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Will this site only host links for answers, or should it be more centered on teaching concepts the OP asked about?

Proposal: Tutorials Is this site's answers only going to host links for answers, because I think well that might be fine for some very narrow questions, e.g. I want a good tutorial question. I think ...
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Homebrew Operating Systems – possible duplicate of Operating Systems

Proposal: Homebrew Operating Systems I think this proposal is completely within the scope of Operating Systems, which tends to focus on OS design questions. And we all know how well homebrew OSes can ...
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Real DS examples

Proposal: Data Science There are a lot of courses, books and information available to help you to be a Data Scientist but learning curve will have a heavier slope if we could count on real good ...
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Finally we made it in the commitment phase!

There are still 4 questions to go for the proposal Stack Overflow (in German) to reach the commitment phase. The number of questions varies, due to the fact that persons always change their opinion on ...
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Subset of Electrical Engineering?

Proposal: KiCad EDA Software Suite What topics do you see this proposal covering that aren't on-topic at Electrical Engineering? There is already a KiCad tag that currently contains 36 questions so ...
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Did you know licensing questions are explicitly on-topic at Programmers SE?

Proposal: Open source licensing I'm not sure if the folks behind this are aware that licensing questions are explicitly on-topic for Programmers SE. Yes, there was some debate as to what extent they ...
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Do we need German-language StackOverflow?

Proposal: Stack Overflow (in German) English language is widely known in Germany, especially among engineers. German belongs to the same language group than English, making it more easy to learn for ...
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Let's not let it get closed this time!

The last proposal was open for 2 years and thus closed: Old Joomla Proposal The Joomla users deserve a dedicated Stack Exchange site as the tag on Stackoverflow is becoming more and more popular ...
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We should change the scope to solving problems

Proposal: Gamification Looking through most of the questions here, a lot of the questions are theoretical. That should be allowed, but theoretical problems can be quite tedious to answer, especially ...
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SE is not for corporate/proprietary-only q&a

Proposal: Guidewire Implementation Guidewire looks like an interesting company. And I am sure their tools are great. But Stack Exchange, since the advent of Area51 / SE 2.0, is not for proprietary ...
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Will 3D design and modelling be included in this?

Proposal: 3D Printing and Rapid Prototyping As it is such an integral part of 3D printing will 3D design/modelling discussions be included in this site? If so, to what extent will it crossover with ...
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Isn't this a subsection of Stack Overflow?

Proposal: Mura CMS Isn't this a subsection of Stack Overflow? Is there any reason questions about Mura CMS can't be asked there?
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A subsection of Stack Overflow?

Proposal: Ghost Isn't this just a subsection of Stack Overflow? Is there any reason questions about Ghost cannot be asked there?
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A treasure trove of good information

Proposal: Operating Systems Just as a point of information, OSDev.org has a wiki and a forum that are filled to the brim with development information, sample code, trials and tribulations, and links ...
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Info on starting a Linux Distro from scratch! [on hold]

Proposal: Operating Systems Here is a site that have tutorials on where and how to get started with building your own Linux Distro's: Linux From Scratch. Here is a "COOL" project to get you ...
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Misleading Title

Proposal: Programming Language Theory Given the description and proposed example questions, I find the title misleading. Not a single question asks about type systems, operational semantics, the ...
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How can we spread the word & encourage Magnolia CMS dev & users to use our Magnolia CMS StackExchange forum?

Proposal: Magnolia CMS So that's it, we now have a proposal for a StackExchange forum for Magnolia CMS. But now it's about spreading the word & get people to use it. Any ideas how? spread the ...
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Specific or not?

Proposal: Operating Systems. After reviewing this proposal, I commited to it, but a few questions popped up. For one, is this proposal for a site that would simply go over the theory of operating ...
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How to decrypt encrypted fields for reporting? [on hold]

Proposal: Guidewire Implementation Data is being replicated from the transactional DB to a reporting DB (SQL Server replication) where encrypted data needs to be decrypted to extract to the data ...
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Congratulation and thanks to everyone who has helped us move to the next phase

Proposal: Operating Systems If were all interested in making this group successful, we'll have to come up with more questions. Whether it'll be a good or bad question, it'll only help this proposal ...
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Isn't this a duplicate/subsection of security.stackexchange.com?

Proposal: Penetration Testing There are 375 questions tagged penetration-testing there.
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Scilab, Octave and FreeMat?

Proposal: Matlab Will it be only for Matlab or are its free alternative also considered ?
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Define Joomla for newbies

Proposal: Joomla While Joomla users are going to know what Joomla is, a lot of other people (especially Stack Exchange users) are going to stumble on the site. The tagline for the site should give ...
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Scoping concerns

Proposal: Programming Language Theory The topic programming language theory has possible overlap with a number of Stack Exchange sites: CSTheory.SE – deals with topics in theoretical computer ...
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Scope of Embedded Programming

Proposal: Embedded Programming and Design Let's discuss how far "up" or "down" this site should go. Which belong here, which are better left to SO, EE or elsewhere. IDE, tools, configuring the ...
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How should we promote the proposal?

Proposal: Gamification I would like to see the site go through this time, and to do that we need to bring Gamification.SE to the attention of the right audience. As there is a overlap with game ...
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How to encourage voting?

Proposal: Gamification How can we encourage people to vote or comment on questions? There are 73 followers, which is a potential 365 votes. Currently there are ~ 130 votes cast, plus or minus however ...
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Should we be trying to restart this already?

Proposal: Artificial Intelligence For those not aware, there was an Artificial Intelligence beta that failed a mere month ago. Unless someone has a decent idea why the previous one failed and has a ...
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Will this site accept google-able questions?

Proposal: 3D Printing and Rapid Prototyping I think that this site has the potential to form great canonical answers that could be used as references from other sites. This means that we could accept ...
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Arduino stack features (MathJax and CircuitLab)

Proposal: *Arduino * Will CircuitLab and MathJax be integrated into this stack? On the proposal pages there are already several questions listed that benefit from a decently drawn circuit or ...
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Please ask more questions and spend your votes!

Proposal: DevOps One of the best things that early followers can do, is to put down some sample questions that they think would be a good fit here. Everybody who visits this proposal has a chance to ...
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Should questions regarding operating system choice be on-topic?

It's been established pretty clearly that all platforms are on topic here and that questions regarding recommendations are strictly off-topic for the OS StackExchange. My question is, would questions ...
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New proposal for Atlassian Jira

I always have Jira questions. I am not satisfied with the Atlassian forums, but I love everything about Stack Exchange. So, is anyone else into a Jira Stack Exchange site?
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What aspect of compilers is cs.se not serving?

Proposal: Compilers I invite you to try asking your compiler-related questions on computer science stackexchange. It may be the case that there are a lot of compiler questions that don't belong on ...
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System z Software Areas

Proposal: System z I am wondering what types of options we could use to segment the area a touch? For example, determine what is a CICS vs z/TPF question. It doesn't appear that there are tags or the ...
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There is a site for this purpose

Proposal: White hat There is http://security.stackexchange.com for this purpose. I couldn't flag this as a duplicate.
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Relationship between Machine learning, Statistics, and Data Science

Proposal: Data Science I would like to know the how is machine learning used in data science. Statistics models are mostly used for smaller data set, e.g., hypothesis testing, confidence interval, ...
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How can we correct the KM preoccupation with technology?

Even though the Information Revolution (1957-2007) is over the KM Establishment still clings to IT for KM. This is very harmful and needs to be corrected. Suggestions?
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Maybe CS educators should be under a different proposal group?

Proposal: Computer Science Education I created this in response to the Mathematics Educators Stack Exchange which is doing rather well and in public beta, so I created it under the same heading. ...
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Please vote for app store and contribute for this progressive community to make it successful

Proposal: App Stores Please vote for app store and contribute for this progressive community to make it successful.
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Do we want to exclude handling of out-of-the-box drones?

Proposal: DIY Drones How about flying of drones like the DJI Phantom? Is this only about assembly and upgrades?
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Aeronautical Engineering

Why isn't there a community for the aeronautical engineers? Researchers and students in this field can discuss and exchange knowledge regarding all fields of aeronautical engineering including but ...
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This presentation may be helpful for soliciting contributions and followers to Education Technology

Proposal: Education Technology http://slidespeech.com/s/hdNGcFBUen?autoplay=true
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Does it should include discussion about any methods of software security/isolation or it should be restraint to hypervisors

Proposal: Virtualization, Cloud and Grid Computing According to Wikipedia there's two types of hypervisor. In each case (inside the schema) the target isn't the application, but it's OS. However ...
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Proposal Scope of Operating Systems: Concepts, Development and Implementation

Proposal: Operating Systems Here's a preview of the fields in Operating Systems you're encouraged to ask questions Proposal Scope Operating Systems Distributed Operating Systems Multiprocessor ...
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Symfony2 framework

I believe that Symfony2 is the best PHP framework out there. And I think it behooves her to have a space dedicated to further enhance its development and understanding of the people who work or want ...
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What is the best scope for Learning Management Systems (LMS) StackExchange?

I am thinking that LMS is the right scope, to build a large enough community to enable the SE magic to work. However, I am a sysadmin and I am doing data minining and Student Information System (SIS) ...
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Do we need a separate site?

Proposal: E-learning technology and development From going over the proposal's description and sample questions, it seems like it's a mix of subjects that could either go to StackOverflow or ...
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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 ...