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What to expect in the Emacs private beta

Background It's a bit unusual for us to write about an upcoming private beta. Most proposals struggle to get critical mass, so beta periods tend to be the culmination of months of community building. ...
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So this is “Code Review” but to sister with the Electronics.SE site?

Proposal: μ-Stack Overflow + Code Review sounds like a mimic of CodeReview.SE for Electronics.SE. Is that correct? If so, I think it sounds pretty cool.
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A particular proposal for area 51: joining effort to influence the real world

Please, be patient and flexible and also feel free to improve this questions. I would like to explain the strong reason which leads me to write this few lines here. And what I ask you is if you feel ...
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Cartoons and Web Comics

I don't know about American English but in the UK a "Cartoon" can be either printed or an animated video. To me there seems to me to be an obvious relationship between the Proposal: Cartoons and the ...
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Can we referral-link to a specific question in a proposal?

We all know that we can make a referral to our proposal with the 'share' URL. If the proposal's URL was http://area51.stackexchange.com/proposals/12345/proposal-name, the referral URL would be ...
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Can Gamification be Detrimental? [on hold]

Proposal: Gamification This has been discussed from a UX point-of-view, but I am quite interested in finding out facts based on the Gamification point-of-view. Can Gamification be detrimental?
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If I want to combine my proposal to another existing proposal what should I do?

I realized that my proposal can be combine to this proposal to make a good Q&A site for hacking. However, what should I do? Do I need to chat with the user who proposed the "HackOverflow", do I ...
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director specific site; where would you start

I'm curious whether there would be interest in director-specific stackexchange sites (or what the process would even be). Something like hitchcock.stackexchange.com? I have looked at ...
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*BSD is already covered by Unix.SE

Proposal: *BSD Why should it be splintered-away from Unix.SE?
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Did Joel Spolsky just renounce “merging season”?

Proposal: Emacs I see that @JoelSpolsky (founder of StackExchange) just committed to the Emacs.se proposal. A few years ago @JoelSpolsky wrote a blog post called Merging Season in which he ...
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Relationship of Open Science to Open Data?

Proposals: Open Science and Open Data There is an existing beta called Open Data. It's been around for about 16 months, and looks like it could use a hand in generating critical mass. I'm not an ...
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Study Abroad is already covered by Expatriates

Proposal: Study abroad The existing site "Expatriates" already covers studying abroad, and has 110 questions on that subject. I don't believe it is necessary to have a separate site.
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How long does it take to go from 100% committed to Beta? [duplicate]

Worldbuilding has been 100% commitment for a week or so now, and is up to 212 members. How long should it take after a proposal has 100% commitment before the Beta starts? (I know this has been ...
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This, like all other game-specific proposals (include a few Minecraft-only ones) are already amply covered

Proposal: Feed The Beast is distinctly on-topic and covered at Gaming.SE This could only serve to drain audience from an existing site and splinter the community
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Technical questions

Proposal: Mobile Devices Should technical questions be on topic for this site? I stumbled upon this proposal while searching for a better place for a question like this one asked at Android ...
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Why there is no an “Education” category?

On Area 51 I can find Professional, Science, Art categories but nothing about Education. Am I wrong? Or all education stuff must be into the Science slot? For example a problem solving site based on ...
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There is already Unix and Linux, then why separate Debian?

Proposal: Debian There is Unix and linux which work perfectly, then what is requirement of splitting?
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Shall Metaphysics also handle all matters regarding occultism and the esoteric?

The proposal description says for those interested in the metaphysics, extrasensory perception (ESP), metaphysical cosmology, paranormal, energy manipulation, psychokinesis, occult abilities, ...
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Does this overlap with Health SE?

How does the Medicine proposal differ from the Health proposal? Are there questions that you'd like to be able to ask that would off-topic in Health?
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Scope Already covered on StackOverflow

Proposal: C Programming The entire scope of this site is on topic at Stack Overflow So there is really no need for another site
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Isn't this really, really localised?

Proposal: Italians in Sweden Not just people in Sweden, but specifically Italians in Sweden. How many Italian expatriates live in Sweden?
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Italians in Sweden should be part of Expatriates

Proposal: Italians in Sweden Why would 'Italians in Sweden' not be part of the Expatriates site? it would have the advantage of also allowing you to ask questions about Italians anywhere.
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This proposal & Physics.SE

Proposal: Low Temperature Experiment Physics currently allows for questions on experiments (tag info links): experimental physics experimental techniques experimental technology with about 870 ...
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Shouldn't it say “Emacs and Elisp (Emacs Lisp)”? Should we make Elisp questions explicitly on-topic?

Proposal: Emacs Elisp questions are always relevant to Emacs, e.g. It is hard to ask an elisp question that is not related to Emacs. I think they should be explicitly on-topic on emacs.SX, and new ...
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Guys ask Sitecore questions and spend your votes on questions here

Proposal: Sitecore One of the best things that early followers can do, is to put down some good questions on the proposal. Everybody who visits this proposal has a chance to see the some ...
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how to switch js file in firebug by using mozrep.el [closed]

install firebug on firefox press F12 to show the firebug panel press "Script" tab, you can see there is dropdown to switch the current javascript to debug I hate switch js manually, how to do it in ...
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How do we (if at all) draw the line between built-in emacs features and user-written packages?

The emacs mentality encourages everyone to solve the problem they have, scratch their own itches. So there's a lot of existing user-written solutions out there. Should we mark a preference for ...
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Royal Enfields are a subset of Motorcycles

Proposal: Royal Enfield would be covered by the proposal Motorcycles Wouldn't it be better to get behind that proposal instead of such a hyperfocused proposal?
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Why would this subject be specific enough to be separate from Arqade / Gaming StackExchange?

Proposal: Super Smash Brothers This subject is already covered as part of Arqade. See Game Specific sites for a more in depth discussion of why having a separate site isn't a good thing.
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Looking for Ideas for Example Questions?

Proposals: Secularism and Atheism Since both proposals have a low number of example questions given the number of followers, I dug up the data dump from the old, failed Atheism SE site. I've parsed ...
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Combine *Nonprofit Advancement* and *Non-Profit Fundraising*

I suggest we combine Nonprofit Advancement and Non-Profit Fundraising. Maybe call it "Non-profit Advancement and Fundraising"
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Why do we need a separate site for Emacs?

Proposal: Emacs Emacs is on topic at SuperUser, with over 1350 questions asked and answered. Why would we need or support a separate site? Are there any questions proposed that would not be on topic ...
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How does removing upvote on Area51 influence karma and badges?

Frequently, on a51, as I see example question reach 10 upvotes, I move my vote to one of the more "underappreciated" questions - my rationale is that while one new user can bring 5 questions from 9 to ...
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What distinguishes “Evidence Based” from other science proposals?

What should be the characteristics of the proposal “Evidence based” that make it different from other scientific SE proposals and sites?
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Duplicate of Leadership?

Proposal: Managing People This proposal seems to be almost the same as the proposal Leadership. Is there any notable difference between the two?
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How can we differentiate?

Proposal: Agile Project Management There are: 707 Agile Questions on Programmers.SE 1018 on StackOverflow 333 on ProjectManagement.SE What sort of questions can an agile site define as on topic ...
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Is Philosophy of Science on topic on History of Science and Mathematics?

Proposal: History of Science and Mathematics There was a previous History of Science proposal, but I don't know what happened to it. On that proposal, there was a discussion about whether the ...
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Suggested rename

Proposal: Agile Project Management Can we rename this proposal to simply "Agile"? We want to clearly differentiate ourselves from the project management site, having a near duplicate title won't ...
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Management is already covered by Workplace.SE

Proposal: Managing People is on-topic at Workplace.SE How does this proposal differ?
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Vaastu is a type of Architecture … and should be in the Architecture proposal

Proposal: Vaastu would better serve Architecture rather than being its own proposal. Why not strengthen an existing proposal instead of starting a new one?
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Sub-topic of Personal Productivity?

Proposal: Fighting Laziness It seems to me like this is a sub-topic of Personal Productivity which is already in beta.
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Where is follow-up for medical Q&A proposal site?

Existing Medical has been closed after 1+ Year in Definition or Commitment. Is there any existing follow-up restart of that proposal? Proposal: Medical
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Duplicate of StackOverflow

Proposal: Think Swift All programming languages are on-topic at StackOverflow. There's no need for a separate site for one specific language.
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What about 'Scalable Backend Stack'?

I think having a site, dedicated to the backend development is a good idea; however the name of it should be more specific, for a specific cause. So it doesn't look like we get users from other sites ...
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Is this 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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Is this sufficiently covered in Politics SE

Proposal: Local Government Would it be more appropriate to use the local-government tag at politics.SE?
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security.stackexchange.com

If you're talking about security hacking, a stack already exists with tags for cracking, fuzzing, pentest, etc. If you're talking about nebulous cool tech "hacking", I refer to this blast from the ...
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Should Aliens be included in this?

Proposal: Zombies and other supernatural beings Should aliens be included as part of horror stories, folklore, etc? Not as scientifical/sci-fi facts.
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Don't forget to link your Area 51 account to your other network accounts

Please be aware that your Area 51 account is not automatically linked to your other Stack Exchange accounts. Your reputation on the Exchange contributes to the progress of this proposal, so be sure to ...
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Why shouldn't there be a specific Laravel forum?

Proposal: Laravel You are missing the point of Robert's posting. What he means is: "There is already a StackExchange forum for Laravel, and it's called StackOverflow". The community has been through ...

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