Brennan Vincent
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Qui seront les modérateurs ? Who should the moderators be?
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I'd like to nominate Dave (meta account). He is (from what I can tell) perfectly bilingual in French and English, and has been an active contributor to the site.

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Are minority languages on-topic? Les langues régionales sont-elles dans le sujet du site?
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Personally I think the answer should be no. This site is about the language and usage of the French language. The only connection the regional languages of France have with standard French (besides ...

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Convention for indicating you'd like an ancillary translation
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Here's a simple solution: put a question mark between parentheses after the word. La porte n'est pas ouverte ; elle est donc close (?).

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Prescriptivist vs descriptivist — Prescriptif ou descriptif
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Even if this isn't made official policy, I will happily downvote anyone who posts things like "Le raccourci oral 'ya' pour 'il y a' est incorrect". :)

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Policy on correcting people's French
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We should certainly correct phrases that are obviously incorrect French, but I think we should let minor errors slide -- otherwise we risk offending anyone whose perfectly correct Quebecisms (for ...

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