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How to bypass the dubious nature of this topic?

Proposal: HackOverflow How is HackOverflow supposed to overcome the inherent dubious nature of its topic? It seems that the Information Security page would cover some of this topic and also render ...
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Site description change to “Site for beginners who want to learn testing, attacking & defending system security”

As the title says, I propose to change the description to: "Site for beginners who want to learn testing, attacking & defending system security", because it sounds more serious and will invite ...
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What would “nanotechnology” offer over Physics.SE's [nanoscience] tag?

Proposal: nanotechnology Physics Stack Exchange has a nanoscience tag. Please explain the rationale behind proposing nanotechnology as its own site.
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How can a Q&A forum be used to guide the design process?

Proposal: Open Source Ecology There are several ways in which people seek understanding in a domain. StackExchange is good at question and answer. Can a Q&A forum be made to work for product ...
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Do we really need another Linux site?

Proposal: Boss Linux Admittedly, I didn't find a Boss tag on SuperUser, but wouldn't the logical place to start be creating it? If it picks up phenomenally, then there's a reason to discuss opening a ...
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How is released SE site connected with a URL?

I think about creating a Stack Exchange site. My friend owns a domain with appropriate name. Is it possible to assign a released site (when out of beta) to a subdomain? If yes, how can the owner of ...
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What would be the scope of Retrocomputing?

Proposal: Retrocomputing Is this to include help on vintage games, for example "How do I get past SuperBadGuy on level 5 of FantasticGame". Would it be more limited to repair, maintain and modifying? ...
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Possible Overlap with Life Hacks

I love the idea of a MacGyvering site. However, I think this site would have a lot of overlap with Life Hacks. Proposal: MacGyvering
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“Solution Architecture” is both overly broad, and too subjective

Proposal: Solution Architecture has some initial issues. First, it is overly broad - I, for example, am a solution architect in cloud and data center management and automation. That does not qualify ...
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SOC Programming Focus

Proposal: Embedded Systems Programming and Design I would like to see a board focused on SOC design and implementation. We're just starting to use an Altera CycloneV (Dual Arm 9 + FPGA) and I'm sure ...
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Existing Stack Exchange sites where questions about Firefox OS are on-topic

Questions about Firefox OS and specific apps seem to be on-topic on Super User. Example: How can I check if an installed Firefox OS app is hosted or packaged? Questions about Firefox OS app ...
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Is this covered by GIS?

Proposal: GNSS The GIS site says: GIS Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for cartographers, geographers and GIS professionals. It's built and run by you as part of the Stack ...
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Is the proposal legal?

Proposal: Hackintoshs Well, I once asked question about Hackintosh on Apple's site and superuser both. I've been warned that it's not legal to create a hackintosh, because you would be breaching the ...
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How does it differ from Fashion?

Proposal: Wearables There is already the Fashion proposal which would deal with the "upcoming trends" in the stuff people wear. What makes that site different from it? It's hard to deduct it from the ...
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What 'Java Mobiles' apart from Android?

Proposal: Java Mobiles Proposal: Andoid Devices Which "Java Based Mobile Operating Systems" is 'Java Mobiles' focussing on, not counting those already covered by 'Android Devices'?
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Merge Programming Language Theory and Compilers into Programming Language Design and Implementation

Proposals: Programming Language Theory and Compilers I propose that we merge the programming language theory and compilers proposals into one proposal called Programming Language Design and ...
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Should we use “Sie” or “Du”?

Proposal: Stack Overflow (in German) I don't know whether this is the right time to ask (so please tell me if it isn't): While reading the example question I was wondering if we should use the ...
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web dev: already well covered in the SE network

Proposal: Web Development is covered under Stack Overflow WebApps Webmasters User Experience
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Is this covered by StackOverflow?

Proposal: R language SE doesn't tend to create boards for specific language - I would suggest a tag for R in SO would be more appropriate.
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Request to all who are following Sitecore proposal

Proposal: Sitecore I guess many of us are new or not much aware of how it works in Area51. This discussion is to aware people in Sitecore site definition that you have only 5 upvotes in a ...
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Beagle Board is already covered on Electronics.SE

Proposal: TheDailyBeagle is already covered on Electronics. Why split it out?
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Wouldn't most of these questions be on-topic at either StackOverflow or Programmers.SE?

Proposal: Computology Wouldn't most of these questions be on-topic at either StackOverflow or Programmers.SE?
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FL Studio is ontopic at Sound Design

Proposal: FL Studio See Sound Design Stack Exchange. FL Studio is already on-topic there. What is the rationale behind giving FL Studio its own site?
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Hope to encompass electrical engineering and mechanical engineering

If this proposal is successful I hope that it can replace the currently existing electrical engineering Stack Exchange site and also encompass the subject matter that would fall under the scope ...
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Potential duplicate of DIY / Hacking proposal

I'd consider the subject of this proposal to fall under the scope of the DIY / Hacking proposal Proposal: MacGyvering
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Creating Email Etiquette Proposal

Is it okay to create the email etiquette page? This page will be dedicated for all the email related topics, because now that we are in the information age being ignorant about proper email header, ...
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Is this proposal too broad for questions that might be too specific?

Proposal: Computology The science, history, and cultural impact of computing and computer devices (what I'm calling "Computology") could be fairly broad. I'm concerned that the questions asked on ...
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Couldn't all of this be Google'd?

Couldn't you just google information on the evolution, orgins etc. about hardware and software or read books on the subject? It seems a lot easier to Google then start a whole community? Proposal: ...
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Perhaps this should be a tag on Gaming.SE?

I did initially think this way already on-topic at SE, however, I can't seem to find the tag. It's not exactly very obvious. the-powder-toy? powder-toy? thepowdertoy? powdertoy? A dedicated tag will ...
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Real-time executive approach, can be run in desktop Linux? [closed]

I read an article about this approach: With the real-time executive approach, a small real-time kernel coexists with the Linux kernel. This real-time core uses a simple real-time executive that runs ...
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How can I build a VBA Macro in Word that runs from a template and acts on ThisDocument

Would it be appropriate to ask and answer user-targeted macro questions on this site, or would the still fall under the purview of StackOverflow? Proposal: Microsoft
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How will Reputation and the Site Association Bonus Work?

Proposal: Stack Overflow Academy I'm wondering how reputation will work on the proposed site. For instance, will a user who asks for help improving his question get reputation from upvotes? What will ...
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Should this community be extended to the general ERP field?

I was just wondering whether there's an ERP.SE and found this proposal. It doesn't seem very active. What if we extended it from just SAP to the general field of ERP, so it also included Oracle and ...
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Been there. Done that

This has been proposed many times before, and the only one that managed the beta failed miserably. Probably due to the fact "3d" is already on-topic at GraphicDesign.SE, but, then again, GD.SE ...
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Should this community be focused more on the adminstration or development

Proposal: SAP Technologies Should this site be more focused on the ABAP/Java/SAP UI5 etc. related development queries(as we already have Stackoverflow for them, although the throughput of them is ...
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Wouldn't it be better if this idea was broadened to “audio analysis”?

Proposal: Speech recognition I feel this group has a better chance of succeeding if we broadened the scope from Speech recognition to audio analysis. With this, you would have a larger target ...
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Have an Apereo-general StackExchange, or exchanges specific to products (Sakai CLE, uPortal and portlets, CAS, etc.)?

There seems to be a proposal both for an Apereo-general Stack Exchange and for a Sakai-CLE-specific StackExchange. Which model should be pursued? Ought there to be a uPortal-and-portlets specific ...
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Ethical Hacking a duplicate of SO, SU, and many others?

Proposal: Ethical Hacking How is this different than StackOverflow, SuperUser, and Information Security (and possibly a couple other niche sites that already exist)?
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The list of topics seems to lack a lot of 'graphics'…?

Proposal: Computer Graphics As of right now, the list of topics for this proposal stands as: image processing computational geometry and topology ray tracing technologies graphics libraries gpgpu ...
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Is overlap with GameDev SE a problem? — Advice from the first private beta

Proposal: Computer Graphics After it was announced that the first Computer Graphics private beta was closing, the community decided to make a new proposal. Prior to the site's closure, there was a ...
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Does the “Stack Overflow Academy” duplicate other support channels?

Proposal: Stack Overflow Academy This site already exists at http://stackoverflow.com/help. Failing that, there is always http://meta.stackoverflow.com.
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Merge Computer Vision with Computer Graphics, and call it Computer Graphics, Vision and Imaging

Proposal: Computer Graphics Proposal: Computer Vision I know that the Computer Vision proposal is in the Science category and the Computer Graphics proposal is in the Technology category. Reasons: ...
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Should we repeat questions from previous proposal?

Proposal: Computer Graphics During the definition phase, should we repeat question from previous proposal? Or should we focus on new questions? Also, what about the questions made during the ...
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Will questions regarding Meta Stack Overflow and Chat be on-topic?

Proposal: Stack Overflow Academy Besides advice on how to ask and answer questions on Stack Overflow, will questions about how to: Comment Chat Ask and answer meta questions Review Be on-topic ...
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Isn't meta supposed to handle this topic? [duplicate]

Proposal: Stack Overflow Academy It seems to me that questions that could be asked in Stack Overflow Academy are also candidates for the meta sites. Do you think that this site differs enough from ...
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The future of the Web Design proposal

Proposal: Web Design I've got some good news and some bad news for you, web designers. Good news first: the community team talked about the Web Designing proposal at length this week, and despite ...
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Should the scope be expanded to help people write better answers too?

Proposal: Stack Overflow Academy This example question from another user got me thinking: I have something valuable to add to a discussion on an existing answer but I don't have the reputation to ...
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Change the site name to HackOverflow

Proposal: Hacking 101 "Hacking 101" is a bit lame, and could be improved. Change the site name to HackOverflow - more in tune with StackOverflow and ServerFault.
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Possible addition of a time frame?

Proposal: Retrocomputing I think this is a great topic to add to Stack Exchange. I think it might be too broad, as there are hundreds of vintage computing systems - I think it might be helpful to ...
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Would ACPI be a valid discussion here?

Proposal: Operating Systems My experiments with hobby OS programming have finally led me to ACPI. It's a total nightmare! However, now that the days of the BIOS are numbered, it's more relevant than ...