Moderation Log

Date/Time Moderator Story/Comment/User, Action, Reason
2021-10-20 06:02 -0500 (Users) Story: Release Early, Release Often?
Action: changed tags from "practices" to "practices ask"
Reason: Automatically changed from user suggestions
2021-10-19 16:56 -0500 pushcx Story: 32 Bit Real Estate
Action: deleted story
Reason: Business analysis is off-topic.
2021-10-19 15:44 -0500 (Users) User timh
Action: changed own username from "timharek" to "timh"
2021-10-19 10:54 -0500 (Users) Story: IHP v0.15.0 has been released
Action: changed tags from "web haskell" to "web haskell release"
Reason: Automatically changed from user suggestions
2021-10-19 09:58 -0500 pushcx Story: Early days of Unix and design of sh
Action: changed title from "Stephen Bourne: Early days of Unix and design of sh" to "Early days of Unix and design of sh"
Reason: Please don't include speaker names in titles.
2021-10-19 09:49 -0500 pushcx Story: Swarm: preview and call for collaboration
Action: changed description from "Swarm is a 2D tile-based resource gathering game, but with a twist: the only way you can interact with the world is by building and programming robots." to "", changed markeddown_description from "<p>Swarm is a 2D tile-based resource gathering game, but with a twist: the only way you can interact with the world is by building and programming robots.</p>\n" to ""
Reason: Please don't use the story text to summarize the link.
2021-10-18 13:01 -0500 pushcx Story: CADHub - Use code to create CAD models
Action: deleted story
Reason: Resubmitting a removed post. I get that you like this site, but a tweet and a random source file are not good conversation starters. Read your PMs.
2021-10-18 10:04 -0500 pushcx Story: CADHub - Code CAD for the masses
Action: deleted story
Reason: A CAD model site is not relevant to computing.
2021-10-18 09:33 -0500 (Users) Story: What every software engineer should know about search (2017)
Action: changed title from "What every software engineer should know about search" to "What every software engineer should know about search (2017)"
Reason: Automatically changed from user suggestions
2021-10-18 09:04 -0500 pushcx Story: My story of Javascript dependency woes
Action: changed title from "The Javascript \"ecosystem\" is a hot mess and so is software development in general" to "My story of Javascript dependency woes"
Reason: Toning down clickbait title.
2021-10-18 08:49 -0500 pushcx Story: A viable solution for Python concurrency
Action: merged into yi3r68 (Python Multithreading without GIL)
Reason: Merging into earlier submission.
2021-10-18 08:35 -0500 pushcx Story: Learn to create Ethereum Tokens (ERC20) with Python
Action: deleted story
Reason: Cryptocurrency is off-topic. There's nothing about implementation here to justify the use of the `merkle-trees` tag.
2021-10-17 14:07 -0500 (Users) Story: Learn to create Ethereum Tokens (ERC20) with Python
Action: changed tags from "python" to "python merkle-trees"
Reason: Automatically changed from user suggestions
2021-10-16 19:07 -0500 pushcx Story: Overhead of Returning Optional Values in Java and Rust
Action: changed tags from "performance" to "performance java rust"
Reason: Adding missing tags.
2021-10-16 19:06 -0500 pushcx Comment by varjag on I write code 100 hours/week, here's why I probably won't stop
Action: deleted comment
Reason: Don’t mock people like this.
2021-10-16 18:25 -0500 (Users) Story: Overhead of Returning Optional Values in Java and Rust
Action: changed tags from "plt" to "performance"
Reason: Automatically changed from user suggestions
2021-10-16 15:45 -0500 (Users) Story: Overhead of Returning Optional Values in Java and Rust
Action: changed title from "Overhead of Returning Optional Values in Java and Rust | Piotr Kołaczkowski" to "Overhead of Returning Optional Values in Java and Rust"
Reason: Automatically changed from user suggestions
2021-10-16 13:31 -0500 (Users) Story: Feedback Loops are Bullshit
Action: changed tags from "philosophy practices programming" to "philosophy practices"
Reason: Automatically changed from user suggestions
2021-10-15 15:40 -0500 pushcx Story: Missouri Governor Vows to Prosecute St. Louis Post-Dispatch for Reporting Security Vulnerability – Krebs on Security
Action: deleted story
Reason: Political news is way off-topic.
2021-10-15 15:40 -0500 pushcx Story: Poems in an accidental language
Action: changed title from "\"Poems in an accidental language\" by Kate Compton" to "Poems in an accidental language", changed description from "Kate Compton wrote the text expansion language Tracery as a class assignment in 2013. It got a 110%, and subsequently got picked up by a few thousand users who used it to build bots that suggest cocktails, create poetry, meditate on loneliness, or scream. This accidental language and its poetic programs opened a new interest in other very small languages, especially those that grow in unexpected places. Lets go on a walk through the strangest languages developed by mystics, poets, botanists, and choreographers, and discover the way that language design can be a meditative practice of seeing the world in new ways." to "", changed markeddown_description from "<p>Kate Compton wrote the text expansion language Tracery as a class assignment in 2013. It got a 110%, and subsequently got picked up by a few thousand users who used it to build bots that suggest cocktails, create poetry, meditate on loneliness, or scream. This accidental language and its poetic programs opened a new interest in other very small languages, especially those that grow in unexpected places. Lets go on a walk through the strangest languages developed by mystics, poets, botanists, and choreographers, and discover the way that language design can be a meditative practice of seeing the world in new ways.</p>\n" to ""
Reason: Please don't include the author name in title or summarize in the story text.
2021-10-14 14:04 -0500 pushcx Story: The New Enemy Problem in Spanner and CockroachDB
Action: changed title from "The One Crucial Difference Between Spanner and CockroachDB" to "The New Enemy Problem in Spanner and CockroachDB"
Reason: Toning down clickbait title.
2021-10-14 12:50 -0500 pushcx Story: The genesis of casting
Action: changed title from "[History of C++] The genesis of casting" to "The genesis of casting"
Reason: Please don't include series names in story titles.
2021-10-14 09:47 -0500 pushcx Story: Towards Open Source Sustainability
Action: deleted story
Reason: Removing business news. All of your submissions have been to promote your project, take a break.
2021-10-13 12:05 -0500 pushcx Story: Is Mozilla Firefox Getting Sketchy?
Action: deleted story
Reason: Lobsters is not the torch and pitchfork store.
2021-10-12 19:47 -0500 pushcx Story: Quantum Supremacy Using a Programmable Superconducting Processor
Action: changed title from "\"Quantum Supremacy\" Presentation" to "Quantum Supremacy Using a Programmable Superconducting Processor"
Reason: Matching talk title.
2021-10-12 14:57 -0500 pushcx Story: Firefox Suggest: An Anatomy of a PR Incident
Action: deleted story
Reason: Public relations is off-topic.
2021-10-12 14:51 -0500 pushcx Story: Explanation of IP networking with BGP fundamentals
Action: changed title from "Explanation of IP networking with BGP fundamentals - why was FB down ?" to "Explanation of IP networking with BGP fundamentals"
Reason: Right, the dang 'undelete' button ignores edits.
2021-10-12 14:50 -0500 pushcx Story: Explanation of IP networking with BGP fundamentals
Action: undeleted story
2021-10-12 12:14 -0500 pushcx Story: Explanation of IP networking with BGP fundamentals
Action: deleted story
Reason: Removing third-party analysis of /s/teuum6 as described in /c/a5oytb.
2021-10-12 11:59 -0500 pushcx Story: Tree shaking in Webpack bundle optimization
Action: changed title from "Most popular mistake to ruin Webpack bundle optimization" to "Tree shaking in Webpack bundle optimization"
Reason: Toning down clickbait title.
2021-10-12 07:56 -0500 pushcx Domain buildjet.com
Action: Banned
Reason: Spam from /u/adasli.
2021-10-12 07:55 -0500 pushcx Story: Why we want to fix GitHub Actions
Action: deleted story
Reason: Spam. Lobsters is not your advertising venue.
2021-10-12 06:53 -0500 pushcx Story: An ideal DX for Rust on AWS Lambda?
Action: deleted story
Reason: Lobsters is not customer support for AWS.
2021-10-11 11:01 -0500 (Users) Story: Parsing JSON is a Minefield (2018)
Action: changed title from "Parsing JSON is a Minefield" to "Parsing JSON is a Minefield (2018)"
Reason: Automatically changed from user suggestions
2021-10-11 07:27 -0500 pushcx Story: Malwarebytes' privacy VPN is Mullvad in a shady trenchcoat
Action: deleted story
Reason: Business news is off-topic.
2021-10-10 09:17 -0500 pushcx Story: The Immaturity of JavaScript
Action: changed title from "The Shocking Immaturity of JavaScript" to "The Immaturity of JavaScript"
Reason: Toning down clickbait title.
2021-10-10 02:19 -0500 (Users) Story: Become a Hex Power User (2018)
Action: changed title from "Become a Hex Power User" to "Become a Hex Power User (2018)"
Reason: Automatically changed from user suggestions
2021-10-09 23:09 -0500 (Users) Story: Orion is a new WebKit-based browser for Mac
Action: changed tags from "browsers" to "browsers mac"
Reason: Automatically changed from user suggestions
2021-10-09 14:57 -0500 pushcx Tag: book
Action: Updating tag book, changed category_id from '5' to '4', changed description from 'Books' to 'Link to a book (not an ad or review)', changed is_media from 'false' to 'true'
2021-10-09 10:56 -0500 pushcx Comment by pushcx on Gmail password first character is case insensitive on mobile device
Action: used Sysop hat
2021-10-09 10:48 -0500 pushcx Story: Gmail password first character is case insensitive on mobile device
Action: changed title from "Gmail password first character is case insensitive on mobile device - Gmail Community" to "Gmail password first character is case insensitive on mobile device"
Reason: Please don't include site names in titles.
2021-10-09 07:56 -0500 (Users) Story: felvin-search/instant-apps: Your search box is now an app store
Action: changed title from "GitHub - felvin-search/instant-apps: Your search box is now an app store" to "felvin-search/instant-apps: Your search box is now an app store", changed tags from "javascript browsers web" to "web"
Reason: Automatically changed from user suggestions
2021-10-08 14:18 -0500 pushcx Story: Docs for Developers
Action: deleted story
Reason: There's nothing here to read and dicsuss, this is just an ad.
2021-10-08 07:38 -0500 (Users) Story: Bringing Objective-C to the Amiga
Action: changed tags from "compsci compilers osdev" to "compilers"
Reason: Automatically changed from user suggestions
2021-10-08 03:13 -0500 (Users) User twinumber
Action: changed own username from "alek" to "twinumber"
2021-10-07 18:53 -0500 (Users) Story: How to be a nice programmer
Action: changed tags from "programming" to "practices"
Reason: Automatically changed from user suggestions
2021-10-07 09:03 -0500 pushcx Story: Setting goals
Action: deleted story
Reason: Personal productivity is off-topic.
2021-10-07 08:42 -0500 pushcx Comment by pushcx on I really don't like the lobste.rs dark theme. Please create a way to disable
Action: used Sysop hat
2021-10-06 20:56 -0500 pushcx Story: Eff Up Like It's Your Job
Action: merged into teuum6 (Update about the October 4th outage)
Reason: Merging response into main story.
2021-10-06 16:44 -0500 pushcx Story: I really don't like the lobste.rs dark theme. Please create a way to disable
Action: changed url from "https://lobste.rs" to "", changed domain_id from 2077 to nil, changed description from "" to "Mod edit: No text, just the feature request in the title.", changed markeddown_description from "" to "<p>Mod edit: No text, just the feature request in the title.</p>\n", changed user_is_author from false to true
Reason: URL is optional on text posts, and this one is confusing.