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Do we need new Reason to Close old Questions when Originator appears to have lost interest?

Consensus seems to be that forced acceptance of answers, which appear valid to others of high reputation, should not happen even when the originator appears to have lost interest. If that is a given, ...
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Supporting math markup in GIS SE?

A lot of the question and answers that I am interested in would benefit from a TeX-like typesetting capability like they have at math. Should we get that?
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Would it be useful to force accept answers?

This has already been asked on Meta SE, and it looks like the current answer remains 'no', but I do think it'd be nice to be able to assign a correct answer to questions which have hit a certain age ...
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Deleting/Closing pointless questions?

During my time using GIS SE I have seen quite a few questions posted that attract attention, often as comments as people try to get the Original Poster to elaborate as their initial question does not ...
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Finding questions which are Community Wiki?

I was wanting to see all posts at GIS.SE that have been flagged as community wiki. I found the solution here - it's an advanced search option: https://gis.stackexchange.com/search?q=wiki%3A1 IMO, ...
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Asking code review questions for GIS related code?

I know Stack Exchange has a Code Review site, but asking questions about GIS focused topics there appears to have the same problems as asking GIS focused/related questions on Stack Overflow. The ...
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Mapping tutorials can teach us something more about GIS

I propose that there should be a tutorial module for GIS Stack Exchange, similar to Cgtuts+, which offers tutorials for beginner, intermediate and advanced computer graphics artists. Asking questions ...
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Should arcmap tag be a synonym of arcgis-desktop

Currently the tag excerpt for arcmap says ArcMap is the main application of ArcGIS for Desktop and the tag for that (arcgis-desktop) should normally be used in preference arcmap has 3,453 tagged ...
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One-line answer reputation privilege

I found a one-line answer to Equivalent of layer.redraw(true) in OpenLayers 3? which is bang on the money. The poster who answered has already a fairly good reputation and knows what he or she is ...
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Replacing MCVE with Code Snippet in custom close reason?

We currently have a custom close reason of: Questions seeking help to debug/write/improve code must include the desired behavior, a specific problem or error and the shortest code necessary to ...
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Merge Hydrography and Hydrology into Hydro

I never really understood what separates hydrology from hydrography (maybe same as what separates geology from geography?) Anyway, I think others have dealt with the issue by just calling both of ...
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Entering mathematical formulas in GIS SE? [duplicate]

I was wondering if it is possible to enter mathematical formulas in GIS SE. I was trying to enter formulas about map projections and found it necessary. I looked around, and from this meta question: ...