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Why do we need a separate site for Vi/Vim?

Proposal: Vi and vim Vim already falls in the scope of at leat SuperUser & StackOverflow; who do we need a separate StackExcange site?
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If this goes into beta can we somehow automatically move good questions and answers?

Proposal: Computer Graphics If this goes into beta can we somehow automatically move good questions and answers? Or do all good stuff that was written have to be thought of, asked and answered again? ...
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Version Control is already on Stack Overflow

Proposal: Version Control has been proposed countless times before. It's not going to be made into a site because it is so well covered on Stack Overflow:
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Already closed proposal: Vi and Vim

Proposal: Vi and vim There was already such a proposal and it was declined. Don't follow this. Reason was that VI and VIM are on topic on SO and a separate site would pull content.
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Can we rename it?

Proposal: DIY Drones Can we rename it to something which isn't already a well known site? Or do you intend that this be the Q&A for that site in particular rather than the hobby in general?
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Autocomplete tags is not loading [on hold]

With 4.5 update my editor users are not able to use autocomplete tag feature (in a freetagging field). User with drupal "admin CiviCRM2 permission CAN do it, but obviously I don't want editors have ...
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SEO is clearly covered at WebMasters.SE

Proposal: Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) - clearly this in on-topic and well-covered by WebMasters.SE
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Motivation for the proposal “Solo Programadores (in Spanish)”

Proposal: Solo Programadores (in Spanish) Español: Estoy muy interesado en aprender bien el Ingles, pero no es mi prioridad. La prioridad es aprender a programar mejor. Yo utilizo mucho el ...
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How do I enable Drupal Views integration with CiviCRM? [on hold]

Proposal: CiviCRM How do I enable Drupal Views integration with CiviCRM?
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Do you want to try again?

Proposal: Home Automation [closed] Do you want to reanimate Home Automation? It was a wonderful proposal, just some more users and support needed. Does creating Home Automation again make sense?
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Revived Microsoft

Old Proposal: Microsoft New Proposal: Microsoft I have revived Microsoft. If you still believe that this should be a website on the Stack Exchange Network, please follow. Thanks.
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Should we revive Microsoft?

Proposal: Microsoft Should we revive the Microsoft proposal? I think that we can make it successful, like Ask Different. We can have questions about the Microsoft products and about Microsoft OS ...
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Relation between Gamification an Mechanism Design?

Proposal: Gamification I would be curious to have your opinion on the difference between Gamification and Mechanism Design. My impression is that they are similar in many respect, but I also realize ...
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الرجاء المشاركة في المواقع الأخرى والحصول على ٢٠٠ نقطة Please participate in other sites

Proposal: StackOverflow (In Arabic) السلام عليكم شكراً لكل من عمل كوميت على المقترح. كما ترون حالياً المقترح يقف عند ٤٠٪ ولكي يظهر الموقع ونبدأ نستخدمه نحتاج إلى حوالي ٦٠ مستخدم عندهم أكثر من ...
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Isn't this part of what Programmers.SE is for?

Proposal: Libraries and API Design and Implementation seems covered by Programmers.SE - api-design & libraries:
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How are “retro” languages not already covered by Stack Overflow?

Proposal: StackOverflow (Retro) is clearly already covered by Stack Overflow. There are tags for quickbasic, apl, fortran77, cobol, and more.
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Would this site only deal with hardware calculators?

Should this site be only about physical calculators or should we include software calculators? If we include software where do we draw the line to programming questions related to CAS like ...
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What different things can be thought about and changed in schools' teaching systems, so the students might get more motivation on studying? [closed]

I have heard, that the Gamification-idea has been implemented a bit in the school world, and it was a success. I think that we would need more ideas to further implementing the idea effectively in the ...
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A format suitable for modern Javascript

Proposal: Javascript I was thinking on something like jsfiddle or similar combined with StackOverflow. A format suitable for modern Javascript.
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Does forum software need its own site?

Proposal: Forum Software This subject seems to be covered on multiple sites already, including Webmasters and StackOverflow. What's the merit in a dedicated site?
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How long might it take to build up a reputation of 200 on another site?

Proposal: CiviCRM I'm not a technical person. I can't answer questions on a Drupal, Joomla or WordPress site. You don't get many points for asking a question. Is it really feasible for me to get a ...
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The existence of answers.opencv

This site http://answers.opencv.org works exactly the same as any stackexchange site. I was thinking of creating a proposal about opencv here given that questions are so many that they could sustain ...
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Should all suitable questions be transferred in Home Improvement?

Proposal: Home Automation Home automation in some weird way does fall under the category of Home Improvement so should all the questions that existed in the beta be transferred there? (Even ...
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غرفة دردشة/مناقشة للمقترح A chat room has been created

Proposal: StackOverflow (In Arabic) السلام عليكم أعتقد اننا نحتاج إلي ان نوحد الجهود ونتبادل الاراء بخصوص إنجاح هذا المقترح. لجعل الأمور أسهل ومنظمه هناك غرفة دردشة مفتوحه للجميع للمشاركة وابداء رأيه ...
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What was the secret of HackOverflow?

Despite the proposal has been closed, it become crowded in a short amount of time. Initially the proposal was called Hacking 101, but when it was renamed to HackOverflow, there was a skyrocket in ...
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HackOverflow will not be moving to private beta

Proposal: HackOverflow The momentum around this proposal is admirable, but it won't be continuing to private beta. Folks here have already wondered how to navigate 'dubious' subject matter, or ...
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سؤال حول التعليقات في لغة جافا [closed]

Proposal: StackOverflow (In Arabic) في لغة java ما الفرق بين التعليقات من هذا النوع /* */ وبين هذا النوع من التعليقات /** */
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What types of questions should be on this website?

Proposal: Restart Should questions on this website be about things that there are quick tricks to, or should there be questions that could be fixed by calling tech support?
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Subset of Electrical Engineering?

Proposal: Semiconductors Other than material sourcing / product recommendation questions that are discouraged on most Stack Exchange sites questions related to designing and manufacturing ...
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تعريف بعملية الموافقة على المقترح وما يعنيه أن تضغط Commit

Proposal: StackOverflow (In Arabic) This is an overview of the process that a proposal overtakes to succeed and what it means to commit to a proposal. A portion of the potential audience for the ...
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How is “RPM-based Linux” different from Unix.SE?

Proposal: RPM-based Linux is clearly on-topic at Linux & Unix. How is this proposal better/different?
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Likely to be closed…?

This is likely to be closed as it is covered by SO and you've not identified how this is more than a tag on SO. Proposal: iOS Development
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Superuser (in Portuguese)

I propose is a question and answer site for computer enthusiasts and power users in Portuguese. Eu proponho um site de perguntas e respostas para profissionais e entusiastas em hardware e ...
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This proposal is too narrow, and duplicates Stack Overflow

Proposal: Ripple Questions about a single, highly-specific programming protocol or API don't make a viable Stack Exchange site. You're better off making a tag on Stack Overflow, and asking your ...
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Ok, so I'm here… how do I ask a question about CiviCRM?

I've clicked on the "Commit" button, can I start asking my CiviCRM questions now? Proposal: CiviCRM
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Why is Restart not a duplicate of Sustainable Living?

Proposal: Restart Why is this not a duplicate of Sustainable Living and/or Lifehacks?
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Why not matlabcentral/answers?

Proposal: MATLAB What is the advantage of doing this rather than using the similar setup that already exists? http://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/answers/
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Expanding the subject to CPLDs?

Proposal: FPGA Instead of just FPGA, how about expanding the subject to HDL design? Being an expert in FPGA design is only a stones throw away from being an expert in CPLD design. This could open up ...
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Would calculator and calculator app recommendations be on-topic?

Proposal: Plus Overflow (Calculators) The title basically says it: would calculator and calculator app recommendations be on-topic on Calculators?
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Would programming be on-topic on Calculators?

Proposal: Plus Overflow (Calculators) You can do programming on some calculators, but programming questions are also on-topic on Stack Overflow. Would programming questions also be on-topic here?
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Would custom calculators be on topic here?

Proposal: Plus Overflow (Calculators) For example, lets say a website builds/has a car loan calculator, would a question about using that calculator possibly be on topic? There are many custom ...
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Isn't there already a site for this, called Software Recommendations?

This Proposal: Can'tFindProgrammingTools! seems to be a duplicate of an existing site, which is Software Recommendations.
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How discussion-oriented would this board be?

Proposal: Visual effects and computer graphics I'm mostly familiar with Stack Overflow, so perhaps this is moot, but how much pure discussion would we encourage/discourage on this board? SO works ...
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Please link your other SE accounts

The success of this proposal depends on the participation of people who are active* on other StackExchange sites. If you have another account at e.g. StackOverflow, here's how to link the two: Click ...
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Take from SO or complement SO?

Is the intent of Code understanding established (or at least even moderately agreed-upon) that it is going to fill a gap that is off-topic to SO or extract out questions that are on-topic on SO, ...
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Adoption: Why would these questions not be answered directly by the individual open source communities themselves?

The questions I see here look like they would best be answered by internal IRC/developer channels or forums based on a project by project basis. Developers who work with the code every day would be ...
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What does “effectively” mean?

Proposal: socialmedia The proposal description for the "socialmedia" proposal states: Proposed Q&A site for people who wants to use social media in an effective way What does "effective" ...
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What would and would not fall within the remit of a “Kooboo” Stack Exchange site?

Proposal: Kooboo The name / word Kooboo is more of a brand than a single product. The parent company is Yardi Technology Limited (https://www.linkedin.com/company/yardi-technology-limited). Listed ...
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Defining the boundaries between the existing Kooboo forums and a Stack Overflow Kooboo site

Proposal: Kooboo There are already official discussion forums for Kooboo at http://forum.kooboo.com/ Those forums are hosted by the owners of Kooboo and monitored and answered by the team of Kooboo ...
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Why this deserves to transcend productivity.stackexchange

Proposal: Anki Productivity SE has a tag for Anki. Anki is a useful tool for productivity. But, Anki also has many technical aspects to it, and many functions which may be difficult or not obvious to ...