Moderation Log

Date/Time Moderator Story/Comment/User, Action, Reason
2018-07-25 07:15 -0500 pushcx Comment by pushcx on Downsizing and its side effects
Action: used Sysop hat
2018-07-25 07:15 -0500 pushcx Story: Downsizing and its side effects
Action: changed description from "\"\r\n - Going from an iPhone to a dumb phone (Nokia 150)\r\n - Biking to work (15km return)\r\n - Preparing my own meals and eating at home\r\n - Unsubscribing from newsletters\r\n - Downsizing my online accounts from ~120 to 30.\r\n - Going off social networks\r\n - Reading my emails only twice a day\r\n\r\nI realized that once I have made these decisions, I see some pretty cool side effects.\r\n\"" to "", changed markeddown_description from "<p>“</p>\n<ul>\n<li>Going from an iPhone to a dumb phone (Nokia 150)</li>\n<li>Biking to work (15km return)</li>\n<li>Preparing my own meals and eating at home</li>\n<li>Unsubscribing from newsletters</li>\n<li>Downsizing my online accounts from ~120 to 30.</li>\n<li>Going off social networks</li>\n<li>Reading my emails only twice a day</li>\n</ul>\n<p>I realized that once I have made these decisions, I see some pretty cool side effects.\n“</p>\n" to ""
Reason: The description field is not for highlighting quotes.
2018-07-24 08:25 -0500 (Users) Story: The History of Rewriting PHP
Action: changed tags from "historical" to "historical php"
Reason: Automatically changed from user suggestions
2018-07-24 07:59 -0500 (Users) Story: Nintendo Sues Console ROM Sites For 'Mass' Copyright Infringement (Update)
Action: changed tags from "games historical" to "games law"
Reason: Automatically changed from user suggestions
2018-07-23 10:15 -0500 pushcx Story: Google: Security Keys Neutralized Employee Phishing
Action: changed title from "Google: Security Keys Neutralized Employee Phishing — Krebs on Security" to "Google: Security Keys Neutralized Employee Phishing"
Reason: Please don't include site names in story titles.
2018-07-22 13:09 -0500 (Users) Story: jsoniter - faster than Go’s json
Action: changed title from "Migrate from go standard libary" to "jsoniter - faster than Go’s json"
Reason: Automatically changed from user suggestions
2018-07-21 23:41 -0500 (Users) Story: The ABC Conjecture has not been proved (2012)
Action: changed title from "The ABC Conjecture has not been proved" to "The ABC Conjecture has not been proved (2012)"
Reason: Automatically changed from user suggestions
2018-07-20 09:25 -0500 pushcx Story: Farewell, Google Maps
Action: deleted story
Reason: Removing business pricing story. This would probably fit in well at YC News.
2018-07-20 09:24 -0500 pushcx Story: Fuchsia: Google Is Quietly Working on a Successor to Android
Action: changed description from "> Google’s ads business relies on an ability to target users based on their location and activity, and Fuchsia’s nascent privacy features would, if implemented, hamstring this important business. There’s already been at least one clash between advertising and engineering over security and privacy features of the fledgling operating system, according to a person familiar with the matter. **The ad team prevailed, this person said**." to "", changed markeddown_description from "<blockquote>\n<p>Google’s ads business relies on an ability to target users based on their location and activity, and Fuchsia’s nascent privacy features would, if implemented, hamstring this important business. There’s already been at least one clash between advertising and engineering over security and privacy features of the fledgling operating system, according to a person familiar with the matter. <strong>The ad team prevailed, this person said</strong>.</p>\n</blockquote>\n" to ""
Reason: The description field is not for highlighting quotes.
2018-07-19 23:20 -0500 (Users) Story: Interview: Theo de Raadt of OpenBSD (2006)
Action: changed title from "[old] Interview: Theo de Raadt of OpenBSD" to "Interview: Theo de Raadt of OpenBSD (2006)"
Reason: Automatically changed from user suggestions
2018-07-19 16:08 -0500 pushcx Story: Introducing the ASan Nightly Project
Action: changed title from "[firefox] Introducing the ASan Nightly Project" to "Introducing the ASan Nightly Project"
Reason: Please don't add product names to story titles.
2018-07-18 14:10 -0500 (Users) Story: EU fines Google €4.3B for using Android to strengthen dominance of Google search engine
Action: changed tags from "android" to "android law"
Reason: Automatically changed from user suggestions
2018-07-18 08:46 -0500 pushcx User ceh
Action: Granted hat "Go Contributor" (https://golang.org/AUTHORS)
2018-07-18 06:59 -0500 pushcx Story: Simula: a personal journey (2017)
Action: changed title from "James Gosling - Simula: a personal journey (2017)" to "Simula: a personal journey (2017)"
Reason: Please don't include speaker names in story titles.
2018-07-17 14:48 -0500 pushcx Story: Register allocation using graph coloring
Action: changed title from "Dennis Yurichev: Register allocation using graph coloring" to "Register allocation using graph coloring"
Reason: Please don't include authors in story titles.
2018-07-17 14:45 -0500 pushcx Story: Are SKS keyservers safe? Do we need them?
Action: changed title from "Are SKS keyservers safe? Do we need them? – yakamo k" to "Are SKS keyservers safe? Do we need them?"
Reason: Please don't include authors in story titles.
2018-07-17 07:59 -0500 pushcx Story: A New Golden Age for Computer Architecture (2017)
Action: changed title from "A New Golden Age for Computer Architecture (2017 Turing Award Lecture)" to "A New Golden Age for Computer Architecture (2017)"
Reason: Please don't include event names in talk titles.
2018-07-17 03:56 -0500 (Users) Story: Lennart Poettering explains why "binary logs" isn't a big problem in systemd (2014)
Action: changed title from "Lennart Poettering explains why \"binary logs\" isn't a big problem in systemd" to "Lennart Poettering explains why \"binary logs\" isn't a big problem in systemd (2014)"
Reason: Automatically changed from user suggestions
2018-07-17 01:59 -0500 (Users) Story: Ask: Do you use generative testing? How would you improve your use of it?
Action: changed tags from "testing formalmethods" to "testing formalmethods ask"
Reason: Automatically changed from user suggestions
2018-07-14 14:21 -0500 pushcx Story: The everything-is-a-file principle (2002)
Action: changed title from "The everything-is-a-file principle (Linus Torvalds) (2002)" to "The everything-is-a-file principle (2002)"
Reason: Please don't include authors in story titles.
2018-07-13 11:35 -0500 pushcx Comment by pushcx on Are PGP Key-servers Breaking the Law under the GDPR?
Action: used Sysop hat
2018-07-12 12:43 -0500 pushcx Comment by pushcx on Transfer of power
Action: used Sysop hat
2018-07-11 10:44 -0500 pushcx Story: Reusing UI Components Simplified with Bit+NPM
Action: changed title from "Reusing UI Components Simplified with Bit+NPM (Hackernoon)" to "Reusing UI Components Simplified with Bit+NPM"
Reason: Please don't include site titles in story titles.
2018-07-11 07:12 -0500 pushcx Comment by pushcx on djbsort: a new software library for sorting arrays of signed 32 bit integers
Action: used Sysop hat
2018-07-10 18:00 -0500 (Users) Story: Interfacing to C++ - D Programming Language
Action: changed tags from "compilers c++" to "compilers c++ d"
Reason: Automatically changed from user suggestions
2018-07-09 08:49 -0500 pushcx Story: Currents: A quarterly report on developer trends in the cloud
Action: changed tags from "devops practices job culture" to "devops practices culture"
Reason: This is not a job opportunity.
2018-07-07 15:22 -0500 pushcx Story: Compressing the Library of Babel
Action: changed title from "!!Con 2018: Compressing the Library of Babel! by David Turner" to "Compressing the Library of Babel"
Reason: Please don't include event and speaker names in titles.
2018-07-07 08:33 -0500 pushcx Story: Open Offices Make You Less Open
Action: merged into mzxa9b (The impact of the ‘open’ workspace on human collaboration)
Reason: Merging into the primary source.
2018-07-06 22:52 -0500 (Users) Story: Waterfox 56.2.0 Released
Action: changed tags from "browsers" to "browsers release"
Reason: Automatically changed from user suggestions
2018-07-06 09:47 -0500 pushcx Story: Single-dose testosterone administration increases men’s preference for status goods
Action: deleted story
Reason: This has nothing to do with computing
2018-07-05 17:53 -0500 pushcx Story: How did the J9 in OpenJ9 get its name?
Action: changed title from "How did the J9 in OpenJ9 get its name? – Ronald Servant" to "How did the J9 in OpenJ9 get its name?"
Reason: Please don't include authors in story titles.
2018-07-05 15:26 -0500 pushcx Story: Visual Studio Code June 2018 (1.25) update released
Action: changed tags from "programming" to "programming release"
2018-07-05 11:47 -0500 pushcx Comment by pushcx on Armok Web Services: play Dwarf Fortress with others in your browser
Action: used Sysop hat
2018-07-04 21:32 -0500 pushcx Story: Intel and the Danger of Integration
Action: deleted story
Reason: Removing business news analysis.
2018-07-04 13:52 -0500 pushcx Story: Coordinated raids of German Tor supporters "Zwiebelfreunde"
Action: merged into w6d7t0 (Police searches homes of "Zwiebelfreunde" board members as well as "OpenLab" in Augsburg)
Reason: Merging breaking news.
2018-07-04 07:22 -0500 pushcx Story: How We Made Joins 23 Thousand Times Faster, Part Two
Action: changed title from "Lab Notes: How We Made Joins 23 Thousand Times Faster, Part Two" to "How We Made Joins 23 Thousand Times Faster, Part Two"
Reason: Please don't uncle blog/series name in story titles.
2018-07-04 06:59 -0500 pushcx Story: Cory Doctorow: Zuck’s Empire of Oily Rags
Action: deleted story
Reason: Removing business/politics story that's not about computing.
2018-07-03 15:54 -0500 pushcx Story: We’ve tracked all of Elon Musk’s tweets since 2015. It’s never been like this.
Action: deleted story
Reason: This is business gossip that has nothing to do with computing.
2018-07-03 09:21 -0500 pushcx Story: New version of Plastic SCM
Action: changed tags from "vcs" to "vcs release"
Reason: Adding `release` tag for the upate. Thanks!
2018-07-03 07:27 -0500 pushcx Story: AT&T promised lower prices after Time Warner merger—it’s raising them instead
Action: changed description from "Is anybody surprised at all?" to "", changed markeddown_description from "<p>Is anybody surprised at all?</p>\n" to ""
Reason: Removing business news.
2018-07-02 12:51 -0500 pushcx Story: SUSE Linux Sold for $2.5 Billion
Action: changed title from "Breaking News! SUSE Linux Sold for $2.5 Billion" to "SUSE Linux Sold for $2.5 Billion"
Reason: Toning down headline that's excited to the point of clickbait. I'm on the fence about removing this as business news. Hrm.
2018-07-02 10:28 -0500 (Users) Story: LibreOffice 6.2 has been ported to Haiku
Action: changed title from "LibreOffice 6.2 has been ported to Haiku OS" to "LibreOffice 6.2 has been ported to Haiku"
Reason: Automatically changed from user suggestions
2018-07-01 15:21 -0500 (Users) Story: Poezio - A text-based XMPP client
Action: changed title from "Poezio - A test-based XMPP client" to "Poezio - A text-based XMPP client"
Reason: Automatically changed from user suggestions
2018-07-01 05:51 -0500 pushcx Story: wendzelNNTPd - An NNTP server
Action: changed description from "Just wanted to share a project I came accross a few months ago since I do love NNTP." to "", changed markeddown_description from "<p>Just wanted to share a project I came accross a few months ago since I do love NNTP.</p>\n" to ""
Reason: Doesn't need to have a description when it's clearly on topic. No worries, this is pretty common in first-time submissions.
2018-07-01 05:35 -0500 pushcx Comment by deavmi on A rant
Action: deleted comment
Reason: Stop with the me-too comments. These add nothing to a conversation, there's nothing to learn or anything to respond with. I can see you posted hundreds of these to YC News before and after they shadowbanned you, and I'm not going to keep warning about this for weeks. Don't comment if you don't have anything substantial to contribute.
2018-07-01 05:27 -0500 pushcx Story: Accelerate's definition of developer productivity
Action: changed title from "Accelerate's definition of developer productivity." to "Accelerate's definition of developer productivity"
Reason: Removing punctuation from title
2018-06-30 23:56 -0500 pushcx Comment by deavmi on unix as an ide
Action: deleted comment
Reason: Please don't post empty one-line comments like this. I see it got you banned from Y Combinator News and I don't want to do the same.
2018-06-29 17:16 -0500 pushcx Story: Linux distro hacked on GitHub, “all code considered compromised”
Action: merged into ajqiru (Gentoo Github Organization hacked)
Reason: Merging into primary source.
2018-06-29 13:46 -0500 Irene Comment by Irene on 9front hackers' interview (on early days)
Action: used Sysop hat
2018-06-29 00:02 -0500 pushcx User aminb
Action: Granted hat "GNU Webmaster" (https://www.gnu.org/people/webmeisters.html#aminb)