Angelo Fuchs
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Could the Help Center please include information about whether or not it's okay to ask for website recommendations?
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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 questions on webmail recommandations acceptable?
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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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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?
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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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What to do with these "cross-platform development environment" questions. Are these a good fit?
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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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Would this training question be on topic?
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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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What are the pro and cons of allowing opinionable but useful questions?
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"mature" can be objectified. This word describes various elements of software (good documentation, few bugs and they are quickly closed, active development community, production readyness, etc.) If ...

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Too narrow tags: What to do with them?
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partition is too narrow. That is just one aspect of HDD oriented tools and should be stated in the Questions text, not in a Tag.

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Private beta cleanup: tag synonyms and tag merges
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For the mods: Please merge+synonymize, as we cannot do so :) Synonym and merge mms and sms to short-messaging. The distinction is too narrow and if one (but not the other) is needed it should be ...

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The sound of tagging - sorting out the plethora of audio related tags
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I suggest the following definition (and will compare it to "CSV-File"): Audio is the over arching word containing everything. (compare "File") Sound is the digital representation of audible things. (...

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Private beta cleanup: tag synonyms and tag merges
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Rename vim-plugins to vim-plugin.

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Private beta cleanup: tag synonyms and tag merges
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Remove (and blacklist) viewer. It should be stated more precise what kind of viewer is requested.

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Private beta cleanup: tag synonyms and tag merges
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remove resource-packing. I think it is too narrow. Done.

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Private beta cleanup: tag synonyms and tag merges
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Synonym standalone into desktop-client. The single standalone question has been retagged, but I think this tag will come up again.

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Private beta cleanup: tag synonyms and tag merges
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Remove stack-exchange. Too narrow for software.

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How should we flag answers?
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I think we should downvote such answers as they are "not useful" as soon as more than one answer is there. Imagine 5 of such answers under a question; Without any further information you have no ...

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What to do with the graphics tag?
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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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How to phrase a question about jRPG replacement (e.g game like Final Fantasy II) better?
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Yes: The question seems to be phrased good enough. You should post it.

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Design ideas for this site
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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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Discovering relevant evaluation criteria in the context of available software
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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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Disambiguate the [amazon] tag
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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?
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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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Private beta cleanup: tag synonyms and tag merges
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screen (SO, Apple), monitors (U&L) → display (SU, AU)

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What are the pro and cons of allowing opinionable but useful questions?
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This question: [I need] a mature implementation (also for a production environment) of an AOP framework. [It must be] usable in commercial projects for free and allows me to decorate ...

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Private beta cleanup: tag synonyms and tag merges
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DONE re-tagging. Do we really need a synonym here? Remove coffeescript. Too narrow. javascript should be sufficient (and the former a synonym to the latter)

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Private beta cleanup: tag synonyms and tag merges
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DONE retagging. Synonym needed. synonym osm to openstreetmap as it is a common abbreviation.

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Where to put "Don't use for X" in tag wiki
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I say we should put this in the excerpt as long as it can be said within a sentence.

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Where to go with "automation" tag
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I suggest we keep automation and create scheduling as synonym to it.

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Should the [software-development] tag be removed?
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I think we should keep it. There are reasons why I'm looking for programs written in specific languages and not am looking for software-development. Like I want to learn more about c#, I may would ...

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