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Approximately what size community is required to start a proposal? [duplicate]

When going to create a new proposal for a site, one of the fields is "Please link to the organization or website organizing this effort". It further specifies: "If you do not yet have a ...
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Are theorem proving challenges or code review questions on-topic?

Proposal: Proof Assistants Again it's probably better to ask in the site's meta, but I'm curious about others' opinions and thoughts on this. Theorem proving challenges Informally speaking, I'm ...
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Process for shutting down a proposal

I just saw that Bible Applications was shut down by JNat as a duplicate of Biblical Hermeneutics with the notice that “This subject is already well-covered by a live Stack Exchange site. We generally ...
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Are automatic theorem provers on-topic?

Proposal: Proof Assistants One of the suggested names for Proof Assistants SE is provers, which is currently getting a lot of popularity due to being simpler than proof-assistants (with or without ...
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What is "Metaverse"?

Proposal: Metaverse Wikipedia lists a half-dozen articles under the heading of "metaverse", and none of them seems like a good match for the example questions that have been asked. What is ...
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Should people be required to link to a protocol when asking for debugging help?

Proposal: Synthetic Biology There is lots of variation between labs/practitioners on how to execute even common protocols. Thus, if people are asking for help on a protocol, it may be problematic to ...
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Why do we need a SynBio.SE when we already have Bio.SE, Bioinformatics.SE and researchgate?

Proposal: Synthetic Biology I'd like to know what the response is to the elephant in the room: why do we even need a SynBio SE in the first place? Researchgate already provides a Q&A site for ...
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Is it good for AI.SE to overlap significantly with other SE sites? Should the amount overlap be reduced?

Proposal: Artificial Intelligence I have a few concerns about the AI proposal. 1. The site content doesn't match the description. The AI.SE proposal has the description Beta Q&A site for ...
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How much 'commitment' is needed from organization?

The propose new site process asks for "Please link to the organization or website organizing this effort:" How much is that "we want to see a definite group of people who will take part&...
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How is ProgramErrors different from Stack Overflow?

Proposal: ProgramErrors The description of this proposal is: Proposed Q&A site for who doesn't like StackOverflow spamming, Copied questions, etc. What exactly does that mean in terms of scope? ...
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Can we have a SE site for energy information system?

I'm working on a regional project that deals with energy data collecting and reporting. There are lot of sources including the International Energy Agency (IEA) website, however for people who are new ...
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Proposal about culture bias or culture difference?

I encountered the concept of culture bias years ago and I found that really matters when I went abroad. For example, showing knowledge may seem offensive, especially in front of the elderly. ...
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Proposal: Web design Q&A

I always have questions to do with web design considering the amount of frameworks out there that you can use, its massive! This site could be for questions ranging from React to bootstrap, HTML to ...
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Are military drones on-topic?

Proposal: Drones and Model Aircraft As a total nobody, I mostly hear about drones in the news in military drone strikes. I thus guess that this site will end up with questions about military drones. ...
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Should questions about legality be on topic?

I anticipate quite a few questions like "Can I fly a drone above roads in Xyzia?" and "What is the legal distinction between a drone and a model aircraft in Canada?" Should these be on-topic? ...
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When there should be separate site for certain Linux distribution?

There's AskUbuntu site, but users of other distros have to use Unix & Linux, marking their questions with 'distribution name' tags. How people know when there should be separate site for their ...
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Should questions asking for support for a specific software suite or firmware be on-topic?

Proposal: Drones and Model Aviation This proposal has a number of example questions that amount to "How to do X in Y software suite?" Some of these might be better suited to the specific product's ...
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How does the topic of this site differ from Aviation, Electric Engineering and Robotics?

Proposal: Drones and Model Aviation As per the title, how would this site's content differ from a mixture of: Aviation (for everything related to flying, aerodynamics, regulations, etc) Electrical ...
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A site to ask science questions (physics, chemistry, etc.)

I understand that it would be great to create a portal for the science area and ask questions that many of us ask ourselves and almost none of us have the answers.
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Would a "Gender and Sexuality Studies" site be useful?

I'm tempted to propose a "Gender and Sexuality Studies" site. However it says... If you do not yet have a community organized, ready and eager to build your site, please do not submit this ...
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memes.stackexchange.com

I am proposing memes@stackexchange.com for the sake of discussing and living with memes. What we do here: Explaining what memes and internet jokes have behind them. Asking and answering the context ...
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How can this proposal be clearly distinguished from Chemistry, Physics, Computational Science, ...?

Proposal: Materials Modeling At the time of writing, most of the questions proposed so far fit very well within the scope of existing sites (not only one of them, but two or more). I wonder what ...
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Segregating questions between two SE sites (Stack Overflow and proposed site)

I wanted to expand on my earlier question. SAP's proprietary programming language, called ABAP, is represented on Stack Overflow in very small proportions. Yet ABAP code questions could belong there. ...
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Would it make sense to have a dedicated story identification SE?

Context: I am a regular contributor to the Sci-FI & Fantasy SE. Every day, the feed is literally filled to the brim with people asking questions to the tune of "Can someone help me identify ...
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In what category should I propose Marketing & Advertisement?

I want to add "Marketing & Advertisement" as a proposal. Problem is, that there are a lot of different use cases and questions for this subject for example: Questions about Marketing strategies ...
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Stack site for AWS (Amazon Web Services)?

I have been thinking that AWS (Amazon Web Services) is a massive technology and maybe deserves its own site. I want to start a discussion to see if we should just let AWS be discussed in Stack sites ...
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Seeding our proposal with "Frequently Asked Questions"?

We are a large community and think we have what it takes get Stack Exchange proposal through Area 51 and to Beta Launch. Most of our community is not familiar with Stack Exchange, but we do have a ...
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Is anyone interested in creating a Q&A for Greek language & Usage? [duplicate]

I think that the Greek would make a good addition to the Stack Exchange culture. In my opinion, Greek is a rich language and there are also some schools in various countries which teach Greek to ...
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Is there truly no way to get around the "No shopping" rule?

I frequently find myself searching tens of hours for products with certain specifications. In many cases, I have to order and return several products due to insufficient manufacturer information; in ...
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Would a NEW community based on this [current tag] be welcomed?

I'm certain StackOverflow is the only place where Git questions would end up on this network. I would like to propose the creation of a new site: Git.SE, where questions regarding implementing, using ...
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How must I follow this newly created proposal?

I am a new contributor to Area 51. A user by the name of @TheSimpliFire recently formed a new proposal of a Q&A site called Math Challenges "for enthusiasts wanting to create and share their own ...
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"Formal Math" - Do you allow sites that don't follow the usual Stack Exchange protocols?

Following discussion with trusted colleagues I am thinking about setting up a site for working on formalized mathematics. To quote John Harrison: It is generally accepted that in principle it’s ...
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Would it be a better idea to propose "Indian Languages"?

I remember that there was a proposal like "Indian Languages" may be deleted due to inactivity. And there was a question like "support Indian Language proposal instead of initiating separate" which ...
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Do Diku and Merc MUD creation and design questions belong in an existing site?

I have been playing a particular MUD since 2003, have logged over 15k hours doing so, and have been playing with the idea of building my own. The only issue is that there is limited information to be ...
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Is there a Community about RHEL/CentOS/Fedora? [closed]

There is a Community Ask Ubuntu And Elementary OS. Is there a Community about RHEL/CentOS/Fedora? In the past I asked question about Fedora/CentOS/RHEL on Unix&Linux Community. But when I read ...
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Problem with the crypocurrency community

This question arises from here where the OP discusses about rushed proposals, in this case for the cryptocurrency IOTA. My question is of a slightly similar nature in that it focuses on blockchain in ...
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Would it be appropriate to create a proposal for a narrowly defined technology?

A company called Parallax, Inc (I am not affiliated with them) makes an electronic product named the "Propeller" or more formally, "P8X32A". It is a microcontroller and is aimed at electronics ...
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Can I Use Someone Else's Question for a Site Proposal?

I see that if you are going to start a proposal for a site, you must have five example questions to get it going. While I probably have five questions of my own I could use, I am wondering if it is ...
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Stack Overflow (in Polish) [duplicate]

I'm sure there is strong Polish community on SE and other pages. Maybe we start with SO as there is most question about coding and other issue. Not everyone speaks and writes perfect in English. For ...
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How would it be if a SE site is created on Bangla (=Bengali) language?

(Originally asked at SE Meta) Bangla (Eng. Bengali) is a language common in Bangladesh and part of India (West Bengal) with a rich history of literature and cultural heritage. How would it be; if ...
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What benefits will Scratch.SE provide to the Scratch community above and beyond the official Scratch forum?

Proposal: Scratch Scratch already has a forum at its home site, here. What additional benefits would the existence of Scratch Stack Exchange provide to the Scratch community, that would more than ...
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Is there interest in a general "Semitic languages" site?

Proposal: Hebrew Language Proposal: Arabic language (اللغة العربية) Both of these proposals have been proposed before but were closed, and are now only in the definition phase. Moreover, it's a pity ...
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Why different SE sites do not merge than their broader analog appears?

There are already sites for Bitcoin and Ethereum. Now emerges new site about all of the Blockchains. I have seen such situations many times, but as far as I have seen sub-sites do not join in to more ...
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What questions will be on-topic at Google?

Proposal: Google Earlier this year, there had been a question asking "What will be the main contents of 'Google'?". From this, we got an answer coming to the conclusion that Google does not have a ...
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What questions should be on topic for Quantum Computing?

Proposal: Quantum Computing This is taken (with minor edits) from an old discussion post I had for the Quantum Computers proposal after it closed and before it was deleted; the question links are ...
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Do programming languages have a place within Conlang discussion, and why or why not?

Proposal: Constructed languages What sets programming languages apart from artificial ones? I feel like there are important connections here, but I can't put my finger on exactly what they might be. ...
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Site Scope / Name Conflict at Documentation/Technical Communication

Proposal: Technical Communication NOTE: As a newcomer to this proposal, I apologize for jumping in and kicking sand all over everything. But, I think this is really important to address now, before ...
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Can we have a Physical Science SE for people with low quality physics questions?

I have many questions dealing with Physics, but these questions were considered low quality contributions by Physics SE. I got my account suspended by them for 30 days on Christmas and when I was let ...
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Operating Systems Development

My proposal for creating a hobby OS Dev SE was closed as a duplicate of computer science SE. While I certainly don't agree with that, what should I expect to happen for proposing the same site but ...
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Will this site allow no-food vegan questions?

Proposal: Veganism & Vegetarianism Because reasons of being vegan or vegetarian varies, I wonder if questions that do not ask about food would be accepted. For example, is talking about "vegan ...
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