Questions tagged [status-declined]

Indicates that the feature request will not be implemented, or that a bug will not be fixed at present time.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
0
votes
1answer
83 views

Why aren't spam and offensive answers simply deleted from the database?

Given the recent spate of spam by a, let us say "disgruntled" user, why is it that the account is deleted but the deleted questions/answers still remain visible on the site (to those with the ...
0
votes
1answer
66 views

Reopen request for question 384894

I asked this: Is a 'telecommuter' SLA a good idea? Does it even exist? I don't know where else on StackExchange to ask other than SuperUser. This clearly falls under the general SuperUser ...
0
votes
2answers
67 views

How about sharing reputation across merged accounts? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why isn't reputation passed between Stack Exchange sites? I have cross-linked accounts on several stack exchange sites (Stack Overflow, Meta Stack Overflow, Super User, ...
0
votes
1answer
77 views

Synonym Request [stickies] to [sticky notes]

stickies has 3 questions and sticky-notes has 17. Sticky notes can be any operating system including OS X, while stickies seems to only be OS X. stickies should be a synonym of sticky-notes ...
0
votes
1answer
49 views

Performance tag requires eleboration

Not entirely certain from my observations of this tag but I seem to see that this tag is always linked to other tags such as hard drive or graphics card or seems to be relatively broad, I was thinking ...
0
votes
1answer
63 views

Removal of html tag because HTML questions are off-topic

I recently had a html question put on hold here and I think I speak for a lot of people when I say although the questions are seen to be put on hold, the fact that there is a tag for html suggests to ...
0
votes
1answer
49 views

Color valid tags differently from invalid tags

I have an interesting idea for how tags work. No, it is not the new and improved tag, or a total tag makeover. In fact, it is a small change in how tags work that I think could help out a lot of ...
0
votes
1answer
148 views

Can we support internal “chrome://” URLs?

Is it possible that we could support the internal chrome:// URLs used by Google Chrome and Chromium? There are many questions where one has to access an internal page used by Chrome to solve the ...
0
votes
0answers
74 views

No background on downarrow-beside-username popup on main page, but it is there on question pages

If I go to superuser.com and mouse over the arrow near my name, it's hard to read because there is no background. I click through to a question, and on that page there is no problem. This is on Web+ ...
0
votes
0answers
62 views

No “Get in touch” ability? [duplicate]

I have found constantly that I am trying to talk to users yet I am constantly dragged down by the fact that we are spamming the living daylights out of comments. Why do we not have an ability to post ...
-1
votes
1answer
208 views

Synonym Breakage: Command Line vs. Command Prompt

I don't think those should by synonyms. "Command line" is often contrasted with a GUI; it means that you're typing commands in a terminal-like Window. It's a platform-agnostic term, used in Unix-...
-1
votes
1answer
67 views

Request for a markdown shortcut for XY

Perhaps it is my imagination but there seems to be an increase in XY problems on SU, to the point that I am linking to the MSO question regularly. Questions are of the format "How can I realign the ...
-1
votes
1answer
100 views

Allow “private” messages between users? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Private message feature It would be a useful feature to have a button sitting on every user page that would allow one user to contact another in a private way, without having ...
-1
votes
2answers
88 views

Inconsistent closing of questions

Last year I posted the question "How Often Should I Run ChkDsk?" and the question received a decent amount of views and a handful of answers. Today, I asked the question "Should I ever put my computer ...
-2
votes
3answers
166 views

Please merge the excel and spreadsheet tags on SuperUser

As I just asked a question on Excel, I saw that the tag spreadsheet had 3 questions (which are also about excel) and that excel has 50 questions. It feels redundant.
-2
votes
4answers
193 views

Make superuser an aggregate of SO and SF Reputation

Can superuser's reputation be synchronized between the sum of SO, SF plus any SU rep? Just an idea.
-2
votes
1answer
87 views

Synonymous meta tags about tagging

There are some meta tags about tags that seems to be synonymous: retagging is a synonym of retag-request. tag-synonym-request is a synonym of tag-synonyms. tag-wiki-suggestion is a synonym of tag-...
-2
votes
2answers
142 views

Undelete the List of free antivirus solutions for Windows

I went out to search for antivirus solutions, and quite a few questions are on super user for this. I believe a question like "what free antivirus solutions are there" is a valid question for this (...
-2
votes
1answer
115 views

Private message feature

I would like to know if it's possible to have a Personal Message feature in SU. Sometimes I want to email a user or even a mod but I don't think it's possible. I think it could be usefull to share ...
-2
votes
1answer
210 views

Merge tags [802.11] and [wireless-networking]

Merge tags 802.11 and wireless-networking. Considering wireless-networking has wifi as a synonym …
-2
votes
1answer
45 views

SU Retag Request: [startup] --> [boot]

startup might benefit from being merged to boot.
-3
votes
2answers
351 views

Protecting or marking self answered questions to avoid “lack of research” downvotes

I recently had a small problem to solve, googled and found a solution. Since the question was out of Stack websites, I thought I would post it already with an answer, and so I did it: Replace any ...
-3
votes
1answer
70 views

New badge for answering N questions

This has nothing to do with the fact I've attempted to answer nearly 1000 questions, but based purely on that fact ( :) ), should there be a badge for answering certain thresholds? Joking aside, ...
-3
votes
1answer
69 views

Ability to follow users or add friends?

I am sure this question has been asked several times, but when I search for "favorite user" or "add user to favorites" all I seem to get is posts for favorite question of the week. Please respond ...
-3
votes
2answers
95 views

Add softwarerecs to vote to migrate option

We should include the Software Recommendations in the "Vote to migrate" menu. There are a lot of SuperUser questions about software recommendations and it'd be good to put an option. Also, a lot of ...
-3
votes
1answer
57 views

InCopy tag creation request

My Super User question here involves Adobe InCopy. I would like to request the creation of a tag about Adobe InCopy. Could we please create such a tag? Thanks!
-3
votes
1answer
58 views

Tag creation request

I have a question about my Super User post: vim | less breaks things (autogenerated header) May the community please create the following tags: bug less Tag #discussion is included because it is ...
-3
votes
1answer
70 views

'Preserve' State for keep real bad questions as reference

As this comment shows, even bad questions have some value in serving as a reference for, well, bad questions. However questions with a lot of downvotes tend to be deleted, so the system lacks a final ...
-4
votes
2answers
166 views

Bounty system : case of bounty awarded but no acceptance

I have lately encountered several cases where a poster has awarded the bounty, but has not marked that answer as accepted (or any other answer). This is the symmetric case to the grace period ...
-4
votes
1answer
68 views

Please undelete Automatic Wallpaper Manager?

I ask NOT for a reopen here, but would you please undelete [this question](https://superuser.com/q/679640/269574, so that at least, it can be shared, viewed, and benefit those who can't seek or see ...
-4
votes
1answer
90 views

Limit time for downvotes

Can we put a limit on the downvote system please (I'm talking years)? The reason is the SU rules change in regards to what is on and off topic. So current queue (at time of writing) is filled with ...
-4
votes
1answer
64 views

Please add a tag for elliptic curves [closed]

Here. My carma doesn't allow to do this.
-4
votes
1answer
65 views

Why we can't we show that chatting user is typing? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Could we show if someone is typing on chat? Consider this scenario A and B were chatting for an specific answer and why can't we show the specific user is typing when he ...
-4
votes
1answer
57 views

Flagging>Closing>Off-Topic>Migration inadequate choices

Flagging>Closing>Off-Topic>Migration has these choices: belongs on meta.superuser.com discussion, support, and feature requests for this site belongs on stackoverflow.com Q&A for ...
-5
votes
1answer
68 views

Can you add the UNIX&Linux SE to the available migration groups?

Can you add the UNIX&Linux SE to the available migration groups? It has a lot of other groups but in some cases allowing a transfer to that group might be preferable.
-5
votes
1answer
57 views

Shouldn't the hardware tag be enabled?

Currently, the "Hardware" tag is disabled: However, things such as "Hardware-failure" are allowed. The reason the tag was closed (based on my research) is that it lead to quite a bit of shopping ...
-6
votes
1answer
156 views

<kbd> tag looks wrong

According to W3C, When the kbd element is nested inside another kbd element, it represents an actual key or other single unit of input as appropriate for the input mechanism. The SU way of ...
-6
votes
1answer
95 views

Why can't we allow one user one i.p?

Consider the following scenario: Imagine that there were two people let us consider them as A and B. User A works at night and used to use superuser at night. User B works at day and used to use ...
-6
votes
1answer
66 views

Retags should not bump a post

I think (following the cd incident) that retags, as a maintenance operation, should not bump the question to the front page. What do you think?
-7
votes
2answers
56 views

Exception to the minimum answer character count

Sometimes a user just needs a single command line answer. To be most efficient (The mantra of the SE community) it would make sense just to give them a single command to run rather than appending ...
-7
votes
2answers
121 views

Suggested edit about Windows XP and Vista laptops' first and “second” warnings about low battery power has been rejected

Link to suggested edit: https://superuser.com/review/suggested-edits/964770 I tried to change: In Windows, you can change that in the settings, there are two thresholds - one to give you a warning, ...
-8
votes
2answers
240 views

Could we show if someone is typing on chat?

When @ at someone, it would be good to know when he/she types an answer. Just like in popular IMs like Facebook, Gmail etc.
-8
votes
1answer
106 views

question is closed without proper reason

This was my question How can I benchmark Linux PC I see its closed as not constructive. Which means, This question is not a good fit to our Q&A format. We expect answers to generally involve ...
-8
votes
3answers
82 views

Make badges be worth reputation

I don't know if this has ever been part of the site and then deleted or what, but I think that badges should be worth something, preferrably reputation or maybe something new. I know that some new ...
-8
votes
1answer
87 views

Could anyone create a tag called “program-like”?

Could anyone create a tag called "program-like"? It would be for questions that try to find a programs with the defined features (It´s a way I used to use this website, I define the features of an ...
-9
votes
1answer
62 views

Add “windows” to super user description?

I had a tough time looking for the stack exchange Q&A for windows issues in order to post this question: windows issue . Finally someone directed me to this Q&A. The current description for ...
-9
votes
3answers
128 views

Migrate question from SO?

I think this question should be migrated from SO. They've closed it and it has a TON of exp that could benefit this community. I flagged it and RichB responded, This should not be closed, it ...
-9
votes
2answers
60 views

RFE: hide vote counts for an initial 2 weeks

I would like to see up/down vote tallies not released until the question has had a chance to be viewed. It's fairly well established that seeing results of votes before you have had a chance to ...
-10
votes
3answers
282 views

Can I create a Facebook fan page for Super User?

I have created a Super User page on Facebook. I need information such as when Super User was founded, our mission, etc...check out the page and provide insights and suggestions...etc I also need a ...
-10
votes
1answer
89 views

Close question after some days of acceptance (if user accept the answer)

I get disturbed by an answer for a question posted by me, if I did accept and confirm an answer a couple of months ago. I better suggest you to close/mark the question as "no more answers needed".