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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Proposal: Digital Fabrication Note: Now we are in Commitment, this questiuon has been superceded by Rework the name and description to more closely match original consensus Suggesting names Please ...
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How should we craft the site description for “Technical Communication?”

Proposal: Technical Communication NOTE: The site name has changed from "Documentation" to "Technical Communication" I'd like for people to discuss the site description here. Thanks!
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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“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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Is “Non-alcoholic beverages” a good title of this proposal?

Proposal: Non-alcoholic beverages According to Wikipedia: Alcohol free, or non-alcoholic beverages, are non-alcoholic versions of typically alcoholic beverages. But on this potential site, I would ...
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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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Site Scope / Name Conflict at Documentation/Technical Communication

Proposal: Technical Communication NOTE: As a newcomer to this proposal, I apologize for jumping in and kicking sand all over everything. But, I think this is really important to address now, before ...
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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: ...