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Questions tagged [status-completed]

Indicates that the report has been resolved through the implementation of a feature or the fixing of a bug.

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Can I get my own question undeleted now that I can answer it?

Months ago, I asked a question about where I could find a dataset of people's choices in an arbitrary binary decision task. I've recently begun collecting such data and posting it on my website, so I ...
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Is asking questions about a particular data set on-topic?

Is asking questions about a particular data set on-topic on this Stack Exchange? E.g. 3 questions pertaining to the MIMIC data set: What is the exact date when data started to get recorded in MIMIC-...
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Turn [file-format] into [data-format]?

There are currently 27 file-format questions. Only four of those questions have the term "file format" in the title, whereas six include the broader term "data format". The way I see it, file-format ...
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Rename [healthcare-finder] to [healthcare-finder-api]

There are currently 6 questions tagged both healthcare-finder and api — and I'm sure there are more to come. I see two problems: The official name seems to be HealthCare Finder API Most healthcare-...
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Are [city] and [municipal] synonyms?

Currently we have 27 city and 14 municipal tags. Neither of them has a description. Is there any difference between them, or are they actually synonyms? If we merge them, which one should we keep? ...
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Are [geospatial] and [gis] synonyms?

Quoting from Jon's excellent post: … it's none too clear how questions are divided among maps, geospatial, and gis. I suspect they should be synonyms in the context of this site. What is your ...
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Make tag [legislation] a synonym of [law]

legislation: 6 questions law: 14 questions Or is there a subtle difference I don't get?
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Let's update our on-topic help page

As some of you have noticed, our initial on-topic help page didn't really do much to define the site scope or explain what we mean by open data. It was time to change this. Please have a look at the ...
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Tag:data-dictionary

The data-dictionary tag has the following description: A data dictionary, or metadata repository, as defined in the IBM Dictionary of Computing, is a "centralized repository of information about ...
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Misuse of the [database] tag

16 questions use both database and data-request. While these questions are undeniably data requests, I feel like database should not be applied to these questions: A database is an organized ...
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Should we get rid of the [data] tag?

As it currently stands, the 8th most used tag on OpenData.SX is data. In my opinion, this tag is much too broad and should be replaced with narrower, more fitting tags. After all, the whole site is ...
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Tag: “finance-data” or just “finance”?

We have 10 questions with the tag finance-data. There is no tag finance. Is it on purpose? Would it be a good idea or a bad idea to rename the tag from finance-data to just finance?
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Stats on Area51 seems to be broken

The Site Stats on Area51 seems to be broken. 150 users with 200+ rep (currently 0 users with 200+ rep) 10 users with 2,000+ rep (currently 0 users with 2,000+ rep) 5 users with 3,000+ rep (...
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Off-topic dialog contains duplicate close reason

Title says it all. Close dialog shows two radio buttons labeled "Blatantly off-topic". Here's a screen capture:
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No on-topic page?

As it stands, this is the entire text of the on-topic help page: What topics can I ask about here? Open Data Stack Exchange is for developers and researchers interested in open data. ...
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Tag request :: programming or coding

There aren't any tags that incorporate programming or coding (except R). Perhaps we can consolidate all flavors (SQL, R, python, java, etc) into one tag, i.e. programming, or coding. I know this isn'...
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Tag synonyms: [us] vs. [usa]

Currently, we have two tags attached to questions related to the United States of America: us and usa We should definitely consolidate them into one tag, because they have exactly the same meaning. ...
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Tag for open data discovery/publicizing resources

I don't have a particular term in mind, but there have been a few questions related to how open data resources are publicized and/or how they are most easily discovered by potential users and I am ...
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Questions “Is there data of X” / “Looking for data of X”

I think that for all questions looking for particular data (as opposed to questions e.g. asking for the legal side of data) there should be a tag .g. data-hunt, or at least there should be a good ...