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Will this site eventually be accessible in French as well? + would a certain site request be viable

Six years ago, Stack Exchange founder Joel Spolsky wrote Our mission is to make the Internet a better place to get expert answers to your questions. Nothing about that mission says the questions ...
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Motive for question closure: "belongs on another site in the Stack Exchange network"

Migration is possible. However, only moderators can migrate a question to an arbitrary site, and they can only migrate questions that are less than 60 days old. There are two requirements for ...
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Community should cause correc! Ou : Community pris en flagrant délit d'idéalisme... ;-)

[English summary: I disagree.] Je ne suis pas du tout d'accord. Les années passées sur Stack Exchange m'ont très amplement montré qu'il y a des bonnes et des mauvaises questions, et il y a des bonnes ...
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Can we have a French user interface? — Peut-on avoir une interface en français ?

Apparemment, non, ou en tous cas pas pendant encore plusieurs années. Contrairement à ce qui avait été annoncé, Stack Exchange ne soutient plus la création de sites dans des langues autres que l'...
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Searching for accented words (parlé) returns non-accented forms (parle); is that intended?

I'm sure it's intended, since search was designed for English. But on a site where languages whose orthography uses letters with diacritics, having no way to search for letters with diacritics is ...
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French Language & Francophonie ou French Language & Usages

TL;DR Upvote si en défaveur d'un changement du nom pour French language & Francophonie1 Downvote si en faveur French language & Francophonie Ce choix n'est pas transparent étant donné le ...
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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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Allow us to edit help center pages

Regarding the high number of newcomers arriving on the site and misusing the site it seems quite pressing to adapt our help pages to the specificity of the site. We should rejoice of course to have ...
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Display which area of Francophonie a post comes from

I do not think the area is truly informative. Indeed, I consider myself as a native speaker, born in France from parents of (from what I know) French origin. My germanic roots are a few centuries away....
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Community wiki question

This feature used to exist, and it was removed. The intended use for community wiki questions was precisely what you seem to be suggesting: things like “what's your favorite …?”, or “let's make a list ...
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Une étiquette pour le français parlé - Une bonne ou mauvaise idée?

Le mot-clé oral existe déjà : Particularités de la communication orale (dialogue, discussion, discours, élocution), ainsi que leur transcriptions à l'écrit. Il faut par ailleurs noter que le site n'...
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Is it time to revise our community-specific close reasons ?

I'd like to answer this question by discussing the answers one by one. The question How to ask for a pack of cigarettes in Québec, which has the following comment: Please include the basic research ...
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Updating our old “translation or proofreading” close reason

Shog9 has changed the wording of the close reason. Thank you.
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Not possible to have accents in tags?

We seem to have forgotten to record it on meta, but accented tag names have been possible for several months now. We've renamed all the existing tags that lacked accents and kept the unaccented name ...
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