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Custom Badge Icon idea for Open Source SE

I've recently noticed that some other SE's have custom icons for their badges, for example Sci-Fi Stack Exchange has the Rebel Logo from Star Wars as thir custom badge icon: I was thinking that it ...
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Can we change "open source software" to "open source" in the placeholder text?

status-deferred - we're planning on getting this done, but we'll do it when the CMs come around to change our name - they can do this at the same time. When I go to ask a question, I see the typical ...
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Create a help/on-topic page specific to this community

Being a good SE-citizen I looked at help/on-topic before asking my first question here, to find that this page is just about void of useful information. A basic summary of what is and also is not on ...
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Off-topic reason restricts to software

The off-topic close reason suggests only software is on topic, which the community appears to disagree with, both on Area 51 and here on Meta. off-topic: This question does not appear to be about ...
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The title of Open Source should be changed to Open License

The current name of this site is "Open Source" the current scope of this site is 80% licensing and maybe 20% open source. The current name does not fully depict what this site answers. As your answer ...
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Can somebody make a licence → license tag synonym?

The UK spelling of the noun is "licence", and US "license". The standard for Stack Exchange seems to be US for tags: What should the standard spelling be - British or US? Please could someone with ...
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Free Software in the description, please?

See this post on area51. To some people, there is an important distinction between Free Software and Open Source Software, at a philosophical level. I'm not really interested in having that fight ...
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