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Should we really pay undue attention to the “language” or the decor of the questions asked? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: We need to help non-english-speakers somehow… What’s the correct response to poorly-phrased questions? Apologies if this has already been discussed in some ...
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Stack Exchange Community Statistics

Many Meta users have asked for statistics that involve data that isn't available through the public data dumps (especially voting-related stats). In conjunction with the SE team, I will be bringing ...
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Should others downvote my posts for “grammatical” reasons?

Someone decided to start downvoting my answers due to them being too bulletin boardlike (not good grammar and capitalization) Is there a way to report those users? And if so, what can i do about ...
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What’s the best way to ask a question if English isn't your first language?

First, I really like Stack OverFlow and appreciate it, I always get useful answer and information from it, but English is my second language, therefore, when I submit my question, some of guys could ...
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An alternative to translation for non-English speakers?

This is in the context of Flagging a question for improvement without voting to close, which suggests that there should be, in addition to a "Close" button, an "Edit" button to indicate that the ...
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Other language localization

Many "beginner" developers would like SO in other languages (German, French, Spanish). Will this be possible someday?
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What will be the impact of the new filters on non-English speakers?

Related: We need to help non-English-speakers somehow I learned from this meta question (update: now deleted for under-10K users) that new quality filters are going to stop certain questions ...
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fix-my-english-please tag

I suggest a (special?) tag every non-native English speaker may use to encourage native speakers to fix the spelling and grammar errors one made1. 1 As long as it's relevant to understanding the ...
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Shouldn't the “English only” policy be mentioned in the FAQ?

Stack Overflow is, by design, an English-only site. Every non-English question will be closed in minutes as "too localized." But still some users think that if something is not mentioned in the FAQ, ...
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Spelling and Grammar Flag?

This question touched on it briefly but how should the spelling and grammar be handled by users who do not have enough rep to edit posts. I often come across posts where the spelling and grammar ...
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Why people are so bad at creating titles for their questions?

I opened my Stack Overflow "Newest questions" page today, and it really pissed me off this time... What's gone wrong? Where are the question marks? Where are the damned Capital Letters in the ...
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Comment conventions

This evening I commented on an answer before I left the office and later I found that I might have been too hasty in my efforts. It was pointed out to me, in a comment to my comment that I didnt ...
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Add something like “Native language” to the user profile

Preface This post is very loosely related to this one regarding issues international users may have, but I'm covering different ground with this one. Proposal The prevalent language used on the ...
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Turn Minus Vote To Positive

Can I have a right to turn my question's minus points to positive?. As because of the peers' misunderstanding the question voted to minus but as far my point of view it's useful for knowledge. if ...
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How to bring attention to an old question you didn't ask to bring it up to date?

What options are available to new and existing users to promote an old question asked by someone else that may have fallen out of date, needs update, or it's two years old and I want to know if there ...

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