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Literature or Books?

Proposal: Literature Since I believe it's still possible to change the name of a proposal during the commitment stage, but it becomes much harder during beta stage, this seems like the perfect time ...
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Anyone have a good idea for a name for this proposed site?

This site proposal is currently called Practical cloud computing. Has anyone thought of potential other names for such a site? In examining popular StackExchange sites, the names seem to be divided ...
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How should we craft the site description for “documentation?”

Proposal: Documentation [Edited] I've updated the site description to: Documentation: Proposed Q&A site for information developers, technical communicators, writers, programmers, engineers, ...
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What does a asterisk (star) in front of a proposal name mean?

In the "All proposals" view I noted that some proposals (obviously very new ones) are preceded by a star, e.g. * Magic at this moment. What does the star mean?
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Naming (near) duplicate: 3D Computer Graphics and Computer Graphics

Proposal: 3D Computer Graphics There is a site named Computer Graphics, which currently is in public beta and is for computer graphics researchers and programmers. While the scopes of both sites are ...
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Rename “LGBTQ SE” to “Gender SE” or “Rainbow SE”?

Proposal: LGBTQ Few years ago, the commonly used acronym was LGBT, the Q for queer is a rather recent addition. We don’t know whether there’ll be another letter become hip soon, like I for intersex ...
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Should we include Geography? Study related countries , maps, lands and culture?

I am much into Geography and always eager to learn about various maps , geographical information, Geo Politics and much more. So can we start new Geography brnach of stack exchange network? Edit ...
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School Administration Proposal

Is there (or has there) already a site such as School Administration? I assume by School Administration it would be for administration professionals at all level of the school sector whether public or ...
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Would “Language Overflow” be a good name for this site?

Proposal: Language Learning This is just a suggestion. As this site would contain questions about multiple languages, would the name Language Overflow be considered good for it?
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Proposal for a “general” site on Stack Exchange? [duplicate]

Not every topic can have its own Stack Exchange site, so we're proposing a new site just about general-purpose "things." For example, how about this question that doesn't fit into any existing sites: ...
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Classical Languages/Cultures?

Proposal: Latin Language Now, I may get a lot of initial skepticism for this, but since most Classicists know both Latin and Ancient Greek, and since the Greek proposal is going nowhere, and since ...
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Expand name to include both Free Software and Open Source?

Proposal: Open Source To some people, there is an important distinction between Free Software and Open Source Software, at a philosophical level. I'm not really interested in having that fight myself,...
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Community for Game lovers

I have checked all SO communities. I am not able to found any game related community. Yes there is a one role playing game community. But it's not fruitful for all. So my idea is to have one more ...
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vi.SE or vim.SE?

Proposal: Vi and vim I haven't seen this question before: Will it be vi.stackexchange.com or vim.stackexchange.com? I would personally prefer vim since it's the name under which the software is known ...
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I would like to submit a StackExchange proposal for the topic “Cultural Marxism.” Where do I go from here? [duplicate]

After reading through Area 51's FAQ, this is the closest I've come to figuring out how to propose a new stack exchange site: specifically dedicated to "Cultural Marxism."
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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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What should the site name and URL be?

Proposal: Graphics Layer Architecture This proposal used to be called Computer Graphics Programming, but I decided to rename it to Graphic Layer Architecture, based on some input. What do you think? ...
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Standardizing & Simplifying SE Site Names

This is a repost of an announcement/discussion on Meta Stack Overflow. I'm cross-posting here since this is where new sites are born and named, and because you may notice some proposal names ...
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A name change needed, but to what?

Proposal: Aviation and Aerospace When a proposal reaches 45% commitment, the Community Team at Stack Exchange does a final evaluation in preparation for the final launch. The name "Aviation and ...
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Idea for a site

I want to create a Stack Exchange "Casting, Metalworking, etc." site. I don't have a good name for it yet. However, I am interested in making bronze, plastic, and aluminum casts, as well as ...
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Great work! You're almost there!

Proposal: Maker Professionals After a few failed attempts, we finally got enough support to give this subject a serious run. Congratulations! The proposal did a great job of attracting a lot of ...
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Suggested name change to Artificial Intelligence

Proposal: Machine Learning Machine Learning is a large enough sub-field of Artificial Intelligence, I figure we might as well change the name (+ description) of this proposal to Artificial ...
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Data Science Proposal

Proposal: I think its good time to have a Data Science community. The basic goal is that people from different disciplines like health, education, economics, agriculture, advertisement, etc working ...
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Done! Now restore this site to ESL (“English as a Second Language”)

Proposal: English Language Learners A Brief Background — 6 months ago as part of the Area 51 process, this proposal was renamed from "English as a Second Language" to "English Language Learners....
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Alternative name & domain / nombre y dominio alternativo

Proposal: Stack Overflow in Spanish The xx.stackoverflow.com naming scheme makes sense, but I also like d12odepila.stackexchange.com [desbordamiento de pila]. The use of the abbreviation refers to ...
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Should the Genealogy Proposal Name Include “Family History”

Should the "Genealogy" proposal be renamed "Family History" or maybe "Genealogy and Family History" or "Family History and Genealogy". GeneJ proposed this to me with the reasoning that the word "...
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'How to Hire', where providers inform seekers of best practices.

I recently proposed How To Hire to Area51. I would love some feed back. The idea of professionals informing service seekers seemed valuable and inspired the proposal. Just wanted to see if others felt ...
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What should we call this proposal?

Proposal: Digital Fabrication Note: Now we are in Commitment, this questiuon has been superceded by Rework the name and description to more closely match original consensus Suggesting names Please ...
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“Personal Manufacturing” or “Desktop Manufacturing”?

Proposal: 3D Printers, Laser Cutters, & Personal Manufacturing It's time to establish a final site name for this proposal. The current name ("3D Printer, Laser Cutters & Personal ...
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What is the reasoning behind the name change from “Professional Matters” to “The Workplace”?

Proposal: The Workplace As I said in my answer to the Merge career proposals discussion, I rather liked the fact that the old name, Professional Matters implied both that the site was for Matters ...
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Call it “Computer Graphics, Modeling and Animation”

I see fuzzy boundaries between the various categories. Anyone doing 3D must necessarily work in 2D at least for textures. One can't do much in animation without working in 3D generally. Suggesting ...
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What should the Theoretical Physics sub-domain be?

Proposal: Theoretical Physics Theoretical Physics is at 96% commitment now! That means that launch is probably imminent. You need a URL sub-domain though. And, well, you can't take physics....
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Rename 'Healthcare IT' to 'Health IT' to include the IT targeting non-care aspects

I suggest a rename of 'Healthcare IT' to "Health IT". I can see the name "healthcare IT" being unnecessarily limiting in the future because it will artificially exclude the health IT approaches to ...
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Changing title and scope to be explicitly inclusive of IC design

Proposal: Programmable logic and FPGA design By votes, it's clear that there's support for explicitly including IC design for this proposal. Given that this proposal has taken a very long time to get ...
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Does “3D” give the wrong impression?

Proposal: 3D Graphics, Modeling & Applications The most popular sites on this topic (CG Talk and CG Arena) went with CG over 3D. I'm wondering if this isn't a good move - especially since when ...
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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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Books is a bad organizational name for a proposal, overlaps with Sci-Fi and others

Ok, so Books right? What about novellas, or short stories? What about e-books? What about Sci-Fi books? If one went to a major university and asked to major in books, the counselors would ...
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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 Portuguese) ...
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URL for “Motor Vehicle Maintenance and Repair” [closed]

Proposal: Motor Vehicle Maintenance and Repair When launching a new site, we need to come up with the web address for that site. http://money.stackexchange.com http://bicycles.stackexchange.com http:...