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An area for Sagemath software

You may have heard of Sage. It is a free open-source mathematics software system licensed under the GPL to create a viable free open source alternative to Magma, Maple, Mathematica and Matlab. Sage ...
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Promoting the proposal (Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry) on YouTube

Proposal: Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry Today I was searching the net and I saw these two proposal ads on YouTube. Stack Exchange Q&A Site Proposal: Systems Thinking Joris and Joel ...
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It's on-topic on Deep Web, so please join the private beta

I'd like to highlight that I2P network is on-topic at Deep Web and it's already in private beta at: http://deepweb.stackexchange.com/ To access the site just go to the proposal page and follow ...
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Community Team Review — Need to simplify the title

Proposal: Open Modelling tools for Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) This proposal is about to undergo a final review to see if it is able to continue forward. In my write up, I noted that the ...
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How do we get more comitters?

Proposal: 3D Graphics Seems to me that we need to go and do some legwork to find more people to commit to this cause. Any ideas on where to market this stuff welcome. By sharing the idea you do not ...
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Difference between Modelling tools and Models?

Proposal: Open Modelling tools for Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) What is the difference between Modelling tools and Models? For me it is not clear if it is about the tools used in (open) ...
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Thoughts on a Minecraft SE site

I'm quite new to posting on SE sites, with only a question or maybe two on Stack Overflow before, but I'd like to get into being around more and being part of the community. A lot of what I do is to ...
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I'm planning to publish an app on Google Play and Apple Store to advertize the proposal!

Proposal: Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry The Chat Room Dedicated to this proposal I've planned to build an English mobile app for promoting this proposal and making people familiar ...
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Promoting the proposal (Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry )on Quora

Proposal: Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry The Chat Room Dedicated to this proposal Quora has rather active and large(2.3k+) user base for remote sensing and 185 users for ...
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Please upvote the community promotion ad for the proposal in GIS.SE

Proposal: Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry The Chat Room Dedicated to this proposal As you might know followers that are experienced SE users are more important for a proposal. Because ...
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Site needs a clearer definition

Proposal: Internet of things This proposal is lacking momentum from good questions. Part of the problem is that there is no scope described in the proposal other than the magic buzzword of the year. ...
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How should we deal with radical content changes on webpages and expired websites?

Proposal: Website recommendations I like the idea of this Q&A site proposal, but what should and could we do when a website we recommend changes it’s information, type of service and so on and ...
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whats the scope of this project?

Proposal: Deep Web once this project is in the development phase what does it aim to solve? please provide some ideas that this projects sets to resolve that is not being done by other such projects. ...
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Isn't Qubes OS a subset of Super User?

Proposal: Qubes OS Qubes OS is, according to its website "A reasonably secure operating system". Wouldn't that make it on-topic on Super User? Why do we need a dedicated site for it?
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Why don't SO sites have a separate beta interface for every language in beta?

Yeah, why? I have seen SO betas (e.g. ESSO (EsStackOverflow.SE)), but they haven't got any differences from normal sites (e.g. SO (StackOverflow.SE)) other than logos/icons/language. Why does this ...
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Should the description be more broad?

Proposal: Open Modelling tools for Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) The current description states that the target group consists of several professions working towards the Sustainable ...
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Who is the main target of the site, developers or new users?

Proposal: Dash Who should this site be more focused in? developers and or advanced users (and thus, more technical questions) or new users (so more basic questions).
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Will questions about which SE site to ask on be on-topic?

Proposal: Website recommendations Currently, you either need to guess what SE site you should ask a question on, or ask on one of the 155 different Metas. This means that if the question has already ...
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Minecraft is on-topic on Arqade

Proposal: Minecraft Arqade has a Minecraft tag with more than 6K questions, with almost a 95% answer rate. Why do we need a dedicated site for it?
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Educational programming Q&A (“homework”)

I don't love the eternal question "Is this homework? We don't use the answer but we need to know whether or not it is homework." Why can't we have a Q&A site for educational programming where ...
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Where do all these followers of the proposal Dash come from?

Proposal: Dash I have noticed that this proposal gained 37 followers in only 2 days after it was proposed. However, when one looks at the list of followers, almost all of them are new users which ...
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Does this proposal interfere with the current BitCoin Site?

Proposal: Dash I understand that Dash is very similar to the concept of BitCoin, and there is already a current site for Q and A for BitCoin. There is a current Dash tag on the site, and although it ...
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debugging Q&A site?

Could it be an idea to have a Q&A site on SE dedicated to questions about software debugging? Since I asked 100s of questions where in 90 % I ask about debugging and find the problem, similar to ...
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Is it ok to ask for links to tutorials for Blender Render?

Proposal: 3D Graphics Is it ok to ask for links to tutorials for Blender rendering?
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Can I ask a question like, "How can I improve on my monkey 3d model?

I asked this question on blender stack exchange and some people helped but others marked it as off topic so I was wondering if I could ask this type of question here.
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Will Link-Only answers be accepted? If so, how will they be handled by the community?

Proposal: MATLAB I love the idea of an SE that focuses on MATLAB because I know I learn so much from browsing other questions and answers on other SEs. However, there seems to be a great disdain for ...
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What does this offer over existing stackexchange sites?

Proposal: MATLAB Other StackExchange sites like StackOverflow and CodeReview already have active MATLAB tags. Why does MATLAB need its own site when no other programming language has one?
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Should the “Home Automation” proposal be enveloped by IoT?

Proposal: Internet of things A large portion of the "internet of things" is made up of connected home automation devices. While it's been closed, the Home Automation proposal got relatively far in ...
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Are web API recommendation questions on-topic?

Proposal: Website recommendations Are questions asking for web APIs which serve specific data on topic ? For example, is it on-topic to ask about an API for weather data which I could consume in a ...
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Can a closed beta be revived again?

Proposal: Electronic Gadgets I noticed a meta question on the main SE site asking for the appropriate SE site to ask their question that is related to mobile phones. The user that answered this ...
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Will a CMS proposal be accepted?

Just wondering what the policy is on accepting a proposal for a CMS/technology platform? I notice there is the Craft one already and it has been in "Beta" for a considerable period of time. Is this a ...
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Language-agnostic or specific?

Proposal: Software Design Is this intended to be language/platform-agnostic or language/platform-specific? For example, if a person posted "Review my design for X in Java" and another person posted ...
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What is the definition of “Drones” for this proposal?

Proposal: Drones This proposal has the name "Drones" which is pretty vague. What is included in the definition of "Drones" for this site? I am guessing Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) is definitely ...
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How does this differ from Code Review.SE?

Proposal: Software Design How does this proposal differ from the standing site Code Review?
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How does this differ from Programmers.SE?

Proposal: Software Design How does this proposal differ from the standing site Programmers?
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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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What's the rationale for a “FOSS Office” Stack Exchange site?

Proposal: FOSS Office Suites The primary factors (they aren't numerous, nor need they be!) which suggest to me a FOSS Office site would make the internet a better place are as follows: resources ...
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Why create a Calculators site when it is on-topic on math.SE?

Proposal: Calculators The calculator tag isn’t the most popular tag—only 176 questions were tagged in the last 5 years—, but a on-topic subject on math.SE, I wonder why a completely new StackExchange ...
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How to handle recommendations for alternative websites?

Proposal: Website recommendations I have concerns about how to deal with questions for alternative websites like Open source alternative to Facebook, with a comparative set of features, but ...
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How to override YAML files easy as overriding lang files? [closed]

How to override YAML files easy as overriding lang files? Proposal: OctoberCMS
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How should the term colorist be defined?

Proposal: Color Grading What should the basic understanding of what the term colorist should be in this proposal? Should this proposal be open to a narrow definition of colorists or a more expanded ...
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Color symbolism be on topic?

Proposal: Color Grading Will color symbolism be within the scope of this proposal?
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Can us contribute to the stackoverflow localization with our mother language?

As I knew at a minutes ago, That our community in progressing to the internationalization "state of the stack", can us contribute with our mother language ? or our community have chosen any translator ...
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Where is the limit when asking 3D-oriented scripting questions?

Proposal: 3D Computer Graphics Ok, so here we are talking about CGI software from all the scope: Blender (polygonal modeling), Nuke (compositing), ZBbrush (sculpt modeling), SolidWorks (CAD), etc. ...
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Ask Mircosoft/ Migrating from Microsoft?

Proposal: Migrating from Microsoft Proposal: Ask Microsoft I think a merge may be in order.
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What are the question guidelines for “Website recommendations”?

Proposal: Website recommendations What are the question guidelines for posting on "website recommendations"? What is considered off'topic and what questions are you looking forward to answering?
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How is the Open Source Projects Recommendations proposal different from Software, Hardware or Website Recommendations?

Proposal: Open Source Projects Recommendations At the moment there are two very active Recommendations Q&A Sites proposed on Area51: Hardware Recommendations Website recommendations and ...
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How will this site succeed where an almost identical SE site failed before?

Proposal: 3D Computer Graphics There is a similar SE sites that ended up being closed: - http://area51.stackexchange.com/proposals/5022/3d-graphics What will this one do differently to succeed? ...
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Isn't Stackexchange for these kinds of questions and answers?

Proposal: Deep Web The way I see it, stackexchange is a way to get answers to things that you cannot simply google search. Is there something different about this proposal, like finding entire ...