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Do Prescription Medications Have Standard Label Barcodes?

I've been investigating medication labeling and I was wondering if the barcoding is an industry standard or if it is limited to vendor specific? Proposal: Healthcare IT
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How to increase our chance to go to beta (or speed it up)

Proposal: CiviCRM It's been only one week since we started the commit phase and we already have almost 100 commiters. That's really great and it demonstrates that CiviCRM community is strong and ...
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I've just entered data, but cannot see charts in Data Visualizer [on hold]

I've created the data elements, categories, category options, category combinations. Added the data elements to a dataset and assigned it to an organization unit. I've also done data entry for the ...
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Why is the Pivot Table showing reporting rates higher than 100%? [on hold]

Proposal: DHIS2 The visualiozation apps including pivot tables, data visualizer and the GIS sometimes give reporting rates above 100%. Reporting Rate Summary Module gives more accurate figures ...
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GIS Point Representation of Tracked Entity [on hold]

Proposal: DHIS2 Is it possible to add GIS coordinate point value (not org unit polygon) as an attribute (home location point value) for tracked entity and display it in GIS analysis. Thank you
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Why just web practices and standards?

Proposal: Web Practices and Standards Seems to me that the two example questions are more about HTML then they are about HTML standards. Admittedly not enough here yet to be critical. However the ...
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Are there any resources for newsletter templates for CiviCRM? [on hold]

Proposal: CiviCRM We have been using CiviCRM for over a year and I would like our newsletter and bulk mail templates to look better and fit with our branding efforts. Our fonts and layouts are not ...
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In order to follow proposals

Proposal: Peace be upon youStackOverflow (In Arabic)There is no explanation how to vote
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What questions should I upvote?

Proposal: HackOverflow Looking through this proposal, the top 5 questions in my opinion already have over 11 votes. Should I upvote these questions anyway, or should I use my upvotes on the other ...
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When this site is going to start?

Proposal: HackOverflow When this site is going to start? I am interested to learn something from the very basic about hacking. Is it related to Linux or ant other open source environment ?
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ماهو الافضل بين ادوات اضهار الخرائط [on hold]

Proposal: StackOverflow (In Arabic) ايها افضل - google map api V3 - open layer - leaflet ماهي السلبيات و الايجابيات
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Is it possible to integrate a keyboard for sites of Languages with non Latin script?

For sites like Russia SE, Arabic SE etc, is it possible to integrate a respective keyboard to the sites?
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Why does BASIC need a devoted site?

Proposal: BASIC programming. BASIC is on topic on StackOverflow, with almost 300 questions. Why does it need its own site?
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Broaden the topic to Game Design?

I consider "gamification" to be the application of game design in contexts that aren't inherently games. However, those same tactics that are effective when "gamifying" a product or community are ...
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Is Ask Hackers a better name for this site?

HackOverflow is very good name, similar to MathOverflow and StackOverflow. But since this site is a proposed Q&A site for beginners who want to learn pure hacking, Ask Hackers is better suited as ...
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Don't forget to verify your email if your new to the area51 and link to your other network accounts

Proposal: Qlikview Don't forget to verify your email if your new to the area51 and link to your other network accounts or your follow wont count :)
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Feel free to add some example questions :)

Proposal: Qlikview Feel free to add some example questions to help this site grow.
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What about a site for Maple

There is a site for Mathematica which seems very active. Maple does have Mapleprimes.com which is a whole mix of stuff and not so active. I'd think that both systems get wide use. I have my own ...
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Be patient ! This is a long journey

Proposal: OpenCart In case some of us are new here, I'd just like to reinforce that it's normal to take many months or even years for a new SE site to start. Do always come back every now and then ...
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Site Suggestion: Software Usage - The 'why' I proposed

Proposal: Software Usage Don't think this has been suggested before but: There should be a StackExchange site dedicated to the help of usage of software. Of course, there would be questions that ...
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Closing the Vi/Vim Proposal

Proposal: Vi/Vim We recently launched an Emacs site, and the Vi/Vim community quickly followed to have a site of their own. The show of support here was nothing short of amazing. It weighed heavily ...
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It is also OT at ServerFault

Proposal: Chef http://serverfault.com/questions/tagged/chef - has a wiki entry and everything
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Duplicate of Programmers

Proposal: Software Engineering This is pretty much what Programmers is. Check out the list of things that are on-topic. However, like all Stack Exchange sites, we only take questions that are ...
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Chef is already OT at the DevOps proposal

Proposal: Chef is already covered under the DevOps proposal: it'd be great to drive that proposal further ahead instead of splitting into a splintered group of communities, no?
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This site is a subset of Computer Science

Proposal: Programming Language Theory While I'm impressed with the enthusiasm here, we already have a site that effectively covers these topics: http://cs.stackexchange.com I strongly believe that ...
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Should we try to draw members of other engineering forum already, and how?

Proposal: Engineering There's a few other online communities for engineers about. I'm wondering if we should start to advertise the (upcoming) engineering SE. Pros: shorter time till completed ...
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We already have forum.opencart.com, what's the point of OpenCart SE? How does it benefit me?

Proposal: OpenCart Questions regarding OpenCart can already be asked on forum.opencart.com's Support section. Isn't OpenCart SE's proposal "re-inventing the wheel"? What's the purpose of this site? ...
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Does OpenCart SE overlap with Stackoverflow?

Proposal: OpenCart On Stackoverflow, we can see many questions related to OpenCart. There is even a tag for OpenCart. Aren't OpenCart questions also programming questions which are within the scope ...
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How can we properly promote OpenCart StackExchange?

Proposal: OpenCart There are many people using/developing OpenCart, as can be seen from Google Trends, half a million posts on OpenCart forums, and over 10 thousand 3rd party extensions. However, ...
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Can we sharpen the definition of “Hacking”

Proposal: HackOverflow Who should this board be catering too? Which questions are we trying to attract, and could too broad or narrow of a question base be harmful?
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Proposal: Bitcoin CrowdFunding

Proposal: Bitcoin CrowdFunding Bitcoin is the perfect technology for CrowdFunding. It does not only eliminate intermediate financial institutes, but allows also completely new ways to organize ...
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SDN: Code, Hacks, Deployment

Do we need a community for SDN users? Not just "yeah", but "Hell yeah!" Help create a discussion zone interface to support a new online community where SDN will be the focus. Links to the best SDN ...
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international features that will never be complated

Proposal: Stack Overflow (in Turkish) The last time I have come and check the status of this proposal was 2013-01-03. Since than I have never heard anything about this international features to be ...
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Is 10 days in beta sufficient time to evaluate a new SE site?

As the title says really. Today I have found out that SE had a webdesign.se Too late to do anything positive as it is now closed. How does SE advertise a new site? Surely all related SE site ...
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Are you sure you want to ask BlueAcorn questions in public?

Proposal: BlueAcorn I'm asking this question as someone who was involved in setting up a company-specific Q&A site. It's not intended to imply that the site shouldn't be a proposal - I'm fine if ...
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Material from “thinkful” is on-topic at WebMasters and/or Stack Overflow

Proposal: Thinkful Coursework is already well-covered on Stack Overflow &/or Web Masters. How would devoting a site to merely content from thinkful help anyone?
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Permalinks to existing example questions seem broken

Some permalinks to existings example questions on several proposals exhibit a weird behavior: when clicked, those links lead to the top of the main proposal page, instead of scrolling down to the ...
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Are questions that have answers in the Matlab documentation within the scope of this proposal?

Proposal: MATLAB Are questions that have answers in the Matlab documentation within the scope of this proposal? This question is a result of the discussion in the comments of an example question, ...
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FireChat shows why P2P networks are not obsolete and can mean freedom

Proposal: P2P Networking When I started the P2P thread people said: Peer to peer? Jesus... did you get that from the hot tub time machine? But the recent events in Hong Kong and the organizing value ...
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How would the questions asked on Engineering differ from that of Physics?

Proposal: Engineering As most engineering concepts are related to physics (Thermodynamics/Fluid dynamics/Heat transfer/Statics/Dynamics etc), how would this site differentiate itself from the Physics ...
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Should plugins for other software that provide a vi-like experience be on-topic?

Proposal: Vi/Vim Many of these just provide basic hjkl navigation and / to search, but some (for example Vimperator for Firefox) are quite a lot more extensive. Even just due to the name ...
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Don't existing tags in CSTheory satisfy the needs of Programming Language Theory?

This is the proposal I'm referring to: Programming Language Theory Programming language theory is part of theoretical computer science. To me, it seems the Theoretical Computer Science Stack Exchange ...
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What will happen after the saturation?

Proposal: Vi/Vim Vi(m) is a powerful tool. But within a year or two this site will become somewhat saturated since the command set is limited. Still a few new questions will be asked but the rate ...
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Unity3D on topic on StackOverflow

Proposal: Unity3D StackOverflow has more than 6K questions about Unity3D, with more than half of them answered. What would be the merit of a separate site?
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Are “Recommendations” a good topic for a StackExchange site?

I've seen quite some propositions with the word "recommendation" included in the name, and I can only think of one of the closure reasons at StackOverflow: Questions asking us to recommend or find ...
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Is there room in the IF StackExchange treehouse for Twine?

Proposal: Interactive fiction It seems to me that Twine users desperately need a StackExchange, and it would be a very good thing if we Twiners could join this one. 1) It would help unite users of ...
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Stackoverflow in persian

As an stackoverflow user who are not native in english I see lots of questions in stackoverflow from new users that they cant say what they really want because of their poor english, and as a persian ...
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Already covered on the StackExchange network?

Proposal: BlackBerry 10 It looks like the scope of this proposal is already covered by other sites such as SuperUser (BlackBerry 10 hardware / software questions) and StackOverflow (BlackBerry 10 ...
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Typography is on topic at Graphic Design

Proposal: Web Typography We don't have a tag explicitly for web-typography, but we have regular typography and web-fonts. Come check us out!
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Strange scale of this proposal

Proposal: Adobe I find the scale of this proposal really strange. Adobe Systems is a large company which creates lots and lots of different software products which don't have much to do with each ...