Questions tagged [review-system]
For questions about the review queues.
Should we allow link-only answers that point to stable, well known and respectable sites?
I have just been presented with an answer in the VLQ queue that consisted essentially in a link to a preprint on arXiv. The user having posted it is a high reputation user, so he definitely knows the ...
My closed question was never reviewed to be reopened
Two weeks ago I posted this question: What is a good formalization of this classic math puzzle? The question was closed within hours (presumably based on a misunderstanding), I made some edits a few ...
Request: Add the option to close to review tasks from the "first questions" queue
Reviewing something in the "First questions" queue, I currently have only three options: Leave it (i.e. approve it as is) Edit it Share feedback, i.e. either Leave a comment asking for ...
Can't submit edit review
I was prompted to review some edits with the little dot in the upper right hand corner, but when I went to do my editorial duty I found that only the 'skip' button was clickable: I tried selecting ...
Closing votes: what difference between "not research related" and "not research related" [duplicate]
I am reviewing many posts with close votes recently, and I often end up with the same uneasiness about the reason to chose. In the "Community specific reason" option, there are This question does ...
Duplication of left-side links in review
I'm getting a weird bug when trying to review one question: https://mathoverflow.net/review/first-posts/127819 The left side links (including the MO banner) are duplicating, and the question itself ...
Reviewing after flagging
Several times, I've seen an inappropriate post under "new questions", flagged it, found it in a queue, and been unable to review it (specifically, unable to flag it, and so unable to click the "I'm ...
Disabled buttons not visible in /review
When using the review queues, the disabled button has become invisible: For example, this is how it looks like for Stack Overflow: This issue is maybe related to Buttons (white-on-light grey) look ...
Reviewing questions outside one's expertise
The review system is rigged to nudge users into action rather than non-action. This means that when someone opens a review, if they want to review, there is a good chance that they will act on a low ...
Feature Request: Information about last update before a Suggested Edit
When I'm reviewing suggested edits, part of the overall context is whether or not the question is on or near the front page. If someone wants to add mathjax, or fix a silly typo, or add commas, I'm ...
deleting junk spam more quickly
In the last days, there have been several posts which are commercial spam (mostly from India, as it seems) and have no link at all with mathematics. Is it technically possible that one of the ...
Reviewing first posts that are answers or late answers
When reviewing first posts that are answers or late answers to questions that have existing answers I invariably go to the original question to see these answers since I want to check if these new ...
Why the sudden backlog of late answers needing review?
Title says it all but I need to add at least 30 characters.
Review suggestions MathJax [duplicate]
Can we please turn on MathJax in "Rendered output" of "Suggested edits"? Or am I not qualified unless I can read raw LaTeX?
Rendering and inconsistency issues when reviewing edits
I was reviewing an edit, and had two issues with it: You can view the markdown and the rendered output. I assume the rendered output would render the MathJax as well, but it didn't. I tried to ...
When reviewing suggested edits, cancel rejection and approval votes
I have seen many edit suggestions approved which I consider to be minor edits to old posts (which bump them to the front page), or to actually reduce the quality or readability of the post. Other ...
Clarify meaning of "No action needed" in review queue
The review queue for late answers and first posts has the option "No action needed". Its description says that I should use it if no action is needed from me. This specific description confused me ...
Does review feature encourage closing and flagging errors?
The new review feature is interesting, and I have experimented with it. I have a number of concerns- I wonder whether my concerns are shared, and whether there is anything that can be done to address ...
Flagging as Low Quality should add the post to the review queue
In How to handle crankery on MathOverflow 2.0? Andy Putman pointed out that he flagged a post as low quality, but it never reached the low quality review queue. I feel that in order to effectively ...
MathJax in suggested edits
Pages like https://mathoverflow.net/review/suggested-edits/1435 display suggested edits for review. The original and edited versions are displayed in parallel columns with the differences highlighted....