11-24 09:01 -0600 pushcx Story: On Flatpak disk usage and deduplication
Action: merged into ljsx5r (Flatpak Is Not the Future)
Reason: Merging response into main story.
2021-11-24 00:02 -0600 (Users) Story: 1000x Faster Spelling Correction algorithm (2012)
Action: changed title from "1000x Faster Spelling Correction algorithm" to "1000x Faster Spelling Correction algorithm (2012)"
Reason: Automatically changed from user suggestions
2021-11-23 15:38 -0600 (Users) Story: systemd by example - Part 1: Minimization
Action: changed tags from "linux" to "linux systemd"
Reason: Automatically changed from user suggestions
2021-11-22 09:21 -0600 pushcx Story: Looks like the Rust modernization team quit
Action: deleted story
Reason: Looks like someone else's drama with zero info is not going to lead to a great thread.
2021-11-22 07:32 -0600 (Users) User pyhrr0
Action: changed own username from "0x41414141" to "pyhrr0"
2021-11-22 05:58 -0600 (Users) Story: Django 4.0 release candidate 1 released
Action: changed title from "Django 4.0 release candidate 1 released | Weblog | Django" to "Django 4.0 release candidate 1 released"
Reason: Automatically changed from user suggestions
2021-11-22 03:26 -0600 (Users) User rainbow_bird
Action: changed own username from "cren" to "rainbow_bird"
2021-11-20 23:59 -0600 (Users) User brianwitte
Action: changed own username from "buoy49" to "brianwitte"
2021-11-20 19:38 -0600 (Users) Story: A Conversation with Margo Seltzer and Mike Olson: The history of Berkeley DB
Action: changed tags from "databases" to "databases historical"
Reason: Automatically changed from user suggestions
2021-11-20 17:01 -0600 (Users) Story: Oil 0.9.4 - User Feedback
Action: changed tags from "unix programming" to "unix release"
Reason: Automatically changed from user suggestions
2021-11-20 15:15 -0600 pushcx Story: qTox is a chat, voice, video, and file transfer IM client using an encrypted peer-to-peer protocol
Action: changed title from "qTox/qTox: qTox is a chat, voice, video, and file transfer IM client using the encrypted peer-to-peer Tox protocol" to "qTox is a chat, voice, video, and file transfer IM client using an encrypted peer-to-peer protocol"
Reason: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ICVXf8Vznec&t=87s
2021-11-20 10:58 -0600 pushcx Story: Notes on Web3
Action: deleted story
Reason: Business analysis is off-topic.
2021-11-19 16:40 -0600 (Users) Story: Notes on Web3
Action: changed tags from "web culture cryptography" to "culture"
Reason: Automatically changed from user suggestions
2021-11-19 09:46 -0600 pushcx Story: Context is Everything
Action: changed title from "Andreas Fredriksson - Context is Everything" to "Context is Everything"
Reason: Please don't include author names in story titles.
2021-11-19 09:40 -0600 pushcx Story: What’s your favorite productivity tool or trick that deserves more publicity?
Action: deleted story
Reason: Personal productivity is explicitly off-topic.
2021-11-18 12:35 -0600 pushcx Comment by carlmjohnson on Yes, PHP is Worth Learning/Using in $CURRENT_YEAR
Action: deleted comment
Reason: Don’t post dismissive insults.
2021-11-18 12:34 -0600 pushcx Comment by carlmjohnson on async: experimental promises in go1.18 with generics
Action: deleted comment
Reason: Don’t post dismissive insults.
2021-11-18 09:51 -0600 (Users) Story: A Simple, Possibly Correct LR Parser for C11
Action: changed tags from "c compilers" to "c compilers pdf"
Reason: Automatically changed from user suggestions
2021-11-18 07:27 -0600 pushcx Story: Apple will begin providing parts/tools/manuals to DIY repair Macs and iPhones
Action: deleted story
Reason: Paywalled business news.
2021-11-18 03:19 -0600 (Users) Story: The Majestic Monolith (2016)
Action: changed title from "The Majestic Monolith" to "The Majestic Monolith (2016)"
Reason: Automatically changed from user suggestions
2021-11-17 16:40 -0600 pushcx Story: Broadband Labels
Action: deleted story
Reason: Business news is off-topic.
2021-11-17 13:40 -0600 pushcx Story: googleapis: Protobuf descriptions for Google API's
Action: changed description from "Protobuf definitions of Google API's, I learned a lot from here (and reused a lot of code, like date, error_details, etc.); useful when you are working with gRPC. Also a lot can be learned about various GCP API's which is not in the docs, like config options for Cloud Endpoints services [for example](https://github.com/googleapis/googleapis/blob/master/google/api/service.proto)." to "", changed markeddown_description from "<p>Protobuf definitions of Google API’s, I learned a lot from here (and reused a lot of code, like date, error_details, etc.); useful when you are working with gRPC. Also a lot can be learned about various GCP API’s which is not in the docs, like config options for Cloud Endpoints services <a href=\"https://github.com/googleapis/googleapis/blob/master/google/api/service.proto\" rel=\"ugc\">for example</a>.</p>\n" to ""
Reason: Please don't use the story text to write comments.
2021-11-17 06:53 -0600 pushcx Story: Scott Aaronson, when reached for comment, said…
Action: deleted story
Reason: Not even a little close to topic. Don’t submit stuff like this.
2021-11-16 22:04 -0600 pushcx Story: Who really controls the internet? And should they?
Action: deleted story
Reason: Business analysis is off-topic.
2021-11-16 22:04 -0600 pushcx Story: Class 1 / Class 2 Problems
Action: deleted story
Reason: Business analysis is off-topic.
2021-11-16 16:03 -0600 pushcx Story: Software Estimation Is Hard. Do It Anyway
Action: deleted story
Reason: This is just about project management and getting along in a company, nothing related to programming.
2021-11-16 12:01 -0600 pushcx Story: Firefox Relay offers unlimited email aliases as part of its new premium plan
Action: deleted story
Reason: Product news like this never leads to any discussion of computing.
2021-11-16 10:32 -0600 pushcx Story: The moon blew up without warning and for no apparent reason
Action: deleted story
Reason: Article does not relate to computing.
2021-11-16 08:54 -0600 (Users) User rspk
Action: changed own username from "quark-gluon-plasma" to "rspk"
2021-11-16 08:25 -0600 (Users) Story: A Rough Proposal for Sum Types in Go
Action: changed title from "A Rough Proposal for Sum Types in Go - In Pursuit of Laziness" to "A Rough Proposal for Sum Types in Go"
Reason: Automatically changed from user suggestions
2021-11-15 14:34 -0600 pushcx Story: How new-lines affect Linux performance
Action: deleted story
Reason: Dupe of /s/oddj5x
2021-11-15 10:58 -0600 pushcx Story: Convert JSON to TypeScript interfaces online
Action: deleted story
Reason: Removing cryptocurrency ad. Next one's a ban.
2021-11-15 05:50 -0600 (Users) User abg
Action: changed own username from "abgeana" to "abg"
2021-11-15 05:50 -0600 (Users) User abg
Action: changed own username from "alegen" to "abgeana"
2021-11-15 05:12 -0600 (Users) User eledrave
Action: changed own username from "slindsey" to "eledrave"
2021-11-14 19:09 -0600 pushcx Story: Future of Ruby – AST Tooling
Action: changed description from "The start of a series looking into what the future of the Ruby programming language might look like. Given Matz's recent keynote highlighting tooling as a top-level concern I wanted to start by exploring some of the potential improvements in that realm first." to "", changed markeddown_description from "<p>The start of a series looking into what the future of the Ruby programming language might look like. Given Matz’s recent keynote highlighting tooling as a top-level concern I wanted to start by exploring some of the potential improvements in that realm first.</p>\n" to ""
Reason: Please don't use the story text to summarize your self-promotion.
2021-11-14 09:57 -0600 pushcx Story: Christopher Alexander: A city is not a tree part 1
Action: deleted story
Reason: Article does not discuss computing, but I see the connection you're making. Could you submit a link that explicitly draws the parallel? (Maybe you'll need to write it.)
2021-11-14 08:27 -0600 (Users) Story: /dev/random - A New Approach
Action: changed title from "/dev/random - A New Approach - Stephan Mueller, atsec information security GmbH" to "/dev/random - A New Approach"
Reason: Automatically changed from user suggestions