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How do we increase the number of questions being asked?
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What can we do to overcome this? Promote the site! Get new users. Join or start site-promotion activities. Should we seed more content ourselves? Yes, of course! More content, means higher ...

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Should questions contain quotes if they refer to external sources?
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We should follow the network wide policy on link only answers and not try a different approach as the reasoning behind this policy is rather solid (which you yourself have pointed out). Quoting the ...

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How should book/tutorial questions be dealt with?
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Each one of these has its merits and demerits, however I believe that Tag Wikis are a great feature of the site, and can be used very effectively to help new users for general topics and intermediate ...

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What should our faq contain?
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To start things off, the faq should contain : If you have a question about ... software analysis (static or dynamic) disassembly or decompilation hardware analysis and testing tools commonly used for ...

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How to handle "beginner" questions?
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Being a beginner to reverse engineering myself, my opinion on this matter is a little different. I think questions that ask for all or a large number of steps to reverse engineer a system without ...

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Could someone alias [tag:dissasembler] (see spelling) to [tag:disassembler], please?
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There is no need for misspelled versions of a tag. As the tag has now been removed (and is not used by any question), it will get deleted in some time. Also, as we are following the policy of having ...

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Detecting malicious behaviour
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I posted an answer on A51 regarding a similar issue with the TOR proposal. That answer largely covers the same ground. Basically, unless a question itself is mentioning or linking to something that ...

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Should we hold a community event in the chat?
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Weekly Meet has been scheduled starting from 14:00 UTC every Saturday. Register yourself here! To decide on the time for the event, add your preference to this schedule. Add your preference under ...

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Community Polls Thread
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Sample Poll My skill level in RE is ... Upvote the comment that best describes you

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Who are the notable bloggers in the RE community, and how can we get them involved?
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There are two possibilities or ways in which we can bring RE.SE to the attention of bloggers : The Cold Approach : One of us could directly contact the blogger and share this site. However, chances ...

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Do we want to be a high-voting site?
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During the beta period, it is important to generate reputation in the system so that users can start performing tasks other than simply asking and answering. As an example, at the moment we have just ...

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Typicals of CMSs - off topic?
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Your question appears to be a borderline case. As the response on IT Security suggests, it is on-topic there. However, I wouldn't mind having your question on this site as well. The only issue would ...

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How should software questions be tagged?
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I agree with Igor. Most of the questions are software related so that tag is somewhat redundant. However, hardware is something that should probably be made necessary for non-software questions to ...

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What should I do on seeing spam?
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What is spam? Spam is unsolicited commercial advertisement. Fundamentally, spam tries to sell you something when you didn't ask for anything. Some spam is after your money. Sometimes it's indirect, ...

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regarding editing comment time limit
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how to disable / circumvent it Currently, there is no way to do so. This has been requested on MSO many times. Not sure if the limit will be removed, but there might be some changes. As soon as you ...

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ida versus idapro tags ... the synonym should be the exact inverse, because it's not strictly synonymous
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I had a look at the IDA website, and the software comes in three versions as stated in the question, freeware, IDA Starter and IDA Professsional. IDA seems to be the correct tag that encompasses all ...

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Questions exist tagged 'ida' and 'idapro'
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Poof! They are gone. On a serious note, that is normal behavior. Those questions were tagged with ida before the synonym relation to idapro was made. Tag synonyms affect future associations, whereas ...

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What is a “closed” question?
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What does it mean for a question to be closed? When a question is closed, no additional answers may be posted to it, although the question and existing answers can still be edited (by users with edit ...

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Should we have a tool to mark beginner, intermediate and advanced level Q&As?
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No. We should not have a beginner tag. If we were to implement it, it would automatically require expert. Those who are happy with neither of the tags would then want an intermediate tag. What then ...

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Add anti-RE information to the faq
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Yes, it should be explicitly mentioned in the FAQ. It could be explicitly specified either as a topic in the list of good-topics or as a separate line under the list. I would prefer it being added as ...

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Lets develop a Tag Wiki format
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I think a good Tag Wiki should cover the following topics : Definition The technical definition and a basic overview. Background Why was the technology/technique/product needed, who developed it, ...

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Is it possible to migrate a question from other stackexchange sites to Reverse Engineering?
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Answering the support part of the question, no migration to and from the site is allowed during the beta phase. Very old answer by Jeff Atwood and reiterated here.

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Are there no special rules for betas?
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Just adding to what Gilles mentioned, the rep limits for the various privileges vary depending on what phase the site is in. Here is the complete list : Main sites Action ...

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Questions about applicable, but non-reverse engineering related questions
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I think we should define and stick to the site-scope. As we do not have a defined scope at the moment then, as the site is about reverse engineering, we should stick to questions about reverse ...

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What can be done to make the Twitter account more effective?
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Two solutions that come to my mind are : If possible, an additional hashtag be used #reverseengineering If not, only #reverseengineering be used

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Should We Have Reverse Engineering Competitions to Increase Site Participation
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I gave it some thought and I eventually wrote this up for the logistics. Contest Guidelines/Rules Contest Question The question would be posted as a normal question on the site by either the ...

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Let's get critical: Jun 2013 Site Self-Evaluation
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Its been 70+ days and all in all, we seem to be doing decently. Our community seems to have started to take shape. Some positives first : Our community has been growing at a good rate in terms of ...

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what is the time-zone for the "day"?
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What is the time-zone that is used for determining when the day begins and ends UTC can something be done to cater for different time-zones? This has been suggested before on Meta Stack ...

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Is there a way to upload instructional videos that will get embedded the way images get embedded?
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Embedding videos is enabled on a per-site basis. They are enabled for Gaming.SE (example) and Music.SE. Only Youtube videos are embedded. If you think this will benefit the site, post a feature-...

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Where does the "see also" come from in a tag excerpt?
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The tags which appear in the see also field are the tags which are synonyms of the actual tag. If you hover over your name in the top panel, you will see an expanded scorecard. On the top of the ...

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