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Please delete the tags [de] and [s]

I was tagging some question, and my IME was in the state for entering Chinese, and I mistyped these letters. At the same time, it seems [cryptographic] and [chess] are irrelevant for us, delete them ...
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Asking for known schemes

I'd like to know if it's ok to ask help in identifying schemes adapting to specified conditions. Example: Is there a cryptographic scheme that allows encrypted data meeting conditions A, B, C, to be ...
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What should I do when I encounter a spam message?

I've encountered a post that contains nonsense or spam. What should I do? This question was created by a moderator after seeing spam / nonsense being downvoted and closed but not flagged.
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Is TorBrowser usage being shadow-banned?

Overview: I use TorBrowser daily, even when I'm accessing my stackexchange accounts. This hasn't ever been a problem, until recently (I think in the last few months). The issue is that various ...
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Why is the twitter handle for crypto.SE inactive from Feb 2023?

The twitter handle for crypto.SE used to be active earlier but has been silent from Feb 2023 - what's the reason?
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I cannot post a question

I have a question about my Cryptography Stack Exchange post: Can BGV scheme work with congruent values I have an account on 'math' and I tried to ask a question on 'crypto'. I created a new account ...
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Who all get notified when any comment is posted on an answer?

Alice asks a question. I reply to it. Alice comments on my answer. I automatically get notified because it's my answer. Instead let's say I ask a question & Alice replies to it. I comment on Alice'...
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Are NFT questions on topic on crypto.stackexchange?

I couldn’t think of a better site for it, but seems no question on the topic so far. If they are, to what extent or in what regards?
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Edits must be at least 6 characters; is there something else to improve in this post?

This answer contains a typo in line 2: it says $a = aG$ whereas this should be $\alpha = aG$. I tried to correct it but the system does not let me and displays: "Edits must be at least 6 ...
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Unethical behavior by a moderator noticed

I posted a few comments here Does Schnorr's 2021 factoring method show that the RSA cryptosystem is not secure? my comments (and supporting comments by another user and my flags are erased without ...
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Math formatting: Overalapping with side bar

This formatting of this answer seems to overlap with the right sidebar: Is anyone aware how can this be fixed (by, say, forcing MathJax to create a new line) automatically?
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Is it possible to retrieve "favourite" questions?

If I put a star on a question, could I retrieve it easily?
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My question or answer was denied

Is my pseudorandom generator difficult to guess the next output? My ask was hold on. Why did my ask hold on? I do not know what I do. Should I ask someone else to translate? If so, who should I ask? ...
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Is it ok to repost my question on another SE site?

Recently I've submitted two questions (see 1 and 2) that are directly related to cryptography, but their understanding is based on maths. I'm afraid that my questions don't receive enough attention ...
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Off-topic migration requests Cryptography

In this answer JNat told on Grace Notes: Just make a meta thread demonstrating the need, anyone can do it. We'll then review it and then enable the path if it seems appropriate. In Cryptography, ...
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Vox Populi stuck at 39 and failed

I was decided to read algebraic attacks and gave points as usual. I got the Suffrage badge. Vox Populi badge continued as I continue. It stuck at 39 and did not allow me to gave any points. Now, it ...
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help needed for a latex and posting problem?

when i write the question in between $$ signs and use latex format for the math expressions I face a weird problem. after posting the question when i check it i don't see them in the correct format. ...
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"moved to chat" links broken

It seems at least some "moved to chat" links are broken, example http://chat.stackexchange.com/rooms/70394/discussion-on-answer-by-gilles-public-randomness-based-random-number-generator-u This is ...
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Does crypto.SE have systems for identifying systematic voting?

There seems to have been another round of negative waves, as:- Coincidentally it seems that one or several people all voted only once for the above answers, within an hour one day. And no comments ...
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Declined flags on questions which later get closed

I have noticed that a few of my flags (3 out of the last 5) for closure get declined, despite the flagged question later being closed for the very reason specified in my flag. Is there something I am ...
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Might a graphical TeX finder help anyone?

I came across Detexify, a graphical tool for finding the Tex symbol you need, and I wanted to share. Just draw what you're looking for...
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Flagging conspiratorial rants

On Sec.SE, it is not uncommon for people to flag (and delete) posts that spout conspiracies and do not give a real answer. I came across a question like that here on Crypto.SE and flagged it. The ...
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Why cannot I flag questions for migration to other SE sites besides Meta?

More than once I've tried to flag a question for migration to Math SE, Stack Overflow or Information Security SE. I do this by clicking on flag $\rightarrow$ should be closed $\rightarrow$ off-...
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Typing a circled plus sign or a boxed plus sign like a summation

How do I type a modular addition symbol or an XOR symbol the same way as a summation symbol in MathJax? It's for indicating use of the operation over a sequence of numbers.
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Where do I create a Wiki for a topic in Crypto?

I am currently working on Indistinguishability Obfuscation(iO) and I see that iO has no good wiki on Crypto.SE Where can I add a Wiki for the same? As e-sushi suggested I realised that it is not a ...
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Why don't I get any reputation by accepting my own answer?

I am currently writing questions and answers on my research topic namelly indistinguishability obfuscation. It would be great if I could get reputation if I accept my own answer as some of the time I ...
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Can I start a bounty twice for the same question?

I have a question here for bounty and apparantely nobody is bothering to answer.Can I start a bounty again for the same question?
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where can post questions related to coding theory?

I have some doubts in coding theory which has very less connection with Crypto. In which SE am I supposed to post them?
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What are you storing on my hard disk?

Since cryptography is all about transparency, I'd like to know what is stored in my 3 KB? Why isn't it a plain cookie? Is it so that it persists between automatic cookie clear outs? It appears to ...
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Can I get the logo somewhere and is it public domain?

I was thinking about putting it on a t-shirt. Edit: Maybe this is not appropriate here but I don't know where else to ask. Sorry.
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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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Request for migration to Math SE

How can I ask for request for migration to Math SE? I think my question is more related to the mathematics of a theorem than the exact cryptographic system or implementation of.
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Should I Ask about implementation specific problems with a library or algorithm here or on StackOverflow

Is this site suitable for asking questions about problems found on an implementation of an algorithm in a library or this types of questions should be asked on StackOverflow.
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Potential bug related to “Community ads must have an image hosted at i.stack.imgur.com”?

This suggested answer to our community ads uses the following code: ...
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How can I "prettify" complex equation systems in MathJax / $\TeX$?

I have the problem that I want to use a (long) equation chain to show the relation between two statements. How do I do that?
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How can I use MathJax / $\TeX$ to format bitwise operations?

There are many symbols available in MathJax / $\TeX$. How can I format the common bitwise operations using the formatting available on this site?
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Can we get a bugfix for the double-voting glitch when migrating Q&As?

After migrating this Q&A from Crypto.SE to Security.SE, I accidently noticed a bug/glitch related to migrated Q&As. Practically, this glitch - which needs either a bugfix or an explanation ...
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Merging an unregistered account

Yesterday, I had a question and wanted to post it on Cryptography Stack Exchange. However, my VPN was down at that time, so I cannot log in with my existing account. I had no choice but to ask that ...
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Can we promote cryptography-related events on this site?

Since a lot of people interested in cryptography visit crypto.stackexchange.com every day, I think that it is a very good place to promote crypto events. Maybe it would be possible by submitting some ...
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How to best format function / method names in TeX?

Functions commonly have multi-character names - mainly acronyms - in cryptography, much more so than in math. The question is how we can best format these methods in LaTeX? If we don't do anything ...
Maarten Bodewes's user avatar
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Syntax highlighting

I tried to create a post with Java syntax highlighting. Obviously code blocks are supported, but syntax highlight hints seem to be ingnored. Is syntax-highlighting enabled on crypto? If not, should ...
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Slow editing in new website

For some reason, it appears that writing an answer can become really slow for me when I use Safari. This happens especially when the answer gets a bit long. Has anyone else encountered this?
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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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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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#5333 prescient answers

For #5333 Difference between stream cipher and block cipher the question and accepted answer are dated Nov 11 '12 but two other answers and a bunch of comments are dated Sep 22 '12 -- at least as ...
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Choosing a bounty winner

I asked a question, place a bounty, provided the clarifications, and got two magnificent answers. Alas, I feel like I don't have the expertise needed to choose the bounty winner. What do I do now ? ...
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Are technical questions about programs on-topic?

I would like to understand a bit how Aescrypt works. Since I only know little about cryptography and programming, I wanted to ask a question about how the files are created by Aescrypt? For example, ...
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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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Flagging as off-topic limited to meta

https://crypto.stackexchange.com/questions/8887/the-compilation-of-miracl-for-the-dsp-c6713-of-texas-instruments seems off-topic for crypto.se, but the only option available under Flagging > Closing > ...
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Old question suddenly appears in the first posts queue

I was presented today with this question in the first posts queue. The question was asked on May 27, last active on June 3, and the asker hasn't been back to the site since June 13. I've emptied my ...
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