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3:07 PM
I am so afraid to tell pento that if he adds new fields in REST API responses he needs a new version of the API
... well not afraid, just know that it will be a waste of time
 
 
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4:52 PM
if those changes break backwards compat then yes, a new version is needed
but if existing clients can interact with the endpoints just fine with the changes applied, then nope
I don't think they've realised though that this will be a problem in the future
of how to manage things so that when v3 of the core content endpoints arrives, they can have both side by side without massive duplication
but you should definately mention it
 
 
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7:06 PM
Jay Hanlon on April 26, 2018

Let’s start with the painful truth:

Too many people experience Stack Overflow¹ as a hostile or elitist place, especially newer coders, women, people of color, and others in marginalized groups.

Our employees and community have cared about this for a long time, but we’ve struggled to talk about it publicly or to sufficiently prioritize it in recent years. And results matter more than intentions.

Now, that’s not because most Stack Overflow contributors are hostile jerks. The majority of them are generous and kind. Sure, a few are…  just generous, I guess? But our active users regularly express thei …

 
7:51 PM
"Let’s do something about comments. Condescension and sarcasm have been reluctantly tolerated in comments for too long." This stuck to me in the article, I feel like I see it fairly often in our comments too. Maybe it's also time for a change :)
 
 
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9:23 PM
I think that sentence was aimed at the people here specifically
but I'm glad they're changing the ask question UI for new users
 

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