The Technology category includes proposals in subjects like computing, technology, gadgets, and electronics.

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A home for too broad questions

Proposal: General Advise on Programming/Proof of Concept Stackoverflow has lots of questions marked unfit being too broad. But these questions are valid issues faced by developers/managers and they ...
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Why did you close “Tkinter and Ttk” proposal?

Proposal: Tkinter and Ttk Except from the reason you gave when you close the proposal: This proposal would tend to drain audience from an existing Stack Exchange site. Which is illogical, if ...
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Proposed merger with OpenSource

Proposal: Code understanding OpenSource has a better name and a better and bigger scope, is more practical. Would you like to merge, seems pointless to be in competition? Referendum at noon. EDIT: ...
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Do you experts think this is a good idea? HackExchange

Proposal: HackExchangeWhat do you guys think about a pen testing exchange website? Please be honest.
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Re-open Over 50's

Proposal: Over 50's Programming Club I was just warming to the idea when, woof, the carpet was removed from under my feet. Bring OFPC back.
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How could this *not* be a highly-subjective (and in a bad way) Q&A site?

Proposal: App Improvement has a great premise - finding ways to improve a given app/service ... but how could this not merely be a bad subjective offering as a Q&A site? It would seem that there ...
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Will those proposals ever be launched?

Proposal: Stack Overflow (in Turkish) Proposal: Chinese Emigration 移民海外 The Super User in Portuguese proposal site was a proposal which already has all or almost all of the translation overhead ...
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SUPT Can Be Awesome - But In A More Distant Future

I'm Tim, and I manage the internationalization effort here at Stack Exchange. I'd like to begin with how amazed we are at the progress you were able to make so quickly on this proposal. We don't often ...
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Do you need a code snippet ? -> snippets.stackexchange.com

I have the idea for a new proposal called: snippets.stackexchange.com What site would it be? I thought about a site where everything is about code snippets. To build a "repository" of code snippets ...
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Is there a planning on CiviCRM stackexchange?

Proposal: CiviCRM 100% complete ! I can't wait - is there a planning ?
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Is Healthcare IT a restart?

Proposal: Healthcare IT I recall following and posting questions to a similar proposal. But it is not jumping out at me on my list of followed proposal. Is this a restart of a previous proposal? If ...
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Science or technology

Proposal: Over 50's Programming Club Why is this proposal in the science section? Shouldn't everything related to programming be in technology?
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We welcome questions about Pixel Art on Graphic Design

Proposal: Pixel Art There aren't many existing questions, but Graphic Design has a tag for pixel art.
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Are Wikipedia policies on-topic?

Proposal: Wikis Are detailed non-technical questions about Wikipedia/Commons/Wikivoyage /etc on-topic on this site?
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Should Open Source Ecology be merged with Open Source?

Proposals: Open Source Ecology and Open Source Open Source Ecology seems to lack critical mass to make it through the Area 51 process. Additionally, its scope is a subset of the scope of Open Source. ...
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Code Translation Proposal: Example

I would like to post an example of what I think an everyday question with answer would look like in a new SE site I would like to call Code Translation. User knows Perl, but is new to JavaScript: ...
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To specific. Merge with Drones & Quadcopters

Proposal: Ghost Drone This is to brand specific. This can be merged with the Drones & Quadcopters proposal.
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Isn't Tech Support a subset of SuperUser?

Proposal: Tech Support Well, the title pretty much says it all. What's the merit of this dedicated site?
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Area 52, how would that work?

Proposal: Area 52 There has been an ongoing suggestion of a Next Generation Area 51 for some time I am not sure what has been holding it up. This suggestion is to use the existing SE structure to ...
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This proposal should be renamed to include KODI, the new name of XBMC

Proposal: XBMC KODI is the new name of this project, so this proposal should update its name to reflect that fact.
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Continuous Integration is covered by DevOps

Proposal: Continuous Integration is covered under the DevOps proposal (see, for example, here)
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Substantial overlap with Computational Science

Proposal: Parallel Computing It seem that the majority of example questions would fit very well on Computational Science, which works nice, but is stuck in beta due to a low traffic. Is is it a good ...
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Do we have a plausible subject?

Proposal: Files & Encoding This is an interest of mine, but I am rethinking whether we actually have a possible subject. The questions asked seem to be too broad. And I can't personally think ...
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What topics could this also include?

Proposal: 3D Printing and Rapid Prototyping I created this topic primarily for 3D Printing, however Rapid Prototyping is becoming much more feasible in home, and there is a lot of other at-home ...
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Is Electric Vehicles a subset of Motor Vehicle Maintenance & Repair?

Proposal: Electric Vechicles This proposal should be considered a subset of Motor Vehicle Maintenance & Repair. Nearly all of the questions noted here would be considered on-topic for the site. ...
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Can we ask for and suggest where to find/buy specific hardware?

Proposal: Hardware Recommendations Sometimes it can be hard to find specific piece of hardware equipment. This can be due to stock exhaustion, lack of supply to specific regions, etc. Is it okay to ...
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ru.stackoverflow.com is moving, and will launch soon (with a twist!)

Proposal: Stack Overflow (in Russian) The site is now live! E-mail notifications will be coming shortly, however it's our pleasure to let you know that you can now actively begin participating on ...
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This proposal would be better situated under the category Life

Proposal: Privacy The proposal has changed its name form Digital Privacy to just Privacy. This happened with the aim to broaden the scope of this community to be. See here for details. The proposal ...
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Expanding System z to the non-IBM mainframe OSes

Proposal: System z Although not as pervasive, there are mainframes produced by Hitachi and Fujitsu that are based on System/390. These include MSP and VOS3 (MVS clones), and the DOS and VM clones. ...
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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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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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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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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 ...