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Do we have a plausible subject?

Proposal: Files & Encoding This is an interest of mine, but I am rethinking whether we actually have a possible subject. The questions asked seem to be too broad. And I can't personally think ...
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What topics could this also include?

Proposal: 3D Printing and Rapid Prototyping I created this topic primarily for 3D Printing, however Rapid Prototyping is becoming much more feasible in home, and there is a lot of other at-home ...
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Is Electric Vehicles a subset of Motor Vehicle Maintenance & Repair?

Proposal: Electric Vechicles This proposal should be considered a subset of Motor Vehicle Maintenance & Repair. Nearly all of the questions noted here would be considered on-topic for the site. ...
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Can we ask for and suggest where to find/buy specific hardware?

Proposal: Hardware Recommendations Sometimes it can be hard to find specific piece of hardware equipment. This can be due to stock exhaustion, lack of supply to specific regions, etc. Is it okay to ...
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ru.stackoverflow.com is moving, and will launch soon (with a twist!)

Proposal: Stack Overflow (in Russian) It's been a while, longer than we wanted, but we're practically on the cusp of launching Stack Overflow In Russian as I type this. We've just received the last ...
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This proposal would be better situated under the category Life

Proposal: Privacy The proposal has changed its name form Digital Privacy to just Privacy. This happened with the aim to broaden the scope of this community to be. See here for details. The proposal ...
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Expanding System z to the non-IBM mainframe OSes

Proposal: System z Although not as pervasive, there are mainframes produced by Hitachi and Fujitsu that are based on System/390. These include MSP and VOS3 (MVS clones), and the DOS and VM clones. ...
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Change the name to 'BlackBerry' since that is how the company spells the name?

Should the name be changed so that it conforms to how the BlackBerry company uses it? Proposal: Blackberry
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What is the reception of Open Source Software within Healthcare IT? [closed]

Proposal: Healthcare IT As part of my organization's response to several recently studies and surveys on physician satisfaction with EMRs and EHRs, we initiated an investigation into the state of ...
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How much is Angular used in Ozone Platform? [closed]

I heard that Ozone Platform used AngularJS (https://angularjs.org/) in it's build. Is that true?
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Are Windows Phone questions on-topic?

There is a whole site for Windows Phone: Windows Phone SE. And it's doing alright. Is the goal here to absorb that site? Proposal: Ask Microsoft
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How to use the meta-forum related to proposal GIOI-ETSII-UPVlc

Proposal: Industrial Engineering (in Spanish)-Grado de Ingenieria de Organización Industrial (GIOI) ETSII-UPVlc See: Non-English Proposal Requirements Any related Area 51 discussions have to be ...
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Would the Emulation proposal already be covered by the Retrocomputing proposal?

Proposal: Emulation Emulation hasn't been ruled off-topic for Retrocomputing.
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What is the “Files & Systems” proposal about?

Proposal: Files & Systems I don't quite understand what this proposal is about? The title is "Files & Systems", but I don't know what that means, exactly? The descriptio says: file ...
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How will the content of this website differ from StackOverflow?

Many Matlab related questions are already asked in StackOverflow and other websites. How will this one differ from those ? Proposal: MATLAB
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Ideas for Super User em Português

Proposal: Super User em Português My vision about this proposal: AFAIK Stack Overflow em português is a huge success. One argument against that site is that every programmer should speak English ...
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crypto blockchain site apart from bitcoin, eg Ethereum

I'm seeing questions on Ethereum being asked in the site "Bitcoin - Beta Q&A site for Bitcoin crypto-currency enthusiasts." It seems sensible to either... a/ rename the Bitcoin site to something ...
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Reopen Debian proposal

Proposal: Debian Debian has a enormous community and it's just natural it has a Debian Q&A community here in StackOverflow.
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Any reason Retrocomputing isn't on topic at Super User?

Proposal: Retrocomputing We have a ruling from Meta.SuperUser back in the day, that vintage computing is on topic at SU. So I'd guess anything on topic here would also be on topic on SU. I ...
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New Title Suggestions: Platform Engineering or Cloud Platform Engineering

I think a better title for it would be platform engineering or cloud platform engineering. What makes the "cloud" is the underlying platform that got put together by their platform engineers. The ...
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Why “Git & GitHub” should exist

Proposal: Git & GitHub I was searching around on some sites for GitHub related questions... That quite a few sites had bit of questions tagged with [git] or [github] (the following is each ...
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Differentiating Military Combat from Military Life

Proposal: Military Combat What separates the category Military Combat from Military Life, as there could be the potential for overlap?
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Are Amiga Computers on topic?

Proposal: Retrocomputing Amiga's are way out of main stream, however they are still manufactured, at least last time I looked they where. However, this particular machine, its design, software, ...
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A duplicate proposal - again

Proposal: Micro- and nanotechnology is a clear subset duplicate of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology. Why shouldn't it be closed?
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What is this about? Is it even appropriate?

Proposal: Internet censorship The proposal is about problems related to censorship in different countries. That seems rather ambiguous to me: What exactly do you call a problem? The title and the ...
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Currently developing/running a bespoke POS system - anyone else doing this?

Proposal: POS (Point of Sale/Service) Systems I'd previously posted a proposal by the same name, but it became inactive. I'm currently developing a system being used at a factory to process goods ...
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You may also join the Virtualization, Cloud and Grid Computing?

I also really love Docker which render possible (and easy) things that I only dreamed about before using it ! But, a whole Stack-exchange site only for it would be, in my humble opinion, a bit too ...
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While we're waiting for the beta to launch

Proposal: Stack Overflow (in German) Since it can take quite a long time for a international beta to launch, I quickly set up a German developer discussion forum (using the fantastic Discourse ...
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Is this for Speech Recognition Researchers? Or is if mostly for End Users?

Proposal: Speech recognition. I feel that focusing on endusers makes the overlap with Super User or Software Rec to strong.
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Reduce scope of Virtualization/Cloud/Grid Computing and/or Merge with Cloud Platform

It has been brought up that these proposal may be duplicates. I feel that Cloud Computing has a large enough scope and user base to deserve a site dedicated to its sole topic. I do not think that ...
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“Cloud Computing Platforms” is a duplicate of the “Virtualization, Cloud and Grid Computing” proposal

Proposal: Cloud Computing Platforms is an apparent duplicate of the proposal Virtualization, Cloud and Grid Computing. How is this different?
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Where are the best places to promote a Cloud Platform Stack Exchange?

Where are places that users of Cloud Computing Platforms go to to find answers to their questions other then Stack Exchange sites that could be used to promote a new site? Proposal: Cloud Computing ...
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Elementary OS is a Linux distro based on Ubuntu, and therefore covered on the SE network already

Proposal: Elementary OS is well-covered on the SE network already. There are over 100 questions on Unix.SE. And 50 on Ask Ubuntu. How would an Elementary OS -specific proposal benefit SE and ...
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Google Glass was Withdrawn

Proposal: Google Glass Recently, Google Glasses' prototype was withdrawn from the public market. Google encountered a lot of negative feedback. I'm wondering how people should discuss about this ...
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How long do we have to wait? [duplicate]

There are other proposals for Stack Overflow in foreign languages but some of them are waiting for the launch a long time now. Will stackoverflow.de be launched pretty soon or do we have to wait ...
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How will this site deal with duplicate?

Proposal: Code understanding When thinking about how this site will work, I believe that the same types of questions will be raised by different users using different code. For example, a user might ...
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Bookmarklets, GreaseMonkey/Tampermonkey, WebApps

Proposal: Code understanding Very often I found myself inspecting the source code of a web page with Firebug or Chrome Developer Tools to add some functionality to this page or to create a webapp ...
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Get yet another people with you here!

Currently, there is yet 15 committer missing, and it seems they won't get here now. And at late Mar, this propsal will fail. And everything (committers, questions) will be with it lost. We need only ...
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Are vimgolf questions on topic on vi/vim?

Would asking vimgolf style questions be on topic on vi/vim? This is a type of question that is poorly suited for SO and most of the other SE sites. While it is conceivable that such a question would ...
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Wouldn't any question for this site be on topic on Super User?

Proposal: PC Builders It strikes me that any question that's on topic here would also be on topic on Super User. How does this site differ from Super User?
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This Area 51 should be merged with “CAD” because they're the same thing. gis.stackexchange exists, cad.stackexchange.com deserves to exist too

Proposal: Computer-Aided Design (CAD) This Area 51 should be merged with "CAD" because they're the same thing. gis.stackexchange exists, cad.stackexchange.com deserves to exist too
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Purpose of the proposal Khan Academy?

Proposal: Khan Academy I don't really understand the purpose of this proposal. For most of the subjects taught at Khan Academy we have specialized stackexchange sites which could answer them much ...
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Changing the proposal description wording (in italian)

Proposal: Stack Overflow (in Italian) The current description is quite bad in Italian, looks like a cheap translation from English: Proposed Q&A site for professional and enthusiast ...
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vi.SE or vim.SE?

Proposal: Vi and vim I haven't seen this question before: Will it be vi.stackexchange.com or vim.stackexchange.com? I would personally prefer vim since it's the name under which the software is known ...
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Duplicate of Web Apps?

Why does this proposal not come under the existing Web Apps site? Proposal: Khan Academy
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Improving the plugin API for vim

Proposal: Vi and vim Could we discuss some of the issues related to the current version of vim, especially the unpleasant parts apropos its plugin API, and how it could be improved? I am aware that ...
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Proposal restarted, we are waiting your new and saved content!

The proposal is restarted. If you consider this viable, and think some of the currently existing questions should/could get a new life on the restarted proposal, please feel free to save them. The ...
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LLVM has thousands of questions on Stack Overflow

Proposal: LLVM is well-covered on Stack Overflow: Several of the sample questions are direct copies (which are already answered) from Stack Overflow. How is this an improvement?
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What “international features” are still left to be completed? [duplicate]

The following three proposals Stack Overflow (in Spanish) Stack Overflow (in Russian) Stack Overflow (in Turkish) have had the following message in them for quite a long time already: This ...