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When I'm not working, I have a tendency to meddle in bug reports on Meta or take part in writing userscripts for the Stack Exchange network which add features that sometimes get implemented natively. Here's a few you may be interested in:

I've also been known to occasionally break (and sometimes fix!) the Data Explorer, and to busy myself with maintaining the Election Statistics page.


Jul
17
comment SE API V1.1 documentation, date errata
Hm, I don't know how likely it is that the legacy API documentation will be fixed. I don't believe that the 2.x documentation exhibits the same error, but I haven't read through it comprehensively.
Jun
25
comment Moderation request: Make “scripts” and “user-script” into synonyms of “script”
Hmm, yeah, I'll think on the name. I went with the plural form because it's what Jeff used in the faq post, but that doesn't mean it's most appropriate. I also went and approved your edits, thanks a lot for that!
Jun
22
comment Moderation request: Make “scripts” and “user-script” into synonyms of “script”
It's redundant if there's no need for a tag to relate to userscripts without the actual content of the question being a post for a userscript, which I'm not positive of. I will take a closer look sometime this evening, though.
Jun
3
comment StackOverflow android application to answer questions
I'd recommend posting about the issues you have with the mobile web interface on Meta Stack Overflow, by the way.
Jun
3
comment StackOverflow android application to answer questions
Related: Is there any official Stack Overflow Android app?
May
30
comment Stack Exchange Elections Statistics Page
Now that we'll be doing all of the scraping on the server going forward, annotating the candidates with their final election phase status shouldn't be that big of a deal.
May
30
comment Stack Exchange Elections Statistics Page
We could add data about the closed questions, but since we don't have metrics for the deleted ones it might be skewed if someone has a lot of closed-but-also-deleted questions.
May
30
comment Stack Exchange Elections Statistics Page
Just for record-keeping purposes, this was fixed in the deployed version, and is also fixed in the upcoming rewrite.
May
30
comment Stack Exchange Elections Statistics Page
Unfortunately we don't have access to that information directly from the API, but we can scrape the number of helpful flags from the election page itself...will see what I can do.
May
26
comment /user/{id}/timeline results leaking template used for badge information
This appears to be broken again.
Mar
18
comment SE Chat Modifications — Keyboard navigation and commands for chat
@msh210 Yeah, we had considered that before, we just never quite got around to looking into it. I'll make a note and see what I can do, though.
Jan
15
comment Overwhelmed by unorganized information
And you're aware of the documentation, right?
Jan
8
comment How do you trigger the search/advanced 'q' parameter to search all words?
Right, the unencoded + are just spaces in the search string
Nov
28
comment SE Comment Link Helper
@doncherry I'm indirectly involved with it, I'll take a look.
Nov
27
comment SE Comment Link Helper
@doncherry Pushed out changes just now, so if you grab the latest you should be good to go. Let me know if you have any other issues.
Nov
26
comment SE Comment Link Helper
@doncherry Ah...apparently this is an issue with Firefox and jQuery's handling of a change I made two months ago that neither side seems inclined to fix. Looks like I can work around it, so I'll do that when I get home today. Sorry for the inconvenience, and I'll make sure that next time I test thoroughly in Firefox.
Nov
26
comment SE Comment Link Helper
@doncherry Hmm, I haven't had any issue in Chrome, but let me check Firefox and get back to you if I need more info. As far as the title goes, I'll take care of that, sorry about the confusion!
Oct
28
comment Why does adding fromdate=<long time ago> return a different set than without it?
Yeah, it does appear to only be taking questions with score >= 0. You can convince it to do otherwise, but I don't think this behaviour is intentional.
Sep
23
comment SE Comment Link Helper
Patents doesn't have a legacy API, so the script broke there. I've updated the script to use API 2.1, which should fix the problem. Let me know if you continue to experience issues after updating.
Sep
23
comment SE Comment Link Helper
Hmm, interesting. Looking into it.