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

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How do we scope and what is sufficient preparation in 3d questions

Proposal: 3D Graphics, Modeling & Animation I think this proposal is sane in the sense that 3d questions get asked and they have no home. However i'm a bit worried about scoping of the questions. ...
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Stack Overflow In Arabic would be awesome, we regret that we can't support it

Proposal: StackOverflow (In Arabic) We want Stack Overflow in Arabic. Arabic (much like Persian) is a huge language, and being able to support it would mean being able to help possibly millions of ...
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Overlap with blender

Proposal: 3D Graphics, Modeling & Animation Will blender questions be on topic here? Or would they be migrated over to blender?
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Is this a duplicate of Graphic Design?

Proposal: 3D Graphics, Modeling & Animation Aren't 3D questions already allowed on Graphic Design? They have a few questions about 3D and has tags for Blender, 3ds Max, Maya, SketchUp, and ...
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Expand name to include both Free Software and Open Source?

Proposal: Open Source To some people, there is an important distinction between Free Software and Open Source Software, at a philosophical level. I'm not really interested in having that fight myself,...
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Why there is no separate website for questions regarding Windows?

Why for Linux, OS X already has several separate Stack Exchange site, but still not Windows, although it is the most popular operating system in the world! Analyzing the tags I averaged about 50,000 ...
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A reputation based open source collaboration platform

I'm looking for something that should exist, but that I can't find. It could be implemented using the stackexchange platform probably in relation with the Open source proposal. Stackoverflow ...
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What would this site add to gamedev.net's “Graphics Programming and Theory” forum?

Proposal: Computer Graphics I am a big fan of the cg.stackexchange.com proposal, since I discovered it. I took part (not actively enough, unfortunately) in the first tentative of creating the site. ...
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If launched, will the classification of “Technology” matter?

Proposal: Gamification In response to this question: Why is the gamification proposal under technology? If we launch into private beta, will the technology moniker hinder the growth of the beta? ...
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Qualilty commits

Proposal: Gamification This is a general comment to all individuals who have committed to this proposal, especially those interested in learning more about Gamification Over 1/4 (55 individuals at ...
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On why having a DevOps q&a website would be useful for many

Proposal: DevOps Unfortunately there is currently too much (negative) hype attached to the word devops. But there is also increasing interest into this field, as you can see new proposal are being ...
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Notice: Elementary OS is on-topic on Unix.SE

As part of the process to create new sites, the Community team reviews proposals to make sure they would be good additions to our existing set of sites. One reason we close proposals is when they ...
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Why was this proposal deleted?

I found this proposal was deleted. http://area51.stackexchange.com/proposals/70545/p2p-networking AFAIK there was activity in the last month before its deletion, is there another reason for its ...
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What did we learn from the previous private beta?

Proposal: Computer Graphics Some of you were here for the previous Computer Graphics private beta, which did not succeed. I'd like to see suggestions of what we have learned about how to approach ...
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Why a new community about Computational Quantum Chemistry?

Proposal: Computational Quantum Chemistry Computational Quantum Chemistry is an active topic since almost 100 years and has driven development of both hardware and software (see e.g. Hartree). This ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 not ...
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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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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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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 launch ...
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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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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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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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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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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" (O'...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Is there any example of AngularJs and Plone integration? [closed]

How difficult it is to implement an AngularJS front-end in Plone? Proposal: Plone
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Jolla and SailfishOS

I've noticed that https://together.jolla.com/ is based on StackExchange websites, but is not in the SE network. It would be great if this site would also be a part of SE or if there would be a Q&A ...
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Is there any interest in a Stack Exchange for NetSuite?

On the grounds that their official forum is buggy and awkward.
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What *exactly* is the unanswered questions stat?

I'm curious as to whether the "unanswered questions" score for beta sites refers to: Questions with zero answers, or Questions with no upvoted or accepted answers. These are two separate queues in ...
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Why do we need a separate site for Vi/Vim?

Proposal: Vi and vim Vim already falls in the scope of at leat SuperUser & StackOverflow; who do we need a separate StackExcange site?
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If this goes into beta can we somehow automatically move good questions and answers?

Proposal: Computer Graphics If this goes into beta can we somehow automatically move good questions and answers? Or do all good stuff that was written have to be thought of, asked and answered again? ...
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Already closed proposal: Vi and Vim

Proposal: Vi and vim There was already such a proposal and it was declined. Don't follow this. Reason was that VI and VIM are on topic on SO and a separate site would pull content.
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Do you want to try again?

Proposal: Home Automation [closed] Do you want to reanimate Home Automation? It was a wonderful proposal, just some more users and support needed. Does creating Home Automation again make sense?