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Proposal doomed to fail?

Proposal: Google Sorry for the downvote of confidence in this proposal, but it seems doomed to fail. I had no idea what the proposal was from the description The title "Google" just seems a bit too ...
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Will anyone actually be able to use Academy effectively?

Proposal: Stack Overflow Academy As badp pointed out in comments: ...what makes you think that people who can't ask proper questions about what they're doing will be able to ask proper questions ...
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What is the purpose of this site?

Proposal: Stack Overflow Academy This seems like a complete waste of time. Surely it'll be overwhelmed with vampires and half-asked questions, and anyone able to help will leave in disgust?
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Boundary between Stack Overflow Academy and Meta Stack Overflow?

Proposal: Stack Overflow Academy Where is the boundary between Stack Overflow Academy and Meta Stack Overflow? Isn't the former more or less a subset (and therefore duplicate) of the latter?
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How is this site different than the existing site Motor Vehicle Maintenance & Repair?

Proposal: Automotive How is this site different than the existing site Motor Vehicle Maintenance & Repair?
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Difference between Offensive Security and IT Security

Proposal: Offensive Security What exactly is the difference between this proposal and the already existing and established Information Security? Which topics would be on-topic on one of these sites ...
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Already on-topic at GraphicDesign.SE

Proposal: 3dsmax is already covered in the SE family: GD.SE & Super User. Why split it out?
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Why the Polish site?

Proposal: Stack Overflow (in Polish) Why do you think it is important to have a Polish Stack Overflow site? Don't you think that it's access will be limited to very few people (i.e. people who are ...
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How is this different to StackOverflow, Code Review, Programmers, Computer Science?

Proposal: Software Engineering This proposal seems most similar to Programmers.SE, where design patterns etc are on-topic.
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Close - Stack Overflow is the site that can contain beginner questions

Proposal: Stack Overflow Coding for beginners It makes no sense to recreate Stack Overflow where everyone can ask "dumb" questions. Another point. No one wants to answer bad questions. Everybody ...
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Should we try again and restart our proposal?

Our proposal is closed. Should we try again? We miss only 28 questions with 10 upvotes. So maybe let's try again and get it faster now. Tutaj link do nowej propozycji: ...
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Java StackExchange

I searched Area51 and I didn't find out any Java specific proposals. Is is possible to put this in motion. A specific Java site for Java; JavaSE and GlassFish.
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Is Runtime Error a duplicate of Stack Overflow (in Korean)

Proposal: Runtime Error Description is 한국인 프로그래머를 위한 질의응답 커뮤니티. (Questions and Answers for Programmer Korean community.) which would seem to be a duplicate of Stack Overflow (in Korean) "Proposed ...
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I don't know it is necessary

Proposal: Runtime Error 이것이 필요한 이유가 있을까요? 제가 생각하기에는... "잘 모르겠다" 입니다만.... 그래도, 한국어로 사용할 수 있다면 편하겠다고 생각은 합니다^^
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What can we do to promote our proposal “mechanical engineering”?

Proposal: Mechanical Engineering It is really great that we have achieved the required number of followers in this proposal. But we haven't made a good progress in the number of questions with a ...
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Review of existing languages

Proposal: Programming Language Theory To make the subsite better aligned with StackExchange goals, it should explicitly include analysis of existing practices, libraries and languages. That would ...
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Would this site be open to questions about gaming graphics?

Proposal: Computer Graphics I was wondering, would this site be open to gaming graphics, (or is there one already) as I have, and know a lot of people with, numerous issues on this matter. Thanks
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Very Small Niche

Proposal: Offline I would like to see a site dedicated to this topic, but I don't feel this can be defined broad enough to attract enough users for a thriving community. This seems to hit two very ...
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Do questions that have clear English answers in search engines belong here?

Proposal: Stack Overflow (in Polish) Questions that have readily available answers in search engines are not supposed to be asked on Stack Overflow, as that shows that the asker hasn't done any ...
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What do you mean “Responsive”?

Proposal: Responsive Design I'm not sure from the title or description what is meant by "responsive": web developers and designers interested in creating responsive websites. In a perfect world ...
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How does this differ from Graphic Design, and why should it be its own exchange?

Proposal: Computer Graphics I can't fathom why Computer Graphics questions wouldn't fall under Graphic Design
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Not really somthing we can do

Proposal: Suggestions Review Vetting feature suggestions is typically a customer service issue that needs to be hosted by the company who owns the product. We have no means of making this a ...
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Different name for Virus Exchange … oh wait, no

Proposal: Virus Exchange I feel this name is not very appealing, but the idea is good; different from other topics and wide enough to deserve its own dedicated site. How about... Dr Virus :D EDIT: ...
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Crossover with Software Recommendations

Proposal: Offline Will there be crossover with Software Recommendation? The proposal description mentions desktop-searching, Wikipedia dumps, mirroring, web-crawling but I'm not clear if asking about ...
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Can it include things like GPGPU programming?

Proposal: Computer Graphics GPGPU programming include different technologies with the objective of increasing speed of normal CPU computation. While they involve graphic cards, they are rarely ...
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Version control is already on-topic at SO

Proposal: Github is yet another in a very long line of attempted proposals to create a version control Q&A. There are nearly 10000 questions tagged "github" on Stack Overflow. More than 42k ...
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What in this proposal is not already covered under the scope of Information Security Stack Exchange?

Proposal: Virus Exchange This appears to be a subset of Information Security, so can you clarify what questions might work here that won't work on that site? I see a handful of questions which are ...
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Bittorrent discussion

My research: I'm looking for an area of ​​discution bittorrent but I find no space which covers the subject! My idea: Create a space for discussion about the bittorrent protocol. Several topics could ...
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Is there any logic reason for a separate “Skyscrapers” proposal?

Proposal: Skyscrapers The “Skyscrapers” proposal defines itself as: Skyscrapers – Proposed Q&A site for people, interested in skyscraper construction and experts on skyscrapers While ...
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What kind of DevOps are we talking about here?

Proposal: DevOps There's two types of DevOps: Where developers and operations(System Administrators/IT Operations Personnel) Work together to make sure things run smooth, ensure software is brought ...
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Suggestion of committers to invite (to enter Beta phase)

Proposal: Computer Graphics Potential http://cg.stackexchange.com site is now in 58% commitment phase. It needs more veteran StackExchange users (with knowledge in Computer Graphics, and high SE ...
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Why not bring your BennuGD questions to GameDev.SE?

Proposal: BennuGD looks like it should be on-topic at either GameDev.SE or SO. Why not bring your questions there, and just add a bennugd tag on the site?
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Let's make “big data” better the second time through

Proposal: Big Data appears to be a reboot of the previously-failed Big Data. What can we do to make the second attempt better?
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Do you really think you're going to make another programming site?

Proposal: Programming for Professionals
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downvotes without comment

Please, if you downvote, try to provide a reason so we can get a future site hashed out correctly. Proposal: Embedded Systems Programming and Design
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Where will the line be drawn with regards to maths help?

Proposal: Sage I was wondering where we stand with providing people with actual maths help. There is already a Maths StackExchange and we probably don't want too much crossover. What do people think ...
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More 'Inter-discipline' questions

Proposal: Embedded Systems Programming and Design There is already a lot of questions from everyone who doesn't understand embedded to question why our questions wouldn't be on topic on SO and/or EE. ...
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Operating System Implementation Architecture Support

Proposal: http://area51.stackexchange.com/proposals/55360/operating-systems For the OS implementation aspect of this site, which architectures will be covered/supported? Will it just be x86 and ...
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Should we allow “support questions”?

Proposal: Decentralized & Federated Networking Should we allow questions on user-facing aspects of decentralized services (aka "support questions")? My personal preference is yes, but I don't ...
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Instructions for **ALL Followers**

Thank you for deciding to follow Embedded Systems Programming and Design. We are asking you to cast votes for the examples questions, and also to check back to the proposal frequently for new ...
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What is Race Condition and why I created it

Proposal: Race Condition Stack Overflow has become the website for asking programming questions. This is extremely beneficial and I absolutely have no arguments against what it has become. However, ...
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How to keep active followers?

Proposal: Stack Overflow (in Polish) It's nice that people register and post questions, but how to keep them active in that proposal? If the proposal will be restarted, or reach commitment phase, ...
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New Room for discussion about Matlab

Proposal: Matlab I thought it will be useful if we talk about Matlab somewhere. So I created this public chat room : Matlab chat room I hope you will join it so that we can unify our effort to ...
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Duplicate of ServerFault

Proposal: Data Storage This seems to me to be already covered by ServerFault.
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How will the G+ knowlege get here?

Proposal: Craft CMS Is that a bridge too far?
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Should subcomponent questions be preferred here?

Proposal: Sage I was going to leave this as an answer to Subcomponents, Python and GIT: What is on-topic and what isn't?, but it seemed like there were enough unanswered questions that it ...
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Please add example questions and share the proposal far and wide

Proposal: Sage Please add new variety of example questions. Bearing in mind that these example questions are meant to indicate clearly what we consider on-topic (and which ones off-topic), may I ...
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Title - do we need a comma there?

Proposal: Sage Currently is says: "Proposed Q&A site for users of the computer algebra system, Sage" Perhaps the comma is not necessary, and it should state: "Proposed Q&A site for users ...
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Should swift get it's own Q&A site?

So, swift is apparently the new thing we gotta learn. Should it get its own page, or will stack overflow be good enough? I personally love stack overflow, and from what I understand, swift can be ...