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Should we have a tag for questions regarding research ethics?
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Although I suspect it won't be much used, I'm inclined to agree with the creation of such a tag. My only concerns are: Ethics questions will need careful handling to ensure they don't end up as ...

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Should we close questions with no overt "G&FH content"?
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All the questions are on-topic. Let's assume they aren't duplicates. They're not unfocused. They're not opinion-based. Do they need details or clarity? Arguably not. It's clear what's being asked,...

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Promoting the site: sharing our questions?
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I share questions/answers from here when I see similar questions asked in other fora, in the hope that getting a good answer to an immediate question will encourage somebody to come back here. I don'...

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Organising our software and website tags
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As there are only 9 questions with tools I suggest re-tagging these to software-recommendations (or a successor) and burninating tools.

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Why is the Software tag being edited out?
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Software questions are absolutely on-topic and (I strongly agree) should remain so. The debate at Which genealogy software or website is “the best”? concluded that we should allow software ...

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Closing older questions
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Making this into an answer so people can vote in favour or against: Closing a new or recent question is relatively easily spotted, and the checks and balances exist to ensure that only hopeless ...

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Reviewing our Custom Close Reasons
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We don't need any Custom Close reasons -- what we have is good enough.

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Lowering the threshold of votes to close/re-open questions?
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No, we should leave the threshold as it is -- it shouldn't be easier to close and re-open questions.

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DNA Surprise Questions
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I started a similar conversation in August via chat (including proposing two canonical questions: one about interpreting relationship estimates, and one about ethnicity estimates) but the discussion ...

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Do we want a tag for German language?
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I think this is a reasonable idea (which can be generalised for other record langauges). However, I'd prefer to tag with german-records to make it clear that it's about understanding/interpreting ...

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Organising our software and website tags
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Any effort put into improving the associated tag-wikis (once the tagging approach in this area is agreed) should first go into the “umbrella tags” recommendations and product-support and thed the ...

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Organising our software and website tags
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We keep product-support alongside a recommendations (replacing software-recommendations) and apply product-support to every question that names a software product or website for which support is ...

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Allowing links to images of public documents that contain living people?
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I no longer believe this is the right solution -- I'm leaving it here for the common trail, but support Jan Murphy's answer instead. =============================================================== ...

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When should moderators use their supervote?
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In this (and any similar) instance, if a moderator believes that a question should be closed because it was irredeemable (for whatever reason) or a duplicate, it should be closed immediately. If the ...

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Genealogy & Family History is graduating!
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Apparently we had a choice about this. 'For this group of eligible communities, we allowed the communities to stay in Beta if they didn’t feel ready to leave that state yet..'. Congratulations to the ...

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