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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to get a question flagged without enough reputation to do so?

The question sum count column in raster attribute seems to be a duplicate of count attribute in raster. They're both from the same user and the user seem to be confused and asked the question in a ...
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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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Asking questions about obtaining free geospatial data? [duplicate]

I have asked a question about downloading free geospatial data on the Open Data (beta) Stack Exchange but because of the temporarily low traffic of this beta site, this question has reached to only 9 ...
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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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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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Improving wording of “non-reproducible” custom close reason?

Currently, we have the following as one of the three close reasons that we (as moderators) are able to customize locally for GIS SE: Questions describing a problem that can't be reproduced and ...
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Is tag for [bug] needed when “We are not a formal GIS Software Support Site”?

On our What topics can I ask about here? page we say explicitly with some bolding: We are not a formal GIS Software Support Site and are likely to close questions and recommend you seek official ...
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Please create the [google-earth-engine] tag

There are currently 3 questions on GIS Stack Exchange referring to Google's Earth Engine. These are all tagged with other Google products (google-earth, google-earth-api, google-maps-engine). I ...
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Why do I see so many answers in the Late Answers Review Queue?

Has something just changed with Stackexchange? Why do I see 600+ Answers in the 'Late Answers' Queue?
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What does shading of user's icon indicate?

Just been bumbling around on GIS SE and I noticed that some users have a shaded affect around their image next to their user name, whilst others do not, what does this shading indicated? I'm not ...
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Why do questions without recent activity show as modified by Community?

I've seen this a few time lately and I'm curious if there's a reason for it or if it's a bug. On the front page (questions by active), this question shows that it was modified by Community recently: ...
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Describing GIS Stack Exchange on its Tour page?

This question refers to the discussion about the scope of GIS.SE. I agree with @Andre Silva concerning the fact that: we should keep GIS.SE as it is and it would be nice to mention the main topics in ...
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Options when question is duplicate of one with no/inadequate/old answers?

I have a question that has already been asked (Understanding min and max values with Mosaic to New Raster?), but it does not yet have an answer. Is there a way to revive or draw attention to this ...
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Tweaking custom close reason for poorly framed code debugging/writing/improving questions?

In Shortest code to reproduce GIS programming problems I think we made good progress on getting a more useful set of custom close reasons for GIS SE. However, I think the current wording of our ...
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Shortest code to reproduce GIS programming problems

Sometimes we receive GIS programming questions which are difficult to answer because it lacks explanation about the problem and reproducible examples. When that happens, we could quickly provide ...
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Why links to other SE questions appear to have been removed when question migrated?

My question has just been migrated to GIS SE, but the links to some relevant questions (on SO) seem to have been removed automatically. Is this the common procedure when it comes to links (on all SE ...
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Syntax highlighting for openlayers-3 tag

I've just spend a bit of time tagging openlayers-3 Q's as 'javascript' in order to enable syntax highlighting. But, I've just realized that you can create language specification for tags: Automatic ...
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Tagging data questions on GIS Stack Exchange?

There has previously been some discussion here about: Are questions about obtaining geospatial data on topic? Tag synonym proposal - software and free related tags Which brings me to examine these ...
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What tags are needed for questions about domains?

At the moment we have two tags with domain in their name: domain with 46 questions and no tag wiki coded-value-domain with 39 questions and a tag wiki and there is no tag specifically for range ...
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Tags related to climate, with at least one synonym proposal

We currently have rainfall x15 and precipitation x7. We also have climate and solar-radiation. I don't currently see any others that would fall under the category of climate (such as wind), but feel ...
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Should openlayers-2 and openlayers be synonyms?

Most questions up till now used openlayers to refer to openlayers-2. With increasing interest in openlayers-3, we will see more questions on this topic. The two versions are so different that answers ...
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Tagging questions related to Linear Referencing, Dynamic Segmentation and Chainage?

We currently have the following tags (and their wiki entries) related to Linear Referencing, Dynamic Segmentation and Chainage, and there may be more (feel free to edit and add). Often several of ...
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Tag synonym proposal - reproject to projection-conversions

reproject with 6 questions and no Wiki reprojection is already a synonym of projection-conversions with 483 questions and a Wiki of "The process of translating a map or spatial data from one ...
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Should we reorganize sextante, sextante-qgis-plugin, and qgis-processing tags?

I'm aware of Should we introduce a new tag for qgis + Sextante?, but it doesn't seem to have had a complete implementation, even though it is tagged as status-completed. You may know that the ...
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Should qgis-python-api be a synonym of pyqgis?

I've just proposed qgis-python-api as a synonym of pyqgis. qgis-python-api has been only used in 4 questions and they clearly (from the questions themselves) refer to pyqgis. Check by yourselves: ...
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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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Tidying tags for Open Source GIS and Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC)?

When thinking about Open Source GIS and the Open Geospatial Consortium, we currently have these tags: open-gis with 5 questions open-source with 394 question ogc with 68 questions Do we need to tidy ...
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When to use Not An Answer flag?

I flagged this answer as "not an answer" the full text of which says: This was posted as an answer, but it does not attempt to answer the question. It should possibly be an edit, a comment, ...
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Should geospatial tag be blacklisted?

In the early days of GIS Stack Exchange it was recognized that every question here could be potentially tagged gis. Any question which could not, would be off-topic. As a result that tag was ...
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Should GNSS be made synonym of GPS?

We have gps with 489 questions. Excerpt: "GPS is a space-based satellite navigation system that provides location and time information." Wiki: "The Global Positioning System (GPS) is a space-based ...
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Is spatial-interpolation a synonym for interpolation?

spatial-interpolation (21 questions): spatial interpolation is the procedure of estimating the value of properties at unsampled sites within the area covered by existing observations interpolation ...
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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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Tag synonyms related to vector and raster?

Close on the heels of resample vs resampling, I've run across similar issues related to both vector and raster tags today. Some of these should definitely be reduced with synonyms. Key for below: (# ...
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Tag synonymy between resample and resampling?

We have a resample and a resampling which generally seem to be applied in the same context. Should one be made synonym of the other?
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Bounty or new question?

It's been 4 years since I asked Applying version control to ArcGIS Models. The essence of my question for the main site is: has anything significant in the landscape changed since then? combined ...