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Do you experts think this is a good idea? HackExchange

Proposal: HackExchangeWhat do you guys think about a pen testing exchange website? Please be honest.
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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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Difference between this and Information Security

Proposal: HackExchange What is the difference between HackExchange and Information Security.
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Unclear and duplicate

Proposal: { Java } for [Begginers] } First, Java and JavaScript are not the same thing. Second, questions regarding both Java and JavaScript are already on-topic at Stack Overflow. Why should there ...
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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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Suggested name change

Proposal: Code understanding To Creative Programming
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How do I secure Ozone Platform?

OWF came OOTB with Enterprise SSO integration with CAS. How will OZP be secured? Will it still provide easy integration with CAS? And/or Will it provide easy integration with Federated SAML-based SSO ...
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What is on-topic here?

Proposal: Emulation What exactly is on-topic on this proposal? Programming emulators Using emulators Questions about systems being emulated Using the systems being elated
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just wondering why is my proposal closed

Proposal: Hardware why is my proposal close why would it not be a viable QA
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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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One word: stackoverflow

Proposal: Beginner Coding Stackoverflow is a dedicated coding site that has many users helping beginner, intermediate and advanced coders. why should this proposal be brought forward when there is a ...
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Why this proposal closed?

Proposal: Node.js This proposal is closed because they said this site is already exist.I look for StackExchange sites and Area51 proposal. And I didn't see any area for this. Could you provide link ...
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Should be part of the Virtualization proposal

Proposal: Amazon Web Services There is already a proposal going for Virtualization, Cloud and Grid Computing. I don't think that a site for only one specific provider/service is likely to get enough ...
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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 Open Source Ecology be merged with Open Source?

Proposals: Open Source Ecology and Open Source Open Source Ecology seems to lack critical mass to make it through the Area 51 process. Additionally, its scope is a subset of the scope of Open Source. ...
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This is on topic on Stackoverflow and Computer Science

Proposal: Algorithms & Data Structures Algorithms and Data Structures are on topic on Stackoverflow and cs.stackexchange, so the discussions can be there. ...
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SUPT Can Be Awesome - But In A More Distant Future

I'm Tim, and I manage the internationalization effort here at Stack Exchange. I'd like to begin with how amazed we are at the progress you were able to make so quickly on this proposal. We don't often ...
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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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Can a virtual currency be centralized? [on hold]

Proposal: Alternate Virtual Currencies Question: Can a Virtual Currency be totally premined and then distributed among the user thus centralizing it's creation?
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Why was my SE Proposal closed?

Proposal: Computer Hardware Hey, I was just wondering why my proposed SE Site was closed as quickly as it was. I did research SE Super User prior to submitting my SE Proposal and it appears that ...
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Superuser (in Portuguese)

I propose is a question and answer site for computer enthusiasts and power users in Portuguese. Eu proponho um site de perguntas e respostas para profissionais e entusiastas em hardware e ...
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There currently isn't a place to do this

A question a while back: Is there a sandbox to post test questions? Was answered with a link to a question: Formatting Sandbox But there is nowhere for questions. I don't like spamming other sites ...
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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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Is Healthcare IT a restart?

Proposal: Healthcare IT I recall following and posting questions to a similar proposal. But it is not jumping out at me on my list of followed proposal. Is this a restart of a previous proposal? If ...
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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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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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Why did you close “Tkinter and Ttk” proposal?

Proposal: Tkinter and Ttk Except from the reason you gave when you close the proposal: This proposal would tend to drain audience from an existing Stack Exchange site. Which is illogical, if ...
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A home for too broad questions

Proposal: General Advise on Programming/Proof of Concept Stackoverflow has lots of questions marked unfit being too broad. But these questions are valid issues faced by developers/managers and they ...
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What went wrong the last time?

Proposal: Gamification Previous Run: Gamification What went wrong the last time and what can we do to solve those problems? Screenshots of the Community team feedback. Week 1 review Site ...
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Broaden the topic to Game Design?

I consider "gamification" to be the application of game design in contexts that aren't inherently games. However, those same tactics that are effective when "gamifying" a product or community are ...
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Re-open Over 50's

Proposal: Over 50's Programming Club I was just warming to the idea when, woof, the carpet was removed from under my feet. Bring OFPC back.
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Proposed merger with OpenSource

Proposal: Code understanding OpenSource has a better name and a better and bigger scope, is more practical. Would you like to merge, seems pointless to be in competition? Referendum at noon. EDIT: ...
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The list of topics seems to lack a lot of 'graphics'…?

Proposal: Computer Graphics As of right now, the list of topics for this proposal stands as: image processing computational geometry and topology ray tracing technologies graphics libraries gpgpu ...
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How could this *not* be a highly-subjective (and in a bad way) Q&A site?

Proposal: App Improvement has a great premise - finding ways to improve a given app/service ... but how could this not merely be a bad subjective offering as a Q&A site? It would seem that there ...
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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 ...
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Why isn't there a general technology stack exchange site?

So I've been trying to ask a question about cellphone towers. Below. This question currently has no home. It's not a programming question (Stack Overflow), it's not related to computing (Super User), ...
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Will those proposals ever be launched?

Proposal: Stack Overflow (in Turkish) Proposal: Chinese Emigration 移民海外 The Super User in Portuguese proposal site was a proposal which already has all or almost all of the translation overhead ...
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Ideas for Super User em Português

Proposal: Super User em Português My vision about this proposal: AFAIK Stack Overflow em português is a huge success. One argument against that site is that every programmer should speak English ...
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Do you need a code snippet ? -> snippets.stackexchange.com

I have the idea for a new proposal called: snippets.stackexchange.com What site would it be? I thought about a site where everything is about code snippets. To build a "repository" of code snippets ...
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Continuous Integration is covered by DevOps

Proposal: Continuous Integration is covered under the DevOps proposal (see, for example, here)
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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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The nearly 400 questions on SO show this is already covered there

Proposal: Cloud9 is clearly on-topic at Stack Overflow. What would be the point in splitting it off?
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Science or technology

Proposal: Over 50's Programming Club Why is this proposal in the science section? Shouldn't everything related to programming be in technology?
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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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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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Tiny overlap with stack overflow

Proposal: Adobe I think that the beta site will overlap with stack overflow a little bit. This is because Flash CS6 uses code, and code is for stack overflow. So, would code be allowed?
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Purpose of this site

Proposal: Hardware Recommendations Since there is already a site for Software Recommendations, I decided to create this proposal for the Hardware part. I looked the other Stack Exchange sites, and ...
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Is Electric Vehicles a subset of Motor Vehicle Maintenance & Repair?

Proposal: Electric Vechicles This proposal should be considered a subset of Motor Vehicle Maintenance & Repair. Nearly all of the questions noted here would be considered on-topic for the site. ...
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We welcome questions about Pixel Art on Graphic Design

Proposal: Pixel Art There aren't many existing questions, but Graphic Design has a tag for pixel art.
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Very Small Niche

Proposal: Offline I would like to see a site dedicated to this topic, but I don't feel this can be defined broad enough to attract enough users for a thriving community. This seems to hit two very ...