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Duplicate of Web Apps?

Why does this proposal not come under the existing Web Apps site? Proposal: Khan Academy
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Improving the plugin API for vim

Proposal: Vi and vim Could we discuss some of the issues related to the current version of vim, especially the unpleasant parts apropos its plugin API, and how it could be improved? I am aware that ...
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Proposal restarted, we are waiting your new and saved content!

The proposal is restarted. If you consider this viable, and think some of the currently existing questions should/could get a new life on the restarted proposal, please feel free to save them. The ...
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LLVM has thousands of questions on Stack Overflow

Proposal: LLVM is well-covered on Stack Overflow: Several of the sample questions are direct copies (which are already answered) from Stack Overflow. How is this an improvement?
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What “international features” are still left to be completed? [duplicate]

The following three proposals Stack Overflow (in Spanish) Stack Overflow (in Russian) Stack Overflow (in Turkish) have had the following message in them for quite a long time already: This ...
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Will questions relating to certification be on topic here?

Proposal: SAP Technologies As per the title: will this site encourage or discourage questions relating to certification exams and preparation?
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Proper language in the Arabic SO تساؤلات حول اللغة في الصفحة

Proposal: StackOverflow (In Arabic) ماهي لغة المصطلحات؟ ماهو مصدر تلك المصطلحات؟ هل ستوجد سياسية للإشارة إلى سؤال مشابه على الموقع الإنجليزي لتعميم الفائدة؟ كيف نطلب من السائل أن RTFM من غير وجود ...
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هل نسخة عربية هي الحل الأمثل للمشكلة؟ Is an Arabic SO the correct solution?

Proposal: StackOverflow (In Arabic) كلنا متفقين أن المحتوى الإنجليزي غزير جدا وأن ربما الغالبية العظمى من الأسئلة (حتى ذات العلاقة بالكتابة العربية) التي ستطرح على النسخة العربية سيكون لها نظيرات في ...
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Would NeoVim be included?

Proposal: Vi and vim Seems like NeoVim (the engine) would make sense to be included, but what about NeoVim front ends?
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Yet another duplicate of Unix

Proposal: Slackware Linux This is already covered by Unix/Linux.
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Can't these questions be asked at Web Applications?

Proposal: DuckDuckGo I would expect most of the questions asked on this site would be welcome at Web Applications. Why do we need a site specifically to ask questions about one website?
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Another attempt for “Virtualization, Cloud and Grid Computing”

People are hopefully ready to support the site this time, aren't they ? Proposal: Virtualization, Cloud and Grid Computing
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What is the scope overlap of the two proposals Wikis & Open Source?

Proposal: Wikis At first glance it seem like the new proposal Open Source might include the full scope of Wikis and then some. What is the scope overlap of the two proposals?
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WordPress Plugins Q&As

I would like to propose a new stack that will only deal with questions related to WordPress plugins. This isn't for WordPress plugin development questions, but rather, for questions related to setting ...
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there's already a Stack Overflow in Korean

Proposal: 스텍오버플로우 This appears to be an exact duplicate of http://area51.stackexchange.com/proposals/68765/stack-overflow-in-korean
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The nearly 400 questions on SO show this is already covered there

Proposal: Cloud9 is clearly on-topic at Stack Overflow. What would be the point in splitting it off?
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Too broad a site?

Proposal: Taboo Questions It is my belief that this site may eventually be treated as a junk site. All the questions in other sites that are deemed unworthy will be dumped here, opinions, spam, ...
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Would experimental physics themed questions be on topic?

Proposal: Engineering Yes, I know they are on topic on Physics.SE and I have posted 3 such question there - no answers on 2 and the third has a non-answer. (Nothing against Physics.SE, but by their ...
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Wouldn't this site violate the Terms of Service?

Proposal: Taboo Tech Questions In your description: Hacking/cracking, pirating, circumventing copyright, spamming, buying/selling contact databases etc I think many of the questions or answers ...
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How does the closing of the first Vi/Vim proposal affect the new one?

How does the first Vi/Vim proposal affect this one? http://web.archive.org/web/20141013210740/http://discuss.area51.stackexchange.com/questions/18170/closing-the-vi-vim-proposal The whole matter ...
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Google glass can just fit in the 'Google' proposal

Proposal: Google Glass There is a proposal called 'Google,' which includes all of google's sub companies. Questions on Google Glass can be asked there. So, if you want to ask questions about google ...
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Duplicate of Unix

Proposal: Ask BSD There's already Unix/Linux, where BSD questions are appropriate and where there are many very knowledgeable people to answer them.
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Would questions relating to gvim, elvis, nvi be relevant?

Proposal: Vi and vim I've seen others relate to gvim in proposal questions. See comments. I also have a pocket guide for vi and Vim, which includes "Additional features in vile, elvis, and nvi" ...
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Possible duplicate of Sustainability SE site?

Proposal: ecotech I think this proposal is a duplicate of the existing Sustainable Living SE site
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Is it a programming topic? It's on-topic at Stack Overflow

Proposal: Processing language claims to be about a programming language. If it's about programming, it's on-topic at Stack Overflow.
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Merge Medical / Healthcare Devices into Health?

Proposal: Medical / Healthcare Devices There's currently a proposal for a Health site. Whilst I can see some distinction in healthcare devices I'd suggest merging into health at least initially. If ...
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Tiny overlap with stack overflow

Proposal: Adobe I think that the beta site will overlap with stack overflow a little bit. This is because Flash CS6 uses code, and code is for stack overflow. So, would code be allowed?
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Merge Maple with Computer Algebra?

Proposal: problems about Maple software Would it not be better to merge the Maple proposal with the Computer Algebra proposal?
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What happened on january 1st?

I'm just curious: What happened on january 1st on the Engineering proposal? There's a sudden spike that day with tens of people committing, ultimately reaching 100% commitment a few days later and ...
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Overlap with Video.se

Proposal: Visual effects and computer graphics Visual effects are a subset of video production in nearly all cases, and so naturally nearly ever thing that is topical here, except for some 3D work ...
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Overlap with Blender.se

Proposal: Visual effects and computer graphics Overlap with blender.se? 3D art is a huge part of visual effects, and 3D software is involved, furthermore, blender has VFX specific tools that would be ...
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Overlap with Video Production http://video.stackexchange.com/

Proposal: Visual effects and computer graphics
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Docker is cool. So cool it's already got hundreds of questions on SO & SF

Proposal: Docker is well-covered by SO & SF already: Why should it get its own Q&A site?
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Would this site be for programmers using Vim or also general usage?

Proposal: Vi and vim I mean, Vi and Vim are text editors, and can be used for quite a few things. Is this web-site aimed towards using vim to write programs, or should questions about more general ...
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Should Product Design be split from this site or will there be engineering design included?

Proposal: Engineering I am wondering if I should start a product design site on stack exchange. Will the engineering site include a section on this? The process of an engineer is much different than ...
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Update proposal title for BeagleBone

Proposal: BeagleBone @Don, I suggest removing “Crazy about Android Open Source Project for BeagleBone” from the proposal, to include the BeagleBone embedded platform audience such as embedded ...
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Retrieving users and posts from the previous proposal

Proposal: Vi and vim The previous proposal was one of the fastest to complete definition and commitment (at least, some of that proposal's discussions said so). Yet this one seems to be moving at a ...
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Questions may lead to dangerous solutions

Proposal: MacGyvering When I think of "improvised gadgets," safety and concern come to mind. I know there are plenty of experts in physics, chemistry, and computing to help answer questions... But ...
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“DataViz” is clearly covered on Cross Validated under the tag “data-visualization”

Proposal: DataViz is amply covered on Stats.SE. How is this proposal different and/or going to help?
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XBMC is a subset of either Unix.SE or Super User (or both)

Proposal: XBMC is clearly covered on Unix.SE, Super User, and RPi.SE. How is this proposal going to help?
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Promotion of engineering to the young

Proposal: Engineering Would the discussion of the promotion of engineering to the young fit here? Or is this purely a technical discussion forum?
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If this site was launched, would Vim/Vi questions be migrated from SO?

Proposal: Vi and vim I'm not sure how the typical approach is with such sites. If we now have 5 sites where Vi(m) is on-topic, and we launch this proposal, wont we end up having 6 instead of 5? Or ...
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Subset of an already closed proposal?

Proposal: Virtual Machines Is this not a subset of Virtualization, Cloud, and Grid Computing, which was closed? Although I myself would be interested in this, it looks like there isn't enough ...
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Spread the word about this proposal

Proposal: Computer Algebra Systems I would encourage followers to let other people they know who might support this proposal, by linking to it.
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How would solutions that require software AND hardware fit into this proposal

Proposal: Hardware Recommendations Given that hardware recommendations are off-topic on Software Recommendations and it is assumed that pure Software Recommendations would be off-topic on this site, ...
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When would be best to start our private beta?

Proposal: Computer Graphics Obviously we can't start our private beta until we have 40 questions at 10 upvotes each. However, once we achieve that, do any of you have a preferred time of year for ...
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A brief proposal for a stackexchange site for computer algebra systems

Proposal: Computer Algebra Systems Probably like many users of computer algebra systems, like GAP, I feel they have tremendous value as educational tools for learning algebra, perhaps even greater ...
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Motion graphics proposal

Proposal: Motion Graphics Why this? Actually topics about motion graphics/animation/3d are spread between video.stackexchange.com (looks more specific for video professionals, equipment, filming ...
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Duplication or overlap: writers

Proposal: Blogging I think anything on-topic here would fit perfectly into Writers
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Should this site accept tools specific questions?

Is this site only targetting research & development in computer graphics or should it also integrate questions specific to how to use tools like Maya, MotionBuilder, etc? Proposal: Computer ...