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Would derivatives and uses of tools created for Arch Linux outside Arch be welcome here?

Proposal: Arch Linux The Wikipedia page on Arch Linux mentions several derived distributions. Are they welcome? What about specific utilities such as pacman? pacman is also used outside of Arch ...
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Arch Linux is duplicate of Unix & Linux

Proposal: Arch Linux Unix & Linux has already popular tag for arch-linux which has 1.8k questions currently. Bigger is batter.
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How does this site differ from SE Robotics?

Proposal: Drones How does this site differ from SE Robotics, where (I think) most drone type questions currently seem to be asked? Is there not a risk of splitting the communities up too much? Don't ...
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How should we handle questions for alternative Projects?

Proposal: Open Source Projects Recommendations I am wondering how we can or should handle questions for alternative Open Source Projects for instance like this one: Do you know any Open Source ...
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Modules - how far do we encourage/support questions on them?

Proposal: SilverStripe SilverStripe is a bit unique in terms of this. Many StackExchange sites such as Magento for example generally consider questions relating to third party modules as off topic, ...
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Why move to StackExchange from Google Groups/SilverStripe forums?

Proposal: SilverStripe The question has been asked on the SilverStripe development Google Group: Why should/would people move to a SilverStripe StackExchange site from the existing Google Group ...
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How does this differ from the other IT Stack sites?

Proposal: IT Architecture I can assume for myself that this proposal might be for a more theoretical or general forum, perhaps for business processes, etc rather than being specifically about ...
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RfC sent to what-if.xkcd.com

Proposal: What if(hypotheticals) Questions sent along to what-if: A little over a week ago I sent the following message along to the contact address one can find at what-if. I'll post any reply I ...
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Is “Programming Languages” a duplicate of “StackOverflow” and/or “Programmers”?

Would you agree that Programming Languages a duplicate of StackOverflow and/or Programmers?
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How to appeal a close-as-duplicate decision?

My AWS proposal was closed as a duplicate of the Web Apps SA. I made some counter arguments (AWS is not a web app, and there are very few AWS questions in the SA site). Who can re-open the proposal, ...
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Not a duplicate?

Proposal: AWS I can't imagine getting an answer on Web Apps for any of the example questions in this proposal.
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Can we prepare better for (or even just reach) the Beta stage?

Proposal: django CMS The number of people who have committed to this proposal is excellent. One thing stands out quite clearly in the statistics though: a very large proportion of committers are new ...
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How about blitting, surfaces, and other image redering

Proposal: 3D Graphics, Modeling & Animation Will this Q&A include topics, of blitting, rendering surfaces, pushing images and video to the screen, loading various image formats, etcetera, from ...
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Specific Purpose of ROBLOX Q/A Site

Proposal: ROBLOX Is this site purely devoted to ROBLOX development, or does it also include things about the game itself? For example, questions about topics such as these: Website navigation and ...
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How is this any different from Stack Overflow or Game Development?

Proposal: ROBLOX As far as I can tell so far, the majority of this site is dedicated to questions about programming and developing games/tools in Roblox. As of right now, programming questions ...
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Will this include Octave and Simulink as well?

Proposal: MATLAB Will this site, if created, be a home for questions regarding Octave, and also Simulink? What exactly is the scope of the proposed site?
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Shouldn't we open up the scope a bit?

Proposal: Visual Effects Compositing Using Foundry Nuke Software specific proposals can make sense occasionally, but in the end, many questions are simply not software specific, therefore they either ...
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Current state of Stackoverflow in Turkish? [duplicate]

Proposal: Stack Overflow (in Turkish) It has been a long time since the last news about SO in Turkish. SO in Russian is proposed after SO in Turkish and launched 2 months ago. Russian is using a ...
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intel DPDK Next generation of Networking [duplicate]

Intel DPDK is Driver and Development Kit for 10 gig and 40 gig and 100 gig Network packet processing . It has just PDF documentation and there is No place to ask questions and get Answer . It would ...
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Closed Captioning [duplicate]

I have been very appreciative of some of the communities on SE. In particular, Workplace and StackOverflow. I would like to start a community for closed captioning. Specifically for the technology ...
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Should gizmo's be attached to questions? [closed]

Proposal: Visual Effects Compositing Using Foundry Nuke Can we and should we paste gizmo's as text in questions? I know some stacks take images, not sure if files can be attached to questions.
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Define Internet of Things

I feel like there is a slight mixup in some of the sample questions that Internet of Things requires internet connection. I'd like to kick off a discussion of what other people think Internet of ...
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What should this site cover?

Proposal: Visual Effects 2d Compositing Using Foundry Nuke So, should this site be completely open covering any usage of Nuke? Or more compositing technique based that could be applied in any ...
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Merge Microsoft Office with Ask Microsoft

Questions limited to only Microsoft Office seems like a pretty narrow scope. Ask Microsoft seems like it would give fair coverage to Microsoft Office while also hosting questions about other Microsoft ...
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'Website Recommendations' Rename?

Proposal: Website recommendations This could be easily misunderstood to represent recommendations for websites, i.e. as a webdesigner thinkbox. The name is a bit vague.
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Would the FIRST Robotics site include strategies/discussions about FRC game?

Proposal: First Robotics Competition I am currently on the electrical team of my FRC team 180. We actually won the world championships in 2012, so our team and its mentors are pretty experienced. I ...
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Do you think Microsoft Office Suite will ever get out of define?

Proposal: Microsoft Office (and Office-suite products)
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Enough difference between “Renewable Energy” and “Sustainable Living”?

I recently proposed the Renewable Energy (RE) Stack Exchange as a place for questions focused on (oddly enough) renewable energy. I've since had a few people ask what the difference is between RE ...
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Let's start 2016 Community ads for Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry!

Proposal: Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry I have put community ads for use in the 2016 Community Ad cycle. Here's a list of sites that they are on: Geographic Information Systems Programmers ...
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Would Devops-related SW recommendations be on-topic on DevOps?

Proposal: DevOps One of the reasons for the DevOps proposal is to have a common place for asking a variety of kinds of questions which as a whole wouldn't be on-topic for related sites like ...
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Why is this proposal not closed?

Proposal: Website recommendations I proposed this subject before and it was closed by a moderator named "Robert cartaino" because the "website recommendation" is not a good website for stackexchange. ...
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Should programming/mathematical questions be allowed?

Proposal: Virtual and Augmented Reality There are some topics, which are not covered with the example questions. But I think, to have enough content on a VR Q&A site, these should be also ...
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Is this proposed Q&A site for home video game consoles also?

Proposal: Retro Computing
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PSA: No need to vote on questions over 10 votes - let's stay focused on the requirement

Proposal: Retro Computing Folks, let's vote in a smarter way, there is absolutely no need for a question to have 17 votes (as of now the top-voted one). As long as it has 10 that's enough. Save your ...
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What about biggish iron?

Proposal: Retro Computing The proposal only mentions micros. But retro computing is also about minis and big iron mainframes. Would it be acceptable to include all retro computing enthusiasts?
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How should a good answer look like?

Proposal: Website recommendations After reading some example questions, I have concerns about the form of the answers which will be posted on Website recommendations. Basically all questions ask ...
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More Voting! More Questions! More Sharing!

thanks for jumping on board this so quickly! Keep sharing the love and we'll get this sucker through to a beta site in no time (i.e. < 12 months)... then the benefits of the thing will really start ...
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Excel Stack Exchange

Proposal: Excel I have suggested a stack exchange for Excel Q+A's. I've asked several about VBA and Excel and they often tend to go down like a lead balloon on the stack exchanges I would ask (Stack ...
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How will Lua questions be handled? [closed]

Proposal: ROBLOX ROBLOX's primary (well, only) scripting language provided to users is a modified Lua 5.1 called RBX.Lua. It's nearly the exact same thing, except things have been taken out for ...
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What do you think about an Arch Linux site?

I was thinking about creating a proposal on an Arch Linux Stack Exchange site. Since Arch has lots of users and is in the top DistroWatch.com Linux Distributions, I think it would be awesome. Many ...
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The last 10 yards ( 10 more commitments needed )

Proposal: 3D Printing With now just 6 more commitments needed to bring this site to beta it is looking like we are going to make it; with that being said, we are going to need to start spreading the ...
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Why was the “StackExchange in German” proposal deleted? [duplicate]

There was enough commitment and last I checked it SO was waiting for the translation. So what happened?
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How would a community attract contributors with experience with the Stack Exchange network?

Proposal: ROBLOX The last serious proposal to create a Stack Exchange site about ROBLOX did not succeed because it had no way to meet the requirement for a hundred users with more than 200 reputation ...
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How can we advertise this site to people who own 3D printers

Proposal: 3D Printing How can we get this site out to other 3D Printers? There are many groups out there already. I doubt they would be too happy if we tried to take away their users by advertising ...
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Are wiki suggestions on-topic here?

Many proposed sites are for suggestions. While this site is for creating and managing wikis, would it also be for wiki suggestions? Example questions: 1: Is there a wiki about Stack Exchange? ...
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Place to ask generic electronic hardware questions?

Is there a place in the StackExchange network for questions on any hardware related issues? It seems the answer is no, but please correct me if I'm missing something. For example, StackOverflow is ...
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How would this be different than Software Recommendations?

Proposal: Software Comparison How would this be different than Software Recommendations? http://softwarerecs.stackexchange.com/
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Why proposal deleted within 2 days? (Also Deleting vs Closing decision) [duplicate]

Proposal: Computer Integrated Manufacturing (CIM) Why this proposal is deleted within just two days? There were probably 3 follower and 3 example questions. I want to know why proposals are directly ...
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What kind of CAD software is included?

Proposal: Computer-Aided Design (CAD) Are we talking about technical CAD (solidworks, autoCAD, etc) exclusively or will this site include artistic CAD (like Maya and Blendr) too?
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Isn't it better to close this proposal?

Proposal: Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry Regarding the fact that GIS SE has changed its definition on the tour page and now it covers remote sensing and photogrametry and also there is the tag ...