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Please disable Enter to submit comments

The quick-submit of comments through the Enter key is a real nuisance on this site. When inputting Japanese through an IME you are required to use Enter, which also submits the comment. Having to ...
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Is it possible to add support for Ruby tags or any other mechanism for Furigana?

Furigana is extremely useful if not indispensable in site dedicated to studying Japanese, but unfortunately the Stack Exchange software doesn't seem to support it out of the box. I've already seen ...
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Cannot search a single letter

It does not seem that we can search a one-letter word. When we type a single letter in the search box, it takes us to an explanation of how to search instead of the search result. Example: Search 僕. ...
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Do we like hats?

In 2011, the Gaming Stack Exchange hosted an event called Hat Dash, where users earned "hats" for their gravatars by completing certain tasks (analogous to badges): Certain actions would trigger the ...
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The server rewrites www.amazon.co.jp to www.amazon.com, and breaks some links

When a post includes a link to the Japan website of Amazon (www.amazon.co.jp; for example http://www.amazon.co.jp/dp/4140111127), the Stack Exchange server automatically rewrites it to a link to the ...
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Questions written in Japanese should not be blocked by the "quality" filter

You cannot write a question in all Japanese because the software does some kind of quality checking. I'm wondering if it is possible fix the quality standards filter to allow questions be posted in ...
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Proposal to drop "& Usage" from the site title

Update 11/25: Thanks for your feedback! We're going to go ahead and drop "& Usage" from the site title. The header image and the "official" language around the site (in the help center and about ...
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Is it possible to put a “we don’t do translations” warning directly on the ask question page?

By far the largest type of question we get that leads to closes is translation requests. I feel like people wouldn’t create such questions if it was clear that we won’t respond to them. Is there any ...
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B and I tags should be styled like STRONG and EM on the mobile site

The full site contains the following CSS: b,strong{font-weight:bold;}i,em{font-style:italic;} But on the mobile site, strong and em are styled, while b and i are not. Why does this matter? Because ...
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Preformatted text in Japanese doesn't line up properly

Stack Exchange doesn't support the table tag, so if we want to present tabular data, we're supposed to do it using pre-formatted text. Unfortunately, it doesn't seem to work too well with Japanese; ...
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Issues with bolding

Because Japanese doesn't have spaces, I've noticed a lot of posters have had trouble bolding individual words in sentences (myself included). See this answer for an example: Passive-transitive-verb ...
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Please help translate our tags

This is a follow-up of Should tag descriptions be prefixed with their kanji/kana equivalent?. For accessibility for native Japanese speakers (as well as for learners), I think it would be nice to ...
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Furigana engine update

As a follow up to Furigana engine: modified version with various bugfixes, added features, I've tried to fix various issues which have cropped up, and posted the changes to https://gist.github.com/...
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Why doesn't furigana work in italicized or bolded text?

Why can I type 漢字{かんじ}, but not 漢字{かんじ} or 漢字{かんじ}? Is this by design? Do I really need to use inline code formatting for kanji with furigana in italicized or bolded text?
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Reduce close/reopen vote thresholds to 3?

Shortly after posting Is it possible to reduce the number of close votes needed for certain types of close reasons?, I discovered that Stack Overflow and other SE sites are testing moving to a 3-vote ...
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Fix furigana on the mobile version of our page

Currently, we've got a script + markdown syntax for rendering furigana. However, right now this works only on the desktop version of our page. On the mobile version the markdown is displaced as-is. ...
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Should we burninate the [source-error] tag?

We have a source-error tag, which was the pet project of one particular high reputation user who hasn't been around for more than a year and a half. It seems that since they left, no one else has ...
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Question is inacessible due to invalid utf-8 character in a title

This question is broken because apparently the server side script tries to redirect the question to itself multiple times, since the question has an invalid utf-8 character in the title, it's stuck in ...
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Redirect problem for a specific question

Edit: The original bug still remains, but I've worked around the issue for the time being by removing the trailing U+3000 IDEOGRAPHIC SPACE from the title of the question (see the answer below for ...
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Typo in the question-asking window (on Russian.SE and Spanish.SE as well)

The box where you type the title of your question says, "What's your the Japanese language question?"
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Please disable Enter to submit comments (again)

A while back we got this bug fixed: Please disable Enter to submit comments But it seems to be back. I can't type Japanese in comments without this problem anymore. Could you please fix it again?
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The site description doesn't mention Japanese in a few important places

The about page contains a truncated version of the site description: This is a free, community driven Q&A for students, teachers, and linguists. The banner for new visitors has the same ...
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Should tag descriptions be prefixed with their kanji/kana equivalent?

I've noticed that a few tag descriptions are prefixed with a kanji (or kana) version of their text: kanji - 漢字: Chinese characters as used in Japanese writing as opposed to the two kana syllabaries ...
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Should we merge the verse tag into poetry?

Right now, verse has 5 questions, while poetry has 2. I don't really see a difference or a need for two tags, so I was thinking I'd merge them both into poetry. But I thought I'd ask on meta first. ...
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Suggest adding Japanese monospace fonts to the CSS

I posted a table in an answer and formatted it using full-width space  . I deliberately avoided TAB because it produces inconsistent results in different machines. I expected all full-width ...
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Some posts not showing up in question list on meta

Two of our most recent posts, How to "Signal" Willingness to Help With Language Barrier Issues and Privilege requirements have changed, don't show up on the question list on meta. They ...
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Word-origin & etymology tags, consolidate? synonymate?

There seems to be some posts with the tag word-origin that i think should be either change to etymology or made synonyms of etymology. This question is slightly related to Should we consolidate the ...
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Multi-language-tag support bug: other multi-language posts disappear on toggle!

For questions, (like this one), where multiple posts use tags like #English or #日本語 to provide multiple language versions, if I click on the language toggle (eg "English" to switch to the English ...
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Please disable enter to submit comments on meta

Enter-to-submit-comments interferes with Japanese input. It's vital that it be disabled on Japanese.SE. It's been disabled on our main site for a long time; see this bug report:   Please disable ...
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It's 2013. Do we still like hats?

Last year, Stack Exchange threw an end of the year party featuring special hats, and they're doing it again this year. But because hats might not be appropriate for all Stack Exchange sites, they're ...
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Japanese text in 'Related' box rendering strangely

While looking at a recent question, I noticed the 'Related' box on the right side looked rather odd: The actual questions seem fine: When grandmas tell their kids お天道様がみてるよ, how do the kids know ...
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No circle around あ on main page

The circle around the logo is missing on the main page. I'm using firefox 26.0 on Fedora 18. EDIT: The circle appears now, but the 'N' got messed up:
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Please rename tag [typo] to [source-error]

As a discussion in this thread, please rename tag typo (currently 21 questions) to source-error (currently nonexistent). I could retag them one by one, but doing so would bump the questions on the ...
Tsuyoshi Ito's user avatar
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Kana in question URLs should be transliterated

The URLs generated for some of the questions are ridiculous (e.g. the URL of {~もあり、~もあり} vs {~もあって、~もあって}1), and as such I think kana should be automatically transliterated for them so that there's ...
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Modifying Translation close reason to include Proofreading

I'm reviving this meta post from two years ago - Should proofreading questions be allowed? The type of questions I'm looking at: 希代の剣豪の好敵手として祭り上げられた剣士を知る者など Question about/with particles It looks ...
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Revision history for Japanese

Revisions for Japanese text are difficult to read as often an entire <p>aragraph is marked as having been changed. In this post a single character was changed (revision 2). However, the inline, ...
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Allow flagging of upvoted comments

Currently, Stack Exchange doesn't allow flagging of comments you've upvoted. For most flag reasons (for example, spam), you shouldn't upvote them in the first place, but it's reasonable for an ...
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Furigana JS is not served over HTTPS

If you browse JLSE on HTTPS, the furigana JS doesn't load. This is because the furigana JS is served as http://sstatic.net/js/third-party/japanese-l-u.js?v=6 instead of as https:// ... Since sstatic....
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What is a better name for the tag [typo]?

The tag typo has the following tag wiki: Some questions later turn out to be based on wrong source. Often, these questions turn out not to be real questions, and ideally should be removed, but that ...
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Redirect problem for usernames with certain Unicode characters in them

Trying to access this user's page leads to a "The page isn't redirecting properly" error for me using both Firefox and Chrome. I'm thinking there might be a problem with the handling of URLs for ...
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Logo has strange boldness in 'N' characters

The logo for the web site, both meta and regular, has the N characters' vertical lines somehow bolder than everything else. Here's how it renders on my browser: The lines are two pixel columns wide, ...
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Furigana in Japanese input mode using { }

I noticed that using the Google IME for windows the { } are not equivalent to the { } from the default keyboard. They do not display as furigana after posting. This is really annoying having to ...
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IPA and diacritic rendering

In revision #2 of an answer I wrote, there's a diacritic under [c]. On my computer, it looks like this: But for Darius, it looks like this: The diacritic is way to the left of where it's supposed to ...
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Chrome Kanji renderings murdering my eyes: how to fix?

I'm using google chrome on a Windows XP PC. There's a known bug where if your main OS language for XP is not set to Japanese, you get served CJK-unified characters by default in Chrome. Does anyone ...
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Can't merge question 5525 into 6032

A couple users have flagged question 5525, suggesting it be merged into question 6032. Right now, 5525 is closed as a duplicate of 6032. But when either jkerian and I try to actually perform the ...
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Should we expand the 'asking for learning resources' close reason to include methods?

We seem to get a lot of questions asking 'how should I go about learning this thing?'. (Learning Japanese alphabet and Transitioning to Japanese kanji from Chinese are two recent examples.) At the ...
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直 and 喝: Han unification, and being able to write Japanese on JSE

It has already been discussed on the general site meta at Whitelist the <span> tag with the lang= attribute, in order to support Han characters, but I'd like to draw attention to it again here ...
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Should we merge the tag "written-conventions" into "orthography"?

We have two tags: written-conventions - 15 questions, no tag wiki orthography - 78 questions, has a tag wiki I don't really see a reason to keep written-conventions as a separate tag. It seems to ...
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Bold/italics are broken on the full site (for some users)

Bold and italics aren't working for Latin letters on the full site: In the screen shot above, the Japanese characters are bolded, but the Latin letters are not, even though the author used bold ...
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Are the Community Ads working?

Currently, we have two "live" ads, shown here: https://japanese.meta.stackexchange.com/ads/display/1421 I haven't actually seen them on the main page, but apparently the counter increases, when ...
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