Stéphane Gimenez
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Is there a place to post texts for review?
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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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Why do some questions use a yellow background? — Pourquoi certaines questions sont-elles sur fond jaune ?
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To my knowledge, until now, only one such color code exists. It's used to highlight questions that match the chosen “watched tags”. À ma connaissance il n'existe qu'un de ces codes couleurs, et il ...

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Are translations of "new" terms on-topic here?
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As long as you can describe the thing you want a name for, you're good to go. Such questions are actually warmly welcome on this site, provided you looked up commonly available resources beforehand. ...

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Proposal: rename tag 'études' to 'apprentissage'?
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Since no one disagreed nor came up with different suggestions, I went on and renamed the tag to apprentissage, which études has now become a synonym of.

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What is the purpose of the tag 'études'?
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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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Is asking to translate a short paragraph from English to French on topic here?
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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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Un utilisateur non enregistré peut-il éditer des questions ou réponses ?
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L'utilisateur a ajouté trois réponses similaires contenant un lien vers un site sans rapport avec les questions, s'apparentant à du spam… Je les ai supprimées, et elles ne sont donc plus visibles aux ...

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Bug in "suggested edits" review list
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To suggest an edit and to approve an edit are two different things. Anyone can suggest an edit (even without an account). These suggested edits are then waiting in the review list until approved by ...

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Bac à sable expérimental — Experimentation Sandbox
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A [chat] link, which I expect may lead chez Cosette.

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Partager mon courriel avec un certain utilisateur — Share my e-mail address with another user
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Le plus simple est surement de discuter chez Cosette (cela ne requiert que 20 points de réputation). Si vous voulez discuter un peu plus discrètement, il est aussi possible de créer votre propre ...

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L’étiquette « idiomes » porte-t-elle bien son nom ?
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Après réflexion, il me semble que idiomes regroupe actuellement deux types de questions assez faciles à distinguer: Celles qui traitent d'idiotismes (on peut synonymiser, voire préférer expressions-...

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Please welcome your new moderator, Stéphane Gimenez!
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I'm stepping in as moderator pro-tempore, but I must say that I've always been satisfied with my simple user status. The StackExchange model is so neat as to include everyone in the moderation ...

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Do not automatically expire single-use tags
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This question lost all its tags: What is the nickname for Michel? I'm not sure about how we can re-tag it. Even the timeline of this post doesn't help when it comes to recover data, the operation ...

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Traduction de la nouvelle page d'accueil / French version of the new about page
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A suggestion (with the aim of remaining close to the original). Pick whatever parts you find appropriate: French Language and Usage est un site de questions–réponses destiné aux étudiants, aux ...

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Bac à sable expérimental — Experimentation Sandbox
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“bla”, bla! bla… {bla}, [bla], bla/*bla* and |bla|! bla*bla*bla and *bla*bla*bla*. +tata+

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Do we want hats? Voulons-nous des chapeaux ?
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C'est une très bonne initiative. Chapeau ! Quelqu'un nous fera-t-il goûter la Soup (sic) du jour ? It's a very good initiative… hum… Hat! Anyone care to share a Soup (sic) du jour with us?

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Comment mettre en valeur plus esthétiquement qu'en gras ?
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Tout d'abord un argument contre les boîtes, colorées ou pas, qui s'appellent de leur joli nom blockquotes. Leur sémantique est la même que celle des guillemets, elles permettent typiquement de citer ...

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Que poster automatiquement dans le salon de clavardage ? What feeds should we have in chat?
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As a person who actually use the chat, I would rather set up feeds so that only meta posts and maybe selected posts from a few other sites are shown automatically. Dumping posts from the main site ...

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Promotion de French Language — French Language promotion
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Ceci est un lien vers les questions et réponses qui ont été les plus visitées sur FL&U : https://french.stackexchange.com/questions/greatest-hits Je me disais que ça pourrait être intéressant ...

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Not possible to have accents in tags?
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Having a look at the big notice box at the top of the (ready to launch) Chinese Emigration proposal, it seems that things are moving their way. Let's hope for the best, if the stack exchange team will ...

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Est-il pertinent/souhaitable de reformuler le titre d'une question ?
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Dans ce cas il s'agit d'une généralisation de la question, je ne vois pas en quoi ça peut gêner de la reformuler ainsi. Je pense que c'est une bonne initiative de reformuler la question en fonction ...

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Feature request: polish the French Language site?
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The switch won't happen before the site has graduated, but you can have a look at design proposals that have already been suggested: What should our logo and site design look like? Idées de ...

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Peut-on mettre des « notes » en bas d'une réponse ?
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Personnellement je trouve que la gestion des notes de bas de question/réponse manque vraiment dans le markdown proposé par SE. Tout le monde a sa façon de faire¹. C'est vraiment dommage de ne pas ...

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Is there a way not to award a bounty?
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From the faq: If you do not award your bounty within 7 days (plus the grace period), the highest voted answer created after the bounty started with at least 2 upvotes will be awarded half the ...

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Questions sur les expressions idiomatiques françaises
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Tant que la qualité des réponses est meilleure qu'ailleurs je ne vois pas pourquoi on devrait se priver de ces questions. J'aurais même tendance à les encourager. As long as the quality of the ...

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Is there a French language character map?
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A little poll, just to have a clue about what we should do about narrow no-break spaces. Is the space before the question mark displayed correctly at the end of this french sentence: L'espace est-...

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Étiquettes pour les variantes régionales
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Personnellement j'opterais pour « régionalismes », simplement parce que comme tous les autres tags c'est un nom. Avec l'autre choix, on pourrait se demander ce qui est « régional ». Est-ce la question ...

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Moderator Pro Tem Annoucement
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Félicitations ! Et prenez bien soin de ce bébé qui vole ;-)

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What should our logo and site design look like? Idées de conception visuelle du site
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I always thought that the EL&U logo was a calligraphic ‘𝓔 ’, and that it was obvious that FL&U would use ‘𝓕 ’ as a logo. Maybe I'm wrong¹, but I still like the letter logo convention. — 1. ...

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Utility of the [grammaire] tag
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About conjugaison, plural and prepositions examples, I think questions tagged with these might independently be about: orthographe (how to write some word/verb, which preposition follows some other ...

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