Moderation Log

Date/Time Moderator Story/Comment/User, Action, Reason
2018-08-08 09:05 -0500 pushcx User jmk
Action: Granted hat "Neovim Developer" (https://neovim.io/)
2018-08-07 09:12 -0500 pushcx Story: The Evolution of FreeBSD Governance
Action: changed title from "Kirk McKusick: The Evolution of FreeBSD Governance -- BSDCan 2018" to "The Evolution of FreeBSD Governance"
Reason: Please don't include event and speaker names in titles.
2018-08-06 18:48 -0500 pushcx Story: What Men and Women Consider Hardcore Gaming Are Not The Same
Action: changed tags from "cogsci games" to "games culture"
Reason: Updating tags after discussion in the comments. We don't have a `datascience` tag. That these results are cultural may not be proven but it's the most appropriate tag.
2018-08-06 18:02 -0500 pushcx Story: Cramming Software With Thousands of Fake Bugs Could Make It More Secure
Action: merged into iwpecb (Chaff Bugs: Deterring Attackers by Making Software Buggier)
Reason: Merging into primary source.
2018-08-06 10:26 -0500 pushcx Story: A Couple of Meta-interpreters in Prolog
Action: changed description from "The power of metacircular interpreters" to "", changed markeddown_description from "<p>The power of metacircular interpreters</p>\n" to ""
Reason: The description field is not for summarizing the article or editorializing.
2018-08-06 08:34 -0500 pushcx Story: Operations Scheduling via Dynamic Programming
Action: changed tags from "programming" to "python"
Reason: Taggin this `python` notebook.
2018-08-03 08:13 -0500 pushcx Story: The Worm Ouroboros
Action: changed description from "In which it is argued that apparently simple C code can depend on something like Python." to "", changed markeddown_description from "<p>In which it is argued that apparently simple C code can depend on something like Python.</p>\n" to "", changed tags from "programming" to "c python"
Reason: The description field is not for summarizing the article; tagging languages.
2018-08-01 08:49 -0500 pushcx Comment by pushcx on We made the chat +r (temporarily)
Action: used Sysop hat
2018-08-01 07:09 -0500 pushcx Story: A Practical Theory Of Programming
Action: changed tags from "pdf compsci programming" to "pdf compsci programming book"
Reason: Tagging `book` as it describes itself as a book.
2018-07-31 11:34 -0500 pushcx Comment by pushcx on We made the chat +r (temporarily)
Action: used Sysop hat
2018-07-31 11:17 -0500 pushcx Story: SiloRider: a CLI tool that cross-posts entries on your blog to Twitter/Mastodon
Action: changed tags from "python web" to "python web show"
Reason: Adding `show` tag for showing off author's project.
2018-07-31 09:33 -0500 pushcx Story: Just An Engineer: The Politics of AI
Action: changed title from "You and AI – Just An Engineer: The Politics of AI" to "Just An Engineer: The Politics of AI"
Reason: Please don't include event names in talk titles.
2018-07-30 20:17 -0500 pushcx Story: A response about dep and vgo
Action: changed title from "Peter Bourgon · A response about dep and vgo" to "A response about dep and vgo"
Reason: Please don't include authors in story titles.
2018-07-30 17:23 -0500 (Users) Story: ReactOS Is Now Able To Boot From Btrfs
Action: changed tags from "programming" to "programming windows"
Reason: Automatically changed from user suggestions
2018-07-30 09:12 -0500 pushcx Story: India's first RISC-V based Chip is Here: Linux boots on Shakti processor
Action: changed title from "India's first RISC-V based Chip is Here: Linux boots on Shakti processor! | Geek Dave" to "India's first RISC-V based Chip is Here: Linux boots on Shakti processor"
Reason: Please don't include authors in story titles.
2018-07-29 20:11 -0500 (Users) Story: Detecting the use of "curl | bash" server side (2016)
Action: changed title from "Detecting the use of \"curl | bash\" server side" to "Detecting the use of \"curl | bash\" server side (2016)"
Reason: Automatically changed from user suggestions
2018-07-29 11:50 -0500 pushcx Story: Bedrock Linux
Action: changed tags from "linux osdev" to "linux"
Reason: With the `linux` tag and this article not being about dev, the story doesn't call for `osdev`.
2018-07-28 23:37 -0500 pushcx Story: Administrative Purgatory
Action: deleted story
Reason: No tags apply because American immigration bureaucracy is not on-topic for Lobsters.
2018-07-28 18:20 -0500 (Users) Story: Why You Shouldn't Use A Web Framework
Action: changed tags from "programming" to "programming rant"
Reason: Automatically changed from user suggestions
2018-07-28 11:16 -0500 (Users) Story: Racket v7.0
Action: changed tags from "lisp" to "lisp release"
Reason: Automatically changed from user suggestions
2018-07-28 10:14 -0500 pushcx Story: Shit Hacker News Says
Action: deleted story
Reason: This has nothing to do with computing and everything to do with mocking people.
2018-07-27 23:45 -0500 pushcx Story: The European Commission Versus Android
Action: deleted story
Reason: Removing business analysis.
2018-07-27 07:59 -0500 pushcx Story: Financial woes for Slackware's Patrick Volkerding
Action: changed tags from "linux culture" to "linux person"
Reason: This is about Volkerding's experience, not the broader Linux culture, so I'm swapping the tags.
2018-07-26 08:02 -0500 pushcx Story: The secret call to Andy Grove that may have helped Apple buy NeXT
Action: merged into j3ytqn (A bit of history about Apple)
Reason: Merging into same story.
2018-07-26 07:49 -0500 pushcx Story: Consolidated tweet wisdom on self-organizing company survival skills
Action: changed tags from "practices job culture" to "practices culture"
Reason: The `job` tag is for job openings.
2018-07-26 00:17 -0500 (Users) Story: Is WebAssembly the return of Java Applets & Flash?
Action: changed title from "Is WebAssembly the return of Java Applets &amp; Flash?" to "Is WebAssembly the return of Java Applets & Flash?"
Reason: Automatically changed from user suggestions
2018-07-25 20:54 -0500 (Users) Story: Forvis: A Formal RISC-V ISA Specification
Action: changed tags from "hardware haskell" to "hardware haskell formalmethods"
Reason: Automatically changed from user suggestions
2018-07-25 16:54 -0500 pushcx Story: Developers as a Vector for Malware
Action: changed title from "Hey you smart, well-paid devs. Stop clicking on those phishing links and bringing in malware muck on your shoes" to "Developers as a Vector for Malware"
Reason: De-clickbaiting another awful Register title.
2018-07-25 13:07 -0500 (Users) Story: Replacing netstat's 90s C Code With Modern Python
Action: changed tags from "python linux ai" to "python linux"
Reason: Automatically changed from user suggestions
2018-07-25 11:59 -0500 (Users) Story: The coming civil war over general purpose computing (2012)
Action: changed title from "The coming civil war over general purpose computing" to "The coming civil war over general purpose computing (2012)"
Reason: Automatically changed from user suggestions
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.