7

I have just received a message from the Stack Overflow Team that the Warning pop-up for new tags has been enabled.


6

This is a XY problem. What you really want to do is prevent questions that are obviously non research level. Martin Sleziak has recently suggested a change that would help, but it has been ignored by the moderators up to now: Should users be shown some basic information before posting the first question? I think this change would go a long way in solving ...


6

There are several tags that are deprecated. Adding tag-warnings for them could decrease the probability that they will be added to new questions. (Tag-warnings are more visible than tag-excerpts.) I would suggest to display simply the information that the tag is deprecated: The tag (abstract-algebra) is deprecated, please use other tags instead. The tag (...


2

TL:DR; I support the proposal to have warning for some words in titles. But I do not think it would be good to blacklist them completely. It is explicitly pointed out in How to write a good MathOverflow question? (the section "Make your title your question") that it is good to make the title describe the question as well as possible. And there indeed are ...


1

Charcoal, a community group on Stack Exchange, has a bot called Smoke Detector. Currently, it's operating to detect (the commercial kind) across the Stack Exchange network, as well as reporting detected spam to various chat rooms. It has the existing infrastructure to support this kind of detection/block. Spam posts are currently autoflagged multiple times. ...


Only top voted, non community-wiki answers of a minimum length are eligible