Questions tagged [etiquette]
This tag is aimed for discussions about etiquette: how to behave on the site and the chat.
Is it good practice to write "@someone" in a question?
On SE and on the old MO have seen @someone in a question. Probably this notifies someone in his inbox and draws his attention (which is the goal). Does it really ...
Why downvote on meta?
I only posted two questions on meta, both fact based and both about the way MO is supposed to work. Today, I realized that I have received three down-votes. I have a feeling about down-votes (and up-...
Questions answered in a comment
It may happen that a question has zero answers, but is actually already answered satisfactorily in a comment. An example is this question. I think this is somewhat misleading, as the "0 answers" ...
On using MathJax to create 'white space'
The purpose of this post is, first, to raise awareness (as this, reasonably, might not be clear) that the way some (and it seems to me the number is growing) use MathJax to create 'white space' (or to ...
Would it be appropriate to ask why a new user chose MO over MSE?
With the move to Stack Exchange 2.0, some people feel that there will be (have been?) many more first time users asking questions on MO which should instead be asked on MSE. Presumably, such a user ...
What should be the policy on "open problems" on MO?
The subject of this discussion are questions on "open problems" on MO. There is an existing policy on "open problems" reproduced from the (old) FAQs, which involves an open-problem tag. The ...