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Recovering (own) resource that has been deleted by community bot

In the case of the deletion of a resource (a question in my case) by the "community bot" - whatever this is - I simply want to know if it's possible to either: know the reason why it has ...
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Why does the [sqlserver.types] tag have a period in it?

I noticed that the sqlserver.types tag has a period in it. Most other tags have hyphens, like sql-server and sql-server-spatial. Should the sqlserver.types tag be changed to sql-server-types?
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Updating FME tags

As you may know, FME underwent a rebranding exercise recently. I've made a few suggested edits for tags, but I don't think I have the reputation to sort out synonyms properly. I'm also not sure which ...
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Merging [transparency] and [opacity] tags

The Main site currently has 12 questions tagged using transparency AND opacity. Do we need both tags? I ask because 100% transparency is the same as 0% opacity, and vice versa. Our wikis for the two ...
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Do we need to rename the ArcGIS JavaScript API tag?

Esri have once again decided to rename an existing product - the API previously known as the ArcGIS JavaScript API is now the ArcGIS Maps SDK for JavaScript. Do we need to rename the [arcgis-...
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Cannot vote to leave closed for community specifc reason in Re-open Review queue

When doing a reopen review, let's say for a question that was closed for being not focused and that reason was fixed, but another reason such as missing code is still present, I am not able to vote ...
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Filter questions by "has answer"?

Today I was searching through tags related to rasterization and wanted to filter by questions that have an answer. I couldn't find an easy way to do this. See the screenshot below: On the left you ...
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Do Google Earth and Google Earth Pro need separate tags?

Currently we have tags for: google-earth with 584 questions and a wiki excerpt of: Google's virtual globe application that allows users to view 3D buildings, imagery, terrain, any other ...
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Using version tags for PostgreSQL

We currently have the following tags related to PostgreSQL: postgresql with 3,042 questions postgresql-10 with 27 questions postgresql-9.6 with 17 questions postgresql-9.5 with 8 questions Do we ...
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Why was 6 year old question with accepted answer closed?

I recently saw that one of my former questions was closed. Calling Python through BAT for Scheduled Task While I can appreciate the need to clean up SO, I don't really understand the case for a ...
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Do we need [projection-mathematics] and [reprojection-mathematics] tags?

At Using/synonymizing/merging [coordinate-system] and [projection] tags? we synonymized a number of tags related to coordinate systems. Today I noticed Re-projection issues with Azimuthal Equidistant ...
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Should [Oracle-18c] tag be added?

I see that we have version-specific tags for Oracle: oracle-10g with 13 questions oracle-11g with 89 questions oracle-12c with 11 questions Do we need to add a tag for Oracle 18c?
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Do we need [customization] tag?

There is currently a customization tag which has 112 questions and a tag wiki excerpt of: Modifying the default state of an application to suit a user's preferences or to address the unique ...
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Are the [arcgis-portal] and [portal] tags duplicates?

It looks like there are two tags in GIS-SE that are related to the concept of portal: ArcGIS-Portal: Portal for ArcGIS allows you to share maps, applications, and other geographic ...
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Where can I see when and why my comment was deleted?

I had someone, I believe it was a mod, lazily flag a short, but valid answer of mine. If I recall correctly, I inquired (angrily) about the reason. Later I added some background to the answer to ...
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Using [bbox] and [extents] tags?

We currently have tags for: bbox which has 32 questions and a tag wiki which says: bbox is a shortened form of bounding box extents which has 543 questions and a tag wiki which says: An extent ...
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Seeking explanation as to why question is too broad?

I've been a member here on SO for a long time now, and in that time I've seen many things I disagree with by some of the Admins, for the most part I've voiced my opinion then let it lie. In some ...
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Is there a draft mode for writing questions and answers?

I would like to have a feature of saving a draft of a question and not just having to complete the question and send off.
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Not getting +2 reputation from edits?

There are a lot of questions on SE about people not getting +2 reputation for edits after reaching 2k reputation or 500 accepted edits already. However, I am below 2k reputation (1808) and have only ...
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Adding 'bug reports' to off-topic close reasons dialog?

This is mainly about bug reports, but not only about them. We already discussed in What should we do with bug reports? and decided to close these as off-topic. This is also linked in our help center ...
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Using [fields] and [field-properties] tags?

We currently have: 419 questions tagged only as fields which has a tag wiki excerpt of: In GIS, Fields, also known as attributes, contain information about features. 35 questions tagged only as ...
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Syntax highlighting needed for expression tag?

Syntax highlighting can be inferred from the question tag. It can be assumed, that for expression questions sql highlighting is appropriate in most of the cases, but this hint seems not to be present ...
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Using [labeling] and [label-expression] tags?

We currently have: 1,366 questions tagged only as labeling 10 questions tagged only as label-expression 9 questions tagged as both labeling and label-expression Do we need both the labeling and ...
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"User can't edit this question" message appeared while editing?

I was editing a question when this happened: User can't edit this question When does this error occur and why?
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Seeking GIS Stack Exchange API?

I am looking to pull information from this site (GIS Stack Exchange) via an API, similarly to the API that exists for Stack Exchange https://api.stackexchange.com/docs My goal is to be able to ...
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'Track the next one' button is hard to read for privileges on GIS SE?

Whenever you reach a certain reputation level corresponding to a new privilege, the system will tell you about it on your profile page: The 'Track the next one' button is hard to read because it's in ...
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Sending archive through Stack Exchange?

How can I send an archive through Stack Exchange? My code is too long and is not accepted.
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Keep or delete [qgis-3] version tag?

We have a versionless tag for qgis and individual tags for each minor version, eg qgis-2.18, qgis-3.0 and qgis-3.2. Now there's a new tag, qgis-3. Should qgis-3 be merged with one of the other ...
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Re-opening question about Installing PostGIS into schema other than public?

I believe that Add PostGIS spatial functions to a custom schema other than "public" in PostgreSQL shouldn't have been closed because it's not a duplicate of Using schema other than public in ...
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Can we merge all of our current tag synonyms?

According to What are tag synonyms and merged tags? How do they work? All good tag synonyms should eventually be merged. Currently, we have 60 non-merged, and stable synonyms (see EvilGenius's ...
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Policy for users reporting their employment status at commercial software companies?

What is the policy on GIS SE for employees of software companies to add this information to their profiles? I believe users should add to their profile that they are an employee of a commercial ...
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PySHP tag missing syntax highlighting [duplicate]

The pyshp tag is missing the appropriate syntax highlighting setting. It should be set to lang-py.
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Any way to combat abuse of downvotes?

I recently had a moderator edit one of my posts, but the edit only changed a couple nit picky stylistic things and added nothing substantive. As a result, I rolled back the edit. Shortly thereafter, ...
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Modifying custom close reason for when pictures of code rather than formatted text are presented?

Last time we tweaked the custom close reason below was at Tweaking custom close reason for poorly framed code debugging/writing/improving questions? Questions seeking help to debug/write/improve ...
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Adding SQL (and other) Style guides to Tour?

Would it be appropriate to add style guides to the tour, eg, this very nice SQL style guide? I see a lot of questions like this one where the formatting is so awful, I find it almost impossible to ...
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How are [clip] and [crop] tags different?

Currently, we have clip x700 and crop x57. Their excerpts mostly overlap: Clip: To limit or reduce the extent of one dataset by the extents or boundary of another. Crop: In this context means ...
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How many tags for kriging interpolation?

I have just read a question tagged cokriging, and this tag currently has only two questions under it. I paid attention into this subject because I had previously helped curating the kriging tag (see:...
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Why did I lose 100 reputation on GIS?

Why did I lose 100 reputation on Jan 9th? When others do the same with a disclaimer: https://meta.stackoverflow.com/questions/367645/spam-flag-declined-on-link-from-founder-cto-dozens-of-similar-...
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Add syntax-highlighting for KML

xml tag has lang-xml syntax highlighting (you can see it in at the bottom of XML tag info). But tag kml doesn't, although it's XML based language. So when question have xml tag everythink works OK (e....
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Rename tag: proj.4 to proj

Recently the familiar projection library PROJ incremented the major version number from 4 to 5, as described in the NEWS file. Version 4 of this software is popularly known as PROJ.4, however newer ...
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Is [custom-coordinate-system] tag needed?

We have a custom-coordinate-system tag with 40 questions. It does not have a tag wiki or even an excerpt to guide us in its usage. We also have a coordinate-system tag with 4,557 questions and of ...
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Is [software-version] tag needed?

We currently have a software-version tag (with 21 questions) which has no tag wiki or even an excerpt to guide us in its usage. Do we need it and, if so, when should it be used?
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Do we need [s] tag?

There is only one question with s tag. There isn't information about this tag and question where was used has no information about an "s" tool, action, data type, etc. This tag can be confused with ...
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Investigating suspected vote manipulation?

I came across a question that has: 184 views over 6 months On a very specific and convoluted topic (I suspect not many people have come across this issue) Yet it has 9 upvotes and 3 favourites. ...
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Usage of [path] tag

Is there anything I can do to tidy (somewhat) ambiguous tag path? I noticed the tag path has been used for two areas. One is the path to files in a computer system. Another is related to network or ...
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Current use of tags [geotiff] and [tiff]

Consider tags geotiff (x827) and tiff (x240) with their respective tag excerpts: [tiff]: Use this tag when referring to Tagged Image File Format (TIFF) within the GIS environment. [geotiff]: ...
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Winning 8 points on answer without up or downvotes?

I just received 8 points for the following answer : How to reset a QGIs toolbar. Apart the fact it was not my best answer on GIS SE (just answering with what was in comments) , i'm surprised I got 8 ...
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Reaching 80,000 answered questions before questions on our site reaches 100,000?

In the spirit of Improving on 19,000 unanswered questions? and with our number of questions now over 93,000 I am wondering whether we would like to set ourselves a challenge of having 80% of our ...
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How to search for ALL questions concerning ArcGIS, QGIS or others?

The question How to easy search (using tags) - using * ? has already shown a way how to use asterisks (*) with tags for better search. But assuming an example of "Is there a way how to search for ...
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How many tags for QGIS model building?

There are currently these tags related to QGIS model building: qgis-modeler (160 questions) with a tag wiki excerpt (and tag wiki): An application of QGIS used to develop models utilizing a large ...
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