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Scoping concerns

Proposal: Programming Language Theory The topic programming language theory has possible overlap with a number of Stack Exchange sites: CSTheory.SE – deals with topics in theoretical computer ...
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Proposal/Definition - Not a duplicate of “Motor Vehicle Maintenance & Repair”

Proposal: Motorsports & Performance Tuning This Q&A site proposal is for the car enthusiast and the performance-minded technical crowd. The site should cater towards the DIY enthusiasts, ...
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1answer
43 views

Which definition must licenses meet to be on-topic? (Let’s change the title accordingly.)

Proposal: Open source licensing The current proposal title is "Open source licensing". I think we need to be clear which licenses can be considered "Open source", and I think we should discuss if ...
4
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Should non-open licensing be included?

Proposal: Open source licensing Should questions about non-open licenses for code be included in Open Source Licensing? I'm not familiar with any such licenses, but no doubt they are out there; I'm ...
3
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1answer
46 views

Would the scope of “Clocks and watches” include clockwork in general?

Proposal: Clocks and watches Clockwork has a myriad of uses other than timekeeping — especially in pre-electronic devices — which range from simple wind-up toys to more complex devices ...
16
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2answers
274 views

Make it different or don't make it at all

OK, so in recent two years two machine learning proposals failed (one, two). Not only that, but the progress from first to the second was very moderate. Now, I feel quite discouraged by this and not ...
1
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0answers
23 views

National Railway Tags

Proposal: Railway By the very nature of the proposed site, a lot of questions will be specific to one nation's rail network. You only have to look at the example questions to see this. Both ...
2
votes
1answer
94 views

Only Media Wiki or all Wikis ?

Proposal: Wikis There are of course, a lot of Wiki software, out of which the most popular, is of course, the beloved MediaWiki (when writing that, I'm already using [[MediaWiki]] for links, instead ...
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1answer
32 views

seperate stackexchange for php

As far as stackoverflow is concerned, many questions now-a-days, I see are related to php. Why cannot a seperate stackexchange site be opened especially for php enthusiasts. It would really be helpful ...
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0answers
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How do I Inform Followers of a Related or Closed Proposal About a New Proposal Covering Their Topic?

I have created a new proposal, and it is a slightly wider scope than a related and closed proposal. I am certainly using channels outside of SE to promote the area51 proposal. Is there an ...
0
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1answer
22 views

What is the best scope for Learning Management Systems (LMS) StackExchange?

I am thinking that LMS is the right scope, to build a large enough community to enable the SE magic to work. However, I am a sysadmin and I am doing data minining and Student Information System (SIS) ...
0
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1answer
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Example question for embedded programming and design

I'm a little confused by the process of commitment so the proposal of Embedded Programming and Design gets created, so please forgive me if I'm asking in the wrong place. I understood we were supposed ...
2
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2answers
26 views

Home health monitoring devices

Proposal: Healthcare IT Would this site allow questions about home health monitoring devices like blood pressure monitors and the related computer applications like software for blood pressure ...
7
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4answers
311 views

How is this proposal different from Cross Validated?

Proposal: Artificial Intelligence There is already a site about machine learning named Cross Validated. How is this proposal different?
7
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3answers
550 views

Faked Artificial Intelligence like in Game Development

Proposal: Artificial Intelligence Should algorithms that try to fake an intelligent impression with banal functionality behind be part of this new site? I think not since it is a different field and ...
1
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2answers
96 views

Shouldn't this be generalized to all technology-related licencing?

Proposal: Open source licensing It seems to me that there is great potential for intended open source licencing questions to go beyond the scope of just open source and into the scope of general ...
11
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4answers
142 views

Is a “Shopping” site even possible on StackExchange?

Almost every site that I've seen on the SE network contends that Shopping Questions are taboo and off-topic. Likely this is due to trying to prevent opinionated answers or lengthy discussions back ...
8
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2answers
162 views

DRM Removal in or out of scope

Would questions about non-commercial usage Digital Rights Management DRM removal be on topic? Without doubt, piracy type activity is out of scope. General discussion about DRM would seem to be in ...
1
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1answer
38 views

Data about spacecrafts and physiological aspects of being in space on topic?

Proposal: Space Exploration Would the questions about the parameters of spacecrafts and about the physiological aspects of staying in space be on topic on the site? I would like to ask a questions ...
17
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3answers
884 views

Why limit this to TOR?

Proposal: Tor - online anonymity, privacy, and security Why not expand this proposal to other anonymizing networks - Freenet, I2P, and others?
0
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2answers
233 views

“SO in Language” proposals scope

Proposal: Stack Overflow (in Russian) Shouldn't SO translations be mainly devoted to language- (country-) specific questions, for example: Questions about APIs of local sites/services (ex. VK, ...
2
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1answer
47 views

Exclude “lower case semantic web”?

Proposal: Semantic Web There may be various definitions of the Semantic Web. Some may use it for anything "semantic" related to the Web, for example semantic use of HTML, using Microformats, using ...
5
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2answers
167 views

Will I be able to discuss the technological aspects of “gamification”?

I am also active for "Programmers", and I would like to know if the "gamification" site will also cover the technological aspects, such as the development, usage, implementation or integration of ...
5
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2answers
89 views

Are microcontroller questions welcome?

Proposal: Embedded Programming and Design Would this SE by the go-to place for all uC questions? My expertise (what little there is) is in 8 bit micros and programming in C. It's difficult to gauge ...
4
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3answers
373 views

Suggested name change to Artificial Intelligence

Proposal: Machine Learning Machine Learning is a large enough sub-field of Artificial Intelligence, I figure we might as well change the name (+ description) of this proposal to Artificial ...
2
votes
1answer
52 views

Can the scope be widened to include other intro platforms?

Proposal: Arduino Although Arduino is a very popular platform, there are others that appeal to the same kind of users. Raspberry Pi, Basic Stamp, and Propeller are some examples of easy to use ...
0
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0answers
23 views

Data Science Proposal

Proposal: I think its good time to have a Data Science community. The basic goal is that people from different disciplines like health, education, economics, agriculture, advertisement, etc working ...
13
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4answers
378 views

If this isn't a duplicate of EE, might want to consider elevating fewer electronics-heavy examples

Proposal: Arduino The last iteration of this proposal was closed as a duplicate of http://electronics.stackexchange.com/, where Arduino is a pretty popular topic. If there are aspects to this topic ...
9
votes
1answer
179 views

How do we draw the line between E-readers and general purpose tablets?

Proposal: E-books and E-book Readers I'm going to assume that this site won't be a clearing house for any question on any device that one might read a book on. Questions on reading apps are likely ...
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votes
2answers
36 views

Proposal: Why don't we have a mobile.stackexchange.com? for android developers and ios alike?

We have an apple one, but there are a lot of mobile developers that develop cross-platform - why not have a stackexchange devoted entirely to mobile development ios and android? There are so many ...
24
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10answers
597 views

Scope of Embedded Programming

Proposal: Embedded Programming and Design Let's discuss how far "up" or "down" this site should go. Which belong here, which are better left to SO, EE or elsewhere. IDE, tools, configuring the ...
5
votes
5answers
343 views

DITA - Do we need a site for just this?

Proposal: DITA DITA is, for all intents and purposes, an XML file format that has a particular series of tools built around it. It's mainly used as a markup language for documents, with an ...
14
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2answers
109 views

Are eReader apps on topic or not?

Proposal: E-books and E-book Readers Are apps like the iOS/Android Kindle app on topic for this proposal? Generally they may be on topic on the Apple/Android/Super User/etc sites related to whichever ...
1
vote
1answer
52 views

Storage Area Networking

StackExchange has Serverfault, stackoverflow, superuser and other technology sites and they are working very well. I have also seen a proposal for virtualization and cloud computing too. I think if ...
0
votes
2answers
60 views

How do I go about setting up a homework site?

I teach mathematics in a university. I want to encourage my students to ask and answer questions from each other to build a sense of community. Thus the proposal for a homework site. I want a ...
1
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1answer
23 views

'How to Hire', where providers inform seekers of best practices.

I recently proposed How To Hire to Area51. I would love some feed back. The idea of professionals informing service seekers seemed valuable and inspired the proposal. Just wanted to see if others felt ...
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2answers
740 views

Can language based Stack Overflow proposal regrouped the most popular stack exchange sites (SO, SU, SF…) using tags

There's many stack overflow languages based proposal on area51 Stack Overflow (in French) Stack Overflow (in Persian) Stack Overflow (in German) Stack Overflow in Polish Stack Overflow (in Chinese) ...
2
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2answers
52 views

Conflict with programmers.stackexchange?

Proposal: Programming Language Design and Implementation I think that this proposal is going to conflict with programmers.stackexchange. How exactly will this proposal be substantially different ...
-1
votes
1answer
88 views

Le rôle d'un SO en Français est-il déjà pris? [closed]

Proposal: Stack Overflow (in French) Il existe des forums en Français dont des sections permettent les questions-réponses sur des sujets de développement plus ou moins pointus (cl-r dans un ...
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votes
2answers
205 views

Rationale for other.stackexchange.com

Proposal: Other It seems rather often, and to the chagrin of many loyal Stack Exchange users and the entire community, that some questions have no place to go. See ...
2
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0answers
26 views

Tagging questions [closed]

Proposal: Zend Framework Once the proposal is accepted and questions start to flow, we should enforce a specific minimum tagging for each question. This basically boils down to requiring one of the ...
22
votes
1answer
240 views

Windows Phone Developer questions should stay on StackOverflow

Proposal: Windows Phone As per the comment in 'Announcements' from Mick N, this site should not be targeting developers and WP developers should continue to leverage Stack Overflow. Can the site ...
7
votes
2answers
64 views

Shareware Authors: Duplicate, not a real proposal, or? [closed]

Proposal: Shareware Authors When I look at the recently created Shareware Authors proposal and read its description: Proposed Q&A site for software developers who want to learn how to sell, ...
4
votes
3answers
134 views

Changing title and scope to be explicitly inclusive of IC design

Proposal: Programmable logic and FPGA design By votes, it's clear that there's support for explicitly including IC design for this proposal. Given that this proposal has taken a very long time to get ...
6
votes
1answer
92 views

App Store shouldn't be just for mobile markets

Proposal: App Stores There's really no reason for App Store-related questions to just be for mobile developers as stated here. Whatever Microsoft calls their Desktop Marketplace, the Mac App Store, ...
12
votes
4answers
602 views

Scope of Cryptography proposal overlaps with other existing sites

Proposal: Cryptography, CS Theory, IT Security I am failing to understand the scope of this proposal. The comments like these: Since this site was not merged with the security.stackexchange.com ...
24
votes
3answers
280 views

Please support this proposal as a means to split robotics from the Electronics site [closed]

Proposal: Robotics research As an electrical engineer, I have played with robots, and I can help a lot of people who have simple robotic questions revolving around electronics, which are widely used ...
12
votes
1answer
141 views

Could the definition for the SharePoint proposal be broadened?

We would like to move SharePoint Overflow to Stack Exchange via the Area 51 process. This proposal matches our site the best, however it describes a developer-only site. We are only interested in ...
4
votes
2answers
115 views

An official statement about how / if this is related to the existing SharePointOverflow.com is needed

Proposal: SharePoint Is this instead of the existing SharePointOverflow.com StackExchange 1.0 site or will SharePointOverflow.com be upgraded as part of this Area51 proposal?