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Isn't this already on-topic on programmers?

Proposal: Open Source Although I welcome and share enthusiasm for free and open source software, is a separate site needed or helpful? Is there any aspect of this proposal that wouldn't be on topic ...
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What is the potential overlap between Open Source and Open Science?

Proposals: Open Source and Open Science As far as I can tell, there is a significant overlap between Open Source and Open Science. Where exactly does this overlap lie and will this be a problem? As ...
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Who are 'machinists'?

Proposal: Machining Who are machinists mentioned in the proposal? I know 2 proffessions of the name: one drive the trains, and the second types on typing machine (and is probably dead by now).
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Could this be the “Official” site for the Open Source Initiative?

Proposal: Open Source The OSI (Open Source Initiative, http:opensource.org) was contacted regarding the use of the OSI logo (http://opensource.org/files/osi_standard_logo.png) as part of this site ...
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Do we want to focus on just Programming projects?

Proposal: Open Source Open Source projects are not necessarily limited to IT. Do we want to limit the scope of this site to just coding projects or do we want to include other open source projects ...
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Machining a subset of Metallurgy

Proposal: Machining Metallurgy seems to cover great most of current Machining subjects (except maybe machining non-metal materials.)
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What coding topics will this site address?

Proposal: Open Source The site description currently reads: Proposed Q&A site for questions regarding motivation, marketing, organisation and coding pertaining specifically to open source ...
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What else about Open Source is not covered?

Proposal: Open Source The current description is: Proposed Q&A site for questions regarding motivation, marketing, organisation and coding pertaining specifically to open source projects. ...
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Aquaponics questions?

Proposal: Urban Farming Are questions about Aquaponics considered urban farming?
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Animal husbandry is on-topic on Sustainability.SX

Proposal: Bees and Beekeeping As this proposal unfortunately doesn't seem to make it to the definition phase, I would like to mention that (until a strong beekeeping community can be mobilised to ...
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Which should be the main language on this page?

The proposal is written both in English and in German, but doesn't state clearly what the main language of the page should be. Both languages would make sense: one the one hand, there are many German ...
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Is there a difference between “Preservation of Life” and “Health”

Proposal: Preservation of Life There is already a proposal "Health" which is already in commitment phase. Looking at the example questions, the topics seem to be mostly the same. What is the ...
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Can we consider tax consulting (Steuerberatung) as ontopic?

Proposal: German Law (Deutsches Recht) So. I think, widening the ontopic area could attract more followers, although it would qiden probably the improductive "solve my problem" line, too.
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Remarks to the restarted German Law site proposal

This is a restart of a previously closed proposal. I hope, this time it is formulated enough clear to remain open. On my actual opinion, the language of the site should be any of German and English ...
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Would it make sense to merge Intellectual Property and Law proposals?

Proposal: Intellectual Property I'm wondering if it makes sense to merge this proposal with the law proposal? Starting a vibrant law community seems like it might be very beneficial for these sorts ...
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Suggestion: proposal rename to “all days physics”, or “home physics” or similar

"Elemental physics" seems as if it were some like "physics--". It is not attractive. If you (we) want an attractive site, its name must be an attractive, and very well defined idea. On my opinion, it ...
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What it the plan for this restart of Comparative Religion?

Proposal: Comparative Religion Presumably this is restart of the closed proposal http://area51.stackexchange.com/proposals/58788/comparative-religion Does the proposer have a plan that offers any ...
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Lawful usage of John the Ripper

Proposal: John the ripper Is there any lawful usage of John the Ripper? If not, do we really want to create a stackexchange site for it?
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Duplicate / subset of The Workplace?

Proposal: Remote Employees Wouldn't The Workplace cover this? The Workplace Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for members of the workforce navigating the professional setting. It's ...
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Duplicate of Workplace.SE?

Proposal: Career This is a duplicate of The Workplace The Workplace Stack Exchange is a question and answer site about the workplace and other career-related topics. It is for members of the ...
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Separation of Physics SE

There is already a site proposal for Theoretical Physics(for high level physics), why not separate Physics SE into Theoretical Physics and Elementary Physics(for basic physics) making it easier for ...
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Is urban farming different than normal gardening?

Some people think that because gardening and urban farming are both focused on planting something both are the same. Other perspectives mention that urban farming is different than normal gardening ...
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The scope is too narrow, and greatly overlaps Gardening & Landscaping

Proposal: Urban Farming Proposed Q&A site for residents that plant, raise, process, and distribute food in a surrounding village, town, or city. The planting/raising aspect (plants) on that ...
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Is Hypothetical a duplicate of Scientific Imagination?

Proposal: Hypothetical Is Hypothetical a duplicate of Scientific Imagination? If not what would be in scope at Hypothetical that would not be in scope there or at Skeptics
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Duplicate (or close): 'UK Law'

Proposal: Law has an almost-duplicate UK Law. I don't think it's wise to encourage different sites for different jurisdictions, because it splits the vote some questions may be ...
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Does Medicine SE overlap with Health SE?

How does the Medicine proposal differ from the Health proposal? Are there questions that you'd like to be able to ask that would off-topic in Health?
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Combine *Nonprofit Advancement* and *Non-Profit Fundraising*

I suggest we combine Nonprofit Advancement and Non-Profit Fundraising. Maybe call it "Non-profit Advancement and Fundraising"
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What can stackexchange offer for a topic such as this that webmd and other sites can not.

Proposal: Reproductive Medicine and Fertility I wouldn't want this to be a forum for patients to post their medical questions, would like this to be more academic and a place for real information. ...
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Site for teachers / educators

I am looking for as stackexchange site for teachers. I discovered you have a “Mathematics Educators” site in beta, but no general Educators site. I note that “Mathematics Educators” is a bit slow to ...
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Stack Overflow in Korean 이용하신 분들께 부탁합니다

Proposal: Stack Overflow (in Korean) 저는 한국말과 한국문화를 사랑하는 사람이에요. 한국말을 잘할 수 있는 사람들이랑 서로 한국어를 공부하고 싶어서 새로운 Stackexchange 웹사이트를 추천했어요. 한국어와 이용, 한국 열혈팬, 한국어 전문가 한국어 또는 한국어 문법, 한국 문화를 배우고 싶어 하는 누구나를 위하여 ...
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Could we get rid of the ufos and 'area51' type of branding please?

I feel that all this type of stuff makes it really hard to convince established people in technical fields to take proposals here as something serious. Opening a website with funny UFOs flying around ...
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Is FinReg a good name?

Proposal: FinReg Have changed from "Solvency II" to "FinReg", to benefit from the crossover / synergies between different regulatory regimes. Does "FinReg" make sense? And either way, how would ...
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Why can't I answer any questions?

Proposal: FinReg This site is in proposal phase. To move forward, we need 40 questions with 10 votes or above. Please vote on the questions, and ask a question or five!
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Let's Discuss on SOK [한국어판 Stack Overflow 토론 참여]

Proposal: Stack Overflow (in Korean) 이 제안에 참여하시는 분들이 모여 채팅방에서 토론 중입니다. 참여하여 여러 의견 남겨주세요. (Translation : People who support this proposal discuss together in the chat room. Please join the room and ...
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How to let a new comer know to get involved this proposal?

Proposal: Stack Overflow (in Korean) Even though people I met want to open Stack Overflow in Korean, they and I didn't know how to do. Somehow they knew this proposal, they didn't try to follow and ...
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We need more diversity, talk to your colleagues!! (About perceived duplicates and unsuccessful proposals)

First of all I'll say I love love love StackExchange. And I think it'd be awesome if communities from more fields of knowledge would spill their expertise to the CC internet. TL;DR We should be ...
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Can you have a Q&A site without Questions?

Proposal: Nonprofit Advancement Can you have a Q&A site without Questions? Pretty much the answer is NO. The next step in making this proposal go someplace is to post questions that you think ...
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Isn't horticulture already covered by gardening?

Proposal: Horticulture What differentiates horticulture from gardening and landscaping?
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What would be this site's focus?

Proposal: Competitive Programming I'm having a hard time understanding what questions this site would come up with. From the sample questions, it seems like there could be code questions (Stack ...
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Possible duplicate between trolling and moderators

Proposal: Trolling Proposal: Moderators As it start to being defined, trolling is becoming a duplicate of moderators.
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Narrow focus from Mathematics Educators

Proposal: Computer Science Educators A valid point was made on a comment in Mathematics Educators that this site may have a lot of overlap with MESE. I should note that this proposal is also for ...
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Graduating Quantiative Finance [closed]

Quantiative Finance has been in beta for about three years now. Despite not all stats being excellt I would like to argue in favour of graduating the site. First some comments on the stats: Low ...
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Maybe CS educators should be under a different proposal group?

Proposal: Computer Science Education I created this in response to the Mathematics Educators Stack Exchange which is doing rather well and in public beta, so I created it under the same heading. ...
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Asking for legal advice is impractical

Proposal: Intellectual Property Every single example question so far is a question asking for legal advice. This doesn't work well because legal advice depends on where you live. Even in the US, ...
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Will changing the name to Community Building shorten the site's scope?

Proposal: Moderators In the proposal's description, it mentions: ...channel operators, helpdesk, portal creators and consumer advisors To me community building sounds more along the lines of ...
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Beta launching time

How much time is often passed after finished commitment phase to the beta launching? For example, there is 3 commited SO translation proposals for a long time, but beta has not been launched yet: ...
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Voting the name of the proposal

Proposal: Moderators There's been an idea of renaming the proposal to community building, with community.stackexchange.com for site domain. I believe this should be left to vote. In the previous ...
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Why was this site proposed?

Proposal: Medicine What is the purpose of this site? Are you looking for medical providers to offer free medical advice over the internet? Or are you trying to create a place of the discussion ...
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Why should the name “Moderators” be used?

Proposal: Moderators Most site names here are worded as a general topic, not the people who practice it. For example, there's a site called "Aviation," not "Pilots." (I've found that the only ...
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how is this different than the workplace?

can you clarify how this proposal isn't just a subset of topics from the workplace? Proposal: Jobs