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Change the name to 'BlackBerry' since that is how the company spells the name?

Should the name be changed so that it conforms to how the BlackBerry company uses it? Proposal: Blackberry
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Are Windows Phone questions on-topic?

There is a whole site for Windows Phone: Windows Phone SE. And it's doing alright. Is the goal here to absorb that site? Proposal: Ask Microsoft
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How to use the meta-forum related to proposal GIOI-ETSII-UPVlc

Proposal: Industrial Engineering (in Spanish)-Grado de Ingenieria de Organización Industrial (GIOI) ETSII-UPVlc See: Non-English Proposal Requirements Any related Area 51 discussions have to be ...
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Would the Emulation proposal already be covered by the Retrocomputing proposal?

Proposal: Emulation Emulation hasn't been ruled off-topic for Retrocomputing.
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What is the “Files & Systems” proposal about?

Proposal: Files & Systems I don't quite understand what this proposal is about? The title is "Files & Systems", but I don't know what that means, exactly? The descriptio says: file ...
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How will the content of this website differ from StackOverflow?

Many Matlab related questions are already asked in StackOverflow and other websites. How will this one differ from those ? Proposal: MATLAB
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Ideas for Super User em Português

Proposal: Super User em Português My vision about this proposal: AFAIK Stack Overflow em português is a huge success. One argument against that site is that every programmer should speak English ...
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crypto blockchain site apart from bitcoin, eg Ethereum

I'm seeing questions on Ethereum being asked in the site "Bitcoin - Beta Q&A site for Bitcoin crypto-currency enthusiasts." It seems sensible to either... a/ rename the Bitcoin site to something ...
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Any reason Retrocomputing isn't on topic at Super User?

Proposal: Retrocomputing We have a ruling from Meta.SuperUser back in the day, that vintage computing is on topic at SU. So I'd guess anything on topic here would also be on topic on SU. I ...
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New Title Suggestions: Platform Engineering or Cloud Platform Engineering

I think a better title for it would be platform engineering or cloud platform engineering. What makes the "cloud" is the underlying platform that got put together by their platform engineers. The ...
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Why “Git & GitHub” should exist

Proposal: Git & GitHub I was searching around on some sites for GitHub related questions... That quite a few sites had bit of questions tagged with [git] or [github] (the following is each ...
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Differentiating Military Combat from Military Life

Proposal: Military Combat What separates the category Military Combat from Military Life, as there could be the potential for overlap?
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Are Amiga Computers on topic?

Proposal: Retrocomputing Amiga's are way out of main stream, however they are still manufactured, at least last time I looked they where. However, this particular machine, its design, software, ...
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You may also join the Virtualization, Cloud and Grid Computing?

I also really love Docker which render possible (and easy) things that I only dreamed about before using it ! But, a whole Stack-exchange site only for it would be, in my humble opinion, a bit too ...
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While we're waiting for the beta to launch

Proposal: Stack Overflow (in German) Since it can take quite a long time for a international beta to launch, I quickly set up a German developer discussion forum (using the fantastic Discourse ...
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Is this for Speech Recognition Researchers? Or is if mostly for End Users?

Proposal: Speech recognition. I feel that focusing on endusers makes the overlap with Super User or Software Rec to strong.
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Reduce scope of Virtualization/Cloud/Grid Computing and/or Merge with Cloud Platform

It has been brought up that these proposal may be duplicates. I feel that Cloud Computing has a large enough scope and user base to deserve a site dedicated to its sole topic. I do not think that ...
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“Cloud Computing Platforms” is a duplicate of the “Virtualization, Cloud and Grid Computing” proposal

Proposal: Cloud Computing Platforms is an apparent duplicate of the proposal Virtualization, Cloud and Grid Computing. How is this different?
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Elementary OS is a Linux distro based on Ubuntu, and therefore covered on the SE network already

Proposal: Elementary OS is well-covered on the SE network already. There are over 100 questions on Unix.SE. And 50 on Ask Ubuntu. How would an Elementary OS -specific proposal benefit SE and ...
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Google Glass was Withdrawn

Proposal: Google Glass Recently, Google Glasses' prototype was withdrawn from the public market. Google encountered a lot of negative feedback. I'm wondering how people should discuss about this ...
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How long do we have to wait? [duplicate]

There are other proposals for Stack Overflow in foreign languages but some of them are waiting for the launch a long time now. Will stackoverflow.de be launched pretty soon or do we have to wait ...
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How will this site deal with duplicate?

Proposal: Code understanding When thinking about how this site will work, I believe that the same types of questions will be raised by different users using different code. For example, a user might ...
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Bookmarklets, GreaseMonkey/Tampermonkey, WebApps

Proposal: Code understanding Very often I found myself inspecting the source code of a web page with Firebug or Chrome Developer Tools to add some functionality to this page or to create a webapp ...
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Get yet another people with you here!

Currently, there is yet 15 committer missing, and it seems they won't get here now. And at late Mar, this propsal will fail. And everything (committers, questions) will be with it lost. We need only ...
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Are vimgolf questions on topic on vi/vim?

Would asking vimgolf style questions be on topic on vi/vim? This is a type of question that is poorly suited for SO and most of the other SE sites. While it is conceivable that such a question would ...
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This Area 51 should be merged with “CAD” because they're the same thing. gis.stackexchange exists, cad.stackexchange.com deserves to exist too

Proposal: Computer-Aided Design (CAD) This Area 51 should be merged with "CAD" because they're the same thing. gis.stackexchange exists, cad.stackexchange.com deserves to exist too
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Purpose of the proposal Khan Academy?

Proposal: Khan Academy I don't really understand the purpose of this proposal. For most of the subjects taught at Khan Academy we have specialized stackexchange sites which could answer them much ...
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vi.SE or vim.SE?

Proposal: Vi and vim I haven't seen this question before: Will it be vi.stackexchange.com or vim.stackexchange.com? I would personally prefer vim since it's the name under which the software is known ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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?