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How would the questions asked on Engineering differ from that of Physics?

Proposal: Engineering As most engineering concepts are related to physics (Thermodynamics/Fluid dynamics/Heat transfer/Statics/Dynamics etc), how would this site differentiate itself from the Physics ...
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Don't existing tags in CSTheory satisfy the needs of Programming Language Theory?

This is the proposal I'm referring to: Programming Language Theory Programming language theory is part of theoretical computer science. To me, it seems the Theoretical Computer Science Stack Exchange ...
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Can we automate actions in CiviCRM [on hold]

Proposal: CiviCRM Is it possible to automate actions in CiviCRM? I want to be able to send a thank you email to a donor after he has donated to our organization. And ideally I would like to be able ...
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If the NLP proposal has failed multiple times; can sentiment analysis (a sub-field of NLP) succeed?

Proposal: Opinion Mining & Sentiment Analysis There was a stalled proposal on [NLP] (http://area51.stackexchange.com/proposals/47932/natural-language-processing), which has now been deleted. How ...
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Web Designing - duplicate of multiple sites

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Opinion Based questions?

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Scope for Web Designing Proposal

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The future of the Web Design proposal

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Did Joel Spolsky just renounce “merging season”?

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Shouldn't it say “Emacs and Elisp (Emacs Lisp)”? Should we make Elisp questions explicitly on-topic?

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How do we (if at all) draw the line between built-in emacs features and user-written packages?

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does this site include questions about developing emacs?

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Why do we need a separate site for Emacs?

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What to expect in the Emacs private beta

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Should plugins for other software that provide a vi-like experience be on-topic?

Proposal: Vi/Vim Many of these just provide basic hjkl navigation and / to search, but some (for example Vimperator for Firefox) are quite a lot more extensive. Even just due to the name ...
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Unity3D on topic on StackOverflow

Proposal: Unity3D StackOverflow has more than 6K questions about Unity3D, with more than half of them answered. What would be the merit of a separate site?
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What will happen after the saturation?

Proposal: Vi/Vim Vi(m) is a powerful tool. But within a year or two this site will become somewhat saturated since the command set is limited. Still a few new questions will be asked but the rate ...
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Are “Recommendations” a good topic for a StackExchange site?

I've seen quite some propositions with the word "recommendation" included in the name, and I can only think of one of the closure reasons at StackOverflow: Questions asking us to recommend or find ...
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Is there room in the IF StackExchange treehouse for Twine?

Proposal: Interactive fiction It seems to me that Twine users desperately need a StackExchange, and it would be a very good thing if we Twiners could join this one. 1) It would help unite users of ...
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Stackoverflow in persian

As an stackoverflow user who are not native in english I see lots of questions in stackoverflow from new users that they cant say what they really want because of their poor english, and as a persian ...
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VC is already highly on-topic at SO

Proposal: Revision control. ***EDIT 18 Aug 2014 Proposal: Git Stack ***EDIT 25 Sep 2014 Proposal: GitHub This was tried a couple years ago, and determined then to be on-topic at SO already. ...
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Should Neovim questions be on topic on the vi/Vim community site?

Proposal: Vi/Vim Neovim is the self-proclaimed "next generation" of the Vim text editor. I've never used it myself, but it seems very popular; for instance, the neovim/neovim repository on GitHub has ...
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Already covered on the StackExchange network?

Proposal: BlackBerry 10 It looks like the scope of this proposal is already covered by other sites such as SuperUser (BlackBerry 10 hardware / software questions) and StackOverflow (BlackBerry 10 ...
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Wouldn't this be a duplicate of Stackoverflow?

Proposal: .NET Programming Every single question that could be on topic here would be on topic on stackoverflow, they even have a tag for it. This does not warrant a separate website.
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How can a Q&A forum be used to guide the design process?

Proposal: Open Source Ecology There are several ways in which people seek understanding in a domain. StackExchange is good at question and answer. Can a Q&A forum be made to work for product ...
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Typography is on topic at Graphic Design

Proposal: Web Typography We don't have a tag explicitly for web-typography, but we have regular typography and web-fonts. Come check us out!
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Can we talk about brand here?

Proposal: Hardware Recommendations Since we are talking about hardware recommendation, it's okay talk about brand here? For example : You must buy -brand- X since it's more -XYZ- and have some ...
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Strange scale of this proposal

Proposal: Adobe I find the scale of this proposal really strange. Adobe Systems is a large company which creates lots and lots of different software products which don't have much to do with each ...
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How is released SE site connected with a URL?

I think about creating a Stack Exchange site. My friend owns a domain with appropriate name. Is it possible to assign a released site (when out of beta) to a subdomain? If yes, how can the owner of ...
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Isn't this on-topic on Unix & Linux or SuperUser?

Proposal: Vi/Vim Although I like the idea, isn't this on-topic on Unix & Linux or SuperUser? It launch just another site for something that could be discussed on Unix & Linux or SuperUser. I ...
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Possible Overlap with Life Hacks

I love the idea of a MacGyvering site. However, I think this site would have a lot of overlap with Life Hacks. Proposal: MacGyvering
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Would this be a copy of Zero Security forums?

Proposal: HackOverflow Just a thought...
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SEO is distinctly on-topic at Webmasters.SE

Proposal: Search Engine Optimization is already distinctly covered on Webmasters.SE:
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Is it a programming topic? Stack Overflow covers it already

Proposal: Symfony has >23k questions tagged on SO. The stated policy of the Stack Exchange network is to not fragment flagship sites - so how does attempting to split-away Symfony from SO help?
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Why a Agile Stack

Proposal: Agile When it's about aplying and living agile methods... you either follow the guide line books and ajust the process until it fits your needs... or you enter an agile team/project where ...
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Would a site for free software creation make sense?

I'm asking for opinions on this. Regarding whether it's a good idea, if it fits with the spirit of SE and whether you think it would work. There are many pieces of free software being written. You ...
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Is this covered by GIS?

Proposal: GNSS The GIS site says: GIS Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for cartographers, geographers and GIS professionals. It's built and run by you as part of the Stack ...
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Scope Already covered on StackOverflow

Proposal: C Programming The entire scope of this site is on topic at Stack Overflow So there is really no need for another site
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Potential duplicate of DIY / Hacking proposal

I'd consider the subject of this proposal to fall under the scope of the DIY / Hacking proposal Proposal: MacGyvering
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There are >16k questions tagged “azure” on Stack Overflow

Proposal: Windows Azure seems to be amply covered by Stack Overflow already: How does this proposal differ?
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What would be the scope of Retrocomputing?

Proposal: Retrocomputing Is this to include help on vintage games, for example "How do I get past SuperBadGuy on level 5 of FantasticGame". Would it be more limited to repair, maintain and modifying? ...
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On topic at StackOverflow

Proposal: POS (Point of Sale/Service) Systems I think fact you've linked several of your questions to existing SO questions shows that many of your example questions are on topic there. By splitting ...
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Point of sales as embedded systems

Proposal: POS (Point of Sale/Service) Systems Point of sales is a highly focused audience. It's also an audience that overlaps a lot with other types of devices (smartphones as point of sales…). ...
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Should this community be extended to the general ERP field?

I was just wondering whether there's an ERP.SE and found this proposal. It doesn't seem very active. What if we extended it from just SAP to the general field of ERP, so it also included Oracle and ...
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having interrups from 'chicken' and no strong scrum master [closed]

Proposal Agile Help on Interrupts We are developing in a Scrum Team of eight people and get often interrupted by requests from other teams or emergeny bugs so we cant really concentrate on our sprint ...
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What 'Java Mobiles' apart from Android?

Proposal: Java Mobiles Proposal: Andoid Devices Which "Java Based Mobile Operating Systems" is 'Java Mobiles' focussing on, not counting those already covered by 'Android Devices'?
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*BSD is already covered by Unix.SE

Proposal: *BSD Why should it be splintered-away from Unix.SE?
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Where did you see that web apps/services were off topic?

Proposal: Webapp and Service Recommendations The premise of this proposal is that web apps and web services were deemed off topic on our Software Recommendations site. That does not seem to be the ...
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So this is “Code Review” but to sister with the Electronics.SE site?

Proposal: μ-Stack Overflow + Code Review sounds like a mimic of CodeReview.SE for Electronics.SE. Is that correct? If so, I think it sounds pretty cool.
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Can the group include rovers

Proposal: DIY Drones Can this also include rovers?