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I followed the proposal, what's next?

This discussion topic is for new followers who want to contribute to a proposal. Here is what you can (and should) do: Add example questions that can be asked when this site goes live (or in beta). ...
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Restarting the proposal, requesting enthusiasts to hop in

Unfortunately the proposal was not able to move to the next phase. However, having faith in the lovers and learners of the Hindi Language, I am restarting this proposal again. Please follow, ...
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Need a way to make Stack Overflow (in Hebrew) right-to-left language compatible

Proposal: Stack Overflow (in Hebrew). Since we talk about the Hebrew language, we need to make our site right-to-left language compatible,how can we accomplish it?
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Proposal for a language community

I think that Malayalam Language needs a place here in SE It is one of the prominent languages in India. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Malayalam
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Is automatic transliteration in the Hindi Language site possible and useful?

Proposal: Hindi Language Many learners of Hindi have not mastered the Devanagari script well enough to benefit from written without English transliteration. Some speakers of Hindi (particularly those ...
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Should the scope of the Hindi Language proposal be expanded to include Urdu?

Proposal: Hindi Language Hindi and Urdu have nearly identical grammar, and they share nearly all of their vocabulary at the elementary and colloquial level. However, the higher register of Hindi uses ...
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If the NLP proposal has failed multiple times; can sentiment analysis (a sub-field of NLP) succeed?

Proposal: Opinion Mining & Sentiment Analysis There was a stalled proposal on [NLP] (http://area51.stackexchange.com/proposals/47932/natural-language-processing), which has now been deleted. How ...
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Sign Languages and Deaf Culture?

There should be Q&A for sign language students and educators, others that use sign languages in their professions, the Deaf, and the curious. American Sign Language, the most internationally ...
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What language will be on topic?

Proposal: Dutch Language & Culture Example questions both include English and Dutch questions. I don't think two languages should be allowed, since that would fragment the userbase. Allowing only ...
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Punctuation/typography rules - appropriate?

For example, I'm currently trying to find the answer to the question of whether numeric or date ranges (such as the Hebrew equivalent of May 3-6, or pp. 378-399) are formatted right-to-left or left-to ...
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is there a site dedicated to the tamazight language

i think that a site dedicated to the tamazight language (and berber languages in general) will be helpful as this branch of the afro-asiatic languages is a very important missed link that can even ...
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English-speaking committers might be interested in Expatriates proposal

Proposal: Chinese Emigration 移民海外 I'm great fan of extending StackExchange network to other languages, unfortunately there's seem to be long way before this proposal will be started. Most people ...
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“SO in Language” proposals scope

Proposal: Stack Overflow (in Russian) Shouldn't SO translations be mainly devoted to language- (country-) specific questions, for example: Questions about APIs of local sites/services (ex. VK, ...
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Are questions about Esperanto's effectiveness as a “global language” too subjective?

Proposal: Esperanto Language, Usage, and Culture As I mentioned here, while such questions would be definitely on topic for an Esperanto Stack Exchange, they would be likely to solicit opinion and ...
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Wise usage of automatic translators for faster achievement of result

We could use an automatic translator to translate most of UI elements: menus, headers and other "User Experience" things, and then correct the translations in such cases where the correction is ...
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Does stackexchange support Arabic?

We are a lug that receives a lot of questions that needs to be answered and easily searched, our current medium doesn't support searching, thus it takes a lot of effort to either re-answer previously ...
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How are we going to tackle the problem caused by BIDI languages?

Since Persian is a right-to-left language and English is left-to-right, their combination either doesn't work or does not look good. What are you going to do about this issue? Proposal: Persian ...
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Can language based Stack Overflow proposal regrouped the most popular stack exchange sites (SO, SU, SF…) using tags

There's many stack overflow languages based proposal on area51 Stack Overflow (in French) Stack Overflow (in Persian) Stack Overflow (in German) Stack Overflow in Polish Stack Overflow (in Chinese) ...
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Why not combine “English Language Learners” with EL&U?

Proposal: English Language Learners It seems the concern here is creating a separate forum for folks to ask basic English questions, and I can't help but wonder... why? There's already a forum for ...
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Islam: Would foreign-language questions be permissible?

Proposal: Islam Given that a large portion of the site's target demographic probably do not speak English as a first language, would questions/answers in other languages (e.g., Urdu, Hindi, Arabic) ...
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Are developers looking for information in French?

Proposal: Stack Overflow (in French) I find this proposal interesting but like many people I'm wondering if it's viable or not. I feel like to be viable, we need people looking for information in ...
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New proposal: Scandinavian languages and culture

I have a new proposals for those who are striving to have new language sites related to Swedish/Norwegian/Danish. As we all know (I mean users interested in it) Swedish proposal didn't get enough ...
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Will Stack Overflow in German (or language XX) ever reach beta?

Proposal: Stack Overflow (in German) This proposal was created 9 month ago and it seems everything goes very slow. I'm following SO in German for ~3 month and I tend to say that it will never reach ...
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Wouldn't user-improved google-translations of Stackoverflow be a better option? [closed]

Stack Overflow (in French) Stack Overflow (in German) Stack Overflow (in Bengali) Stack Overflow (in Hindi) Stack Overflow (in Italian) Stack Overflow (in Portuguese) for Portugal Stack Overflow (in ...
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Are Stack Overflow (in language x) proposals actually viable?

There are so many proposals entitled: Stack Overflow (in language x). Stack Overflow (in French) Stack Overflow (in German) Stack Overflow (in Bengali) Stack Overflow (in Hindi) Stack Overflow (in ...
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Following topics missing here? [closed]

I am surprised not to see any proposals for the following niche areas (or am I missing anyting) which may have a big impact on the future Trans-humanism Post modernism Organic Farming Natural ...
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Why the word *saudade* (in portuguese) is hard to translate to other languages? (Migrated) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why the word saudade (in portuguese) is hard to translate to other languages? Proposal: Languages In portuguese we have the word saudade to express the lack of a loved ...
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Anime: should we allow the use of romanized Japanese titles?

Proposal: Anime & Manga Every anime has a romanized Japanese title (romaji). Most popular anime also has an English title. For example, this question can be written as How many times did ...
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Would Baltic Languages and Usage cover the Old Prussian language? [closed]

Proposal: Baltic Languages and Usage Actually I think "Baltic languages" has two different meanings. One for the three national languages of the Baltic countries: Estonian, Latvian, Lithuanian. ...
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Do not use “create new discussion” to ask questions, since this proposal is still at commitment stage. (本项目仍在Commitment阶段,暂时不能在此提问。) [closed]

Proposal: Applying to Foreign Colleges & Universities (in Chinese) 我也刚刚知道这个规矩:在commitment阶段,SE(Stackexchange)暂时不提供“问答”功能。所以,目前依然不能在这里进行问答活动。在“create new ...
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Should all the Q&A in this proposal use Chinese language only? | 这个项目里的所有问答都将使用中文吗?

Proposal: Applying to Foreign Colleges & Universities (in Chinese) 这个项目的核心是解答中国学生在留学上的疑惑,这是不是意味着,这个项目里的所有问题和解答将完全使用中文?如果完全使用中文,那么对于诸如在国外生活体验这样的问题,就仅仅只有海外的华人可以回答了,毕竟大部分外国人是不懂中文的,而懂中文的未必在国外生活。 ...
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Is it OK to start a discussion here with more example questions? [closed]

Proposal: Romanian Language & Usage I'm currently in Romania and trying to teach myself Romanian with the help of Romanian friends, a couple of books, and the Internet. I don't know any other ...
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How are you planning to scale the SE sites to use different languages?

Fast forward a few years, lets say that lots of SE sites will get successful. People will want them in their native language too. They will try to create (for example) Physics.SE in French, German, ...
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French Language & Usage description was edited, why?

Proposal: French Language & Usage It seems Robert edited the description of the French Language & Usage proposal a couple of days ago. Whilst I like the merging of the 3 French proposals, ...
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Please add a language filter on proposals

Proposals are currently sorted into a few categories. They should also be classified by language (in addition to the existing categories, of course: this is orthogonal). There should be a way for me ...
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French language title?

Proposal: French Language & Usage Should not the name of this site be changed to "Langue et usage français" or similar? It doesn't appear to make sense that the name and description of a site ...
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Should translation questions be bounded to German-English?

Some commenters on example questions seem to have the opinion, that translation questions should be bounded to German-English. As sometimes (but very seldom) a German phrase is difficult to express in ...
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Can a Stack-Overflow proposal in a different language be called xx.stackoverflow.com where xx is the language itself?

Desarrollo de Software en Español Stack Overflow (in French) Stack Overflow (in German) Stack Overflow (in Bengali) Stack Overflow (in Hindi) Stack Overflow (in Italian) Stack Overflow (in ...
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Is really needed to define a site which is the same as StackOverflow but in different language?

Propuestas: Desarrollo de Software en Español StackOverflow in Spanish This proposal is to create a StackEchange site which subject is exactly the same as StackOverflow, but in a different ...
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How can we get people who follow a proposal in another language to also vote for questions?

Propuestas: Stack Overflow in Spanish Stack Overflow (in French) Stack Overflow (in German) Stack Overflow (in Bengali) Stack Overflow (in Hindi) Stack Overflow (in Italian) Stack Overflow (in ...
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This proposal is not a dupe

Proposal: French language I don't agree that this is a duplicate of 'correct French usage'. It's a more generic forum that covers that, and translations. It seems too granular to split French ...
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Allow reverse translations?

Proposal: German language The proposal currently suggests "translations from any language to German" as on-topic. Should the reverse be true as well? I can see questions like "What's the closest ...
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Will the Chinese Language site allow for questions to be asked completely in Chinese?

Proposal: Chinese Language All of the examples provided so far have a mainly English component with Chinese characters added. I would like to know what everyone thinks about asking questions purely ...
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Merge of Software Testing and Software Development (in Portuguese)

Proposal: Software Testing (in Portuguese) and Software Development (in Portuguese) Devemos estabelecer a fusão das propostas de software em Português? Eu não consigo ver qualquer razão para ...
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Errata could also be for “non-technical” textbooks

Proposal: Errata Say, I have had ideas of posting and collecting errata in textbooks teaching foreign languages, or science textbooks (maths). These topics are not "technical", but also quite ...
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Crowdsourcing: translation between natural languages

I have translated this song from Russian to English. Can you correct my mistakes? This is one of the questions in the proposal. Asker then wonders if this kind of question would work well for ...