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Do the benefits of having SO in multiple languages outweigh the risks involved?

I recently visited area51 for the first time and was disturbed to see proposals for Stack Overflow variants in other languages dominating the site. Turkish Spanish Russian Portuguese I'll admit that ...
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8answers
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Le proposte del tipo “<sito> in <lingua>” creano inaccettabili barriere linguistiche e vanno uccise con il massimo pregiudizio

You're probably reading that and thinking, "what?!", and reaching for your close votes or your edit sticks. And that's a perfectly good thing. That's precisely the kind of feeling I want. What on ...
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Commitment phase for non-English proposals, is there any chance without English community support?

Update: Do not sympathy commit. Only commit if you will spend significant time on the site when it enters private and public beta! Update 2: So the English community should not sympathy commit to ...
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Should Spanish SO ( and all the similar variants) be closed? [duplicate]

Area51 has a proposal for Spanish SO. Shouldn't this proposal be killed immediately? I mean, if this proposal were allowed to be flourished, then in no time you will see Hindi SO, Hebrew SO, Chinese ...
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Non-English meta and Area 51

Not speaking English should not be a reason for your concerns not being taken into account. We are probably losing a great deal of knowledge and ideas due to the language barrier. I know there are ...
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StackExchange 2.0 sites in other languages than English?

Will there be any StackExchange 2.0 sites on which questions/answers will be written in other languages than English? I know there will be mixed-language sites, such as sites for people who are ...
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2answers
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How do I propose a new site in a local language?

I know how to propose a new SE site on Area 51, but is there any way I can propose a new site in my local language?
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2answers
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Should we reconsider the language support of stackoverflow? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Localization: The state of the nation? This article is written a year ago. What do you think now about another languages? EDIT: Especially not mixed, separate communitys for ...
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Is it possible to build a Q&A answer site using SE API which will behave like stack overflow in my native language? (It is Bengali)

I am not a big organization or something, but I just want to build a site which will behave like stack overflow. I like the way this site is. Thanks for your help
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1answer
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Discussion using other languages besides English are allowed on Area51 Discussion zone?

There are many proposals targeted to audiences of people who don't speak English. They can't discuss using English but they are essential to proposal definition. Should we use a language specific tag ...
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1answer
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Localized (or foreign language only) Area51 site

Hi all, I understand the StackOverflow team is not fond of localized content. However, what about localized area51 sites ? As an example, I'm thinkg about requesting a french only DIY house ...
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1answer
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CSS problem with RTL questions in Area 51

In the Persian IT proposal commitment page, votes and questions are "mixed together". I'm using Chromium 6.0.453.0 (51332) Ubuntu 10.04, same with Firefox 3.6.6. Like so:
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The needed reason for create SO for our own languages [duplicate]

Like for example. I have seen SO had many different site for other languages: Russian and Japanese. What is requirement that need to observe before started making another SO for other language ? like ...
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Will language-specific sites affect the user's contribution to Stack Overflow? [duplicate]

I just stumbled upon the Area51 Stack Exchange sites and happen to see few proposals based entirely on language. For example: Stack Overflow in Portuguese Stack Overflow in German Stack Overflow in ...
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Creating a Stack Exchange site not in English [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it OK to have non-English question and answers in Area 51? Hello, After encountering various language related sites in Area 51, I decided to check if there is a proposal ...

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