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They Typst proposal has been closed

Questions surrounding the Typst proposal encouraged us to examine the support for the proposal and whether it was being propped up by sock activity. When I examined the supporter activity, it became ...
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Is a radar chart more effective than separate bar charts for visually understanding different profiles?

One of the typical use case for a radar chart is for profiling of datasets that comprise of several characteristics that can't be easily compared. The idea is that when you plot these characteristics ...
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Email Verification problenm

I want yesterday to the Area 51 site to purpose a new website, but I didn't get my email verification. it has been 12 hours, since I click on send email.
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When will typst proposal be closed?

Proposal: Typst In here a mod has said the proposal will be closed: When will that actually happen? It's already been a while.
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Is the "Typst" proposal legit?

Proposal: Typst 69 followers in 4 days is a lot (the quickest I've ever seen), and among the 'recent followers,' only one person is a member on other SE sites. Although many of the questions seem ...
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Minimum upvoted questions for a successful proposal?

What is the minimum upvoted questions a proposal needs to have in order to progress in the Stack Exchange staging process?
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What makes a proposal a duplicate?

When I made a proposal for Minecraft, it was listed as a duplicate of the Gaming site. Despite this, there are a whole lot of sites about programing such as Software Engineering, Theoretical Computer ...
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How can I find a previous proposal that was closed?

I participated in a proposal about 5 years ago on the mainframe (I believe that was the name that was submitted). I cannot find the previous proposal. Is there a list of prior proposals that is ...
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Is there any appetite for a Stack based on AI Art?

Currently, the arts and crafts stack specifically forbids questions regarding "non tangible" art, and there doesn't seem to be a place in any of the technology related stacks relating to AI ...
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PLDI's current chat room

Proposal: Programming Language Design and Implementation Quick post, noticed there's not anything linking to our chat room on the proposal itself. Here it is: https://chat.stackexchange.com/rooms/...
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What do I do if I have no community/organization when making a proposal?

I'd like to make a Wiccan/Pagan Witchcraft Stack Exchange, but I have no community/organization to link to in the proposal form. Is there someone willing to help me? Also, why do you need a community/...
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Would I be in the right place if I wanted to make a Wiccan/Pagan Witchcraft Stack Exchange?

I was looking for a Wiccan Stack Exchange, but I didn't see any, so I'd like to make one. However, even though there's Islam/Christian/Buddhism/etc. Stack Exchanges I also didn't see a religion-...
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Congratulations to Programming Language Design and Implementation on completing the Commitment phase!

Proposal: Programming Language Design and Implementation Programming Language Design and Implementation has collected the necessary number of commitments to proceed to the Private Beta phase, where ...
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Should amateur rocketry be included?

Proposal: Model Rocketry Model rocketry generally sticks to solid-fuel engines like Estes motors Amateur rocketry also includes liquid-fueled motors Should this proposal be expanded to include amateur ...
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Should we allow ChatGPT generated example questions?

This is going to happen as some point that someone asks ChatGPT to make a sample question for a proposal (I tried for Model Rocketry, it gave a reasable question). Should this be allowed?
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Should this still exist?

Proposal: Moderators This proposal only has 4 visits a day. It only has 567 total questions. It has an average of 0 questions per day. it has been in beta for 8+ years. Is there someway/should this be ...
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The FAQ update: Answer the frequently asked questions!

My apologies for the misunderstanding of the FAQs before submitting the Stack Exchange proposal on Area 51. However, I had difficulty getting a grasp of what was expected, from the first to the ...
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Should we allow questions about other parts of the software toolchain?

Proposal: Programming Language Design and Implementation Compilers are, of course, only one part of the software development toolchain. There are other tools that are language-adjacent, such as ...
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Will questions about building and maintaining a programming language's community or contributors be allowed?

Proposal: Programming Language Design and Implementation Basically what is says on the tin. On CGCC we have a couple of questions about golfing language design, one of which partially focuses on what'...
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Why is my identicon different on this site from that on other SE sites?

This is more or less the same question as Why is my identicon different on Area 51? All the other sites share a single identicon, but the answer there hasn't worked since 2015. What do I need to do to ...
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Would a stack in laser engraving be counted as an art or a technology?

Sack exchange has a stack for 3D printing, but it doesn't have one for the similar topic of laser engraving. One is an additive tool, the other is a subtractive tool, so it's logical that there should ...
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How does "Programming Language Design and Implementation" overlap with existing SE communities?

Proposal: Programming Language Design and Implementation I've chatted with a few of the users behind this proposal in chat (and internally with other members of the Community Management Team), and ...
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Should we allow questions about the procedure of creating programming languages?

Proposal: Programming Language Design and Implementation Should we allow questions about how to start when creating languages, how to plan the design process and set up a compiler/interpreter? Even ...
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What is a programming language?

Proposal: Programming Language Design and Implementation I saw a question about esolangs, which mentioned that ... Esoteric languages are still programming languages ... But what are programming ...
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Why are so many example questions downvoted?

Proposal: Programming Language Design and Implementation I've looked at the example questions of this proposal, and noticed that about a third of them have downvotes. Curiously, a lot of the downvoted ...
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Are more people having trouble signing up and voting on the agriculture proposal?

Proposal: [Agriculture][1] I'd like to find a solution to get my community on board. It seems that three out of four people trying to sign up are running into a bug. Please let me know in the comments ...
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Is the process for creating for creating a new site broken?

I want to start agriculture.stackexchange.com. I created a quick document to describe the process and shared it with a handful of influencers from different communities. The initial enthusiasm quickly ...
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Should we allow questions on literature about programming language design/implementation?

Proposal: Programming Language Design Currently we've had multiple questions posted asking for recommendations of books, blogs, or other resources relating to our site's topic, including: What ...
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Should we rename our site to include "and implementation"?

Proposal: Programming Language Design (and Implementation? :p) Following up on a brief discussion in chat, it seems that people would support including programming language implementation in our site'...
Radvylf Programs's user avatar
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Should questions about design decisions in existing languages be on-topic?

Proposal: Programming Language Design Why did language <x> choose to have feature <y>, a closed question as of when this was posted, has spawned a long discussion in its comments about ...
Radvylf Programs's user avatar
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Should "should" questions be allowed?

Proposal: Programming Language Design We've currently got a lot of questions formatted as "should I/my language [...]", such as: Should I have the concept of a "statement" ...
Radvylf Programs's user avatar
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Strange pattern in voting

Proposal: Programming Language Design Every question that has received more than 5 votes was submitted over a 2 day period, November 17 and 18. Very few of the questions submitted in the last 6 weeks ...
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Are questions about reimplementing languages that's made by others, on topic?

Proposal: Programming Language Design Are questions about reimplementing languages that's made by others, on topic? (Title) Examples: Questions about adding new monads/dyads to a golfing language. ...
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Will another proposal for Stack Overflow in another language be acceptable now?

I am considering creating a Stack Overflow in Thai proposal on Area 51. I did some research, and this post from March 2020 is the most recent information I can find about proposals for new non-English ...
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A mostly opinion-based site?

Proposal: Programming Language Design The subject of this proposed site seems to encourage questions that are a bad fit for Stack Exchange. Indeed, most of the (as-of-writing) top-voted sample ...
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Are questions regarding implementation of existing languages on topic?

Proposal: Programming Language Design In this meta post "Should both language design and language implementation be on-topic?" @curiousdannii said: Questions about implementing existing ...
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Should both language design and language implementation be on-topic?

Proposal: Programming Language Design Programming language design and programming language implementation are very different things. While there isn't really a good home on the SE network for language ...
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Should esoteric programming language design be included?

Proposal: Programming Language Design Title. Esoteric programming languages (though recreational) are still programming languages that go through the same design process as non-esoteric programming ...
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Will questions about graphical/low code languages be on topic for language design

Proposal: Programming Language Design Basically title. If people are developing languages like unreal blueprints, scratch, lowcode etc. would these questions be on topic? Specifically if these ...
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Do we want questions that are less technical and more UX-related?

Proposal: Programming Language Design The vast majority of the high-scoring questions at the moment are about the technical side of programming language design (how do I implement ...). Many of them ...
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Will PLD allow list questions?

Proposal: Programming Language Design What are common ways to optimise an interpreted language? has been closed, as not constructive. After some discussion in chat, I think it would probably be best ...
Radvylf Programs's user avatar
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I have fought Area 51's signup system, and won... but at what cost?

I'm a Stack Exchange user of a few years and was recently pointed at the Area 51 proposal for a Programming Language Design SE. So I tried to sign up to express my interest in supporting such a site. ...
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Are 5 users willing to Follow a proposal for ebikes.stackexchange.com?

There seem to be a lot of ebike-related questions that involve information about not only bicycles, but also electrical engineering, and even mechanical engineering. I'm not much on social marketing ...
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Why our proposal was deleted even though we met initial requirements?

I've just noticed our proposal "Flow visualization" was deleted. I have two questions. Why I wasn't notified? We met initial requirements: 5 questions and 5 upvotes within the first 3 days. ...
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Seed community for a proposal doesn't have other StackExchange accounts (and have never heard of SE before), what to do?

Hello dear Area51 community. We've faced a difficulty with the proposal. The majority of the initial community of people with whom I created the proposal doesn't have another SE account and had never ...
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Can I ask here if a site is a good idea?

If I have an idea for a site, but want feedback from other SE users before building the community and officially submitting a proposal on Area 51, is it okay to ask here?
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Do I have to start a community off SE to submit a proposal?

If I want to start a site about XYZing, do I have to start an XYZing community myself before submitting the proposal, or is it okay for me to join an existing XYZing forum and post about the ...
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Research about minimum requirements in beta sites

When a proposal goes to beta, there are some minimum activity requirements. In specific, 10 questions per day on average 90% answered is a healthy beta 150 users with 200+ rep 2.5 answers per ...
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Banner still visable on the Solana proposal

Proposal: Solana The banner saying that the beta is starting July 12th is still visible even thought the beta has started.
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How to deal with existing questions when new site gets approved

Proposal: Spryker Suppose we manage to get the proposed Spryker Site approved. How would we collect and steer already existing Spryker related questions to the new site? There are already some fine ...
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