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Where to find author/creator of tag?

In an attempt to get the badge Taxonomist, I created the affine-transformation tag, however, I have not been able to confirm that I am the author of this tag. Where can I see the author of a ...
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Can we have Mapshaper tag?

Mapshaper is a great open source tool and online resource for simplifying maps and boundaries and working with geojson, topojson and other formats. It's pretty simple but some of the usage of its ...
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Editing tag descriptions?

I just created a new tag for hexagonal-grid; there is a growing number of questions on this kind of grid or sampling system and no tag to gather them. However, I can not find any mechanism to add a ...
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Is there a grace period for moderator action?

This is mostly out of personal interest in how things are done. I did not find the answer in Who are the moderators, and what is their role here? which seemed like a likely location for the answer. ...
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Are questions about spelling of geography locations on-topic?

Although this website appeared (initially) to be all things about Geography, after reading the help section and despite it claiming its audience is wide I think my question is not on topic: am I ...
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Regarding the 2016 Community Moderator Election Candidate Score

I was considering nominating myself as a candidate but I figure my candidate score is probably too low to throw my hat in the ring at this time. Is there a way to find out what my candidate score is ...
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Using GIS SE rather than Stack Overflow for Here Maps questions?

I'm programming for living and StackOverflow is a life savior for all kinds of issues. Sometimes, when I dig deeper into a very specific aspect (such as geometries or design), it's actually better to ...
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Removing personal email addresses from questions?

This answer (before it was deleted by the votes of six non-moderators) included the user's personal email address. To me this seems to work against GIS SE because if the questioner decides to act ...
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How can "This edit conflicted with a subsequent edit" happen?

I just got an edit rejected during review, with the reason: This edit conflicted with a subsequent edit. Looking at the subsequent conflicting review, it's not that different from mine. I am just ...
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Edited tag wiki, but didn't receive tally to research assistant badge?

I haven't found any posts discussing not receiving a tally for tag wiki edits. I have edited at least 4 tag wikis, received approval and have not seen any updates to my research assistant tally? ...
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How the flagging system works?

If I'm not wrong, there is the possibility to raise up a maximum of 10 flags, but I don't know how the system works. I imagine that, if I have 10 pending flag raised, I can't flag any more post, but ...
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Do disputed flags ever become resolved?

I currently have three disputed flags listed in my flagging history. I tried looking for other possible questions they may have answered however, I only came across Why is this "Not an answer&...
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Changed my mind on a vote for a thread, do I get that vote added for the total of the day?

I've tried searching for something similar on the Meta, I wasn't able to locate anything. My question is if I were to "retract" a vote from a thread that I previously voted on, does that vote now ...
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Where is the logout option in Stack Exchange?

How do I logout from an account? I don't see the logout option and I can't figure how I enter the site, because when I visit the page (in Chrome) the login is made automatically.
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Adding quick comment when voting to not re-open question?

I would like to add a quick comment to a question that I'm voting to not re-open. For example, a user has their question closed, and they worked on some significant edits to provide additional ...
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When I skip a review what happens?

A little while ago I skipped a 'Late Answer' review because I just wasn't sure either way whether it was a good answer or not. It sounds so simple but I am presuming that if I skip the review item it ...
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Why are some posts highlighted yellow?

At the risk of looking stupid, why are some of the posts highlighted yellow?
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Is this the right community for this type of question + latex support

I posted this question on robotics.stackexchange because the lack of latex support for gis.stackexchange made me wonder whether or not it was the appropriate community to ask such questions. So I ...
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Code Prettifying?

C# code posted to stack overflow gets prettified Find Dangles of road shapefile ... but not in GIS Stack Exchange. Changing feature class and field aliases in bulk using ArcPy? Is that something ...
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Should tags [marker] and [markers] be synonyms?

We currently have two tags that, in my opinion should be synonyms. I think marker and markers are identical. Does anyone object to them being merged? Or is there another definition that I'm not ...
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Should [arcsde] tag be renamed to [enterprise-geodatabase]?

At the moment we have just over 1,000 questions tagged arcsde but my understanding is that the product ArcSDE ceased to exist many years ago when it became simply a component of the ArcGIS Server ...
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Should we treat [spatial-database] and [geodatabase] tags as synonyms?

Should we treat the two tags spatial-database and geodatabase as synonyms? Seems like the guys on Wikipedia haven't come to a conclusion on this topic either: see Geodatabase on en.wp.
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Updating openlayers, openlayers-2 and openlayers-3 tags?

Please perform the following gis.stackexchange.com retagging actions: Merge the openlayers and openlayers-2 tags into openlayers-2 Rename openlayers-3 to openlayers This means that in the future, ...
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Announcing Winter Bash 2016 for GIS SE (unless hat haters make their case ASAP)?

Season’s greetings, GIS Stack Exchange users! The year is rapidly coming to a close, which means even though we typically hate it, it’s time to have some fun...with hats! That’s right - it’s time ...
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2014 Community Moderator Election

The 2014 Community Moderator Election is now underway! Community moderator elections have three phases: Nomination phase Primary phase Election phase Most elections take between two and three weeks,...
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2016 Community Moderator Election - Process

The 2016 Community Moderator Election is now underway! Community moderator elections have three phases: Nomination phase Primary phase Election phase Most elections take between two and three weeks,...
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Is GIS SE participating in 2015 Winter Bash Holiday Hats Promotion?

I came across this post at the Academia SE and I wondered if members at GIS SE would like to participate in the 2015 Winter Bash Holiday Hats Promotion too? Are we participating in 2015 SE '...
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Should GIS participate in the 2014 “Winter Bash”?

For the third year running, the Stack Exchange team is organizing a "Winter Bash". Users earn "hats" for their gravatars by completing novel tasks (analogous to badges). Certain specific actions will ...
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What's the purpose of the 'software' tag? [duplicate]

The software tag is currently applied to 36 questions. As far as I can tell, this tag has little meaning and no usefulness--practically any question could be tagged with it--so I am thinking one of ...
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When and how should "We are not a GIS Software Support Site" be invoked?

There is a short paragraph on the Help which I have always felt some discomfort with: We are not a GIS Software Support Site. We encourage you to seek official routes for support for specific ...
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Is it time to make [openlayers] tag synonym of [openlayers-3] instead of [openlayers-2]?

18 months ago we made the openlayers tag a synonym of openlayers-2 as a result of Should openlayers-2 and openlayers be synonyms? Although I am not an OpenLayers user, it now seems to me that most ...
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Improving wording of "no GIS component" custom close reason?

We currently have a custom close reason that basically says GIS SE is for GIS questions and there are other sites that you should use for general IT questions, even if they relate to something that a ...
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Tag synonym proposal - software and free related tags

Two more closely related tag terms with some duplication and cross-use, some of which I believe should go away. It appears some of this has come up before (see below, linked question). Key: (# ...
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Can a moderator delete "When will ArcGIS 10.0 SP1 be released?"

matt wilkiesaid I should delete my ArcGIS 10 SP questions, but I get this for SP1: "Sorry, this question cannot be deleted: too many existing answers, or upvoted/accepted answers (click on this box ...
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Referring to JavaScript Libraries in tag names?

I'm a bit confused on tagging and references to Javascript libraries. I sometimes use OpenLayers and Leaflet and have seen questions tagged without the '.js' affix (e.g. D3), while in other instances, ...
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How to close my own question?

I asked a question yesterday and thought it is a different question from my previously asked another question. But now I am convinced that, actually it was a duplicate question. So, I wanted to close ...
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Setting CartoDB tag to synonym of CARTO?

With the rebrand of CartoDB to CARTO we need help from a moderator or someone with +2500 reputation points to set up carto as synonym of cartodb so we keep all questions organized.
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If a moderator holds a question, does s/he get notified when I edit the question to address the hold?

If a moderator holds a question, does s/he get notified when I edit the question to address the hold? Or do I need to comment in reply to the moderator that I've changed the question?
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Anyone getting errors on attempting to save Edits to posts?

Lately I've been experiencing errors on attempting to save question edits. I will edit the question, say over a minute or two (edit title, body, retag perhaps), hit the Save Edits button, and I will ...
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Implementing new tag for version 4 of ArcGIS API for JavaScript?

Esri recently released version 4 of the ArcGIS Server JavaScript API - see https://developers.arcgis.com/javascript/ and https://developers.arcgis.com/javascript/latest/guide/choose-version/index.html ...
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Add tag 'Galileo'

As the Galileo GPS is now approaching full service status, can we create the tag 'Galileo' and add it to the following questions: Android devices and apps with support for Galileo positioning? Is ...
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Consider including TAG "osmdroid"

I do not yet have enough reputation to propose tags in questions. Can someone with more reputation create a tag for osmdroid, please? It is a free, open source Android library that provides Tools /...
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Can the linked-open-data lose its synonym to open data?

I see that the linked-open-data tag is marked as a synonym to open-data, but I think that is a mistake. Whilst the term does have the words open and data, questions on linked open data are not, I ...
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Do we need separate tags for Layer Files (*.lyr) and Layer Definition Files (*.qlr)?

From Does QGIS have the equivalent of ArcGIS's Layer (*.LYR) file? my understanding is that these two file types can be considered equivalent in functionality: Layer File (*.lyr) of ArcGIS for ...
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Can we have an hdfs tag?

I tried creating an hdfs tag an acronym for Hadoop Distributed File System, but it got blocked because there is an hdf tag ~ Hierarchical Data Format (HDF) Can we have an hdfs tag?
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What to do with ArcGIS tag after burnination?

The ambiguous arcgis tag is approaching burnination with less than 50 questions still bearing it, and still needing their content checked to determine whether they should be re-tagged as arcgis-...
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Do we need a [esri-api] tag?

Currently there are 29 questions tagged with esri-api. IMHO, this is a very totally useless tag, since there is nothing called the esri-api. There are several different APIS for different arcgis and ...
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How many tags are needed for ArcPy questions?

At the moment we have two arcpy* tags: arcpy - 4,262 questions including 182 questions and answers tagged arcpy mentioning arcpy.mapping; and 203 questions and answers tagged arcpy mentioning arcpy....
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GIS SE home page, is the beta jobs link crowding the earlier tabs a known issue?

I just noticed that the questions tab is overflowing on to the GIS home page title due to the addition of the new jobs key. I don't know if it is a glitch SE is already working on or if we need to ...
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Can we have hats?

Several Stackexchange meta sites are reporting that there will be an optional event where one could earn "hats" for your gravatar (profile icon) to wear. See these questions for details: https://...