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Branding our site as Geographic Information Systems or GIS?
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I think the mix of GIS and Geographic Information Systems is about right. The URL is good in short form - I certainly wouldn't want it to be spelled out in full. My vote here is for gis....

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Should [arcsde] tag be renamed to [enterprise-geodatabase]?
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I think enterprise-geodatabase represents what the geodatabase component of ArcGIS Server is, more than the now outdated arcsde. ArcSDE as a product is now no-more, and so the tag doesn't really fit ...

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The (very short) story of a backslash
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If you want to re-write your comment, you can add a new one and delete the old one. Comments are not meant for answers, and don't allow for much formatting (which makes it difficult to comment much ...

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Using tags [arcmap] and [arcgis-desktop]?
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Personally, I don't like the tag arcgis-desktop - I think it is a tag for nothing, and offers no real benefit. If I have a problem running ArcMap I'd search for solutions related to ArcMap. I do ...

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What ever happened to the migration to DBA.SE option?
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The Close option of Migrate is found under: Close > Off Topic Because... > This question belongs on another site in the Stack Exchange network The Migrate close option requires 3000 reputation, ...

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Using close vote on question versus within review queue?
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Having a closer look at the Badge Process (if you click on your review tally) it talks about badges being awarded once per review queue. The tally is recording the number of review queue reviews you ...

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Refinement of migration flag
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There is a different Off-Topic flag that I believe you should be using in this situation. The flag you refer to is specifically for migrating questions from one SE site to another. We don't migrate ...

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Is this one question?
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Your question is in the Reopen review queue, so it will be evaluated by the community as to whether it should be reopened or not. The community may disagree with me (I see there are already a couple ...

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Marking a question as a duplicate of another one that doesn't have an accepted answer?
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Moderators can mark questions as duplicates of Q&As with unaccepted answers. In this situation I would recommend flagging (which you did) for a moderator to mark one as a duplicate of the other. ...

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Is this the right community for this type of question + latex support
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do you think that this question is more appropriate where it was posted, or would gis.stackexchange be a better option? I'm not sure GIS SE would be a better option here, for two reasons: The ...

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Provide link to question/answer in Suggested Edits reviews
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Feature requests like this should probably be made on Meta.SE as we don't have the ability to change how SE works here at GIS SE. That said, you should have a few options already to see the before/...

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What to do with not-a-question questions?
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Self-answering is quite acceptable here, and encouraged. There is even an option to Answer your own question while posting a Question An answer should not be given in the body of the question, ...

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Do Google Earth and Google Earth Pro need separate tags?
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I propose simplifying the Google Earth (GE) tags into just one - google-earth - and have any/all others as synonyms of that tag (excluding the engine and api tags). Most of the questions relate to ...

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How are [clip] and [crop] tags different?
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As stated in my comments, in GIS I think the term "crop" is a kind of subset of "clip" specific to rectangular trimming of image edges. With this in mind I believe clip should be used to cover both ...

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Edit (pencil) icon shows but not possible to click on it?
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The pencil icon next to a comment means that the comment has been edited in the past - it is not clickable. I edited the comment I added above - you can see the icon on the end that indicates that ...

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Should a question that is very similar to one previously asked be immediately marked as a duplicate?
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Why are some questions marked as duplicate? The fundamental goal of closing duplicate questions is to help people find the right answer by getting all of those answers in one place. I prefer ...

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Feature Request - Documentation Tools
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Yes, I think this idea would work well for GIS Stack Exchange. We would need to consider how these are constructed when we are talking about applying the same languages (e.g. SQL, Python etc.) to ...

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Post did not show up in Close queue, voted in post
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Check out the accepted answer to A site option to delay appearance of questions in the close vote review queue which states there is a 15 minute delay before entering the review queue. A Close or ...

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Declined flags for old questions containing deprecated functions
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The community can assist with keeping things clean by using votes instead of flagging. A Close vote will add it to the review queue and if enough of the community (4 others) agree the question will ...

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Question closed as a duplicate - points instead of two shapefiles
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Question reopened by @Mapperz per comment: Not sure why 4 users deemed it a duplicate, different data, have re-opened.

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Using tags for large datasets and big data?
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Big Data is a recognised technical term and analytical field. A large dataset is just a large dataset. I do not think they should be combined, however I believe that if they are combined, big-data ...

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Making the chat more visible?
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There is already a quick link to Chat, from the hamburger menu at top-right. From this menu you get quick access to Main, Meta, Help, and Chat, plus other SE communities you are active in.

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Appealing a moderator's action to revert an edit to narrow the scope of a question
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First I'd like to apologise for not communicating with you better on what I was doing and why. In hind-sight I can see why you may see my actions at the time as hostile, however hostility was not my ...

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Are version tags needed for ArcGIS Pro?
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In asking my question How to set up Python/ArcPy with ArcGIS Pro 1.3 I noted that there is only a single arcgis-pro tag, nothing specific to each version. For my question I created a new arcgis-pro-1....

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