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Should this proposal be broadened to encompass to all electric motor vehicles?

Proposal: Tesla Motors I think this proposal might benefit from opening up to questions about all electric cars like the Chevrolet Volt, the Nissan Leaf, etc. given that there will probably be a lot ...
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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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Isn't Terminal Tricks & Tips a subset of SuperUser?

Proposal: Terminal Tricks & Tips This proposal seems to me to be a subset of SuperUser. What is the benefit of having a separate Q&A site for it?
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Site intended to find contributors for open source projects

Maybe it could be a good idea to have a stack exchange site intended to find contributors for open source projects. Say for example I have a OS project on github and I want to find contributors. Such ...
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Can existing SE sites (Blender) be expanded to include all 3D modeling?

Proposal: 3D Modeling and Animation I feel like the existing Blender site currently in Beta isn't quite as active as it could be and perhaps all 3D modeling software should be included in a single SE ...
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Can this be part of the proposed Computer Graphics Programming?

Proposal: 3D Modeling and Animation Is there any reason for this to be separate from Computer Graphics Programming? That site is proposed to deal with both algorithmic questions and GPU questions ...
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Can we make a general DIY site?

Proposal: DIY / Hacking Wouldn't it be nice if there was one big DIY SE site in stead of several small ones? I would like it if this site were merged with several other sites, such as: Arduino ...
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SAP Technologies

I propose to create a site about all technologies and software of SAP AG enterprise. There's a lot of consultants need an help to customize these environments.
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Should the name be shortened to just “Bukkit”?

Proposal: Bukkit API & CraftBukkit
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Too fuzzy; benefit not worth cost

Proposal: Competitive Programming First, I'm not sure if "competitive programming" is the best name. To me that implies http://codegolf.stackexchange.com/. Anyways, the problem I see is that ...
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Present and future of the Competitive Programming proposal

Proposal: Competitive Programming As you may already know, the Competitive Programming proposal is closed in 64% of its commitment phase by a moderator with a short notice. First, allow me a rant ...
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Why is Gameplay Development NOT a Game Development duplicate

Proposal: Gameplay Development Proposal: Game Development
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DevOps is on-topic at SO & SF .. but:

Proposal: DevOps is generally covered on Stack Overflow and Server Fault. However, I think that its non-siloed/cross-disciplinary nature should mean it gets a chance at having its own SE site.
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Is Tesla motors a potential Duplicate of Motor Vehicle Maintenance & Repair?

Proposal: Tesla Motors Considering that BMW Answers was closed as too small, given the much smaller market of Telsa, why can't this also be considered on-topic at Motor Vehicle Maintenance & ...
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The setting is competition, but the activity is still programming

Proposal: Competitive Programming The definition proposed here consists of: specific programming, debugging and testing questions that would be perfectly at home on Stack Overflow high-level ...
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What can we do to promote this proposal?

Proposal: Railway This proposal has been out for six months already, however we haven't even reached half of the required number of followers, and there are only 3 questions with score of 10. ...
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We need more users with reputation and *you* can help!

Proposal: Competitive Programming As you might have noticed, we already have almost all the committers that we need, which is great. However, we are lacking people with 200 or more reputation points ...
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Can the group include rovers

Proposal: DIY Drones Can this also include rovers?
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Homebrew Operating Systems – possible duplicate of Operating Systems

Proposal: Homebrew Operating Systems I think this proposal is completely within the scope of Operating Systems, which tends to focus on OS design questions. And we all know how well homebrew OSes can ...
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What about a more generalist approach to the hacking/solve a problem Q&A?

Proposal: Home Automation, Making and Building and DIY/Hacking In this Question, I'm asking the question of the necessity of a specific site about Arduinos, and my opinion is that SO, EE and a few ...
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Widgets and rectangles [closed]

Proposal: GUI from scratch Currently, I'm developing my own GUI from scratch. While doing this thing, lots of questions arises in my mind and it bothers me always and everyday till the day I started ...
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Half of this is already at DIY.SE

Proposal: DIY / Hacking "For people .. other home improvements" This is precisely what DIY is for.
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Possible duplicate of Making and Building

Proposal: DIY / Hacking Isn't this proposal the same as Making and Building?
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Let's make it work this time!

Proposal: Healthcare IT - how do we make it work this time, vs the failed Healthcare IT Beta?
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Merging Making and Building and Repurpose Hacking

Proposal: Making and Building Maybe it's better to merge this proposal with Repurpose Hacking. The mindset and professional/enthusiast communities are very similar (with a large overlap). The two ...
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Hardware “Counseling”? Sounds like “recommendation” to me

Proposal: Hardware Counseling looks like a duplicate of proposal Hardware Recommendations Given the track record of Software Recommendations - ie, very young, and unknown currently, this may or may ...
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Subjective questions do not a good proposal make

Proposal: Hardware Counseling This seems to be a straight up shopping recommendation site, which is not something SE is very good at. Add in a dash of subjectiveness, and you have the makings of an ...
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Site name of (computing) hardware recommendations and longevity of answers

Proposal: Hardware Recommendations The proposal should clarify that it's about computing hardware, not home improvement. Anyway, since computing hardware goes obsolete on a regular basis, I don't ...
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Programming Questions based on HPC

Proposal: High Performance Computing Are programming questions based on HPC ontopic here.
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Need more followers—and nice questions

Proposal: Home Theater & Audio We need more followers. Have all the active people here already spread the work? Besides, we need much more questions with >10 rating. Has everyone proposed a nice ...
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Proof this is not a duplicate?

Proposal: Puppy Linux If you want to prove this proposal is not a duplicate of the existing site (or contrary), post the example questions to Unix&Linux. If they get reasonable answers in ...
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Would it be nice adding connect Codeforces account feature?

Proposal: Competitive Programming Would it be nice adding "connect Codeforces account" feature to Competitive Programming? Or more important question is, is it possible?
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Do we need a separate site?

Proposal: E-learning technology and development From going over the proposal's description and sample questions, it seems like it's a mix of subjects that could either go to StackOverflow or ...
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Should this be a sub topic of engineering?

Proposal: Chemical and Process Engineering While many questions posted on here might not be directly relevant to chemistry SE, I am not sure why a separate CHEMICAL engineering site would be ...
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Patent and other IP questions

Proposal: Open source licensing Should questions related to patents and software be accepted? Newest software licenses like Apache 2.0 and GPLv3 deal with both copyright and other aspects of IP, so ...
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Overlap with existing sites

Proposal: Data Science Isn't the subject of this proposal already covered in http://stats.stackexchange.com/ (mainly) http://stackoverflow.com/ http://opendata.stackexchange.com/ ...
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How is this different from Database Administrators Stack Exchange?

Proposal: Data Warehousing How is this different from Database Administrators Stack Exchange?
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How can we attract people to this site proposal?

Proposal: Hardware Recommendations I am just opening here a forum to express ideas for attract people and experts to this proposal. This will be very important for the growing of the proposal.
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Is it vandalism when someone downvotes all the +10 questions specifically?

Proposal: Home Automation I notice that every week or two this happens. They never vote down the +20 or +16, and my intuition tells me that it's doubtful that this is because those two are just so ...
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Expansion of the scope of the site

Proposal: CAD Besides usage, also administration of frequently used products (or any products in the scope of the site) should be on topic.
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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 ...
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Merge Computer Graphics with Computer Graphics Programming

Proposals: Computer Graphics & Computer Graphics Programming I think that the Computer Graphics Programming has a broader scope, that includes Computer Graphics both as a theoretical science and ...
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Why limit the scope to Amateur Radio?

Proposal: Software Defined Radio The proposal description says "for amateur radio enthusiasts". Why just hams? SDR has applications outside that: people wanted to receive just about anything (cell ...
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Purpose of this site

Proposal: Hardware Recommendations Since there is already a site for Software Recommendations, I decided to create this proposal for the Hardware part. I looked the other Stack Exchange sites, and ...
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How to encourage voting?

Proposal: Gamification How can we encourage people to vote or comment on questions? There are 73 followers, which is a potential 365 votes. Currently there are ~ 130 votes cast, plus or minus however ...
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Why Limit to Open-Source [duplicate]

Proposal: Open source licensing Why limit this group to open-source licensing? I'm sure plenty of software developers who'd like to protect their code would still be interested in getting licensing ...
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How will the scope of this site differ from StackOverflow?

Proposal: Matlab There are currently almost 29,000 Matlab questions tagged at StackOverflow. Is there a strong justification for splitting Matlab questions among two sites? StackOverflow covers the ...
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Rename “Open Licensing”?

In light of Open source licensing should not be limited to software, should we rename the site from Open source licensing to Open Licensing or something similar? Or do we consider that for instance a ...
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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 ...
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No, this is not a duplicate of Code Review

Proposal: Code understanding I can see why it is easy to believe that this is a duplicate of Code Review, however; It is not a duplicate. Here's why: Code Review is only for code that you have ...