7 votes

Should we have a new Buddhism stack favicon?

How can we change the favicon of SE site in Beta? suggests that yes, this may be possible! I think it's a good idea -- so I upvoted your question, and I invite other people to upvote it too. A ...
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Should we have a new Buddhism stack favicon?

Here are some designs for evaluation and comments by the moderators and the community. They are based on "Unicode Symbol: ☸ (U+2638: Wheel Of Dharma)". I post them here as square PNG images for ICO ...
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Social Media Accounts

You are welcome to create social media accounts and use them however you like; however they must be clearly marked as not run or sanctioned by SE corporate. Something like "This page is administered ...
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On reputation, badges and Buddhist principles

First of all, the format of the site is not really up to us; the site belongs to StackExchange and they determine the layout of the site for the most part (full-fledged sites have some control over ...
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decorating our page

No, English SE is not a Beta site, it is a full-blown site designed by a professional UI designer commissioned by Stack Exchange company. All Beta sites look the same, by design. We need to prove that ...
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3 votes
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Why do Dharmafarer URL links to Piya Tan's publications not work anymore?

Thanks to some work by Shog9, all 466 of these links have been updated for you, so even if the dharmafarer site doesn't update their links, you won't need to worry about editing them all manually. He ...
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Attachment of files to questions and answers

FYI this feature was requested, and declined, in 2009: Please add a system to allow file uploads attached to questions and answers Their recommendation there was that you upload the document yourself,...
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3 votes
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Use of the Blog / Newsletter

There is a question on meta.stackexchange where the blog feature was first discussed and introduced. In the accepted answer it says: Here are some guidelines that I would expect to see from a ...
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Use of the Blog / Newsletter

The creation of new site blogs is on hiatus, but that's not to say that the community here shouldn't make plans for what they would want to see in a blog down the line. There isn't any real proper ...
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How about a 'resource' tab?

What about amending the help page to include some useful resources? I've just found out that moderators can edit some of the sections. I've mocked up how the help page might look. This seems like a ...
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Rename this site 'metta'?

I disagree, since in the context of SE, "Meta" is not a Pali word. It comes from the Greek prefix. The same prefix is used in 'meta-physics' (what goes beyond physics), 'meta-literature' (the study of ...
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Rename this site 'metta'?

That would indeed be a feature-request -- i.e. it is not something which moderators can edit/implement, and it would instead require the SE site designers/developers/operators to make that change. ...
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2 votes

Should we have a new Buddhism stack favicon?

Yes please. I like the dhamma wheel as a favicon. "Unicode Symbol: ☸ (U+2638: Wheel Of Dharma) Simple and reproducible. (Y)
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What is the main chatroom of this site?

It's here: Buddhism -- General discussion People don't use it ... so it's repeatedly (automatically) "frozen" for a lack of activity; but I can unfreeze it whenever someone asks. When people chat it'...
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Why do Dharmafarer URL links to Piya Tan's publications not work anymore?

I asked about that a couple of weeks ago ... How to find and/or change a set of hyperlinks on a site? ... this has happened before but there isn't such a tool. It's easy to find all the links (with ...
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Why do Dharmafarer URL links to Piya Tan's publications not work anymore?

To fix the Dharmafarer URLs, change from: http://dharmafarer.org/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2009/12/14.13-Khemaka-S-s22.89-piya.pdf To: http://www.themindingcentre.org/dharmafarer/wp-content/...
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Could we be able to choose more than one answer to our questions with a check-mark?

The current software doesn't permit it, so that would be a new feature request. I don't know whether Stack Exchange developers or product managers read this Meta site, or whether you must post any ...
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un-upvote an answer without downvoting?

You click on the up-arrow to upvote an answer: and click on the up-arrow again to cancel the upvote. See Is there a way to cancel upvote on answer / question? If I try to un-upvote an answer which I ...
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How about a resource pool?

There's a list of (some) useful resources on the site's Help page. See also Suggestions for resources section.
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1 vote
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Table with Merged Cells

As far as I know, that is so. The topic Is there any markdown to create tables? is tagged 'status-declined'.
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Can I set the order of the Tags in a Question?

Sorry as you've found out the tags aren't orderable and Buddhism SE can't change that. I really appreciate that you care about the non-duality tag. Thank you for that. It's people taking an interest ...
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Display votes on the question

Further to the comments above, I suggest you look at https://meta.stackexchange.com/questions/tagged/status-completed?sort=newest to see what requests StackExchange have been "completing" recently. ...
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Social Media Accounts

Ok, I've created a twitter account: https://twitter.com/Buddhism_SE and a Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/buddhism.se And set up an account with If This Then That: https://ifttt.com/p/...
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