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Why not combine “English Language Learners” with EL&U?

Proposal: English Language Learners It seems the concern here is creating a separate forum for folks to ask basic English questions, and I can't help but wonder... why? There's already a forum for ...
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Will the Chinese Language site allow for questions to be asked completely in Chinese?

Proposal: Chinese Language All of the examples provided so far have a mainly English component with Chinese characters added. I would like to know what everyone thinks about asking questions purely ...
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Is really needed to define a site which is the same as StackOverflow but in different language?

Propuestas: Desarrollo de Software en Español StackOverflow in Spanish This proposal is to create a StackEchange site which subject is exactly the same as StackOverflow, but in a different language:...
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What are the advantages of single language sites over collective ones?

It has already been asked at the current Lojban proposal, but not at the Esperanto and Constructed Languages proposals, why it would make more sense to have a SE site dedicated to this single ...
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Pertinent quaestiōnēs linguā Latīnā? Eās ut nōn hortēmur?

Proposal: Latin Language Or in English: Are questions in Latin on topic? Should we encourage that? And how about answers in Latin? I'm currently imagining latin.stackexchange.com as having a similar ...
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Anime: should we allow the use of romanized Japanese titles?

Proposal: Anime & Manga Every anime has a romanized Japanese title (romaji). Most popular anime also has an English title. For example, this question can be written as How many times did Louise ...
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Should questions about Ukrainian written in Russian be allowed here?

Proposal: Ukrainian Language Hear me out and just don't take this as trolling. This is a very subtle issue but I guess it's better to discuss here. Let me start with some facts: The thing is that ...
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Instead of creating many language specific sites, shouldn't we expand the multilingual features of the original one?

I'm not sure if this belongs here or into the mother meta as a feature request, if the latter is the case, please migrate. There are a few proposed sites that are StackOverflow in a language other ...
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Crowdsourcing: translation between natural languages

I have translated this song from Russian to English. Can you correct my mistakes? This is one of the questions in the proposal. Asker then wonders if this kind of question would work well for Q&...
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Is this only about the Latin language or also about its contexts?

Proposal: Latin Language Should this site be only about the Latin language, its grammar and its styles? Or are questions about its context also ontopic: Latin literature (eg discussion of various ...
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Should all the Q&A in this proposal use Chinese language only? | 这个项目里的所有问答都将使用中文吗?

Proposal: Applying to Foreign Colleges & Universities (in Chinese) 这个项目的核心是解答中国学生在留学上的疑惑,这是不是意味着,这个项目里的所有问题和解答将完全使用中文?如果完全使用中文,那么对于诸如在国外生活体验这样的问题,就仅仅只有海外的华人可以回答了,毕竟大部分外国人是不懂中文的,而懂中文的未必在国外生活。 ...
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Allow reverse translations?

Proposal: German language The proposal currently suggests "translations from any language to German" as on-topic. Should the reverse be true as well? I can see questions like "What's the closest ...
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Will Stack Overflow in German (or language XX) ever reach beta?

Proposal: Stack Overflow (in German) This proposal was created 9 month ago and it seems everything goes very slow. I'm following SO in German for ~3 month and I tend to say that it will never reach ...
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Merge of Software Testing and Software Development (in Portuguese)

Proposal: Software Testing (in Portuguese) and Software Development (in Portuguese) Devemos estabelecer a fusão das propostas de software em Português? Eu não consigo ver qualquer razão para ...
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Should translation questions be bounded to German-English?

Some commenters on example questions seem to have the opinion, that translation questions should be bounded to German-English. As sometimes (but very seldom) a German phrase is difficult to express in ...
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Latin Language Proposal: Beginners and experts?

Proposal: Latin Language I'm curious as to how oriented these language exchanges are towards the newer and inceptivus (beginn[er][ing]) group that may ask questions as simple as, "How do I properly ...
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Hebrew: Are folk/speculative etymology questions appropriate?

On several of the language related sites questions pop up that have the form "Are these two homophonous or near homophonous words related?" (one example that popped up recently) and intuitive ...
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Are questions allowed fully in Tamil script?

Proposal: Tamil Language I saw some questions in Tamil script(whole question in Tamils cript) in the proposal samples. But how can people who don't know Tamil script can read them? Many people who ...
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Hebrew: Are questions asking whether or where Hebrew was spoken or written in scope?

Are questions about a narrow niche of Hebrew language history in scope? I'm sure questions about the historical development of the language as a whole would be in scope (I hope). But would a ...
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Please add a language filter on proposals

Proposals are currently sorted into a few categories. They should also be classified by language (in addition to the existing categories, of course: this is orthogonal). There should be a way for me ...
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Are recommendations for language learning resources on topic?

Will this site be strictly about the general principles and process of learning a new language or can it also suggest web/print resources for learning specific languages? Proposal: Language Learning
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How are we going to tackle the problem caused by BIDI languages?

Since Persian is a right-to-left language and English is left-to-right, their combination either doesn't work or does not look good. What are you going to do about this issue? Proposal: Persian ...
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Stackoverflow in persian

As an stackoverflow user who are not native in english I see lots of questions in stackoverflow from new users that they cant say what they really want because of their poor english, and as a persian ...
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Are developers looking for information in French?

Proposal: Stack Overflow (in French) I find this proposal interesting but like many people I'm wondering if it's viable or not. I feel like to be viable, we need people looking for information in ...
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Sign Languages and Deaf Culture?

There should be Q&A for sign language students and educators, others that use sign languages in their professions, the Deaf, and the curious. American Sign Language, the most internationally ...
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Is it possible to propose a new site in which the contents inside are other language such as Thai?

I'm a newbie of SE, and quite new to web programming. I am trying to create a new SE site where all contents are written in Thai. My initial plan for now is to create a Southeast Asain Language Q&...
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This proposal is not a dupe

Proposal: French language I don't agree that this is a duplicate of 'correct French usage'. It's a more generic forum that covers that, and translations. It seems too granular to split French ...
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How is this different from individual language sites?

Proposal: Language Learning We already have plenty of sites for learning languages, like Spanish, English and Portuguese. Each of these is for its own language. What will this site do differently, ...
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Islam: Would foreign-language questions be permissible?

Proposal: Islam Given that a large portion of the site's target demographic probably do not speak English as a first language, would questions/answers in other languages (e.g., Urdu, Hindi, Arabic) ...
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Would Baltic Languages and Usage cover the Old Prussian language? [closed]

Proposal: Baltic Languages and Usage Actually I think "Baltic languages" has two different meanings. One for the three national languages of the Baltic countries: Estonian, Latvian, Lithuanian. They ...
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Hindi and Urdu Language

I propose that a new Stack Exchange website be created for Hindi and Urdu languages. Separate proposals for Hindi and Urdu languages have been made but both independently received very poor votes. ...
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Do not use “create new discussion” to ask questions, since this proposal is still at commitment stage. (本项目仍在Commitment阶段,暂时不能在此提问。) [closed]

Proposal: Applying to Foreign Colleges & Universities (in Chinese) 我也刚刚知道这个规矩:在commitment阶段,SE(Stackexchange)暂时不提供“问答”功能。所以,目前依然不能在这里进行问答活动。在“create new discussion”中,应该讨论的是关于当前Proposal的一些建议及其相关话题。...
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1answer
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Native language should be allow at least in chat groups [closed]

There are lots of developers from so many different countries, I am one of them from Gujarat, India. I would like to propose for Gujarati Language which can be allow in chat groups. As I am ...
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What language will be on topic?

Proposal: Dutch Language & Culture Example questions both include English and Dutch questions. I don't think two languages should be allowed, since that would fragment the userbase. Allowing only ...
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How are you planning to scale the SE sites to use different languages?

Fast forward a few years, lets say that lots of SE sites will get successful. People will want them in their native language too. They will try to create (for example) Physics.SE in French, German, ...
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Are more basic Ukrainian questions allowed?

Proposal: Ukrainian Language Stack Exchange sites generally don't allow simple questions that can be answered by "just googling it". But where there may be easily accessible answers available for ...
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French Language & Usage description was edited, why?

Proposal: French Language & Usage It seems Robert edited the description of the French Language & Usage proposal a couple of days ago. Whilst I like the merging of the 3 French proposals, ...
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Using Tags in Language Learning [closed]

Proposal: Language Learning As far as I know, there are roughly 6,500 spoken languages in the world today. And since one language can't be learned directly without the help of other, and one can't ...
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What is required for a question in discuss to appear in multiple proposals?

Recently the "polish language" proposal was closed in the absence of the required support after a year. Regarding the fact, that there are currently two another polish proposals (polish askubuntu and ...
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Errata could also be for “non-technical” textbooks

Proposal: Errata Say, I have had ideas of posting and collecting errata in textbooks teaching foreign languages, or science textbooks (maths). These topics are not "technical", but also quite non-...
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Can we open proposals to complete the “Trilogy” sites in languages already having StackOverflow?

StackOveflow is doing well in different languages (Russian, Portuguese and Spanish, for example). There are a large user base among these languages and I can see large room to complete the basic ...
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“SO in Language” proposals scope

Proposal: Stack Overflow (in Russian) Shouldn't SO translations be mainly devoted to language- (country-) specific questions, for example: Questions about APIs of local sites/services (ex. VK, Mail....
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French language title?

Proposal: French Language & Usage Should not the name of this site be changed to "Langue et usage français" or similar? It doesn't appear to make sense that the name and description of a site ...
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Proposal for a language community

I think that Malayalam Language needs a place here in SE It is one of the prominent languages in India. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Malayalam
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Does stackexchange support Arabic?

We are a lug that receives a lot of questions that needs to be answered and easily searched, our current medium doesn't support searching, thus it takes a lot of effort to either re-answer previously ...
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Is it still an accepted practice to create a different language version for an existing site?

It was done with StackOverflow (now Stack Overflow En Espanol exists, as Stack Overflow Em Portugues). Is it still considered an accepted practice or will it likely be closed (e.g. by moderation) if I ...
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Wouldn't a single location for questions on Germanic languages and dialects be more beneficial to scholars than individual websites?

I would like to propose an omnibus "Germanic Languages and Dialects" category. The category would have tags that can help scholars link specific Germanic languages, dialects, their grammar, syntax, ...
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Language Communities and Translation Communities

I was unsure if I should ask this here or on meta, but here seems to fit better. I've been in some of the Stack Exchange's Language Communities, and saw that many questions are being asked in English ...
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Should sites about a language be in that language? [duplicate]

Should sites about a language be written in that language? Let's say there's a site proposal about the Spanish language. Should the site proposal's description and example questions also be in that ...
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Is it OK to start a discussion here with more example questions? [closed]

Proposal: Romanian Language & Usage I'm currently in Romania and trying to teach myself Romanian with the help of Romanian friends, a couple of books, and the Internet. I don't know any other ...