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How many ArcGIS API for JavaScript tags are needed?

In Implementing new tag for version 4 of ArcGIS API for JavaScript? it looked like the community wanted (or at least were not suggesting any alternatives) to phasing out the arcgis-javascript-api tag (...
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Is meta tag [qgis] needed?

Another question intended for Main was just asked here on Meta: Saving Geo-Tif from QGIS creates black TIF? I suspect part of the reason askers of such questions think they have found the right ...
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Should GUI questions really be duplicates of coded solutions?

I recently came across Using boundaries of city to cover world outside of it in solid color? on GIS SE. Let me preface this by saying I have particular interest in helping out new SE and/or GIS users. ...
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Are separate tags for [geocoding] and [locator] needed?

We currently have these two tags: geocoding with 631 questions and a tag wiki excerpt of: A GIS operation for converting street addresses into spatial data that can be displayed as features on a ...
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What does 'OP' mean?

I guess from the context OP means the person asking the question, but I'm still wondering: what does 'OP' stand for? Is it an acronym of something? Maybe I did not look well, but I did not find it ...
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Do we need [scripting] and [automation] tags?

There are currently tags for: scripting which has 316 questions and a tag wiki excerpt of: The act of setting up computing instructions, usually stored in a file and interpreted at run time. ...
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Reviewing ArcGIS Pro tagging post-release of version 2.0?

Now that ArcGIS Pro 2.0 has been released, and new questions in that version are outnumbering those about the earlier versions, I think we should revisit Changes to ArcGIS Pro tag in preparation for ...
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Should link-only answers be flagged as 'not an answer' on this site?

Over at Stack Overflow, link-only answers should be flagged with the 'not an answer' reason. They are eventually converted to a comment (by a moderator) or deleted. Meta Stack Overflow discussion: ...
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Do we need [programming] tag?

There is currently a programming tag which has 98 questions and a tag wiki excerpt of: The act or process of planning or writing a computer program. Is it needed, or does having a tag for the ...
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Adding an answer to closed question, though question may be obsolete

I've nominated this question for reopening Cannot remove blue "nested" grid/rectangles in QGIS canvas? I've found the cause, or at least what caused this blue quadtree, yet since then the ...
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Do we need [troubleshooting] tag?

There is currently a troubleshooting tag which has 29 questions and a tag wiki excerpt of: A form of problem solving, often applied to repair failed products or processe [sic] Is it needed, or a ...
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Do we need [code] tag?

There is currently a code tag which has 46 questions and a tag wiki excerpt as: in this context implies a set of computer programming instructions. Do not use for questions relating to error ...
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Is Google Maps question appropriate for GIS SE?

I posted a question in Stack Overflow about making custom Google maps. Should I ask it here? https://stackoverflow.com/questions/45246667/how-do-i-create-a-sales-territory-map-with-location-detection-...
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Should [qgs] and [qgis-project] tags be synonyms?

Should we make these two tags synonyms? It seems that currently open questions in qgs seem to be a bit more about the file format / XML content (and its creation or manipulation outside of QGIS) and ...
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Unable to find posts awaiting review

I noted that I currently have some posts awaiting review: In the past, they were generally approvals for suggested edits. Instead, I noted that clicking on that notification, I don't have anything ...
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What can you do when your question is not getting any views?

I recently joined gis.stackexchange.com and asked my first question. However after 24 hours my question only received 4 views, while other questions received many more. This made me wonder if there is ...
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Error when trying to add 2 (or even just 1) images to a question

I'm new to the SE site, and have a reputation of 1. When I wrote my first question a few days ago, I added 2 small map/feature images to the question. When I tried to post the question, I got an ...
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Improving opening paragraphs of GIS SE Help Center (and Tour)?

Our opening Help page starts with these two paragraphs (some common to its Tour) : Geographic Information Systems is a question and answer site for people interested in GIS, Remote Sensing, ...
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Is this one question?

My post was put on-hold because a person claimed it was asking multiple questions. I reframed the post as Generating shapefile? Does the new post qualify as just asking one question? Can I have ...
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Who can edit Wiki Answer locked posts?

While searching for comparisons between Javascript Mapping frameworks, I keep being linked back to this question: How do various JavaScript mapping libraries compare? Which, before it was locked, had ...
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should geofence be a synonym for geofencing?

I noticed a question today about the GeoServer add on GeoFence that was tagged with geofencing which is not what it is about at all. Looking at the tag at least three of the ten most recent questions ...
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Why wasn't I told that my Question was closed?

Earlier this year I asked a question on GIS SE which had a bit of activity in the form of comments and an answer. It was then closed as a Duplicate (correctly - I have no issue with that). The ...
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Should we delete the 'python-crash' tag?

A question with this tag appeared in the feed today, when I clicked on the python-crash tag, I found that only 2 questions had the tag. Does this specific tag add value? Should we retag to python ...
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Appealing a moderator's action to revert an edit to narrow the scope of a question

On the question "Importing 3D geometries into PostGIS?", I took the time to vote-to-close and explain. It was far too broad and lacked sample data. It requests information about three fileformats. ...
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How to ask for question re-opening?

I was about to ask a question and I found it was already asked by someone else some time ago: How to compute time-space maps automatically? Unfortunately, this question has been closed mainly due to ...
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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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Why are some posts highlighted yellow?

At the risk of looking stupid, why are some of the posts highlighted yellow?
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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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Changes to ArcGIS Pro tag in preparation for ArcGIS Pro 2 [duplicate]

Recently a tag arcgis-pro-2 was created on a question where one of the answers referred to the coming ArcGIS Pro 2.0 release. Do we need to rename the existing arcgis-pro to be arcgis-pro-1 in order ...
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Tag requested for ODL Studio questions?

We've created an open source (LGPL) application called ODL Studio for territory design, vehicle routing, and viewing maps (i.e. of customer points) based on Excel data. We're considering the merits of ...
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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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Using/synonymizing/merging [coordinate-system] and [projection] tags?

I wonder if tags coordinate-system and projection have been used consistently in GIS SE. Frequently, they seem to be used interchangeably. Do tag excerpts need some disambiguation?
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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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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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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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Is there a limit to the number of times a question is eligible to vote on to reopen after it has been edited?

I'm asking this question because when I have voted on a reopen request on a question that I subsequently voted to remain close, because of insufficient changes to the original question. So does that ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Project Reduplication of Deduplication - GIS

Stack Exchange recently started a collaboration project with the University of Melbourne, in an attempt to improve the automatic detection of duplicate questions. More information on the project and ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...