Angelo Fuchs
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How can we better reach experts?
7 votes

I think it lies (partially) in the low votes / work ratio. (Please note that I don't have direct data for that, just my personal observation) So, I see part of the problem not in getting people here, ...

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Could the Help Center please include information about whether or not it's okay to ask for website recommendations?
2 votes

I propose that the About contains this entry: You are welcome to ask about software for your desktop, the web and mobile platforms. If you are unsure about your question being about a website (...

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Are recommendations for programming tutorials/resources on topic?
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10 votes

No, they are not. While such content is valuable, it needs its own set of criteria for distinguishing good questions and good answers. We focus on stuff that can be executed on computers, "software", ...

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Are we becoming lax about answer quality?
13 votes

I think you are totally right. I tend to downvote such answers, I will go over to flag them as well (as VLQ as suggested by Gilles). Usually I care more about questions then answers so I didn't ...

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Is this question bending the WebApp / WebSite rule?
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4 votes

I would argue that the question asks and the answer provides a webapp. If I had the tool myself without the data it would still be useful as I could enter the data of the cars that interest me myself ...

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What is the difference between [sound] and [audio]?
3 votes

I've suggested the synonym. As we have this question the second time and the answer of DVK has the most upvotes we should synonymize the two. Vote for the synonym as you see fit.

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Merge 'photo' into 'photography'
4 votes

Yes that should totally be done.

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Scientificalicious
-4 votes

I think we should synonym scientific-computing to science, thus making science the main tag. We don't serve non-computing stuff here, but it seems that people think its necessary to explicitly say ...

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How do we fix incorrect instructions presented to visitors?
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3 votes

We should fix that description to use firefox and chrome respectively. That is what is used in reality. Note: I did the edit. It needs to be approved, yet.

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Unify tag names
-3 votes

I think its not worth the trouble. We should stick with whats used the most currently and synonym new tags to that. To ease up that process we should up-vote the M.SE discussions that aim at ...

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Is the Ubuntu tag justified?
9 votes

TL;DR: Keep ubuntu, add linux wherever applicable. Some Datapoints: ubuntu -> 70 questions linux -> 435 questions ubuntu + linux -> 33 questions ubuntu - linux -> 37 questions kubuntu -> 1 question (...

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How to phrase a question about jRPG replacement (e.g game like Final Fantasy II) better?
1 votes

Yes: The question seems to be phrased good enough. You should post it.

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What to do with the graphics tag?
1 votes

I just went through the ~40 questions that have graphics and retagged them where appropriate to images, graphs or data-visualization. I can't see a consistent use of graphics. While the part that was ...

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Design ideas for this site
1 votes

I think we should reuse the wrench from the ads. I'm all in to use Nicolas Raul's wrench instead (but my graphic-fu is not strong enough). I clicked a logo from it: The idea behind this is that I ...

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A tag framework
3 votes

A Framework is more than just a library, although most frameworks consist of some libraries themselves. Frameworks are explicitly different from software-development as some programming languages ...

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Discovering relevant evaluation criteria in the context of available software
1 votes

The search for criteria, as narrow as they may be in your specific case, is unfortunately off-topic here, as you can see by your linked meta. If your requirements are already narrow and you describe ...

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Are questions on webmail recommandations acceptable?
2 votes

The answer is: It depends on the wording of the question - What are you looking to replace of GMail? GMail consists of several parts: The software that runs on the Google Server and handles the mail....

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Is looking for software as "data" within our scope?
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2 votes

I think the question is off-topic. I does not try to solve a problem the user has anymore then looking for other data would. The fact that the data the OPs looks for happens to be software does not ...

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How can we encourage people to stop asking these 'dump it here without research' questions?
2 votes

Do what the handbook says: Leave a friendly and welcoming comment and a Closevote. Recently I interacted with a similar question (1) and did what the handbook said. The user reacted in one of the ...

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Disambiguate the [amazon] tag
1 votes

I think we should leave it as it is. This tag is not over populated and does not need any more separation.

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Should there be a tag for "pay once" software?
1 votes

tl;dr: Use pay-once. Lets see if the tag single-transaction has merit by the guidelines of the help center, in particular in comparison to gratis. Describes the topic of the question: Good. As much ...

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How should we handle a question related to request made by a particular small business organization Needs ( billing process software.)
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3 votes

We should not treat them special in any way. If the requirements are narrow, so be it, maybe there will be no answer because that tool does not exist, thats fine. If the requirements are too ...

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What to do with these "cross-platform development environment" questions. Are these a good fit?
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2 votes

I think they are either too broad or become too subjective. If you don't have requirements for your given project on a specific language anyway but are free to choose then it will come down to the ...

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How should we handle obsolete questions?
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I think we should have a custom close reason for this scenario where software not only is no longer sold or "regularly" available but for all intends and purposes gone. (I would list Geocities as an ...

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Why questions about antiviruses gets so little attention?
4 votes

Because not all of us are windows users (like me) and most people who use anti virus software just use what their neighbor had without ever thinking if it is the best tool for the job (100% of all ...

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What should our chatroom be named?
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Fluffy recommends I just think that Software should have been called Fluffyware in the first place. I mean "soft" is such a boring word, ain't it?

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Advertising on Super User (2014)
11 votes

Wrench and Nut from here. Somehow this idea looked better in my head. I'll upload the XCF original if requested.

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Would this training question be on topic?
2 votes

If you can specify what you need, then a question for a program that teaches a specific skill would be on topic. I would consider a "english learning application" on topic, so a "web development ...

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Should we close custom program requirements as Too Broad or Off Topic?
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I agree we must handle such questions somehow. I recommend a custom close reason "Off-Topic">"Needs to be coded" Your question is about a program that needs to be tailor made for you. We favor ...

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Eliminate the [productivity] tag
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3 votes

Yes. Destroy it. Its clearly too broad. The questions that have it should be retagged (I list them here so they can be found and edited once the tag is gone) Software to alert me when I use the left ...

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