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Why does BASIC need a devoted site?

Proposal: BASIC programming. BASIC is on topic on StackOverflow, with almost 300 questions. Why does it need its own site?
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Broaden the topic to Game Design?

I consider "gamification" to be the application of game design in contexts that aren't inherently games. However, those same tactics that are effective when "gamifying" a product or community are ...
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Is Ask Hackers a better name for this site?

HackOverflow is very good name, similar to MathOverflow and StackOverflow. But since this site is a proposed Q&A site for beginners who want to learn pure hacking, Ask Hackers is better suited as ...
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Feel free to add some example questions :)

Proposal: Qlikview Feel free to add some example questions to help this site grow.
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What about a site for Maple

There is a site for Mathematica which seems very active. Maple does have Mapleprimes.com which is a whole mix of stuff and not so active. I'd think that both systems get wide use. I have my own ...
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Be patient ! This is a long journey

Proposal: OpenCart In case some of us are new here, I'd just like to reinforce that it's normal to take many months or even years for a new SE site to start. Do always come back every now and then ...
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Site Suggestion: Software Usage - The 'why' I proposed

Proposal: Software Usage Don't think this has been suggested before but: There should be a StackExchange site dedicated to the help of usage of software. Of course, there would be questions that ...
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Closing the Vi/Vim Proposal

Proposal: Vi/Vim We recently launched an Emacs site, and the Vi/Vim community quickly followed to have a site of their own. The show of support here was nothing short of amazing. It weighed heavily ...
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It is also OT at ServerFault

Proposal: Chef http://serverfault.com/questions/tagged/chef - has a wiki entry and everything
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Duplicate of Programmers

Proposal: Software Engineering This is pretty much what Programmers is. Check out the list of things that are on-topic. However, like all Stack Exchange sites, we only take questions that are ...
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Chef is already OT at the DevOps proposal

Proposal: Chef is already covered under the DevOps proposal: it'd be great to drive that proposal further ahead instead of splitting into a splintered group of communities, no?
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This site is a subset of Computer Science

Proposal: Programming Language Theory While I'm impressed with the enthusiasm here, we already have a site that effectively covers these topics: http://cs.stackexchange.com I strongly believe that ...
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Should we try to draw members of other engineering forum already, and how?

Proposal: Engineering There's a few other online communities for engineers about. I'm wondering if we should start to advertise the (upcoming) engineering SE. Pros: shorter time till completed ...
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We already have forum.opencart.com, what's the point of OpenCart SE? How does it benefit me?

Proposal: OpenCart Questions regarding OpenCart can already be asked on forum.opencart.com's Support section. Isn't OpenCart SE's proposal "re-inventing the wheel"? What's the purpose of this site? ...
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Does OpenCart SE overlap with Stackoverflow?

Proposal: OpenCart On Stackoverflow, we can see many questions related to OpenCart. There is even a tag for OpenCart. Aren't OpenCart questions also programming questions which are within the scope ...
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How can we properly promote OpenCart StackExchange?

Proposal: OpenCart There are many people using/developing OpenCart, as can be seen from Google Trends, half a million posts on OpenCart forums, and over 10 thousand 3rd party extensions. However, ...
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Can we sharpen the definition of “Hacking”

Proposal: HackOverflow Who should this board be catering too? Which questions are we trying to attract, and could too broad or narrow of a question base be harmful?
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Proposal: Bitcoin CrowdFunding

Proposal: Bitcoin CrowdFunding Bitcoin is the perfect technology for CrowdFunding. It does not only eliminate intermediate financial institutes, but allows also completely new ways to organize ...
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SDN: Code, Hacks, Deployment

Do we need a community for SDN users? Not just "yeah", but "Hell yeah!" Help create a discussion zone interface to support a new online community where SDN will be the focus. Links to the best SDN ...
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international features that will never be complated

Proposal: Stack Overflow (in Turkish) The last time I have come and check the status of this proposal was 2013-01-03. Since than I have never heard anything about this international features to be ...
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Is 10 days in beta sufficient time to evaluate a new SE site?

As the title says really. Today I have found out that SE had a webdesign.se Too late to do anything positive as it is now closed. How does SE advertise a new site? Surely all related SE site ...
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Are you sure you want to ask BlueAcorn questions in public?

Proposal: BlueAcorn I'm asking this question as someone who was involved in setting up a company-specific Q&A site. It's not intended to imply that the site shouldn't be a proposal - I'm fine if ...
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Material from “thinkful” is on-topic at WebMasters and/or Stack Overflow

Proposal: Thinkful Coursework is already well-covered on Stack Overflow &/or Web Masters. How would devoting a site to merely content from thinkful help anyone?
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Permalinks to existing example questions seem broken

Some permalinks to existings example questions on several proposals exhibit a weird behavior: when clicked, those links lead to the top of the main proposal page, instead of scrolling down to the ...
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Are questions that have answers in the Matlab documentation within the scope of this proposal?

Proposal: MATLAB Are questions that have answers in the Matlab documentation within the scope of this proposal? This question is a result of the discussion in the comments of an example question, ...
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FireChat shows why P2P networks are not obsolete and can mean freedom

Proposal: P2P Networking When I started the P2P thread people said: Peer to peer? Jesus... did you get that from the hot tub time machine? But the recent events in Hong Kong and the organizing value ...
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How would the questions asked on Engineering differ from that of Physics?

Proposal: Engineering As most engineering concepts are related to physics (Thermodynamics/Fluid dynamics/Heat transfer/Statics/Dynamics etc), how would this site differentiate itself from the Physics ...
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Don't existing tags in CSTheory satisfy the needs of Programming Language Theory?

This is the proposal I'm referring to: Programming Language Theory Programming language theory is part of theoretical computer science. To me, it seems the Theoretical Computer Science Stack Exchange ...
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Unity3D on topic on StackOverflow

Proposal: Unity3D StackOverflow has more than 6K questions about Unity3D, with more than half of them answered. What would be the merit of a separate site?
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Are “Recommendations” a good topic for a StackExchange site?

I've seen quite some propositions with the word "recommendation" included in the name, and I can only think of one of the closure reasons at StackOverflow: Questions asking us to recommend or find ...
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Is there room in the IF StackExchange treehouse for Twine?

Proposal: Interactive fiction It seems to me that Twine users desperately need a StackExchange, and it would be a very good thing if we Twiners could join this one. 1) It would help unite users of ...
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Stackoverflow in persian

As an stackoverflow user who are not native in english I see lots of questions in stackoverflow from new users that they cant say what they really want because of their poor english, and as a persian ...
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Already covered on the StackExchange network?

Proposal: BlackBerry 10 It looks like the scope of this proposal is already covered by other sites such as SuperUser (BlackBerry 10 hardware / software questions) and StackOverflow (BlackBerry 10 ...
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Strange scale of this proposal

Proposal: Adobe I find the scale of this proposal really strange. Adobe Systems is a large company which creates lots and lots of different software products which don't have much to do with each ...
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Wouldn't this be a duplicate of Stackoverflow?

Proposal: .NET Programming Every single question that could be on topic here would be on topic on stackoverflow, they even have a tag for it. This does not warrant a separate website.
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Can we talk about brand here?

Proposal: Hardware Recommendations Since we are talking about hardware recommendation, it's okay talk about brand here? For example : You must buy -brand- X since it's more -XYZ- and have some ...
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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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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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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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*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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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?