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Proposal of a different tagging system Functional group tags need not be scrapped entirely, but their usage should be restricted. Questions about the properties of functional groups may be tagged as such. For example, a question about comparing the C–Cl bond lengths in chloromethane vs. chlorobenzene may be tagged as hybridisation + halides. A question ...


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There are few things I like about the update, and some others I don't. I think overall the functionality is preserved and the rest are some design choices I will get used to (like I did with the 'old' design). Let's start with something positive: I like that the standardised vote buttons. That might be an unpopular opinion, but I always thought the old ones ...


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status-completed The OP highlighting is uncomfortably close to the deleted-posts background This is similar to what happened earlier on Academia, and presumably the fix should be identical. The theme update has changed the highlighting of the OP's username in the question, any self-answers, and comments, to a bright pink which is uncomfortably close to the ...


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Well, as of today (21st Sept) I think the best way forward is to go slightly more slowly. As far as cleanup work is going, there is still a lot to be done for reaction and homework, so to add on to that by essentially retagging all org-chem questions is far, far too much. So, let's go slowly and adopt some of the easier things to do. Since I left this here ...


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