The Technology category includes proposals in subjects like computing, technology, gadgets, and electronics.

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What description should this proposal have?

Proposal: Digital Fabrication Currently this proposal has the following description: Proposed Q&A site for people interested in making physical things using computer controlled equipment, ...
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What should we call this proposal?

Proposal: Digital Fabrication Note: Now we are in Commitment, this questiuon has been superceded by Rework the name and description to more closely match original consensus Suggesting names Please ...
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Mathematica proposal has disappeared

The mathematica proposal at 89 commitments has disappeared without warning or trace. Why has it disappeared? And why without prior warning?
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Are Stack Overflow (in language x) proposals actually viable?

There are so many proposals entitled: Stack Overflow (in language x). Stack Overflow (in French) Stack Overflow (in German) Stack Overflow (in Bengali) Stack Overflow (in Hindi) Stack Overflow (in ...
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Translated Stack Overflow

There are quite a lot of proposals that want to provide a Stack Exchange site in another language. None of these sites seem to have gone very far into the commitment phase and there are a number of ...
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NEW! Vote for the Name of this Proposal. NOW!

Proposal: Maker Professionals Previously this was Fabrication & Manufacturing, which was concise and on-topic and didn't make distinctions between hobbyist or professional. The Maker ...
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Missing international features (revisited)

As for now, three international proposals are blocked and there's going to be a fourth one very soon (SO in Spanish) because international features are not available yet. Since a year has passed since ...
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How can we make the new proposal better for the reboot?

Proposal: Personal Manufacturing The original proposal had a number of problems, but mostly the slow progression to commitment and beta left the proposal with too few active supporters. With the ...
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Can a Stack-Overflow proposal in a different language be called xx.stackoverflow.com where xx is the language itself?

Desarrollo de Software en Español Stack Overflow (in French) Stack Overflow (in German) Stack Overflow (in Bengali) Stack Overflow (in Hindi) Stack Overflow (in Italian) Stack Overflow (in ...
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Rationale for other.stackexchange.com

Proposal: Other It seems rather often, and to the chagrin of many loyal Stack Exchange users and the entire community, that some questions have no place to go. See ...
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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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2answers
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Open source licensing should not be limited to software

Proposal: Open source licensing Currently, the proposal reads: Proposed Q&A site for people who want to use or publish open source software, and have questions regarding which license is ...
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1answer
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How long does this adaptation will take?

Proposal: Stack Overflow (in Portuguese) Somebody knows how long will it takes so that those "special characters tag" are created? Wouldn't it be simpler if it was released just as it is, and those ...
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Why limit this to TOR?

Proposal: Tor - online anonymity, privacy, and security Why not expand this proposal to other anonymizing networks - Freenet, I2P, and others?
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Number of questions for qualifying in commit stage

In most sites, it is requested to have 10 questions with score 10+ (apart from followers) to move to commit stage. Today I saw that 40 questions are required to cross. Whereas, available questions ...
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Any reason not to include Animation?

Proposal: 3D Graphics, Modeling & Applications Would it make any sense to change the title to "3D Graphics, Modeling and Animation"? Animation happens to be one of the most complex topics in ...
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A different Q&A

I would like to create a Q&A style site here that would be a little different. I was wondering if this would be something OK with StackExchange. This is how I imagine the site to be: People ...
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Why does SDL Tridion need its own Stack Exchange site?

Proposal: Tridion There is currently a very active and growing Tridion Community, but not one that really uses the current Stack Overflow site. On the last try only 30 posts come up with a search for ...
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Duplicate of Electronics and Stack Overflow

Proposal: Embedded Programming and Design is a duplicate of Stack Overflow and Electronics. Why does it need its own site?
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This proposal will reach Commit more quickly if people only put 10 votes on a question

This proposal would reach the Commit Phase a lot quicker if people evened their votes out so that each question only received 10 votes. If you've voted on a question with 20 or so votes, you can ...
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Stack site for “Office Suite” questions

I'm a user of Stack Overflow and also loosely follow Stack UX, Programmers, Gaming, and SuperUser. I've looked all over the place however for a Stack Site where I should ask Office Suite questions. I ...
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RE: Possible duplicate of Stack Overflow

My reading of the question "Why has a proposal for Zend Framework been closed?" is that if there's a community demand for the site, then it's okay for a sub-topic to become it's own site. What's not ...
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SharePoint Overflow: Is this site broad enough?

Proposal: SharePoint Overflow Is it really desirable to have a site on such a narrow subject? I mean: you can find more than 6000 questions about SharePoint on StackOverflow, and it seems to work ...
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Unfair commitment score

Proposal: Stack Overflow (in Portuguese) Hi, I don't think that "53/100 committers with 200+ rep on any other site" is fair, we have many people who would like to use any stack Q&A site but ...
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Many site proposals on project management and software development methods [closed]

Proposal: Kanban Proposal: Software Development Process Proposal: Agile Software Development Proposal: IT Management Proposal: Project Management There are many sites which deal with ...
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What can be done to get Smugmug into Beta?

Proposal: SmugMug Okay, I just posted a question on MSO, but I thought I'd post one here as well. What can we do to get this site into beta? There are 3 tactics which I can see working to get this ...
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Ridiculous Outcome for 3D Graphics site proposal

I can't believe this site wasn't given a chance in public beta. A domain that has millions of active participants, that is highly specialized and has tons of people who struggle day-in-day-out with ...
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How can we get people who follow a proposal in another language to also vote for questions?

Propuestas: Stack Overflow in Spanish Stack Overflow (in French) Stack Overflow (in German) Stack Overflow (in Bengali) Stack Overflow (in Hindi) Stack Overflow (in Italian) Stack Overflow (in ...
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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 will out of date accepted answers be handled?

Proposal: Software Recommendations One of the reasons "shop for me"-type questions are generally disallowed on SE sites is outlined well in Q&A is Hard, Let’s Go Shopping!: ..technology moves ...
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Which one to use: “Stack Overflow” or “Software Development” in the title?

Proposal: Stack Overflow (in Turkish) There's a confusion with the title of the local software development site proposals. The main confusion is in that: Should it involve the term "Stack Overflow" ...
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**Instructions for ALL Committers**

Thank you for deciding to follow Embedded 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 discussions, ...
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Could the definition for the SharePoint proposal be broadened?

We would like to move SharePoint Overflow to Stack Exchange via the Area 51 process. This proposal matches our site the best, however it describes a developer-only site. We are only interested in ...
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How do we draw the line between E-readers and general purpose tablets?

Proposal: E-books and E-book Readers I'm going to assume that this site won't be a clearing house for any question on any device that one might read a book on. Questions on reading apps are likely ...
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VC is already highly on-topic at SO

Proposal: Revision control. This was tried a couple years ago, and determined then to be on-topic at SO already. Examples: git, 25000+ svn, 15000+ version-control, 7000+ mercurial, 5000+ There ...
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What should the site name and URL be?

Proposal: Graphics Layer Architecture This proposal used to be called Computer Graphics Programming, but I decided to rename it to Graphic Layer Architecture, based on some input. What do you think? ...
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What should be the scope of the Arduino site?

Proposal: Arduino As the proposal moves forward, we should get down to discussing the site basics and scope. In my opinion, some of the base areas that the site should cover are : Arduino Family ...
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Would non-free CC licenses be on topic?

Proposal: Open source licensing The Creative Commons License Suite includes some which violate the FSF Four Freedoms, the OSI’s Open Source Definition, and the Debian Free Software Guidelines. ...
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What's wrong with EE?

Proposal: Arduino What's wrong with the Electrical Engineering site? Arduino is supported there.
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Should this proposal be merged with CG Artists proposal?

Proposal: Blender Stack Overflow works so well because it has users from loads of different programming languages. By merging the Blender proposal with the CG Artists proposal, we can get more ...
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User is using two accounts to commit to the proposal

Proposal: App Stores A user has submitted twice to the proposal. It's clearly the same user, or the avatar would be different. I don't think it is allowed to do that, even though the user doesn't ...
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A proposal only for newbies?

Proposal: Freshers Who will be the experts on this proposed site? StackOverflow already works for beginners. Is there a need to isolate them to a separate site?
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Unable to follow sites that have started private beta

I would like to be able to follow sites that have already started private beta, so that I get a notification in the mail when they are open to the public; as well as it appears in my profile. Why is ...
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Closed AI project

About a year ago the AI site was launched and closed after a short few days. http://area51.stackexchange.com/proposals/6607/artificial-intelligence I'd say the general reason is that we simply ...
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Is the reputation requirement during the commit phase too strict? [closed]

Proposal: Programmable logic and FPGA design My understanding is that the motivation for the reputation requirement during the commit phase is that the site is more likely to succeed if it has: ...
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What is the scope of Competitive Programming?

Proposal: Competitive Programming What is the scope of Competitive Programming? Does it includes questions on code-golfing or puzzles?
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How can we enourage our committers to be more active elsewhere in the Stack Exchange?

Proposal: Tridion As we already have more or less enough committers, the following phases rely on Enough people with at least 200 rep on 1 other SE site A smaller number of people who are active ...
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How can we get this proposal out of commitment and into beta?

Proposal: Personal Manufacturing At the moment, there is a relatively strong interest in this proposal (246 of 200 committers in total) however there is still too little interest from established ...
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What would a Digital Fabrication stack exchange site offer that couldn't be found on other resources on the web?

Proposal: Digital Fabrication How is the digital fabrication stack exchange site supposed to be any different from, or complement to, the myriad of other sites and forums out on the interwebz?
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Is the name the reason why attention is lacking?

Proposal: Repurpose This proposal was made because of the confusion of the term "hacker" and narrowed it down to just the repurposing definition of hacking, not the cybersecurity one. We cannot use ...