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I think we need a flag for non-English speakers [duplicate]

It would help everyone if we provided a mechanism that people could use to flag their post if English is language they are not comfortably fluent in. A lot of non-English speakers have to go to ...
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Wat gebeurt er met een vraag die niet in het engels wordt gesteld? / What happens to questions that aren't in English? [duplicate]

I will translate: What will happen to questions that aren't in english? What are the consequences for questions that aren't in English? Eventually there could be a storm of people that populate ...
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Overzealous editing out of a single non-English phrase? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Are taglines & signatures disallowed? Is English required on Stack Overflow? Being still somewhat of a new active user of SO I am a bit unsure of the culture here. I ...
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Is it allowed to use non-English language in comment/answer? [duplicate]

Let's say, I found someone who is asking a question is from the same country with me, is it allowed to use my own speaking language to help her/him?
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Flagging non-English questions [duplicate]

So, this is a new one... Mac OS X 10.6.8 to Mac OS X 10.7.0 (later translated from German to English and then deleted) In the interest of accuracy, how should this question be flagged? It's my ...
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Asking and answering questions in Spanish [duplicate]

I am from Venezuela and I do not speak English. I would like to help out here however, to answer questions I need to use Google Translate. May I ask (and answer) questions in Spanish?
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Are there Stack Exchanges in different languages? [duplicate]

I was wondering if there was, say, a "Spanish Stack Overflow." This would be the same as the Stack Overflow site, but people would ask and answer in Spanish. This way, the asker doesn't need a ...
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Stack Overflow "standard" language [duplicate]

don't you think that Stack Overflow's FAQ should mention that posts should be written in English? I understand that, since the site itself is English-oriented, it should be clear. Also, there haven't ...
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Can You Ask Questions In A Different Language? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is English required on Stack Overflow? Usually questions at SO are asked in English, and I thoroughly agree with English being encouraged since English is probably the most ...
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What should we do with posts written in a language different from English? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is English required on Stack Overflow? Non English question, answer or comment - should I report? I am not talking about questions in C# and answers in Java. What should we ...
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Flag comment not in English [duplicate]

Should comments that are not in English be flagged? What if the OP understands an answer in some other language, and not in English: should such posts still be flagged?
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Providing answers in different languages [duplicate]

I have come across this answer which may answer the question, but why on Earth would the answerer provide their solution in French? Meanwhile, the question is in English and I see no request for a ...
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Is it OK to ask questions in other languages? [duplicate]

The title is indeed a bit too general. I have seen that all stack exchange sites always use English as the language of their posts, save maybe in a few comments and in one answer, which I translated ...
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Can we ask questions in French about French universities? [duplicate]

I am a student in a French university. I have some questions about the French system and universities. May I ask it in French so it would be easier for me to express myself? And so French users may ...
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Can someone post questions or answers in languages other than English on SO? [duplicate]

Are posts in other languages allowed in SO? I came across one such question here: session_start() error Should I raise a flag against this?
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