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Is it a programming topic? Stack Overflow covers it already

Proposal: Symfony has >23k questions tagged on SO. The stated policy of the Stack Exchange network is to not fragment flagship sites - so how does attempting to split-away Symfony from SO help?
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Why a Agile Stack

Proposal: Agile When it's about aplying and living agile methods... you either follow the guide line books and ajust the process until it fits your needs... or you enter an agile team/project where ...
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Should Neovim questions be on topic on the vi/Vim community site?

Proposal: Vi/Vim Neovim is the self-proclaimed "next generation" of the Vim text editor. I've never used it myself, but it seems very popular; for instance, the neovim/neovim repository on GitHub has ...
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SEO is distinctly on-topic at Webmasters.SE

Proposal: Search Engine Optimization is already distinctly covered on Webmasters.SE:
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There are >16k questions tagged “azure” on Stack Overflow

Proposal: Windows Azure seems to be amply covered by Stack Overflow already: How does this proposal differ?
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Point of sales as embedded systems

Proposal: POS (Point of Sale/Service) Systems Point of sales is a highly focused audience. It's also an audience that overlaps a lot with other types of devices (smartphones as point of sales…). ...
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Would a site for free software creation make sense?

I'm asking for opinions on this. Regarding whether it's a good idea, if it fits with the spirit of SE and whether you think it would work. There are many pieces of free software being written. You ...
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having interrups from 'chicken' and no strong scrum master [closed]

Proposal Agile Help on Interrupts We are developing in a Scrum Team of eight people and get often interrupted by requests from other teams or emergeny bugs so we cant really concentrate on our sprint ...
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does this site include questions about developing emacs?

NOTICE: Since this site is now in beta, it is time to have these conversations with the folks who are actually building this site. Please bring your comments and discussions to this site's ...
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Where did you see that web apps/services were off topic?

Proposal: Webapp and Service Recommendations The premise of this proposal is that web apps and web services were deemed off topic on our Software Recommendations site. That does not seem to be the ...
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What to expect in the Emacs private beta

NOTICE: Since this site is now in beta, it is time to have these conversations with the folks who are actually building this site. Please bring your comments and discussions to this site's ...
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So this is “Code Review” but to sister with the Electronics.SE site?

Proposal: μ-Stack Overflow + Code Review sounds like a mimic of CodeReview.SE for Electronics.SE. Is that correct? If so, I think it sounds pretty cool.
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If I want to combine my proposal to another existing proposal what should I do?

I realized that my proposal can be combine to this proposal to make a good Q&A site for hacking. However, what should I do? Do I need to chat with the user who proposed the "HackOverflow", do I ...
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*BSD is already covered by Unix.SE

Proposal: *BSD Why should it be splintered-away from Unix.SE?
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Did Joel Spolsky just renounce “merging season”?

NOTICE: Since this site is now in beta, it is time to have these conversations with the folks who are actually building this site. Please bring your comments and discussions to this site's ...
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This, like all other game-specific proposals (include a few Minecraft-only ones) are already amply covered

Proposal: Feed The Beast is distinctly on-topic and covered at Gaming.SE This could only serve to drain audience from an existing site and splinter the community
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Technical questions

Proposal: Mobile Devices Should technical questions be on topic for this site? I stumbled upon this proposal while searching for a better place for a question like this one asked at Android ...
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There is already Unix and Linux, then why separate Debian?

Proposal: Debian There is Unix and linux which work perfectly, then what is requirement of splitting?
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Scope Already covered on StackOverflow

Proposal: C Programming The entire scope of this site is on topic at Stack Overflow So there is really no need for another site
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Shouldn't it say “Emacs and Elisp (Emacs Lisp)”? Should we make Elisp questions explicitly on-topic?

NOTICE: Since this site is now in beta, it is time to have these conversations with the folks who are actually building this site. Please bring your comments and discussions to this site's ...
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Guys ask Sitecore questions and spend your votes on questions here

Proposal: Sitecore One of the best things that early followers can do, is to put down some good questions on the proposal. Everybody who visits this proposal has a chance to see the some ...
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How do we (if at all) draw the line between built-in emacs features and user-written packages?

NOTICE: Since this site is now in beta, it is time to have these conversations with the folks who are actually building this site. Please bring your comments and discussions to this site's ...
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Why do we need a separate site for Emacs?

NOTICE: Since this site is now in beta, it is time to have these conversations with the folks who are actually building this site. Please bring your comments and discussions to this site's ...
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How can we differentiate?

Proposal: Agile Project Management There are: 707 Agile Questions on Programmers.SE 1018 on StackOverflow 333 on ProjectManagement.SE What sort of questions can an agile site define as on topic ...
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Duplicate of StackOverflow

Proposal: Think Swift All programming languages are on-topic at StackOverflow. There's no need for a separate site for one specific language.
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What about 'Scalable Backend Stack'?

I think having a site, dedicated to the backend development is a good idea; however the name of it should be more specific, for a specific cause. So it doesn't look like we get users from other sites ...
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Apparently this is a duplicate

Proposal: Agile Project Management Yeah, I suggested an Agile site too. I personally believe it's a big enough topic at least trial. But can understand the reluctance to take a huge chunk away from ...
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security.stackexchange.com

If you're talking about security hacking, a stack already exists with tags for cracking, fuzzing, pentest, etc. If you're talking about nebulous cool tech "hacking", I refer to this blast from the ...
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Don't forget to link your Area 51 account to your other network accounts

Please be aware that your Area 51 account is not automatically linked to your other Stack Exchange accounts. Your reputation on the Exchange contributes to the progress of this proposal, so be sure to ...
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Why shouldn't there be a specific Laravel forum?

Proposal: Laravel You are missing the point of Robert's posting. What he means is: "There is already a StackExchange forum for Laravel, and it's called StackOverflow". The community has been through ...
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There's already Information Security (security.so)

I hate to do this since HackOverflow is growing very nicely, but I suppose better now than later. I just discovered Information Security It's pretty active, meta.Security, chat.Security and seems ...
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On topic at StackOverflow

Proposal: POS (Point of Sale/Service) Systems I think fact you've linked several of your questions to existing SO questions shows that many of your example questions are on topic there. By splitting ...
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Why does Three.js need its own site?

Proposal: Three.js Three.js seems to be on-topic on StackOverflow. What's the benefit in giving it its own site?
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Will this proposal be merged with Engineering now that Engineering has reached the commitment phase and already covers this topic?

Proposal: Mechanical Engineering Sorry if it's a dumb question, but the FAQ is quite vague on how/when they are merged - it just says that if a proposal loses momentum it might be merged. How does ...
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Include Vintage Video Game Consoles?

Proposal: Retrocomputing Would be a good idea to include vintage video game consoles? Like the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) and Atari 2600? At least on the hardware side there's a fair bit of ...
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networking is already covered on Super User and Server Fault

Proposal: DD-WRT How is splitting this away going to help?
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“Ethical Hacking” is similar to “HackOverflow” proposal, combine them?

Proposal: Ethical Hacking, HackOverflow How is the Ethical Hacking proposal different from HackOverflow proposal? I suggest combining forces to make one strong hacking QA site for all kinds of ...
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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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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 ...