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Product Truth very similar to Shopping

Product Truth proposal is very similar to Shopping. Maybe we should join the forces? Proposal: Product Truth, Shopping
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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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Does KDE really need its own site?

Proposal: KDE The usages of KDE apps seems to be well-covered by Super User's tag, with more than 500 questions. Development under KDE seems to be well-covered by Stack Overflow's tag with more than ...
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DBA are not Developers! not a duplicate. there is no SPECIALIZED niche site just for Database developers

Proposal: Database Developers DBA are not Developers! there no site for Database developers, only one for DBA or all together mixed in StackOverflow main.
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WebApps - forum too broad!

The WebApps forum is too broad. Many people miss it. I missed it till now, although I'm a heavy and long-time stack exchange user in some fields (i.e. stack overflow). I know you don't want to thin ...
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Promoting this proposal

Any ideas, suggestions, opinions, remarks, on promoting this proposal to other communities or forums without being down voted (or kicked out)? Proposal: Digital Forensics
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Would this be confused with the Linux shell DASH?

I know having a whole site about DASH (the linux shell) would be very specific, but is this going to be a problem? You might get off-topic questions because of this. Proposal: Dash
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When will be the end of this proposal because of 1 year being in definition phase?

Proposal: Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry As you see in this page, this proposal has been first submitted on August 21th 2015, but the last revision was done on September 9th 2015. Now my ...
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Apparently this is a duplicate

Proposal: Agile Project Management Yeah, I suggested an Agile site too. I personally believe it's a big enough topic at least trial. But can understand the reluctance to take a huge chunk away from ...
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AWS only too specific?

Proposal: AWS I feel as though an AWS board would be too specific, while a board focused around Cloud Platforms in general would be better. This would allow it to include discussions from Google's ...
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Laravel has >53k questions on Stack Overflow

Proposal: Laravel Laravel has more than 53,000 questions on Stack Overflow. It's amply covered, and doesn't need its own site.
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How does Monero avoid becoming solely a cryptocurrency for illegal goods and services? [closed]

Proposal: Monero The greatest strength of Monero is its superior privacy technology. That said, how does Monero not become only utilized by those on sites like Silk Road who leverage this privacy ...
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What are the challenges of Monero having a transaction size roughly 6x larger than Bitcoin? [closed]

Proposal: Monero As stated here (https://tradeblock.com/blog/analysis-of-bitcoin-transaction-size-trends) Bitcoin's transaction size is a simple 600 byte average size. What are the challenges related ...
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Should ExpressionEngine be closed down? [closed]

I visited ExpressionEngine.SE and it seems kinda dead... Almost everything on that page was bumped by Community, and no one is active. Even chat is dead: I think it should be taken down as no ...
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Subset of Stack Overflow?

Proposal: API Exchange All the example questions seem to be on topic on Stack Overflow. Why do we need this proposal?
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Difference between Modelling tools and Models?

Proposal: Open Modelling tools for Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) What is the difference between Modelling tools and Models? For me it is not clear if it is about the tools used in (open) ...
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Are boto and boto3 (or other programming APIs) on topic?

Proposal: AWS Boto and Boto3 are Python wrappers for the AWS API. Will these be on-topic?
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Possible duplicate of Robotics

Proposal: Robotics We actually have a site for Robotics already. :) It's open and in public beta and everything. Is there something about this proposal that that site doesn't cover?
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RfC sent to what-if.xkcd.com

Proposal: What if(hypotheticals) Questions sent along to what-if: Ca. 1 March 2016 I sent the following message along to the contact address one can find at what-if. I'll post any reply I get. ...
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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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Does this interfere with the QubesOS proposal?

Proposal: Virtualization & Emulation http://area51.stackexchange.com/proposals/98519/qubes-os
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Why I made this proposal

Proposal: Virtualization & Emulation As a new user of Stack Exchange, the time came where I started browsing the list of sites and I was initially surprised by two things: a. There were some ...
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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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Do all questions need to be tagged with a specific VCS system?

If all questions need to be tagged with a VCS system, does that mean that we can have duplicate questions for different VCS systems? (How to create a repo in Git? How to create a repo in SVN? etc...)...
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Duplicate of Deep Web?

It seems that this is a duplicate of the Deep Web stack: http://area51.stackexchange.com/proposals/87978/deep-web Proposal: Darknet
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I have lost my sleep, Robert! If you will be closing this again, then do it now!

Proposal: Website recommendations Last time you closed this when it reached 75%. Right now it has reached 60% and I don't know whether this will reach Private beta or not. I am disturbed. I keep on ...
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This is not a Gamer Site

Proposal: SteamOS Alright, this isn't a gamers site. This is about Steam OS. As in Operating System. This site is for those who have downloaded the OS and have trouble with downloading content, ...
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Are web API recommendation questions on-topic?

Proposal: Website recommendations Are questions asking for web APIs which serve specific data on topic ? For example, is it on-topic to ask about an API for weather data which I could consume in a ...
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What makes “IT” procurement different from any other kind of “procurement”?

Proposal: IT Procurement seems like it has a good baseline. But from my interactions with purchasers off and on for the last 20 years, it seems procurement in general is pretty similar across the ...
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Are questions about other CryptoNote coins on-topic?

Proposal: Monero As far as I understand it the Bitcoin stackexchange site is open to questions from all coins that are based on Bitcoin's source code. Does this proposal plan to allow questions ...
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Are crypto-currencies that have their own stack exchange sites considered off-topic?

Proposal: Crypto-currencies Bitcoin and Ethereum both have their own betas currently going and Monero and Dash are both in the process. Should we redirect questions about these coins to their own ...
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How will we deal with linking to Piracy

Proposal: Website recommendations So looking at the top few current questions: Websites with a large repository of free e-books? What is a good website that collects free fonts/typefaces? Both ...
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How would a device-specific site be better than a tag on a VR/AR/3D site?

Proposals: Oculus Rift, HTC Vive There’s already a proposal for a generic Virtual and Augmented Reality site. A specific device like the Oculus Rift or the HTC Vive would seem to be on topic there ...
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How do we get more comitters?

Proposal: 3D Graphics Seems to me that we need to go and do some legwork to find more people to commit to this cause. Any ideas on where to market this stuff welcome. By sharing the idea you do not ...
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Is it ok to ask for links to tutorials for Blender Render?

Proposal: 3D Graphics Is it ok to ask for links to tutorials for Blender rendering?
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Who is the main target of the site, developers or new users?

Proposal: Dash Who should this site be more focused in? developers and or advanced users (and thus, more technical questions) or new users (so more basic questions).
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Does this proposal interfere with the current BitCoin Site?

Proposal: Dash I understand that Dash is very similar to the concept of BitCoin, and there is already a current site for Q and A for BitCoin. There is a current Dash tag on the site, and although it ...
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This proposal is too all-encompassing

Regarding this proposal: Crypto-currencies Cryptocurrencies are NOT that generic. Yes, most of them are ridiculous clones of Bitcoin, but questions about them are completely on-topic in the Bitcoin ...
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Can questions from closed Deep Web can be migrated into soon created I2P?

The Deep Web proposal generated certain amount of questions related to I2P network. Now the site, being in private beta for 2 weeks, is closing down, because it didn't achieve the expected usefulness. ...
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How would we avoid long list answers and comment chains?

Proposal: Website recommendations Let's say, for example, there is a question about "What is a website with good AngularJS tutorials?" A valid question with a possible good answer. However, most ...
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Hosting recommendations - on topic?

Should web hosting recommendations be on-topic ? Can web hosting providers be seen as websites, and is asking for recommendations on web hosting providers thus on-topic ? Proposal: Website ...
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Community Team Review — Need to simplify the title

Proposal: Open Modelling tools for Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) This proposal is about to undergo a final review to see if it is able to continue forward. In my write up, I noted that the ...
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Promoting the proposal (Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry) on YouTube

Proposal: Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry The Chat Room Dedicated to this proposal Today I was searching the net and I saw these two proposal ads on YouTube. Stack Exchange Q&A ...
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What does this offer over existing stackexchange sites?

Proposal: MATLAB Other StackExchange sites like StackOverflow and CodeReview already have active MATLAB tags. Why does MATLAB need its own site when no other programming language has one?
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Promoting the proposal (Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry )on Quora

Proposal: Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry The Chat Room Dedicated to this proposal Quora has rather active and large(2.3k+) user base for remote sensing and 185 users for ...
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I'm planning to publish an app on Google Play and Apple Store to advertize the proposal!

Proposal: Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry The Chat Room Dedicated to this proposal I've planned to build an English mobile app for promoting this proposal and making people familiar ...
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Please upvote the community promotion ad for the proposal in GIS.SE

Proposal: Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry The Chat Room Dedicated to this proposal As you might know followers that are experienced SE users are more important for a proposal. Because ...
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Let's start 2016 Community ads for Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry!

Proposal: Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry The Chat Room Dedicated to this proposal I have put community ads for use in the 2016 Community Ad cycle. Here's a list of sites that they are ...