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How should we facilitate IPA entry?

The two main options I see are as follows: Just have people do it in Unicode. It would probably be useful in that case to link to or create a nice repository of common symbols in the FAQs to ...
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Merge with natural language processing

I have asked on area51 whether Linguistics would include natural language processing, the most voted answer being for a merge of the proposals. Is it taken into account? How would the merge be done? ...
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How should we format glosses on linguistics.SE?

What will be our best choice of formatting for including glosses of foreign language samples in our questions?
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Would questions about writing systems be off-topic?

Should this site cover only spoken language or also written language, including alphabets and other writing systems? Or should it allow the latter only to a certain degree that overlaps spoken ...
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The Literature Meta has our logo graphic, and vice-versa

As reported on the Literature Meta, the Literature Meta has our logo. We have theirs: Looks like they got switched. (Reposting here to hopefully spare some confusion.)
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What top voted questions questions from the proposal are you eager to close?

This is my pet peeve with stack exchange betas. The proposal questions are vote up, dozens of times, then when they are asked in the first few days of beta, they get closed as being off topic. I ...
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Are methodological questions on topic?

Are methodological questions like this one on topic for the site? Edit: Pro: These are issues linguists deal with all the time, and we may have some special use cases. Con: These aren't linguistics ...
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Should we allow highly open-ended questions like “do any languages have feature X”?

Some examples off the top of my head: Are there any languages without fricatives? What language has the most points of stop consonant articulation? Are there any languages without at least a first-...

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