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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 ...
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It's on-topic on Deep Web, so please join the private beta

I'd like to highlight that I2P network is on-topic at Deep Web and it's already in private beta at: http://deepweb.stackexchange.com/ To access the site just go to the proposal page and follow ...
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Community Team Review — Need to simplify the title

Proposal: Open Modelling tools for Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) This proposal is about to undergo a final review to see if it is able to continue forward. In my write up, I noted that the ...
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How do we get more comitters?

Proposal: 3D Graphics Seems to me that we need to go and do some legwork to find more people to commit to this cause. Any ideas on where to market this stuff welcome. By sharing the idea you do not ...
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Difference between Modelling tools and Models?

Proposal: Open Modelling tools for Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) What is the difference between Modelling tools and Models? For me it is not clear if it is about the tools used in (open) ...
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Thoughts on a Minecraft SE site

I'm quite new to posting on SE sites, with only a question or maybe two on Stack Overflow before, but I'd like to get into being around more and being part of the community. A lot of what I do is to ...
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I'm planning to publish an app on Google Play and Apple Store to advertize the proposal!

Proposal: Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry The Chat Room Dedicated to this proposal I've planned to build an English mobile app for promoting this proposal and making people familiar ...
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Promoting the proposal (Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry )on Quora

Proposal: Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry The Chat Room Dedicated to this proposal Quora has rather active and large(2.3k+) user base for remote sensing and 185 users for ...
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Please upvote the community promotion ad for the proposal in GIS.SE

Proposal: Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry The Chat Room Dedicated to this proposal As you might know followers that are experienced SE users are more important for a proposal. Because ...
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Site needs a clearer definition

Proposal: Internet of things This proposal is lacking momentum from good questions. Part of the problem is that there is no scope described in the proposal other than the magic buzzword of the year. ...
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Isn't Qubes OS a subset of Super User?

Proposal: Qubes OS Qubes OS is, according to its website "A reasonably secure operating system". Wouldn't that make it on-topic on Super User? Why do we need a dedicated site for it?
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Why don't SO sites have a separate beta interface for every language in beta?

Yeah, why? I have seen SO betas (e.g. ESSO (EsStackOverflow.SE)), but they haven't got any differences from normal sites (e.g. SO (StackOverflow.SE)) other than logos/icons/language. Why does this ...
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Should the description be more broad?

Proposal: Open Modelling tools for Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) The current description states that the target group consists of several professions working towards the Sustainable ...
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Who is the main target of the site, developers or new users?

Proposal: Dash Who should this site be more focused in? developers and or advanced users (and thus, more technical questions) or new users (so more basic questions).
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Educational programming Q&A (“homework”)

I don't love the eternal question "Is this homework? We don't use the answer but we need to know whether or not it is homework." Why can't we have a Q&A site for educational programming where ...
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Where do all these followers of the proposal Dash come from?

Proposal: Dash I have noticed that this proposal gained 37 followers in only 2 days after it was proposed. However, when one looks at the list of followers, almost all of them are new users which ...
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Does this proposal interfere with the current BitCoin Site?

Proposal: Dash I understand that Dash is very similar to the concept of BitCoin, and there is already a current site for Q and A for BitCoin. There is a current Dash tag on the site, and although it ...
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Is it ok to ask for links to tutorials for Blender Render?

Proposal: 3D Graphics Is it ok to ask for links to tutorials for Blender rendering?
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Will Link-Only answers be accepted? If so, how will they be handled by the community?

Proposal: MATLAB I love the idea of an SE that focuses on MATLAB because I know I learn so much from browsing other questions and answers on other SEs. However, there seems to be a great disdain for ...
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What does this offer over existing stackexchange sites?

Proposal: MATLAB Other StackExchange sites like StackOverflow and CodeReview already have active MATLAB tags. Why does MATLAB need its own site when no other programming language has one?
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Should the “Home Automation” proposal be enveloped by IoT?

Proposal: Internet of things A large portion of the "internet of things" is made up of connected home automation devices. While it's been closed, the Home Automation proposal got relatively far in ...
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Can a closed beta be revived again?

Proposal: Electronic Gadgets I noticed a meta question on the main SE site asking for the appropriate SE site to ask their question that is related to mobile phones. The user that answered this ...
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Will a CMS proposal be accepted?

Just wondering what the policy is on accepting a proposal for a CMS/technology platform? I notice there is the Craft one already and it has been in "Beta" for a considerable period of time. Is this a ...
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Language-agnostic or specific?

Proposal: Software Design Is this intended to be language/platform-agnostic or language/platform-specific? For example, if a person posted "Review my design for X in Java" and another person posted "...
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What is the definition of “Drones” for this proposal?

Proposal: Drones This proposal has the name "Drones" which is pretty vague. What is included in the definition of "Drones" for this site? I am guessing Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) is definitely ...
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How does this differ from Code Review.SE?

Proposal: Software Design How does this proposal differ from the standing site Code Review?
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How does this differ from Programmers.SE?

Proposal: Software Design How does this proposal differ from the standing site Programmers?
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Naming (near) duplicate: 3D Computer Graphics and Computer Graphics

Proposal: 3D Computer Graphics There is a site named Computer Graphics, which currently is in public beta and is for computer graphics researchers and programmers. While the scopes of both sites are ...
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How to override YAML files easy as overriding lang files? [closed]

How to override YAML files easy as overriding lang files? Proposal: OctoberCMS
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Can us contribute to the stackoverflow localization with our mother language?

As I knew at a minutes ago, That our community in progressing to the internationalization "state of the stack", can us contribute with our mother language ? or our community have chosen any translator ...
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Where is the limit when asking 3D-oriented scripting questions?

Proposal: 3D Computer Graphics Ok, so here we are talking about CGI software from all the scope: Blender (polygonal modeling), Nuke (compositing), ZBbrush (sculpt modeling), SolidWorks (CAD), etc. ...
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Ask Mircosoft/ Migrating from Microsoft?

Proposal: Migrating from Microsoft Proposal: Ask Microsoft I think a merge may be in order.
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How will this site succeed where an almost identical SE site failed before?

Proposal: 3D Computer Graphics There is a similar SE sites that ended up being closed: - http://area51.stackexchange.com/proposals/5022/3d-graphics What will this one do differently to succeed? ...
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Isn't Stackexchange for these kinds of questions and answers?

Proposal: Deep Web The way I see it, stackexchange is a way to get answers to things that you cannot simply google search. Is there something different about this proposal, like finding entire ...
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A Community Promotion Ad might help boost the commitment level of the Retrocomputing proposal

Proposal: Retrocomputing Has anyone considered doing a Community Promotion Ad for this group? The commitments have been steadily increasing to about 150, but this has slowing down lately. ...
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Check and redistribute your votes if necessary!

Proposal: 3D Computer Graphics There are currently 33 upvotes on 5 of the example questions that have been closed: My model has random discolored patches when rendered Is there a simple way to ...
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How does this site differ from SE Robotics?

Proposal: Drones How does this site differ from SE Robotics, where (I think) most drone type questions currently seem to be asked? Is there not a risk of splitting the communities up too much? Don't ...
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How does this differ from the other IT Stack sites?

Proposal: IT Architecture I can assume for myself that this proposal might be for a more theoretical or general forum, perhaps for business processes, etc rather than being specifically about ...
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RfC sent to what-if.xkcd.com

Proposal: What if(hypotheticals) Questions sent along to what-if: Ca. 1 March 2016 I sent the following message along to the contact address one can find at what-if. I'll post any reply I get. ...
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Is “Programming Languages” a duplicate of “StackOverflow” and/or “Programmers”?

Would you agree that Programming Languages a duplicate of StackOverflow and/or Programmers?
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How to appeal a close-as-duplicate decision?

My AWS proposal was closed as a duplicate of the Web Apps SA. I made some counter arguments (AWS is not a web app, and there are very few AWS questions in the SA site). Who can re-open the proposal, ...
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Not a duplicate?

Proposal: AWS I can't imagine getting an answer on Web Apps for any of the example questions in this proposal.
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Can we prepare better for (or even just reach) the Beta stage?

Proposal: django CMS The number of people who have committed to this proposal is excellent. One thing stands out quite clearly in the statistics though: a very large proportion of committers are new ...