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Are we allowed to speak in native language in GIS.SE chat rooms?

I would not consider this to be a formal GIS SE policy because the site operates mostly on guidelines. However, the only answer to Policy: Is it OK to have dedicated foreign-language chat rooms? ...
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Asking questions in English when using software version that is in another language?

specifically to QGIS, is it really useful to have QGIS in other languages when support is only in English? It can be useful when the user is not dedicated to finding the solution to certain ...
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Asking questions in English when using software version that is in another language?

I do not use any non-English software versions but I often see them turn up in questions here. While I use Google Translate to translate question bodies and titles into English, I think it is fine ...
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Handling questions posed in a Language Other Than English (LOTE)?

There is now a Meta Stack Exchange FAQ titled Do posts have to be in English on Stack Exchange? which I think should be adopted and followed here. It currently advises: What should I do if someone ...
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Why is there nothing about having to write your questions/answers in English in the "Tour" or "Help Center"

We have very little scope for modifying the Tour or Help Center content. However, we do have a Meta GIS SE FAQ on Handling questions posed in a Language Other Than English (LOTE)?. Also, I just added ...
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