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Scope definition for the Cloud Computing site?

The Practical cloud computing proposal is starting to gain momentum, given the number of followers. There's bound to be discussions around the scope of such a site, so let's get things going... ...
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Anyone have a good idea for a name for this proposed site?

This site proposal is currently called Practical cloud computing. Has anyone thought of potential other names for such a site? In examining popular StackExchange sites, the names seem to be divided ...
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Beginners' Code - are you sure its a duplicate?

I noticed that you closed my proposal because you were worried that it was a duplicate. I feel that maybe I didn't explain the idea well enough. I think that it would actually attract traffic to Stack ...
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Control System Technology is covered by Robotics.SE

Proposal: Control system technology We ask and answer questions about robotics and automation systems, control systems, control theory, algorithms, actuators and sensors. - Robotics.SE On-Topic ...
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Will this site allow speculation and opinions about business/technology decisions?

Proposal: Google There some proposal questions that start with Why1. Should this questions be supported by references to secondary and tertiay sources like a press release, a lecture or interview, ...
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Will this site overlap the scope of Web Applications?

Proposal: Google The scope of Web Applications (WA) is about the use of web applications. Nowadays Google has several web applications that are very popular like Google (the web search service), ...
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How can we help the proposal succeed?

Proposal: TYPO3 As we see, the limits are quite strong. Of course, if the site is not needed, the proposal won't succeed. But there is also the possibility the site is needed, but we do could do more ...
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What is IoT (Internet of Things) [duplicate]

What will be the general definition for IoT in term of Common people to understand? How can they get benefit of this? Proposal: Internet of Things
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How do I get supporters for my Smartphone Q&A?

I've just joined Area 51 because I love to use SE sites, and thought it would be cool to make a meaningful one that isn't there yet. I've already made one about smartphones, but don't know how to gain ...
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I2P is part of Darknet

The I2P private beta didn't have enough activity during the beta and has been closed recently. This most likely to happen again. I suggest to join the forces into Darknet proposal (previous follow up ...
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What elements of the IoT infrastructure does this cover

Does this proposal cover only the devices (the things) or is it also intended to cover the communications and messaging channels, the (typically cloud) storage/reporting service, and other associated ...
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Does this proposal include questions about Android?

Proposal: Google We already have a SE for Android users. Does this proposal's scope exclude or include questions about Android?
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We need a new site for Zeronet

Since Zeronet is new and slowly coming out to the world, I think we need to create a site for it similar to Tor. it will help a lot of users out there that need to find out information about it. (This ...
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Can we open proposals to complete the “Trilogy” sites in languages already having StackOverflow?

StackOveflow is doing well in different languages (Russian, Portuguese and Spanish, for example). There are a large user base among these languages and I can see large room to complete the basic ...
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how can we handle non native english speakers?

Proposal: TYPO3 as TYPO3 is used worldwide there are users of TYPO3 who are not able to speak english (well enough) to participate in normal questions and answers on stackexchange. using automatic ...
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Suggestions and discusions for improvements of all Stack Exchange sites

I cannot find an arena where suggestions can be made and discussed for global changes to the SE system. I strongly believe that the SE system is somewhat flawed and is in desperate need of some ...
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Drawing more attention to this IoT proposal

Proposal: Internet of Things Well, we are in commitment stage. 34% commited. Our overall recruitment is good, but our SE recruitment is unusually low. Internet of Things 34% 69/200 ...
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Can we ask questions on IoT yet?

Proposal: Internet of Things I'm a little unclear on the proposal process. By committing, I'm agreeing to ask or answer 10 questions, but I don't see any way to do this, since the example questions ...
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Would this place feature all questions related to TYPO3 or just the big ones?

Proposal: TYPO3 Would this site be our one-stop-shop for anything related to TYPO3 in the StackExchange universe, thus pulling coding related questions from SO? Or is this rather a place for Q&...
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What is the correct workflow to create a new StackExchange site?

The TYPO3 community wants to gather all questions and answers at one place. As there are already a lot of questions in the general area tagged with TYPO3 there should be enough questions. I tried ...
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How did this proposal advance so fast?

Proposal: Sitecore How did this proposal get all the way through commitment in just a month and a half, when others take almost two years?
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Relationship With blender.stackexchange if successful

Proposal: 3D Graphics Are there any plans on what will happen to the blender stackexchange if this proposal is accepted? It seems like this site would be a superset of the blender one and possibly ...
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Possible Duplicate of Tor

The Tor StackExchange Site is for discussion of Tor browser and the dark web etc. Since the Tor StackExchange site is for discussion of the darkweb, this would draw users away from it.
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Broaden the scope of Internet of Things

Proposal: Internet of Things As a former Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) PhD student, I would be interested in a Q&A site for researchers and practitioners in HCI (or interaction design, ... or ...
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Abusive closure voting?

Proposal: Internet of Things Am I missing something, or did somebody go through this proposal and vote to close every single proposed question?
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Darknet vs. I2P

Proposals: Darknet, I2P The I2P proposal, proposed two months ago and currently in commitment phase, appears like a natural subset of the Darknet posposal from one month ago which is currently in its ...
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People who are visiting this proposal's page! Please, notice this discussion

Proposal: Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry The commitment phase has just started. I've made you familiar with the whole process earlier. You just have two tasks in this phase. Commit to ...
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Why doesn't some of the followers' name appear in the list of followers?

A year ago, when I started the remote sensing and photogrammetry proposal, I invited some of my classmates to follow it. Two of them were FaCh and and Bahareh Yekkekhani (I can't find her profile ...
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Extend the scope of this site to all non-open questions regarding CTFs

As seen in this example question, and several others (this, this, this and this), it might be a good move to extend the scope of this site from voting up and down write-up links to all kinds of ...
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Copyright on CTF will prevent self contained questions

Stackexchange generally prefers self-contained questions and answers that remain understandable even if external resources disappear. On the other hand the CTF description and material is protected ...
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This is a subset of the existing Security Stack Exchange

Proposal: Capture the Flag Infosec/CyberSec CTF's are currently a subset of the existing Security Stack Exchange, and in fact we have our own CTF team who enter major competitions, a chat room ...
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On proposals soliciting reviews, recommendations, comparisons, etc

"Software Recommendations" was created in a time when the sheer size of our software developer audience gave them the collateral to give this a shot. "Hardware Recommendations" later expanded on that ...
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3 years ago, Big data forum failed… Can we try for it again?

I want to start this proposal for BIG Data again. It has been 3 years since the last proposal was stopped and things are going to work very differently now as the tech landscape has changed ...
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Are pipeline questions explicitly on-topic in “3D Graphics”?

Proposal: 3D Graphics [1] 3d-computer-graphics This proposal currently covers "3D modeling, layout, animation, and 3D rendering" which obviously has direct bearing on the CG, VFX, animation and ...
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Appliances are a fairly broad topic and may need a lot of moderation

Proposal: Appliances I think there's a need for a Q&A site for household appliances, but there's not always a black or white on what an appliance is, or to which extent a question there is ...
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Will unregistered followers of this proposal be notified if it enters the commitment phase?

Proposal: Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry I had a quick look on some of the non SE-member followers of this proposal today. And I saw that most of them are unregistered despite having 51 ...
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How does Monero avoid becoming solely a cryptocurrency for illegal goods and services? [closed]

Proposal: Monero The greatest strength of Monero is its superior privacy technology. That said, how does Monero not become only utilized by those on sites like Silk Road who leverage this privacy ...
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When will be the end of this proposal because of 1 year being in definition phase?

Proposal: Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry As you see in this page, this proposal has been first submitted on August 21th 2015, but the last revision was done on September 9th 2015. Now my ...
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Are boto and boto3 (or other programming APIs) on topic?

Proposal: AWS Boto and Boto3 are Python wrappers for the AWS API. Will these be on-topic?
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AWS only too specific?

Proposal: AWS I feel as though an AWS board would be too specific, while a board focused around Cloud Platforms in general would be better. This would allow it to include discussions from Google's ...
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Why I made this proposal

Proposal: Virtualization & Emulation As a new user of Stack Exchange, the time came where I started browsing the list of sites and I was initially surprised by two things: a. There were some ...
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Does this interfere with the QubesOS proposal?

Proposal: Virtualization & Emulation http://area51.stackexchange.com/proposals/98519/qubes-os
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Duplicate of Deep Web?

It seems that this is a duplicate of the Deep Web stack: http://area51.stackexchange.com/proposals/87978/deep-web Proposal: Darknet
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How would a device-specific site be better than a tag on a VR/AR/3D site?

Proposals: Oculus Rift, HTC Vive There’s already a proposal for a generic Virtual and Augmented Reality site. A specific device like the Oculus Rift or the HTC Vive would seem to be on topic there ...
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Are crypto-currencies that have their own stack exchange sites considered off-topic?

Proposal: Crypto-currencies Bitcoin and Ethereum both have their own betas currently going and Monero and Dash are both in the process. Should we redirect questions about these coins to their own ...
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Are questions about other CryptoNote coins on-topic?

Proposal: Monero As far as I understand it the Bitcoin stackexchange site is open to questions from all coins that are based on Bitcoin's source code. Does this proposal plan to allow questions ...
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Can questions from closed Deep Web can be migrated into soon created I2P?

The Deep Web proposal generated certain amount of questions related to I2P network. Now the site, being in private beta for 2 weeks, is closing down, because it didn't achieve the expected usefulness. ...
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This proposal is too all-encompassing

Regarding this proposal: Crypto-currencies Cryptocurrencies are NOT that generic. Yes, most of them are ridiculous clones of Bitcoin, but questions about them are completely on-topic in the Bitcoin ...
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An area for Sagemath software

You may have heard of Sage. It is a free open-source mathematics software system licensed under the GPL to create a viable free open source alternative to Magma, Maple, Mathematica and Matlab. Sage ...
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Promoting the proposal (Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry) on YouTube

Proposal: Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry The Chat Room Dedicated to this proposal Today I was searching the net and I saw these two proposal ads on YouTube. Stack Exchange Q&A Site ...