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Our site logo's broken :(

As of now, our site's logo in the mid-top bar is broken, both on Crypto.Meta.SE and on Crypto.SE. Here's a picture of either site's logo: This bug was confirmed in private by a co-mod of mine and by ...
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Flagging error (resulting out of a HTTP ERROR 500)?

There seems to be something wrong with the flagging. When trying to flag this question I got an error. Reloading the page didn’t fix the issue (so it’s not a browser caching problem). When I click ...
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Use MathJax / $\TeX$ within Cryptography META

The main site of Cryptography uses MathJax extensively. I would like to have the same thing enabled on Meta. I can think of the following reasons to do so: it is more consistent with the main site; ...
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Should we get rid of programming-language related tags?

We‘ve got several programming-language related tags. For example: java and javascript Considering that we‘ve got a close-reason reading Off Topic – Programming questions are off-topic even if you ...
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Welcome message on the tour page

Right now we got this message on the tour page: Cryptography Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for software developers, mathematicians and others interested in cryptography. It's built ...
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Question without bounty featured

The question "BB84 - Bits needed to detect Eve's presence" is still listed in the featured tab on the main site even though the bounty expired four days ago (wasn't awarded). Can somebody please fix ...
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Attack tag names?

There are two attack tags in plural (side-channel-attacks and timing-attacks). Those should probably be renamed? The tags distinguisher and distinguishing-attack are very overlapping, I think. Do they ...
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Deleting user's name

I'm so sorry for this post, but I think this is necessary. Although this site is designed for research, some users misuse it. These users choose a name for its profile that is a vilification. For ...
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Site logo background isn't transparent, looks funny if hidden in network profile

I was experimenting with the new ability to hide sites from the network profile and noticed that, while most sites I hid were cleanly grayed out, Crypto had an ugly white background frame around the ...
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Self-Promotion 2016

It’s time for community promotion ads again. For those who don’t know what that means: graduated StackExchange sites each have a meta question where users can submit ads. (Some examples: Security....
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Inconsistency in footer transition

The transition from the content box to the footer box seems a little broken on meta: For reference on main: Tested in Firefox and Opera.
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Meta Symbol broken on Mobile

In the mobile SE app, Crypto.SE has the new symbol, but Meta.Crypto.SE retained its old one, see the below screenshot. If using the browser, Meta has a grayed version of our new symbol.
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I don't know where I am, but I'm active in the profile

The state of the filter selection between questions and answers in the profile is not visible: but it is on Stack Overflow: Easy fix: Change the class name from ...
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It's so dark in here and I can change my next badge progress

Need more light! Need to change tracked badge, but can't! ;) Broken buttons: Result: I can't change the tracked badge, because clicking anywhere closes that dialog. The lightbox should probably go ...
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Flag to close dialog is positioned too far to the right and down

If you want to flag to close a question, the second dialog which provides the global close reasons is positioned too far to the right and down. I might even need to scroll a bit (depending on the zoom ...
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Site logo looks pixelated when zoomed in on Firefox

For some reason, Firefox (v43.0 / Ubuntu 14.04) isn't properly scaling up the new logo when zoomed in: (Click to enlarge.) The background scales fine, and so do e.g. the vote buttons (which come ...
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Privileges link icon obfuscates the text

The link icon of the Privileges link in the profile is positioned a little to much to the left. Something like a margin-right: -20px; would fix it, but it should be ...
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'Open Sans' font readability issues in site design (2015-12-22)

The current font seems to have problems with readability, probably with regard to weight distributions over the pixels. For instance, the bottom of the letter S (both in lower and uppercase, 's' and '...
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Correcting a tag

There is a dual-ec-drgb tag. However, the (in)famous byte generator is actually called DRBG (for Deterministic Random Byte Generator). DRGB makes no sense. Is there a way to fix this, or is this as ...
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Merge tags for “IND-CCA” and “chosen-ciphertext-attack”?

At the moment we have the two tags ind-cca and chosen-ciphertext-attack. However the tag ind-cpa is a synonym for chosen-plaintext-attack. Should we merge ind-cca into chosen-ciphertext-attack as ...
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Merge tags for DSA and ECDSA?

Currently we have both of these tags: dsa (40 questions) ecdsa (85 questions) Both are basically the same algorithm, just implemented over different groups. Would it make sense to merge ECDSA into ...
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What's up with the [cipher]?

We have the tag cipher having 103 questions. When should this tag be used, if ever? Isn't having encryption enough?
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Election notifications aren't being sent

I only discovered the election because I happened to check meta, which I don't do every day here. (The sidebar? It's carefully designed to be discrete and boring, so whoever notices anything there?) ...
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Merge [SRP-6] into [SRP]

At the moment we have two tags for secure remote protocol (SRP): srp (12 questions) srp-6 (15 questions) I suggest merging srp-6 into the more general srp.
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Should we still use [SSL] as tag instead of [TLS]?

This was originally decided at The big tag naming discussion in 2011: It looks like tls should be a synonym for ssl. While technically TLS is a different protocol than SSL, they are quite ...
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Double multi-encryption?

Just noticed we’ve got two alike tags: multiple-encryption Multiple encryption means encrypting a message two or more times using either the same, or a different algorithm. double-encryption Double ...
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Rename the [merkle-damgard] tag to [merkle-damgaard]

I noticed that merkle-damgard is spelled incorrectly. Correct spelling would be Damgård, but if å cannot be used in a tag name for technical reasons, it can be ...
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Multi-Party Computation tag synonyms

Based on what I’ve seen during my recent edit-frenzy, I would like to suggest the following tag-synonyms for the multiparty-computation tag: secure-multiparty-computation mpc (short for ”Multi-Party ...
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Blacklist the “homework” tag

homework should be blacklisted. We had the discussion once before about what to do about homework. There it was agreed that homework questions are find but we didn't like meta tags like homework. I ...
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https-everywhere breaks MathJax due to https/http mixed-content rules

I have been wondering about people writing things like $H(X) = \sum -p_i\ log_2 p_i$ all the time, until I figured out – with the help of a more web2.0-affine ...
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Typo in a custom close reason

Requests for analyzing or decyphering a block of data are off-topic here, as the results are rarely useful to anyone else. Please correct the spelling of deciphering. Moderators cannot edit custom ...
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Tag alias: PKE -> Public-key

A couple of times I've tried to tag something as pke, but the chosen tag is public-key. I think this is a very common acronym for public key cryptography, and do not think it would lead to confusion ...
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Missing link in the FAQ/help center

The help page for "What topics can I ask about here?" says: You might want to read this article on writing the perfect question – originally for Stack Overflow, but relevant here too. However ...
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Tag synonym suggestion: [hash-signature] ← [lamport-signature]

We currently have five questions about the the Lamport one-time signature scheme tagged with lamport-signature. Every single one of them is also tagged with hash-signature. While the tags differ ...
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Do we need the communication tag?

I recently noticed the communication tag. Should that tag exist? It seems to me like it is not very helpful. We could probably tag half or more of our questions with communication, which suggests ...
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Cryptography's favicon is inconsistent with larger icons

158x158 http://cdn.sstatic.net/crypto/img/apple-touch-icon.png 48x48 http://cdn.sstatic.net/crypto/img/icon-48.png Crypto's larger icons show Cr but the favicon is ...
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Timestamping tag

Could be created special tag for timestamping ? Cryptography Timestamping (a.k.a Trusted Timestamping), I think should deserve it's own tag. (IMHO "Cryptographic timestamping" is better name, because ...
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The security tag

The security seems rather redundant - isn't almost all cryptography related to security?
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Suggested tag synonyms

aes <-- rijndael (rijndael was the original name of aes) withdrawn because only one variant of rijndael became AES random-number-generator <-- prng (rng is a synonym already) ssl <-- https (...
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Link in comment

On this question I was trying to put a link in a comment. The link is en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RSA_(algorithm). But the end parentheses isn't part of the link. Is this a bug, or am I just doing something ...
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Tag request: “semantic security”

It seems that we should have a tag for "semantic security". I've seen a couple of posts in the last couple weeks that would qualify for that tag, and semantic security is more than just about chosen ...
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Cryptography self-evaluation: how ARE you doing? [closed]

There are lots of metrics we can use to "measure" a site, and we do, but none of them matter as much as having a healthy and happy site full of interesting questions and expert answers. So, let's ...
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I was just awarded the Vox Populi badge erroneously

StackExchange just proudly announced that I just awarded the Vox Populi badge. However, that's for voting 40 times in a day; I don't think I voted more than 2 or 3 times in a single day, ever. Did ...
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typo in [integry] tag

I noticed two questions tagged integry. Shouldn't this be "integrity"?
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Meta tags: [scope], [allowed-questions] and [closed-questions]

While tagging this question, I noticed that we have scope, allowed-questions and closed-questions. Should they just be merged?
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Request to have MathJax enabled please?

Ok, so according to the response to my meta question from the overwhelming feeling of everyone on crypto is that we would benefit massively from having Mathjax enabled. So, as discussed on chat with ...
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The big tag naming discussion

We need to make these tag naming decisions (mostly together with synonyms). Do we want gpg or gnupg? (The other one would be made a synonym). ✔ It looks like gnupg is better. (Done.) Should we use ...
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Do we need MathJax?

Pretty much as it sounds. Certain cryptographic functions can be described mathematically. Is there a need for MathJax here?
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[cryptography] tag

Do we really need a tag cryptography? Seems redundant as most (all?) questions should be on that topic anyway.