The Technology category includes proposals in subjects like computing, technology, gadgets, and electronics.

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How to migrate from snmp to statsd? [on hold]

Proposal: DevOps As a DevOps Engineer for a hosting company I have to work with older systems that are not covering every aspect of monitoring. There has been a lot of push back on using a modern ...
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Is Cell Phone a duplicate?

Proposal: Cell Phone There are several places where you can ask some questions about cell phones, but there is no place to ask all Stack Exchange appropriate questions about All cell phones. ...
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Duplicate of StackOverflow

Proposal: Python Python, like all other programming languages, is already on-topic at StackOverflow, where it is well served by the community.
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Why do we need yet another programming site?

Proposal: Edge cases in programming The StackeExchange network already has multiple sites related to programming. What would site have to offer that wouldn't be on topic on StackOverflow, Programmers ...
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I suggest questions relating the IOMMU

Unfortunately, I already used my 5 possible question slots, but if you didn't until now, maybe inserting the topic into the list of the example questions could be considered. The IOMMU is a chip on ...
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Technology discussions are welcome?

Proposal: Torrenting Discussions about the techs behind of torrents are welcome in this proposal? I mean, questions about P2P networks and things like this : how to create one? How to improve my P2P ...
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What? Doesn't this exist?

Proposal: Ubuntu Touch This is on topic on Ask Ubuntu. However, it doesn't seem to do very well. As of writing, there are 1642 question with the ubuntu-touch tag. Of them, 596 have 0 answers, and ...
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Why asset protection is off-topic?

Proposal: HackOverflow From what I can see in the proposed scope, asset protection is very important to hackers who will use the site and can guarantee excellent questions and discussions. So why ...
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Try to change Profile Picture, got redirected to Gravatar.com ?

When I try to Edit, and change the picture of my profile. I get redirected to gravatar.com ! I think there is a problem with AREA51 website.
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Wikis are on topic on the Community Building Stack Exchange

Proposal: Wikis I'm a bit confused: I don't understand why a wikipedia stack exchange is needed, when Community Building already exists. Not only are all the example questions for the Wikis proposal ...
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Why Identity 2 isn't easily decoupled from Account Controller [closed]

Proposal: Ask Microsoft For all the advances in making Identity 2 extensible, the Repo is difficult to decouple from the account controller. Get off your butts ;)
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Maya proposal : MANIFESTO for newcomers

Proposal: Maya If you are bored of searching answers to your questions for minutes, finding wrong answers, searching through long threads of hundreds of messages... Even finding out there was no ...
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Will off-site resource requests be on topic here?

Proposal: Computer-Aided Design (CAD) On most of the SE sites, off-site resource request questions are generally off topic for various reasons. I've noticed a number of such questions in the example ...
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How do we quantify whether or not to promote this site from beta to production?

Proposal: Sandbox The problem as I see this, is that if this were to make Beta, some of the benchmarks to push from beta to production are user traffic and visits. This could go fairly ballistic as ...
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Are we going to require Polish characters in questions?

Proposal: Stack Overflow (in Polish) In the exemplary questions there are some which have no Polish characters (eg. roznica instead of różnica), while some use these signs. I think it should be ...
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Why do we need another site for shell?

Proposal: Scripting/Puzzles/Games/Algorithms in Shell It seems as though any question asked on this site could easily be asked on StackOverflow, SuperUser or CodeGolf, depending on the exact nature ...
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Should “Digital forensics” be on the scope of this page?

Questions about Digital forensics could be about recovery of data, logs etc. on different devices, systems and file systems. Analysis about recovered or damaged data and logs. Should this topic be on ...
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We'd love a French Stack Overflow - but it's a long way out

Proposal: Programmation (Stack Overflow in French) The main deciding factor going into what we localize is how many developers that speak a given language can't, for whatever reason, use our English ...
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Is participation in Area 51 low, or is this a bad idea?

I thought this crowd would be the perfect demographic for a decent HTPC forum. I've never found a really good one, and certainly not in Stack Exchange format. I'd really like to understand because I ...
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Is a Unity3d stackexchange necessary considering that there is answers.unity3d.com?

Proposal: Unity3D Unity Technologies themselves host an own question on answer site on answers.unity3d.com which has a very active community. It is based on the AnswerHub software - a clone of ...
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Overlap with video production

Proposal: 3D Graphics, Modeling & Animation I can definitely see an overlap here as 3D motion graphics are obviously a huge part of video production nowadays.
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Tk toolkit not appropriate as it overlaps on other sites?

Proposal: Tk toolkit Would the content to be introduced within this proposal already be more appropriate for sites such as Code Understanding, and Stack Overflow. Example questions such as "How can I ...
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Could this overlap with the Open Source Proposal?

Proposal: Software Licenses Many software licences are open sourced, so could this overlap with Open Source?
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Should questions and/or answers be translated to English?

Proposal: Stack Overflow (in German) Sollten Fragen (und/oder Antworten) sowohl in Deutsch als auch in Englisch geschrieben werden bzw. ein solches Vorgehen empfohlen werden? Ich sehe das oft bei ...
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But… software architects are NOT programmers

Proposal: Software Architecture Thanks anyway, we will do this somewhere else...
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Why it shouldn't have been closed

Proposal: Minecraft The proposal was closed because "It would take away users of arqade". That was, in a way, the point. If a game is large enough to encompass 10% of a site, perhaps it needs its own ...
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Highly related to Embedded systems proposal

Proposal: Internet of Things There is an existing proposal for an Embedded Systems site that is already in the commitment phase right now. And if you look at the top questions on that proposal, the ...
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Because .NET is an ecosystem of related technologies would it benefit from a site?

I am a .NET developer and switch between several languages in the platform. I don't tend to need to know how something is done in C or Java when I'm trying to solve an issue - I need to know how to do ...
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Please , people, vote up any example question that fits!

Proposal: Maya That's the way this works. i know many people find this confusing, but we have to vote up a lot of good questions for the group and it will be tested. That'd be great!
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Why does Xamarin need its own Stack Exchange site?

1.StackExchange offers a mature and flexible platform for a community driven Q&A site 2.A community driven site should NOT be under exclusive control of the vendor 3.A community driven site ...
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Extend scope to any tk users (tcl, perl, ruby, r…)

Proposal: Tkinter and Ttk Since most of interesting tkinter question have to do with tk underlying concepts and that most tk-oriented code is easily translatable between tcl, perl, python, etc. I ...
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Already covered by other sites

Proposal: Swift Both Stack Overflow and Code Review have their own Swift tags, while both cover various other languages. There is absolutely no need for a separate proposal.
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Single-board computers are embedded systems

Proposal: Linux Single Board Computers The Embedded Systems proposal is already in the commitment phase. Pretty much any issue that's specific to single-board computers should be on-topic on ...
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Duplicate for Stack Overflow?

Proposal: django CMS Could this proposal drain the audience forms Stack Overflow? It seems to be an extension of Django, which already has high activity within SO.
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Could/Should this be combined with 3D printing?

There's some questions as to whether or not this overlaps with Graphic Design. I think the answer is, yes--just as a lot of SE sites overlap with each other. With the goal of reducing overlap and ...
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Would a seperate Symfony Framework SE be a good idea?

I'm not sure if a seperate SE for Symfony is a great idea, but it seems to me there's a lot to gain: There's a lot of Symfony related questions on SO Symfony related questions seem to be drowned in ...
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Stack Overflow In Spanish Is Near - But We Have To Begin There

Proposal: Ask Ubuntu (in Spanish) We'd love to have Ask Ubuntu in Spanish. Stack Overflow, however, needs to come first. The good news is we're very close to launching Stack Overflow In Spanish. The ...
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What kind of questions we should ask?

It seems people are joining, but we are in strong need of high-quality questions. Obviously we shouldn't ask about Wiki-able, Google-able things, nor about finding the tools, what is this or that or ...
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What else could be on the scope?

What kind of ideas you have which can expand our scope further more and make it even more interesting? The proposals shouldn't be too much overlapped with other existing SE sites. Therefore you ...
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Are 3d CAD applications out fo scope?

Proposal: 3D Graphics, Modeling & Animation Are CAD apps in scope? 3D CAD applications follow a different paradigm from mainstream DCC applications like Maya and 3DS Max. They work on totally ...
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Chang title to Unity

Proposal: Unity3D The engine called Unity not Unity3D, it’s common mistake because the domain is unity3d.com (unity.com was taken by something else). So the site should be called Unity, or Ask Unity ...
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Would this encompass non-modelling CAD software?

Proposal: Computer-Aided Design (CAD) I was just wondering whether this sort of site would encourage questions on other types of design, besides that of 3D and 2D modelling? For example, I ...
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Why Atomic Coding Isn't Needed

Proposal: Atomic Coding Canonicals and self-answered Q&A can fill the "hole" that is present on Stack Overflow. Good quality edits will also improve the readability of Stack Overflow.
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How does Atomic Coding still fit the Stack Exchange model?

Proposal: Atomic Coding There has been a dispute about whether Atomic Coding still fits the Stack Exchange model. Atomic Coding has already been closed by a mod because it would require "too much ...
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Already on topic at SO/SF

Proposal: IBM i System I Administrators are already welcom at ServerFault, and developers at StackOverflow
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Are video cameras on-topic?

Proposal: Camera Shopping Are video cameras and equipment included in Camera Shopping? Most digital cameras can be used for both photography and recording video. People may want to buy a camera ...
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Unix and Linux Stack Exchange does not focus on distro specific issues

Proposal: Linux Desktops Unix and Linux SE is not desktop environment focused. It is focused on questions about on Linux administration and command line utilities and programs, not with problems that ...
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Can external hack challenges be on-topic?

I'm proposing code hack challenges as part of the scope of this proposal. For example people can post their challenges with specially prepared code (which should be short enough to fit the post) and ...
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Already covered by ServerFault

Proposal: Windows Admins. Sysadmins working with Windows servers are already welcome at ServerFault.
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Ask Ubuntu para ti

Para aquellos que son nuevos en Stack Exchange (SE) y en el mundo de Ubuntu y Ask Ubuntu, mi nombre es Luis Alvarado y formo parte de Ubuntu y Ask Ubuntu desde hace un tiempo. Quisiera, con todo el ...