Moderation Log

Date/Time Moderator Story/Comment/User, Action, Reason
2019-10-19 02:16 -0500 (Users) Story: There Ain't No Such Thing as Plain Text (2005)
Action: changed title from "There Ain't No Such Thing as Plain Text" to "There Ain't No Such Thing as Plain Text (2005)"
Reason: Automatically changed from user suggestions
2019-10-17 22:51 -0500 alynpost Story: Systemd-homed: Systemd Now Working To Improve Home Directory Handling
Action: changed title from "Systemd-homed: Systemd Now Working To Improve Home Directory Handling - Phoronix" to "Systemd-homed: Systemd Now Working To Improve Home Directory Handling"
Reason: Please do not include the name of the site in the story title.
2019-10-17 12:59 -0500 (Users) User f90fcfdb
Action: changed own username from "jepityr" to "f90fcfdb"
2019-10-17 11:48 -0500 (Users) Story: The One Who Created Elixir - interview with Jose Valim
Action: changed tags from "ruby erlang elixir" to "elixir"
Reason: Automatically changed from user suggestions
2019-10-17 11:21 -0500 pushcx Story: On the cruelty of really teaching computing science (1988)
Action: changed title from "On the cruelty of really teaching computing science (EWD 1036)" to "On the cruelty of really teaching computing science (1988)"
Reason: Removing author, adding year.
2019-10-17 08:02 -0500 (Users) Story: Human-friendly process signals
Action: changed tags from "javascript linux unix mac windows nodejs" to "javascript nodejs"
Reason: Automatically changed from user suggestions
2019-10-16 08:43 -0500 (Users) Story: Discover random unique, independent, and interesting web sites
Action: changed tags from "web show" to "web"
Reason: Automatically changed from user suggestions
2019-10-16 08:12 -0500 pushcx Story: You should be regularly changing your passwords on services every 6 months. Why?
Action: changed title from "You should be REGULARLY changing your passwords on services every 6 months, Why?" to "You should be regularly changing your passwords on services every 6 months. Why?", changed description from "I was told that passwords should only be changed if they are known to be compromised.\r\n\r\nBut that ignores silent unknown hacks.\r\n\r\nWhat is a good password rotation strategy?" to "", changed markeddown_description from "<p>I was told that passwords should only be changed if they are known to be compromised.</p>\n<p>But that ignores silent unknown hacks.</p>\n<p>What is a good password rotation strategy?</p>\n" to ""
Reason: Please don't write comments in the story text.
2019-10-16 06:07 -0500 (Users) Story: Software as an innovation gap parasite
Action: changed tags from "philosophy programming" to "philosophy"
Reason: Automatically changed from user suggestions
2019-10-16 00:34 -0500 alynpost Story: Cross domain session sharing in Rails - Part 1
Action: changed description from "Part 1 of \"Cross domain cookie sharing in Rails\" - How Rails uses cookies and session for authentication" to "", changed markeddown_description from "<p>Part 1 of “Cross domain cookie sharing in Rails” - How Rails uses cookies and session for authentication</p>\n" to ""
Reason: Story text is not for summarizing the post or pesonal opinions. The story title is enough.
2019-10-16 00:32 -0500 alynpost Story: Modding, Vim, i3, and Efficiency
Action: changed description from "Reposting this, because a. my old website is gone, so the link is broken, and b. it's relevant to the discussion of \"GUI-less\" development I posted earlier." to "", changed markeddown_description from "<p>Reposting this, because a. my old website is gone, so the link is broken, and b. it’s relevant to the discussion of “GUI-less” development I posted earlier.</p>\n" to ""
Reason: Story text is not for summarizing the post or pesonal opinions. Please resubmit as a comment.
2019-10-16 00:29 -0500 alynpost Story: GUI-less Development with the Tomu
Action: changed description from "I think this is interesting both because it discusses an interesting piece of hardware (the Tomu) and because it reveals just how different embedded C development is from, e.g., desktop app or web app development for people who have never done it before.\r\n\r\nI _started_ my programming journey with embedded C and Lua, but a lot of people didn't, and I think it's interesting to think about the effect that working in a constrained, difficult to deploy to embedded environment has on the way one thinks about programming and engineering in general." to "", changed markeddown_description from "<p>I think this is interesting both because it discusses an interesting piece of hardware (the Tomu) and because it reveals just how different embedded C development is from, e.g., desktop app or web app development for people who have never done it before.</p>\n<p>I <em>started</em> my programming journey with embedded C and Lua, but a lot of people didn’t, and I think it’s interesting to think about the effect that working in a constrained, difficult to deploy to embedded environment has on the way one thinks about programming and engineering in general.</p>\n" to ""
Reason: Story text is not for summarizing the post or pesonal opinions. Please resubmit as a comment.
2019-10-15 20:46 -0500 (Users) Story: KDE Plasma 5.17 Arrives Packed Full of New Features
Action: changed tags from "linux" to "release"
Reason: Automatically changed from user suggestions
2019-10-15 09:17 -0500 (Users) Story: Flash Memory Wear Killing Older Teslas Due to Excessive Data Logging: Report
Action: changed title from "Flash Memory Wear Killing Older Tesla's Due to Excessive Data Logging: Report" to "Flash Memory Wear Killing Older Teslas Due to Excessive Data Logging: Report"
Reason: Automatically changed from user suggestions
2019-10-15 09:15 -0500 alynpost Comment by alynpost on Potential bypass of Runas user restrictions
Action: used Sysop hat
2019-10-15 09:12 -0500 alynpost Story: Potential bypass of Runas user restrictions
Action: merged into zirgzc (Sudo Flaw Lets Linux Users Run Commands As Root Even When They're Restricted)
Reason: Merge CVE in to previously posted story discussing the same.
2019-10-14 17:22 -0500 (Users) Story: Apple of 2019 is the Linux of 2000
Action: changed tags from "linux" to "linux rant"
Reason: Automatically changed from user suggestions
2019-10-14 11:00 -0500 alynpost Story: Aftermath (Followup to Broken - A Developer's Experience with macOS Catalina)
Action: changed description from "Follow up to https://tyler.io/broken/\r\n\r\nDiscussed here: https://lobste.rs/s/hqjs6u/broken_developer_s_experience_with_macos" to "", changed markeddown_description from "<p>Follow up to <a href=\"https://tyler.io/broken/\" rel=\"nofollow\">https://tyler.io/broken/</a></p>\n<p>Discussed here: <a href=\"https://lobste.rs/s/hqjs6u/broken_developer_s_experience_with_macos\" rel=\"nofollow\">https://lobste.rs/s/hqjs6u/broken_developer_s_experience_with_macos</a></p>\n" to "", merged into hqjs6u (Broken - A Developer's Experience with macOS Catalina)
Reason: merge follow-up in to original story. Remove story text articulating the relationship between them.
2019-10-14 06:37 -0500 (Users) Story: Django 3.0 beta 1 released
Action: changed title from "Django 3.0 beta 1 released | Weblog | Django" to "Django 3.0 beta 1 released"
Reason: Automatically changed from user suggestions
2019-10-14 01:31 -0500 (Users) User Moonchild
Action: changed own username from "Elronnd" to "Moonchild"
2019-10-13 22:35 -0500 (Users) Story: An Album of Volume Sliders from ProgrammerHumor
Action: changed tags from "satire programming audio" to "satire programming"
Reason: Automatically changed from user suggestions
2019-10-13 10:57 -0500 (Users) Story: Designing File Formats (2005)
Action: changed title from "Designing File Formats" to "Designing File Formats (2005)"
Reason: Automatically changed from user suggestions
2019-10-13 04:44 -0500 (Users) User mnlwldr
Action: changed own username from "int9h" to "mnlwldr"
2019-10-12 19:31 -0500 (Users) Story: New features planned for Python 4.0
Action: changed tags from "python" to "python satire"
Reason: Automatically changed from user suggestions
2019-10-12 13:13 -0500 (Users) User seanomlor
Action: changed own username from "somlor" to "seanomlor"
2019-10-12 11:03 -0500 pushcx Story: Why You Shouldn't Use Facebook
Action: changed title from "Why You Shouldn't Use Facebook | Kev Quirk" to "Why You Shouldn't Use Facebook"
Reason: Please don't include blog authors in your self-promotion.
2019-10-11 15:38 -0500 alynpost Story: Ludovic Courtès (Guix) is accusing Stallman of Thoughtcrime on his own domain GNU.org
Action: merged into btxxsf (Joint statement on the GNU Project)
Reason: Merge follow-up article in to original joint statement.
2019-10-11 11:49 -0500 pushcx Comment by pushcx on What’s a reasonably busy (and quality) alternative to StackOverflow
Action: used Sysop hat
2019-10-11 11:49 -0500 pushcx Story: What’s a reasonably busy (and quality) alternative to StackOverflow
Action: changed description from "So stackoverflow have indulged in a bunch of user-unfriendly actions (see comments on post below). All taken together it’s a site I’d rather not use any more, if I can avoid it. \r\n\r\nWhat alternatives are any of you using? Whatever your reason for using an alternative I’d be interesting in trying out the alternative. \r\n\r\nThe big airing of grievances: https://meta.stackexchange.com/questions/334551/an-apology-to-our-community-and-next-steps?cb=1" to "So stackoverflow have indulged in a bunch of user-unfriendly actions. All taken together it’s a site I’d rather not use any more, if I can avoid it. \r\n\r\nWhat alternatives are any of you using? Whatever your reason for using an alternative I’d be interesting in trying out the alternative.", changed markeddown_description from "<p>So stackoverflow have indulged in a bunch of user-unfriendly actions (see comments on post below). All taken together it’s a site I’d rather not use any more, if I can avoid it.</p>\n<p>What alternatives are any of you using? Whatever your reason for using an alternative I’d be interesting in trying out the alternative.</p>\n<p>The big airing of grievances: <a href=\"https://meta.stackexchange.com/questions/334551/an-apology-to-our-community-and-next-steps?cb=1\" rel=\"nofollow\">https://meta.stackexchange.com/questions/334551/an-apology-to-our-community-and-next-steps?cb=1</a></p>\n" to "<p>So stackoverflow have indulged in a bunch of user-unfriendly actions. All taken together it’s a site I’d rather not use any more, if I can avoid it.</p>\n<p>What alternatives are any of you using? Whatever your reason for using an alternative I’d be interesting in trying out the alternative.</p>\n"
Reason: Let's pass on relitigating StackOverflow's management, it's not needed for the on-topic question of what good resources exist.
2019-10-11 11:42 -0500 pushcx Story: How Lyft Drives Data Discovery
Action: changed title from "#GraphCast: How Lyft Drives Data Discovery" to "How Lyft Drives Data Discovery"
Reason: Please don't include blog series names in titles.
2019-10-11 10:12 -0500 (Users) Story: What’s a reasonably busy (and quality) alternative to StackOverflow
Action: changed tags from "practices" to "ask culture"
Reason: Automatically changed from user suggestions
2019-10-11 08:51 -0500 alynpost Comment by alynpost on Broken - A Developer's Experience with macOS Catalina
Action: used Sysop hat
2019-10-11 08:48 -0500 alynpost Story: Broken - A Developer's Experience with macOS Catalina
Action: changed title from "Broken" to "Broken - A Developer's Experience with macOS Catalina"
Reason: Change story title to a synthesis of the two self-similar user suggestions.
2019-10-11 08:40 -0500 alynpost Story: thoughts on rms and gnu
Action: merged into btxxsf (Joint statement on the GNU Project)
Reason: Merge follow-up article in to original joint statement.
2019-10-11 08:24 -0500 alynpost Story: some title
Action: deleted story
Reason: Remove incomplete, low-effort story.
2019-10-11 08:09 -0500 (Users) Story: MNT Reform: A free and open source modular computing platform
Action: changed tags from "hardware show" to "hardware"
Reason: Automatically changed from user suggestions
2019-10-11 05:10 -0500 (Users) User kai_nyasha
Action: changed own username from "kaishh" to "kai_nyasha"
2019-10-11 04:12 -0500 (Users) Story: Broken - A Developer's Experience with macOS Catalina
Action: changed tags from "mac" to "mac rant"
Reason: Automatically changed from user suggestions
2019-10-10 18:50 -0500 (Users) Story: Scala with JDK8, toString() method and ASCII art on the type level
Action: changed title from "Scala with JDK8, toString() method and ASCI art on the type level" to "Scala with JDK8, toString() method and ASCII art on the type level"
Reason: Automatically changed from user suggestions
2019-10-10 18:03 -0500 (Users) User mbg
Action: changed own username from "gumpt" to "mbg"
2019-10-10 16:28 -0500 (Users) Story: NixOS 19.09 is released
Action: changed tags from "linux" to "linux release"
Reason: Automatically changed from user suggestions
2019-10-10 12:00 -0500 (Users) User jfdodge
Action: changed own username from "jfdodgee" to "jfdodge"
2019-10-10 01:43 -0500 (Users) Story: NixOS 19.09 is released
Action: changed tags from "unix" to "linux"
Reason: Automatically changed from user suggestions
2019-10-09 23:53 -0500 (Users) Story: The Open Book - An open source device for reading
Action: changed tags from "book" to "hardware"
Reason: Automatically changed from user suggestions
2019-10-09 11:21 -0500 (Users) User Jezza
Action: changed own username from "ichorio" to "Jezza"
2019-10-09 09:17 -0500 alynpost Story: 9front "No Thinkpad" Released
Action: changed title from "9FRONT \"NO THINKPAD\" RELEASED" to "9front \"No Thinkpad\" Released"
Reason: Use title capitalization in story title, rather than using all caps.
2019-10-09 09:09 -0500 alynpost Story: DNS over HTTPS (and all its friends & relations)
Action: changed title from "DNS over HTTPS (and all its friends & relations) (2019)" to "DNS over HTTPS (and all its friends & relations)"
Reason: Remove the year, 2019, from story title. The video is less than a year old.
2019-10-09 09:06 -0500 alynpost Story: OpenBSD crossed 400,000 commits
Action: changed title from "OpenBSD crossed 400'000 commits" to "OpenBSD crossed 400,000 commits"
Reason: Replace single quote (') with comma (,) as thousands separator in story title.
2019-10-09 08:50 -0500 alynpost Story: Expr Code Editor
Action: changed title from "I made paid side project, for my open source Expr language. Please, take a look" to "Expr Code Editor"
Reason: Do not editorialize story titles.
2019-10-08 19:51 -0500 (Users) Story: State of the Map 2019 (OpenStreetMap)
Action: changed tags from "databases visualization" to "databases visualization video"
Reason: Automatically changed from user suggestions