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Questions tagged [proposal-scope]

For discussing the scope of proposals.

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Should food decoration be on topic here?

Proposal: Arts and Crafts Should questions regarding cake or any food decoration be on topic on this site? What does the community think?
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Should the scope be expanded?

Proposal: Graphing Calculator 3D It might be a lot easier to gain traction if other brands of graphing calculators are on topic, e.g. TI products. Should the scope of this proposal be expanded to ...
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How does Atomic Coding still fit the Stack Exchange model?

Proposal: Atomic Coding There has been a dispute about whether Atomic Coding still fits the Stack Exchange model. Atomic Coding has already been closed by a mod because it would require "too much ...
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On proposals soliciting reviews, recommendations, comparisons, etc

"Software Recommendations" was created in a time when the sheer size of our software developer audience gave them the collateral to give this a shot. "Hardware Recommendations" later expanded on that ...
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Is overlap with GameDev SE a problem? — Advice from the first private beta

Proposal: Computer Graphics After it was announced that the first Computer Graphics private beta was closing, the community decided to make a new proposal. Prior to the site's closure, there was a ...
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Questions about math challenges, or general theory?

Proposal: Math Challenges All of the current example questions seem to be math problems posted for the entertainment of others to solve. Should it be on topic to ask not for solutions, but hints to ...
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English for Language Users

Proposal: English Language Learners My basic issue is that ELU is for linguists, etymologists, and (serious) English language enthusiasts. ELL is supposed to be for English learners And we still ...
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Is asking questions on personal health tests a good idea?

Proposal: Personal Health So the proposal's description ends with "here users can ask experts details about their conditions or symptoms." and already this seems like shaky ground. It's one thing to ...
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Text Book and Paper Recommendations

Can we ask questions looking for text book recommendations and suggestions for academic papers in certain fields of economics in the Economics proposal?
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Is the 'Yoga and Meditation' proposal really also about meditation?

Proposal: Yoga and Meditation The proposal name is 'Yoga and Meditation', but in the proposal description I only read about Yoga. There is no mention of meditation. Is this site really about both, or ...
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How would a device-specific site be better than a tag on a VR/AR/3D site?

Proposals: Oculus Rift, HTC Vive There’s already a proposal for a generic Virtual and Augmented Reality site. A specific device like the Oculus Rift or the HTC Vive would seem to be on topic there ...
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How to describe a new proposal that is likely to be successful on SE?

Area 51 is what it is, and it is not perfect, nor likely to be updated anytime soon. We have an FAQ but it does not really help to define what a viable or successful site might look like. There have ...
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This proposal is not a dupe

Proposal: French language I don't agree that this is a duplicate of 'correct French usage'. It's a more generic forum that covers that, and translations. It seems too granular to split French ...
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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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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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Creating research paper study groups

Proposal: Open Science I would like to know whether creating study groups for individual research papers will come under the scope of Open Science site? Actually my question is similar to :...
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How do I Inform Followers of a Related or Closed Proposal About a New Proposal Covering Their Topic?

I have created a new proposal, and it is a slightly wider scope than a related and closed proposal. I am certainly using channels outside of SE to promote the area51 proposal. Is there an ethical/...
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How can the proposal definition for Postgrad Mathematics be improved?

Right now, the proposal definition for this site says that it's for the questions that don't fit Mathematics and don't fit Mathematica. This isn't a good definition for a site, considering that a ...
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“Sales” is too broad a scope

Proposal: Sales What would this site's purpose be? Its current description is basically "Oh, it covers sales", but in what sense? This is quite a broad topic, so without more targetted specifics, ...
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Should Web Data be enlarged to cover all W3C and perhaps even IETF standards?

Proposal: Web Data I find it really difficult to work out how big a community should be. StackOverflow covers all languages yet most experts are experts in a very few tags and languages that appear ...
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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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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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Possible overlap of Empirical Research proposal with Cross Validated site

Proposal: Empirical Research Is all of this already covered sufficiently by the Cross Validated site? Until I checked its tags, I wasn’t aware that survey and experiment design would be on topic ...
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School Administration Proposal

Is there (or has there) already a site such as School Administration? I assume by School Administration it would be for administration professionals at all level of the school sector whether public or ...
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What about strategy questions related to cryptograms?

Proposal: Puzzling Would it be on topic to discuss strategies for solving simple-cypher puzzles, such as the cryptogram, theoretically, not "What's the meaning of [puzzle content]", but rather, "How ...
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A proposal scope?

I go straight. I think that there should be another website (xxxxx.stackexchange.com) where you can tell some symptoms for your disease and people with more information with biology may answer you. ...
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Is the scope of this proposal too broad?

Proposal: List of Websites Currently the scope of this proposal seems to include just about every topic under the sun (even the sun itself). Everything's on topic as long as questions ask for a list ...
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Difference between complex networks as science of ecosystems rather than a branch of physics portal?

Complex networks can be described as a sub-area of physics and mathematics, where you study how things entangle with each other. After Barabasi and Newman (in my personal point of view) complex ...
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In which category shall I put a proposal about comics and cartoons?

In which category to put a proposal about comics and cartoons? Perhaps in the "Culture" category?
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Creating Email Etiquette Proposal

Is it okay to create the email etiquette page? This page will be dedicated for all the email related topics, because now that we are in the information age being ignorant about proper email header, ...
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Data Science Proposal

Proposal: I think its good time to have a Data Science community. The basic goal is that people from different disciplines like health, education, economics, agriculture, advertisement, etc working ...