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Please avoid creation of tags with full-width alphanumeric characters

At Stack Overflow for Japanese (SOja), we can use full-width alphanumeric characters for tags. In Japanese, these characters are used almost the same as their half-width version. Example: half-width:...
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“Posts as guests” are logged as different users using the same email address

SO.ja allows "Post as a guest" and in some cases using the same email address, but it's recorded as a different account. We need to repeatedly comment on how to merge accounts. Is this behavior ...
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Add string “moderator” from the profile activity page into transifex (or use existed key)

For example, tooltip on my activity page. But on the profile page it's translated. There is the string "moderator" in the transifex (0408f3c997f309c03b08bf3a4bc7b730), and it's used on the ...
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Allow for more delimiters in display names

Currently, we can use a half-width space and a half-width hyphen - in our display name (username) as a delimiter. However, there are more delimiter symbols commonly used in the international ...
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Localize the username of the Community user on rus.SE and ja.SO

https://rus.stackexchange.com/users/-1/community This was already asked for in Rename the Community user on localized sites and marked completed, but it wasn't implemented on these sites for some ...
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Flagging comments should be localized

It seems like comments generated by flagging are not localized. 1) go on Русский язык stack exchange https://rus.stackexchange.com/ 2) flag a question as a duplicate of some other question 3) see ...
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Can't localize Announcer, Booster, Publicist badges description

https://ru.stackoverflow.com/help/badges Share a link to a post later visited by 25 unique IP addresses. Share a link to a post later visited by 300 unique IP addresses. Share a link to a post ...
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Ejecutar (Run) button background is the same color of the button text: white

This is related to Submit buttons change color when hovering on non-English Stack Overflow sites, but in this case it's a problem because the button background is the same color as the button text: ...
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Submit buttons change color when hovering on non-English Stack Overflow sites

When hovering over a submit button, on most Stack Exchange site the color changes from blue to a slightly darker shade of blue. However, on all of the four non-English Stack Overflow sites, it changes ...
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Blank notification shown on the top of questions migrated more than 60 days ago on localized sites

When you open the migrated questions from another site, source information (the site name, etc.) it isn't always displayed. Bug report on ja.SO meta migrated question: javaで、ここから更に"00:00にfalseと表示する"...
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Link in the question status block leads to the wrong site

In the questions on enSO there is a block (shown only to users with an Accept-Language header for a given language), which suggests one to find an answer on a localized site. I see this block in ...
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How should the new pronoun policy be applied to Spanish language?

For Spanish speaking users is not so simple. We don't have "he" or "she", we have programadores y programadoras, arquitectos y arquitectas, .... We finish by using only masculine terms, because if ...
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Incomplete translation of the “Your Stack Overflow profile has been deleted” email

The translation of the “Your Stack Overflow profile has been deleted” email is incomplete on Stack Overflow em Português Olá, Este é um último e-mail para avisar que seu perfil no Stack ...
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Add strings from the Post Review History page into transifex (or use existed keys)

I found strings like this in transifex (for example there is a string "Post Review History" with key 2c6a0e5cb0ad95b1b014b3cfb98e105a), but looks like they aren't used on this page, and hardcoded. ...
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Stack Overflow (in Russian) - “no changes” policy and regulations

The problem We got some strange process for rule changes established on ruSO. Standard way to change something on SE is: Someone asks a question on meta, describing a problem (in free form, no ...
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Clicking welcome notification on international Stack Overflow sites incorrectly opens English Stack Overflow tour page

For example, on ruSO. Pressing on link opens: https://stackoverflow.com/tour. But should be: https://ru.stackoverflow.com/tour. I've found string bcad6de6449f923d84b7d6ed4bffe4b8: Welcome to ...
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All localized Stack Overflows seem to suffer from a decline to some degree. Why?

As previously discussed on Stack Overflow in Russian Meta, site analytics show a severe decline for quite some time. Here're stats of Ru.SO: As you can see, all stats are on decline for two years. ...
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What is the story behind your question?

Please let me quote @CypherPotato (a free form translation from Portuguese through the lens of Google Translate): I play a game which is called ShellShock Live. It is a 2D scenario game with two (...
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All international SOs are down

It seems that all international SOs are down now: I'm unable to open: https://ru.stackoverflow.com/ https://es.stackoverflow.com/ https://pt.stackoverflow.com/ https://ja.stackoverflow.com/ ...
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Let us measure the community’s effort using specific metrics

The goal of international communities is to create a world in which, for any search engine query on programming, the search results will show a link to a detailed answer in our first language. The ...
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Change taglines for non-English sites and new Meta sites on SEDE homepage

The homepage of the Stack Exchange Data Explorer has mixed-language taglines for non-English sites; e.g. for Russian Stack Overflow it is "Q&A for программистов". Can this be changed to something ...
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The title of the page during the maintenance is not translated

During the maintenance the title of the site is "We are Offline". It's not translated, and there is no such string in traducir/transifex. Could you add this string into Transifex?
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When exactly are translations deployed?

Related: Нет перевода текста на заблокированных вопросах. We have added new translation (https://ru.traducir.win/string/12746). But after the new revision deployment (rev 2019.7.29.34466) this ...
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Together for the good of the community: what community problems do you see?

Note: By "community" in the questions below I mean all some-language-speaking software developers in general not only Stack Overflow in the language users. I think each one of us wants as much ...
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Localize flag reason raised by Community user in mod dashboard

https://ru.stackoverflow.com/admin/dashboard Currently text of reasons in English, e.g Low answer quality score. Could you localize those messages? P.S. Дух сообщества is Russian brother of ...
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SEDE generates incorrect links for localized Stack Overflow Metas [duplicate]

Stack Exchange Data Explorer generates wrong (outdated) links for localized child metas Example query on Stack Overflow em Portugues Meta generates this url: https://meta.pt.stackoverflow.com/q/1 ...
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My edit to remove expletives on a Meta site was reverted and my flag for ♦ moderator attention was rejected. What's next? [closed]

On Stack Overflow en Español Meta, there is a "question" where the OP is complaining that they were suspended one hour on the chat because they used expletives (actually one specific expletive). On ...
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Add the “Unanswered” menu to Stack Overflow, including the international ones

All StackExchange sites have "Unanswered" menu item in their navigation. For example this one: Except for Stack Overflow and its localized versions. While the menu (AKA left nav) for Stack Overflow ...
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Add strings from the Post Flag History page into transifex (or use existed keys)

I found strings like this in transifex, but looks like they aren't used on this page, and hardcoded. Could you add this strings into transifex or use existed strings?
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Add an error message on questions merge into Transifex

If you are trying to merge questions, there could be an error: At least one of the questions for the merge must be closed There is no such string in Transifex, so we can't translate it. Could you ...
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Add string with network-wide ban reason into transifex

https://ru.stackoverflow.com/users/337609/roy-montague I've found the string with key 229e40df2284bc1723ab27d08cd748eb: This account is $linkStart$temporarily suspended$linkEnd$$reason$. The ...
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Add strings from the moderator page for sending message to user into transifex [duplicate]

String: name hidden from user And: String: bcc
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Localization of magic link MCVE is broken

We saw that there was a wording change on how to handle MCVE. Since this change went live, we saw that the wording on international sites is broken. Since we didn't have a full discussion about this ...
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On international SO sites, the Hot Meta Posts box contains [status-completed] posts

According to What criteria is used to select the links that appear in the community bulletin (events / featured / hot meta posts / blog) sidebar block?: If there are still under 4 items, the ...
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Untranslated strings page is empty

There was an untranslated strings page for ruSO at least. It's not working anymore, i.e. the page is exist, but there are no strings. Is it a bug, or intentional behavior?
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New Year Algorithm 2019 on International Sites

International communities have one very remarkable initiative that began several years ago on Stack Overflow in Russian: we celebrate the beginning of the new year with a contest for the best ...
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Add “not” string into Transifex [duplicate]

On the search result page if you exclude tags in filter, for example, [дефект] -[локализация], there is not translated word "not". I didn't find this string neither in Transifex nor in traducir. ...
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The description for the “unclear what you are asking” and “primarily opinion-based” close reasons need translation

The descriptions for the unclear what you are asking and primarily opinion-based close reasons are not translated on any international site SOes: SOpt: SOja SOru I've searched on ...
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“Flagging is a way…” text on top of the own flags page is not translatable

There is a new block of text on each one's flag page: Flagging is a way to bring inappropriate content or behavior to the attention of the community. See: What is flagging? These are the flags ...
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Stack Overflow logo weird styling in SO Japanese users tab [duplicate]

The regular logo is shown in the users tab: But when going to a specific user's page it's cut off: I use Chrome.
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Some new strings on the /review section are not on Transifex

Recently we found a couple of strings that are not on transifex: Can you check out if you are working on this view, and take care of add them to transifex? Affecteds key are: ...
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Mul­ti­ple plu­ral­iza­tion bugs on the User Ac­tiv­ity page on (at least) the Span­ish Stack Over­flow site, if not o­thers(?)

Fol­low­ing up on yes­ter­day’s some­what re­lated bug re­port, I have to­day dis­cov­ered that the User Ac­tiv­ity page on the Span­ish SO site has var­i­ous bugs in its plu­ral­iza­tion: No­tice ...
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Plu­ral­iza­tion bug in re­ported badges on Span­ish and Por­tu­guese Stack Over­flow sites

It looks like you have a lo­cal­iza­tion bug on the Badges pages on the fully lo­cal­ized ver­sions of Stack Over­flow. You’ve matched the gen­der but not the num­ber, so your con­cord is wrong: you ...
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Please include the logical operators for tags browsing in Transifex

Currently when you search for a combination of tags in localized Stack Overflow you get some text in English. For example in Stack Overflow en español: https://es.stackoverflow.com/questions/tagged/...
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Help develop the site and community knowledge base in your language

I think everyone agrees that it is great to have a lot of technology Q&A. In this way, anyone can quickly understand how to use a technology. The Stack Exchange engine is a quite complicated tool ...
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Is there a way to be notified of new or edited help articles in order to help to translate them?

Yesterday gbianchi posted on Meta Stack Overflow en Español a post about how could we help translating a help article that looks to be new. The related help article was announced on an answer posted ...
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In Stack Overflow en español, review audits do not show in the activity tab

On October 2018, review audits were activated in Stack Overflow en español. They have been working well and we all are very happy. However, I noticed that audit reviews do not show in the activity ...
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The Terminal: a chat room for international site users

One of the key factors of our success is effective communication. I am glad to introduce a chat room “The Terminal”. It’s a place for international site users and anyone else who is passionate about ...
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Your community’s current problems, findings, and initiatives

Remember how you started programming? I’d bet that when many of you were kids who played with graphic editors after school and at some point decided to find out what the difference between .img and ....