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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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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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Tag [license] or [licensing]

I've noticed that we have two tags which essentially seem to mean the same thing: [license] and [licensing]. Which one should we keep? Or is there maybe a subtle distinction which might make it worth ...
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Custom close reasons for this site?

We are currently running with a default set of reasons to VTC a question, or for flagging. Should we also have some custom reasons? If so what might be suitable?
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What should our site goals be?

After some small amount of discussion on this meta post and here in chat, I have a question for the community here. What are our goals? As a Stack Exchange site, we're here to answer on-topic ...
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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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Floss Foss to become Floss?

As in many questions, floss and foss were deemed to be similar, if not the same (the difference being technical). Should we make these tags synonyms of each other?
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I don't like [free-software]. I like the definition though :) [duplicate]

We've got free-software. Use this tag for free software, defined as computer software that gives users the freedom to run the software for any purpose as well as to study, modify, and distribute ...
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Tag merge request: derived-works, derivatives, derivative-works

It seems the tags derivative-works, derived-works and derivatives are all used for the same thing. Should the latter two be superseded with the first? Should either of the first two be retained as ...
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Should [copyleft] and [share-alike] be synonyms?

Both copyleft and share-alike have the same characteristics. Share-alike is obviously also the name of a CC license component. Reading the tag wiki, it seems they refer to the same thing. Should ...
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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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What should our site-description be?

We have mods now, that can change a lot of things, among them the site-description in the tour. It currently reads: Open Source Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for people organizing,...
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What should the Tour's '(Don't) ask about' section contain?

In the tour site there is a section 'Get answers to practical, detailed questions'. There are two lists: 'Ask about...' and 'Don't ask about...'. These lists can now be edited by the appointed ...
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[tag:development], what's it for?

We have a good number of questions tagged development. I don't really get what it's for. The tag wiki explains Use this tag for questions regarding the development of open projects. So what are we ...
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Revisiting custom close reasons

The top two reasons have now been implemented. You can check them out in the flag dialogs! We remember status-deferred over here: Custom close reasons for this site? Sites have the ability to have ...
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Should [source] be eliminated?

source has only three questions in it, all of which are over a year old, and two of which are closed. I'm thinking that source should either be eliminated, or defined as a synonym of source-code. ...
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Featured question doesn't carry the featured tag?

Winter Bash 2016 is almost here - do we want to participate? has been featured for quite a while now. It's been nearly a month that it hasn't carried the featured tag. But for some reason, it keeps ...
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Can we rename dual-licensing to multi-licensing?

It may not be common, but I'm raising this post to hear the community thoughts: From the dual-licensing excerpt (emphasis mine): Works can be released under two (or more) licenses, which may or ...