10 votes
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Closing question based on inactivity

The worst of these questions have already been deleted by an automatic process: If the question is more than 365 days old, and ... has a score of 0 or less, or a score of 1 and a deleted owner has ...
7 votes

Can we get TeX support?

Clearly LaTeX is need here, so… $$ \Huge MathJax: ACTIVATED $$
7 votes

Why is there a penalty for downvoting answers?

One of the reasons for the cost to down vote answers, is to discourage answer-er's from down voting other answers, simply to move their answer to the top. Data Science does not have so much traffic ...
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6 votes

Why is there a penalty for downvoting answers?

The logic (outlined a bit in this blog post) is basically as follows: SE values answers more than questions. That's why there is no penalty for downvoting questions (and less reputation gain for ...
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6 votes
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Offer Additional Options for "Off Topic" Flag

The StackExchange software does not allow you to add beta sites as migration targets. Open Data is a beta site, so can't be listed as another migration target on that screen. Regardless of what ...
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5 votes

Data Science logo improvement

Maybe is it just because it's still in beta? Yes, beta sites have generic logos with the initials of the site in most cases. The logo and the overall site design would be discussed and decided upon ...
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5 votes
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More flagging options needed

We add additional migration paths (that is, paths visible to users via the flag or close menu) once there is a demonstrated need for them. Basically, we look at the volume of posts being migrated, and ...
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5 votes
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Code Snippet Regular Expression

Sounds reasonable. We do need syntax highlighting on the site. Please help me with collecting a good number of example posts which would benefit from the feature. [Converting this answer to a ...
4 votes

Where in this website could user share a dataset?

Stack Exchange is a Q&A community and Dataset Sharing is not in its construction. Even tough sharing data is relevant to Data Science, in order to keep things organized we have another SE where ...
4 votes
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How can we define what is and what is not on topic?

I think the on/off-topic examples could be improved (though I'm not sure how to change them). No matter what, on/off-topic is subjective at the edges, and won't be perfect. That's OK. In practice, I ...
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4 votes

Expand Scope of Acceptable Data Science Questions?

As I understand, Orange questions are within the scope of this site as long as there is a good explanation and it's related in some way to data science. The Orange tag has had 9 questions asked this ...
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4 votes

Can we get a "cite" link?

Since https://stats.stackexchange.com is pretty much the same as https://datascience.stackexchange.com https://stats.stackexchange.com has a cite option I agree it would make sense for datascience....
3 votes

Code Snippet Regular Expression

Syntax Highlighting is a feature available on StackExchange Sites. This question has been asked before. It was not addressed. Let's hope this go around we can get the appropriate people's attention.
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3 votes

Tags request: rdf, sparql, owl, rdfs

If you find a question that you believe could use this tag, and do not have the reputation to add it, then comment on the question and I will add it.
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3 votes

Should accepting an answer also upvote that answer?

The first situation doesn't really make sense; I've seen users (on other sites in the Stack Exchange network) doing the second because while the accepted answer helped them best, it isn't really ...
3 votes

Why is there a penalty for downvoting answers?

I feel like by penalizing downvotes we are discouraging people from holding answers to higher standards. Not at all. If you vote well you get your reputation back. It's only if there's not enough ...
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2 votes

How to deal with questions already answered on other communities like Stack Overflow or stats exchange?

When the question doesn't belong here also, close it for that reason. When it does, I generally just leave the comment with the link, but if you are worried about the question remaining open, consider ...
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2 votes

Want tag for graphviz

Before I start, I need to say that the referenced question, is a really great question. I hope it gets some good answers. And as to the inquiry about adding a new tag, thanks for bringing it to Meta....
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2 votes

Feature Request: Create new tags during question edit

Not possible However, you can add the tag to an existing question.
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2 votes

Enable code prettifying for DS SE/fix these tags that have no default

I honestly don't know how to do that, but yes that would be fine. Let me ... see if mod chat can help.
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2 votes

Can we get syntax highlighting?

For the record, there are about five requests for this now on meta: https://datascience.meta.stackexchange.com/search?q=highlighting Let me ping a CM to see if we can enable it.
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2 votes

Data Science logo improvement

I don't know how sites get special logos, but I'm sure we could ask. If you have a proposal, feel free to post it.
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1 vote

Limitation of the Data Science site's migration process

I am not entirely sure about this but I think the list of sites you see may be a function of which sites you have some minimum rep on? For example I know the list on SO that I see is different from ...
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