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Audience-specific texts for our "look that up in a dictionary" close reason

We currently have two custom close reasons for the main site: one about translations and proofreading and one telling question askers to first consult a dictionary. Since these close reasons were ...
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Can we create tag synonyms for [écriture-inclusive]?

Lately I've been checking tags on French SE to see if everything was being used and if we needed to do a cleanup. I saw the [écriture-inclusive] tag, which is relevant and might be used more and more ...
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Chez Cosette suspendue pour cause d'inactivité

La salle de clavardage peut-elle être réinstaurée, ou est-elle figée pour le restant de l'éternité?
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If comments are removed completely and not transferred to chat, is this fair if they contain useful advice?

My comments were all removed under an answer to a question as someone decided they had become off-topic or there were too many of them. They were not transferred to chat. In fact, they were not off ...
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Proposal: rename tag 'études' to 'apprentissage'?

In my previous question, I mentioned that I find the tag études ambiguous. As Stéphane Gimenez pointed out, the tag études has mainly been used for questions about studying or learning the ...
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“How To Tag” character list omits accented letters

When entering the tags on a question, the “How To Tag” help box mentions tag characters: [a-z 0-9 + # - .] On this site, diacritics are allowed, so this should be something like tag characters: ...
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Can’t go to a particular question: too many redirections

Whenever I try to visit the question Quand « de » et quand « du » ?, my browser fails and claims that there were too many redirections. I have seen the same behaviour recently, but don’t remember if ...
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Updating our old “translation or proofreading” close reason

Thinking about updating our “translation or proofreading” (because it contains the old “French Language and Usage” name), we thought of adding some more details about what is necessary to make the ...
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L’étiquette « idiomes » porte-t-elle bien son nom ?

Dans une question récente, j’ai pu constater que l’étiquette concernant les expressions idiomatiques était « idiomes » plutôt que, par exemple, « expressions idiomatiques » ou encore « idiotismes » (...
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Proposal to drop "& Usage" from the site title — Proposition de raccourcir le titre du site en « French Language »

Update 11/25: Thanks for your feedback! We're going to go ahead and drop "& Usage" from the site title. The header image and the "official" language around the site (in the help center and about ...
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Des italiques entre guillemets dans les commentaires — Quoted italics inside comments

J’ai pu remarquer que taper “*un truc*” dans un commentaire n’aboutissait pas au-même “un truc” que dans les questions et réponses elles-même. Le texte ne passe pas en italique et les astérisques ...
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To the moderators of this site

Grammar rules are not precise enough to say if y refers to la dimension or le désir, your question is purely about the meaning of a sentence that most native speakers will find too complex in its ...
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Why haven't we rolled out custom close reasons?

Custom close reasons have been out for a while now and despite this discussion, we still don't have even one (which I noticed after voting to close this proofreading request question). From what I ...
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Synonymizing “usage-de-mots” and “usage” tags

Would there be any reason to keep separate tags usage-de-mots and usage? I can't see any difference in meaning. (The usage tag is already vague and difficult enough to figure out on its own… Usage, ...
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Pluralization of tags

All tags describing categories of words or sentences are pluralized expressions, conjonctions, pronoms, verbes, noms, questions, etc. Adding the tag interjections on some question, I got stuck on ...
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Grevisse, prescritivist?

From the FAQ Prescriptif ou descriptif ? C'est au goût de chacun. Certains préfèrent citer le Dictionnaire de l'Académie et Grevisse, d'autres le Trésor de la langue française et Google Ngrams. I ...
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The website does completely detect my other SE accounts

I'm not sure this is the right place to ask (maybe SO meta should get developer's attention quicker?). I created my account on French SE today. I signed in with Google, and my account got created ...
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Comment appeler notre salon de clavardage ? What should our chatroom name be?

Notre salon de clavardage porte actuellement le nom générique « French Language and Usage » avec pour description « General discussion for french.stackexchange.com | Bienvenue à tous ! ». Et si nous ...
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I know that this is French, but

I know that this is for French, and that proper English isn't going to be the main focus of the site, but this is kind of silly. Could we get the the removed?
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Please allow editing tag wikis on child metas

On child metas, a few tag wikis are copied from the main meta. It's a good idea, because it helps to have tags that mostly mean the same thing on all meta sites. However… The set of copied tags is ...
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Que doit contenir notre FAQ ? What should our FAQ contain?

As part of the Take ownership of your community, The 7 Essential Meta Questions of Every Beta (7 EMQEB) I have began tagging question with faq-proposed. Those are subject that are important to new ...
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Why is SE engine removing spaces before question marks in titles? Please make it stop

I write my question titles with a space before the question mark, as recommended by standard French typography. I even spend time editing other people’s posts to add these spaces when missing, ...
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Not possible to have accents in tags?

I think that if we want to have our tags in French by default, it would be preferable to be able to have accented characters. It's apparently not the case at the moment. Also - I'm not sure how ...