Unanswered Questions

15 questions with no upvoted or accepted answers
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Vote Early, Vote Often!

Congratulations to everyone for getting this proposal into Beta! As many of you may know, Area 51 has a record to track the progress of this site, and voting definitely helps with the site's ...
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Should we get syntax highlighting?

We can already add blocks of code: def foo: return bar But the code is not syntax-highlighted, i.e., keywords a certain color, etc. (Example.) My ...
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We have syntax highlighting

We now have syntax highlighting for code. To use it, put your code in code fences and specify the language. See /editing-help for more details. Here's an example. It's pretty! Some tags have ...
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Last update: OR.SE at INFORMS

Here's how you can help promote OR.SE at INFORMS in Seattle next week: OR.SE badge tags: These will say "OR Stack Exchanger." You can pick them up at the INFORMS Center in the exhibit hall (in the ...
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2019 Community Moderator Election

The 2019 Community Moderator Election is now underway! Community moderator elections have three phases: Nomination phase Primary phase Election phase Most elections take between two and three weeks,...
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Don't forget to close (and reopen) vote!

An important part of the private beta is to determine the scope of this site: i.e. deciding which questions should be asked here, and which should not. While there are a few meta post about what ...
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New stuff on Meta!

We've reorganized some of the help-related material on Meta and other areas of OR.SE. In particular: We have a new "what can I ask?" page that is specific to OR.SE instead of generic We have created ...
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OR reading lists

[In the future, if the OR.SE proposal progresses to its "public beta" stage,] I'd like to see curated reading lists/must-reads on specific "OR topics" (in the spirit of, e. g., The Definitive C++ Book ...
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Private Beta Site: Materials Modeling

If this is off-topic, I can take it down, but I think it's valuable to support other science sites in the network. Materials Modeling SE entered private beta at the end of April. The site aims to ...
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Tag for military applications of OR

Since the field of Operations Research (OR) was (partly) spawned by WWII, I took the liberty of creating tag military for questions on military applications of OR. I assume there are no objections to ...
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Is there a tag for industry?

At the moment, Operations Research SE has tag academia and tag government. However, I find no tag for industry. Since there are several questions on operations research in industry, I propose that tag ...
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2020: a year in moderation

As we say goodbye to the old year and welcome the new one, we have a tradition of sharing moderation stats for the past 12 months. As most of you here are aware, sites on the Stack Exchange network ...
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What is the purpose of OR?

I'm not questioning its existence, I'm just genuinely curious about what is its purpose. Is it for anything related to applying mathematics in programming or just mathematics/theory? I understand it's ...
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Synonymise [vrp] and [vehicle-routing]

vrp = vehicle routing problem and the community has decided not to allow "-problem" in tags, so I propose these tags to be synonymized with master the vehicle-routing tag.
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Tag for academia

At the moment, Operations Research SE has tag academic. Since a single adjective a poor name for a tag makes, I propose that the tag be renamed academia.