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The future of the Web Design proposal

Proposal: Web Design I've got some good news and some bad news for you, web designers. Good news first: the community team talked about the Web Designing proposal at length this week, and despite ...
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DIY hardware and computer building is [generally] on-topic at Super User

Proposal: PC DIY is already covered by Super User. How is this different?
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Should the scope be expanded to help people write better answers too?

Proposal: Stack Overflow Academy This example question from another user got me thinking: I have something valuable to add to a discussion on an existing answer but I don't have the reputation to ...
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Change the site name to BufferOverflow

Proposal: Hacking 101 Change the site name to BufferOverflow - more in tune with StackOverflow and ServerFault
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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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“Silverstripe” already on-topic on StackOverflow

The tag "silverstripe" already exists on StackOverflow (used 955 times as of now). Why would we need a completely separate Q&A site? Proposal: SilverStripe
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Would ACPI be a valid discussion here?

Proposal: Operating Systems My experiments with hobby OS programming have finally led me to ACPI. It's a total nightmare! However, now that the days of the BIOS are numbered, it's more relevant than ...
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Already covered thousands of times on SO - there is no need for a “Laravel” site, especially for beginners

Proposal: Laravel has over 10000 questions on Stack Overflow already. Why would this warrant its own site?
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The israeli programmers community is very small

Proposal: Stack Overflow (In Hebrew) I am also from israel but I think that the programmers community in israel is very small, how you will increase the sites traffic?
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How are we going to get users to visit the Academy?

Proposal: Stack Overflow Academy I'm sure that if this proposal gets along far enough, SE will handle everything in the way that is necessary to shuttle new users here, but I'm not quite sure how ...
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A site for link only answers?

Proposal: Resource Download Proposed Q&A site for people who need to download important stuff but the website is down/has a virus From what it sounds like, the only purpose this proposal ...
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On Topic for stackoverflow

Proposal: Amazon Web Services I might be wrong but I think this proposals topic would be on topic at stackoverflow.
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Will anyone actually be able to use Academy effectively?

Proposal: Stack Overflow Academy As badp pointed out in comments: ...what makes you think that people who can't ask proper questions about what they're doing will be able to ask proper questions ...
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Will this site be for cracking, or just hacking?

Proposal: Hacking 101 Can we propose questions about cracking rather than hacking, or just hacking? I understand this will make everything seem more "legal". It also seems most users seem to think ...
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JavaScript is already amply covered by Stack Overflow

Proposal: Javascript Frameworks is a subset already covered on Stack Overflow. How is splitting it away from the larger community of aid to anyone?
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How did this proposal get seven new members in an hour?

Proposal: Stack Overflow Academy Most of these 7 look like brand new SE accounts, and none seem to have Stack Overflow accounts. Just seems wrong to me.
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Browsers are on-topic at Super User .. and webapps are OT at SO, WebApps.SE, and elsewhere

Proposal: Browsers is already amply covered by WebApps.SE, Super User, and Stack Overflow. Why should it be on its own?
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Does this include machining?

Proposal: Mechanical Engineering Would this site include topics in machining and as well? For example: What drill bit and speed to use for ABS plastic? Questions about precisions tools Questions ...
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Finally we made it in the commitment phase! Only 115 committers left!

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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PaaS should be subsumed by either Server Fault or “Virtualization, Cloud and Grid Computing”

Proposal: PaaS is handily covered by both Server Fault for general IT sysadmin inquiries, and the proposal Virtualization, Cloud and Grid Computing. How could this proposal help?
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Would this also be for those who simple follow the topic or have an interest in the industry, not just a professional interest?

Proposal: Defense & Aerospace I am pretty sure there are "non-experts" that would be interested in this, and contribute knowledge as well. For instance, I own books on the topic because I have an ...
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Instructions for **ALL Followers**

Thank you for deciding to follow Embedded Systems Programming and Design. We are asking you to cast votes for the examples questions, and also to check back to the proposal frequently for new ...
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Server config/setup is already covered by ServerFault

The marketing aspects are covered by Marketing, and the technical aspects are covered by ServerFault. Why should this be a separate site? Proposal: Email Blasting
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Is there a way to notify users about questions in which they have voted, that are now over 10 up-votes?

Proposal: Debian Is there any alert, or something we can configure, to let the users following a proposal know that a certain question has reached 10 votes or more? Usually, in every proposal, ...
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Perhaps reduce emphasis on being hobbyist?

Proposal: Rocketry Perhaps rebrand it to be Rocketry in general, not just hobbyist. The first modern rockets after all pre-WW2 and even during WW2 into the 50s would be considered "hobbyist" today ...
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Is the category right?

Proposal: MacGyvering Thought just occurred to me. Do you think this should be in the current category, or put in Living? I am in favor of keeping it in technology, but I can also see how this could ...
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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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Email-based marketing is already covered by Digital Marketing

Proposal: Email Blasting is already on-topic at the Digital Marketing proposal - why should this be split out?
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Computer hardware is on-topic at Super User already

Proposal: Computer Hardware Questions and Discussion is already amply covered by Super User. Why would there be a need for a competing site?
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How does this different from programmers?

The programmers Stack Exchange site is a great resource for the softer skills of development. What can an Agile SE offer which programmers can't? Proposal: Agile
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How is Agile not a subset of Project Management?

Proposal: Agile Proposal: Project Management There are three hundred thirteen questions tagged 'agile' in project management. Obviously it's on topic there. How is this not a subset (i.e. ...
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Is Runtime Error a duplicate of Stack Overflow (in Korean)

Proposal: Runtime Error Description is 한국인 프로그래머를 위한 질의응답 커뮤니티. (Questions and Answers for Programmer Korean community.) which would seem to be a duplicate of Stack Overflow (in Korean) "Proposed ...
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How to add own rest service method to the existing api in sakai? [closed]

What are the things need to be followed to add own rest service method in sakai. Proposal: Sakai
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How to create own sakai tool? [closed]

Explain the steps to create new tool. Proposal: Sakai
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Rapidly obselete questions/answers?

Proposal: Custom PC Building This site will allow them to discuss possible parts, prices, give suggestions, etc. It seems to me that a lot of this content may become rapidly outdated. I'm not ...
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Can we talk about music circuits building and design?

Proposal: Musical Instrument Design and Construction Sometimes referred to as CMOS or MOSFIT, I have interest in this musical pursuit because, given you have the electronics background (see Tom ...
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How will this be more useful than the [slackware] tag on U&L?

Proposal: Slackware Everything this proposal covers is on-topic at U&L, which has 83 questions tagged with "Slackware". Many issues are distro agnostic and are thus better served at a common ...
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Web dev is covered on Stack Overflow and elsewhere

Proposal: Web Development is already on topic at Stack Overflow. It's also [somewhat] covered on several other SE sites. Why do we need yet another place to ask these questions?
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Bidi error in Hebrew SO description

Proposal: Stack Overflow (In Hebrew) The description reads Proposed Q&A site for the Hebrew version of Stack Overflow - Q&A for professional and enthusiast programmers. הגרסה העברית ...
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What is a Capture the Flag competition?

Proposal: Capture the Flag What is a Capture the Flag competition?
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Would a direct answer to a question that would be in scope on SE; be out of scope at SE Academy?

Proposal: Stack Overflow Academy As cupcake points out in here some questions that ask for help, on SE Academy, may need an answer different then what the OP is asking for. As the scope of the ...
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Difference between Offensive Security and IT Security

Proposal: Offensive Security What exactly is the difference between this proposal and the already existing and established Information Security? Which topics would be on-topic on one of these sites ...
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Overlap with Computer Graphics (programming)

Proposal: Visual effects and computer graphics In what areas would this differ from Computer Graphics (which is about to enter public beta)? That site is for computer graphics programming questions. ...
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Can the group include rovers

Proposal: DIY Drones Can this also include rovers?
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Q&A site for OpenStack open-source cloud computing platform

OpenStack is a free and open-source software cloud computing platform. It is primarily deployed as an infrastructure as a service (IaaS) solution. The technology consists of a series of interrelated ...
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Academy / StackOverflow Meta… What's the difference? [duplicate]

Proposal: Stack Overflow Academy After reviewing some of the example questions I don't quite see the difference between Academy and StackOverflow Meta. Perhaps someone could explain the difference?
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Mechanical Engineering followers should give their support to the pre-existing Engineering proposal

Proposal: Mechanical Engineering is a subset duplicate of Engineering. See also a related discussion concerning the Civil Engineering proposal, and the important discussion: How can a single QA for ...
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What does this proposal offer that wouldn’t be handled by Tex.SE or Puzzling.SE?

Proposal: TeX and friends - Challenges and puzzles The proposal defines itself as TeX and friends - Challenges and puzzles Proposed Q&A site for people who want to propose TeX/LaTeX ...
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Civil Engineering is already covered by Engineering

Proposal: Civil Engineering is a subset duplicate of Engineering Getting behind an active proposal is a better option than trying to create a new one :)
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This proposal be only for Sitecore development purposes

Proposal: Sitecore This proposal should be updated to be only for Sitecore development purposes and Questions related to Programming in Sitecore and API about Sitecore or other open source modules ...