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Démission de mon poste de modérateur

Merci pour tout ce que tu as apporté à ce site. 7-10-19 Stack Overflow a mis du temps à reconnaître ses torts. Mais grâce à Gilles et tous ceux qui se sont élevés contre la façon indigne dont a été ...
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jlliagre, congratulations for reaching 100k!

Thank you! I never thought I would ever reach that 100k level here, especially as French isn't really my domain of expertise, but well, time made that possible. I'm more a IT guy so started ...
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Questions coming from natives: in French or in English?

It has worked for years without setting an official rule, let's keep it this way. The discussion linked by jlliagre in a comment first took place 9 years ago, at the very beginning of this site, and ...
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Is asking to translate a short paragraph from English to French on topic here?

Translation in general is off-topic on French Language. This is mentioned in the help sections: What about translations? We are not a translation service, nor do we purport to be experts in ...
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Une autre démission

Merci Stéphane pour tout le travail et le bel effort. Tu as su mieux que quiconque ici sentir lorsque je perdais patience et d'un rappel à l'ordre cordial, subtil, presque attentionné, me remettre sur ...
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Une autre démission

Thanks for all your time and input. Is our expert community dying out? Yes, I think "our expert community is dying out"1. Have SO's interests become misaligned with our own? Yes, SO's ...
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I am quitting from my role as a Moderator / Je démissionne de mon poste de modérateur

J'ai mis +1 pour te remercier du message, pas par enthousiame pour ton départ (comme modérateur) ! Félicitations ! Certainement un gage d'un futur que d'avoir des enfants aujourd'hui, et ce sont de ...
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French Language site design and logo — Draft

Before all, I would like to thank you for your work! It is really nice to see that FSE is about to have its own visual identity. So here is my personal opinion: Site identity Personally, my favourite ...
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Dit-on vraiment "générer le sens" ?

Seules trois questions répondent à cette description : 1 2 3. Elles ont toutes le meme auteur. La formulation n'est effectivement pas idiomatique. Il s'agit d'une erreur commise par un contributeur ...
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2019: a year in moderation

I feel like this is missing something: an hint of appreciation for what Gilles and Stéphane did since the beginning of the site. So I'll add it myself here: Thank you Gilles and Stéphane.
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2020 Community Moderator Election Results

Congratulations to our new mods! You three seem to be very motivated and full of great ideas, which is certainly a nice change of pace from my tired self. I am very happy to have you as successors! ...
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Do we want accepted answers on our site to be unpinned from the top?

To my mind it would make a lot of sense on French Language for the accepted answers to be unpinned from the top. Obviously not because they would become outdated, but because on some instances the ...
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French Language site design and logo — Draft

Salut French Language Meta, merci encore pour vos retours. Unfortunately, I have learned that we are no longer able to modify the voting buttons. You can see more in this post under the Keep theming ...
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Un-vandalization

If you see self-vandalism, i.e. a user removing the substance of their question and replacing it with garbage, then please: Flag it (and explain what's going on in your flag; “self vandalism” is ...
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How to sensitize users of this website to the "Be Nice" policy?

If you notice that people are not nice, please flag the offending comments or posts, and do not engage. When flagging, please keep in mind that the moderators are volunteers. We try to handle flags ...
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Comments or complete answer?

You mentioned having read more about it on other sites' meta, but I hadn't yet, so I did a bit of research on four other non-beta metas and found that there is indeed an extensive "literature". I'd ...
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Is there a place to post texts for review?

The best French Language Stack Exchange has to offer for that is its chat room. You're welcome to say hello and post a link to your text. You'll likely find people happy to help you improve your text, ...
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Activité sur FSE

Your assertion is right: activity seems to have decreased on FSE, slowly but steadily. As an example, last August was the quietest month in terms of asked questions since March 2015, and the second ...
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Audience-specific texts for our "look that up in a dictionary" close reason

UPDATE: I've made the changes as outlined below. Overall, I think you have a good lead on these - I'd like to suggest a few changes from Tsundoku's version. I've explained my recommendations in each ...
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Custom French Language design and logo - Information gathering

French speakers like to hearken back to the days when French was the lingua franca of the (European-based) world. So go for classic and serious. Like English L&U, but with Pléiade rather than ...
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Translation golf

Why don't you conduct these games as chat events? This sounds like a fun (and educational) activity for a [weekly?] chat event… but as a way to build up a body of knowledge, this just does not ...
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Display which area of Francophonie a post comes from

I don't think that is necessary. Consider the following points It is really intrusive to force users to divulge that kind of information. Which would be not only obnoxious, but would also probably ...
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What is the purpose of the tag 'études'?

It has exclusively been used to refer to studying or learning the language. We could actually consider renaming it to apprentissage. It would help lift the ambiguity. Before doing so, it may be wise ...
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How to ask a question regarding part of speech?

The only negative comment I would make about your question is that you quote a sentence without giving the context. C'est toujours la même chose. La nourriture est toujours détestable, et les ...
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De la pure littérature Française ou pas?

Non, ce site n'est pas fait pour répondre en français à des questions de programmation. Il existe dans certaines langues (russe, espagnol, portugais et japonais) mais pas en Français (ni dans aucune ...
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Activité sur FSE

Most visitors on Stack Exchange sites (depending on the site, generally about 90%) come here after searching on Google or another search engine. Some questions are very often asked (so they are quite ...
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Audience-specific texts for our "look that up in a dictionary" close reason

Brief description: Dictionary-lookup question. Usage guidance (shown to flaggers/close-voters after choosing this close reason): This question asks about the meaning of a word or phrase that can be ...
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