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Firefox OS tag in Stack Overflow

Proposal: Firefox OS Should this be a separate site or should it be merged with firefox-os tag in Stack Overflow?
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Crossover with Software Recommendations

Proposal: Offline Will there be crossover with Software Recommendation? The proposal description mentions desktop-searching, Wikipedia dumps, mirroring, web-crawling but I'm not clear if asking about ...
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Subset of Electrical Engineering?

Proposal: Semiconductors Other than material sourcing / product recommendation questions that are discouraged on most Stack Exchange sites questions related to designing and manufacturing ...
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Minecraft Redstone is a duplicate of Arqade

Proposal: Minecraft Redstone Duplicate of Arqade.
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Although the topic of the proposal is wonderful, its title is terrible

Proposal: Restart I suggest a rename to "home IT repair", or "home device repair", or some like similar.
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Why is Restart not a duplicate of Sustainable Living?

Proposal: Restart Why is this not a duplicate of Sustainable Living and/or Lifehacks?
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how to include drupal and civicrm separate databases in a drupal backup and migrate module execution? [on hold]

How can I backup my separate civicrm (4.5.4) database using the drupal 7.34 backup and migrate module? I see how to do a "whole site" backup, but even that does not include my related civicrm ...
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Proposal for Hybrid Application

The world revolves on internet , web pages etc How about a site on hybrid applications etc Stack Exchange Associates may use it to publish it here and any latest updates will be asked here We do ...
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Is Freenet worthwhile? [on hold]

Proposal: P2P Networking Maybe there are some users who may recommend some resources (pages?) which don't end up sharing illegal content or more illegal content?
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Where to draw the line between “Debian”, “Ask Ubuntu”, “Linux Mint” and “Unix & Linux”?

Proposal: Debian I agree that a separate StackExchange site for Debian-specific topics like APT- and dpkg-based package management questions, etc. would be a nice addition. But I also wonder what ...
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How about just, 'Privacy'?

Proposal: Digital privacy I think taking Digital out and making it wider scope - while including digital privacy as obviously one of the central themes - would be better, and also get more interest ...
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Subset of Electrical Engineering / Stack Overflow?

Proposal: ARM Technology Currently Electrical Engineering has 383 ARM questions and Stack Overflow has 4,325 questions. It seems both hardware and programming issues are pretty well covered. Is there ...
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Possible addition of a time frame?

Proposal: Retrocomputing I think this is a great topic to add to Stack Exchange. I think it might be too broad, as there are hundreds of vintage computing systems - I think it might be helpful to ...
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Duplicate of Programmers

Proposal: Software Engineering This is pretty much what Programmers is. Check out the list of things that are on-topic. However, like all Stack Exchange sites, we only take questions that are ...
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Already on topic at Information Security / duplicate of HackOverflow

Proposal: Malware Exchange By the reasoning presented in this A51 Discuss question, this proposal should already be on-topic at Information Security, because the goal (as I understand it) is really ...
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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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Duplicate of the Microsoft proposal

Proposal: Office 365 This proposal is more than covered by the Microsoft proposal
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Programming Language Details

Proposal: Compilers Should programming languages be added to this site? In the sense of discussion of programming paradigms, implemenation of certain language features within compilers, etc
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Reborn CAD proposal

There was an older proposal for this topic that was shut down. I am re-proposing it. Proposal: Computer-Aided Design (CAD)
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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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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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Subset of Space Exploration?

Proposal: Rocket Propulsion Propulsion is a fairly popular tag on the new Space Exploration site. Do we need a separate site for it?
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worn vs installed

Proposal: Wearable Devices Would this include devices which are worn by being physically incorporated into a person's body, like a bionic eye or subdermal implants?
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Wouldn't it be better if this idea was broadened to “audio analysis”?

Proposal: Speech recognition I feel this group has a better chance of succeeding if we broadened the scope from Speech recognition to audio analysis. With this, you would have a larger target ...
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Is debugging on-topic here?

Proposal: Code understanding In Code Review, we get questions asking why code doesn't work. Would those be on-topic here? Currently the best we can offer is to suggest that they simplify the code ...
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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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Relation between Gamification an Mechanism Design?

Proposal: Gamification I would be curious to have your opinion on the difference between Gamification and Mechanism Design. My impression is that they are similar in many respect, but I also realize ...
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Duplicate of Ask Different

Proposal: Apple iOS Stack Exchange already has a site for Apple products: http://apple.stackexchange.com/
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What about domain specific questions, i.e. Neural Networks, Image Theory, etc

Proposal: MATLAB To me, these kind of questions are annoying when they are marked Matlab on SO. They are really mathematical and theoretical questions based on the very specific field the OP is ...
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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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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?
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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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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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This sounds a bit like home automation

Proposal: Internet of Things There are no example questions for this, and it sounds like it is a duplicate of Homeautomation.SE which was closed down in beta... There is a discussion about reopening ...
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Should we try to draw members of other engineering forum already, and how?

Proposal: Engineering There's a few other online communities for engineers about. I'm wondering if we should start to advertise the (upcoming) engineering SE. Pros: shorter time till completed ...
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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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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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الرجاء المشاركة في المواقع الأخرى والحصول على ٢٠٠ نقطة Please participate in other sites

Proposal: StackOverflow (In Arabic) Proposal: Arabic Language السلام عليكم شكراً لكل من عمل كوميت على المقترح. كما ترون حالياً المقترح يقف عند ٤٠٪ ولكي يظهر الموقع ونبدأ نستخدمه نحتاج إلى حوالي ...
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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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Let's make it work this time!

Proposal: Healthcare IT - how do we make it work this time, vs the failed Healthcare IT Beta?
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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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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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Are questions that have answers in the Matlab documentation within the scope of this proposal?

Proposal: MATLAB Are questions that have answers in the Matlab documentation within the scope of this proposal? This question is a result of the discussion in the comments of an example question, ...
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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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Version Control is already on Stack Overflow

Proposal: Version Control has been proposed countless times before. It's not going to be made into a site because it is so well covered on Stack Overflow:
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Can we rename it?

Proposal: DIY Drones Can we rename it to something which isn't already a well known site? Or do you intend that this be the Q&A for that site in particular rather than the hobby in general?
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Motivation for the proposal “Solo Programadores (in Spanish)”

Proposal: Solo Programadores (in Spanish) Español: Estoy muy interesado en aprender bien el Ingles, pero no es mi prioridad. La prioridad es aprender a programar mejor. Yo utilizo mucho el ...
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SEO is clearly covered at WebMasters.SE

Proposal: Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) - clearly this in on-topic and well-covered by WebMasters.SE