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Extending the scope of the site to used software and manipulation of data? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Should we allow more computing questions I noticed there are a few discussions already about whether or not to allow for programming questions, like here and here. I assume ...
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What is on topic on Cross Validated?

There have been many threads on CV-meta about whether questions are on-topic, off-topic, are too-localized, etc. For example: Are "find the distribution" questions on topic? Is a ...
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How to answer R questions

It's inevitable that we will get lots of R questions in this forum. Should we: Bounce them all to SO Answer all questions, even when it's clearly programming and not statistics. Answer the question ...
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What should our FAQ contain?

In line with the link to the 7 Essential Meta Questions of Every Beta above. What should our FAQ contain?
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How much programming here?

Of course in context of R-versus-Clojure, I felt it needs external discussion. So, I believe that there are two possible sorts of such questions: An algorithmic question like, "How to implement X?" ...
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How to ask question related to the use of R?

Given the place of the R software in applied statistics, we expect that questions related to this statistical package will regularly come on this site, as has been done in the past. As a follow-up on ...
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What standard should be applied in deciding whether a question requires sufficient 'statistical expertise' to be posted to CV?

The FAQ currently states: If the language is statistically oriented (such as R, SAS, Stata, SPSS, etc.), then decide based on the nature of your question: if it needs statistical expertise to ...
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Vote on policy for R questions

The thread Policy on R questions: Stackoverflow vs Stats Analysis suggests that we have some difference of opinions as to how to approach this issue. To get to some sort of resolution I propose that ...
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Should we “unclose” computing questions

Following on from this question about extending scope, should we "unclose" previous computing questions. For example, How can I get R to stop autocompleting my quotes/parens? What code would you put ...
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What is the appropriate course of action dealing with overzealous redirection?

Elsewhere in meta it seems like the consensus has arisen that generally questions related to statistical programing languages should be accepted here. Yet, some users haven't gotten the memo and ...
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Shall we advertise votings in the system message?

I think we should reflect there (this blue bar with "got a question about the site...") the ongoing moderator and site name elections; both topics are dying with embarrassingly small number of votes, ...