Questions tagged [proposal-scope]

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Faked Artificial Intelligence like in Game Development

Proposal: Artificial Intelligence Should algorithms that try to fake an intelligent impression with banal functionality behind be part of this new site? I think not since it is a different field and ...
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How will we treat questions like “Can you look over my contract?”

Proposal: Law I imagine it wouldn't be uncommon for someone to draft up a contract, or to be given one, and then come to Law.SE and ask "Does my contract look good?" or "What does this contract mean?"...
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DRM Removal in or out of scope

Would questions about non-commercial usage Digital Rights Management DRM removal be on topic? Without doubt, piracy type activity is out of scope. General discussion about DRM would seem to be in ...
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Only Media Wiki or all Wikis ?

Proposal: Wikis There are of course, a lot of Wiki software, out of which the most popular, is of course, the beloved MediaWiki (when writing that, I'm already using [[MediaWiki]] for links, instead ...
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Isn't AI on-topic on Computer Science?

Proposal: Artificial Intelligence The posts under the topics: machine learning, artificial intelligence, knowledge representation, natural language processing are on-topic on Computer Science. So, ...
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What kind of cosplay questions would be allowed?

Proposal: Anime & Manga The description for the proposed Anime & Manga SE states "Proposed Q&A site for anime fans, otakus, cosplayers, doujin producers, etc." Right now, the only sample ...
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Shareware Authors: Duplicate, not a real proposal, or? [closed]

Proposal: Shareware Authors When I look at the recently created Shareware Authors proposal and read its description: Proposed Q&A site for software developers who want to learn how to sell, ...
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Would SE consider a site that wanted to use the SE framework, but not implement the same rules and guidelines?

I would like to propose a site that is focused on a community rather than a topic, and that would follow slightly different rules than most SE sites. Would SE allow this? For example, a site for ...
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Anime: are in universe or out of universe (or both) types of questions allowed?

Proposal: Anime & Manga What "angle" should questions here have? Should they all be "in universe" questions which ask about specific anime? Are "out of universe" questions which don't ask about ...
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Pokemon cartoons: subset of Anime? [closed]

Proposals: Pokemon and 4kids translations of cartoons, Anime & Manga I'm not an expert in this area (or even a novice, to be honest) but my impression is that the Pokemon and 4kids translations ...
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Mathematical Biology: Biology, Math, or neither?

Proposal: Biology Musing about the biology proposal, and what I do most days, which could probably be best described as 'mathematical biology'. Lots of simulation work, epidemic models using ...
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The scope of nutrition group

Related to this question, I was wondering why nutrition group is limited to nutritionists and medical professionals. I think there is a need for anybody to ask questions about nutrition and get good ...
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Geoscience scope — include planetary, solar system, solar-terrestrial sciences?

Proposal: Geoscience Interpretations differ as to whether geosciences include space and planetary science. From the list of AGU journals or the 2012 list of EGU General Assembly sessions, it probably ...
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Should the target group and further information be included in the question title?

Proposal: Computer Science Educators After walking through some "Example Questions" of "Computer Science Educators" I wonder where the best position is to include the questions target group. For ...
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App Store shouldn't be just for mobile markets

Proposal: App Stores There's really no reason for App Store-related questions to just be for mobile developers as stated here. Whatever Microsoft calls their Desktop Marketplace, the Mac App Store, ...
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How would solutions that require software AND hardware fit into this proposal

Proposal: Hardware Recommendations Given that hardware recommendations are off-topic on Software Recommendations and it is assumed that pure Software Recommendations would be off-topic on this site, ...
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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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What about money?

Proposal: Sustainable Living Modern money is created via interest bearing debt. The only way to pay back that debt (which is larger than the original loan) is with new debt. Thus, debt grows ...
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Will this site allow other reduced-meat diets?

Proposal: Veganism & Vegetarianism Does this community have an interest in offering health advice, recipes, etc to encourage reduced meat diets such as pescetarian? Would these diets be ...
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Should Chinese Medicine and herbs be on topic?

Should Chinese Medicine and usage of herbs for health purposes be on topic? Proposal: Health
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Should candle making be permitted under “Arts & Crafts”?

Proposal: Arts and Crafts Since candles can be made by hand, this subject should be permitted in the Arts & Crafts proposal.
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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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Should proposals of language-specific versions of an existing Stack Exchange site be closed as duplicate?

I don't actually think they should, but I wanted to understand what the general opinion about those sites is. As a version of an existing site in a specific language would just contain questions that ...
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Permaculture and aquaculture questions on topic? [closed]

Proposal: Gardening and Landscaping Will the gardening site include other gardening related topics covered more broadly in permaculture and aquaculture? Would a question on raising chickens, water ...
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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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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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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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Darknet vs. I2P

Proposals: Darknet, I2P The I2P proposal, proposed two months ago and currently in commitment phase, appears like a natural subset of the Darknet posposal from one month ago which is currently in its ...
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Could someone clarify the criteria for questions being too technical (or off-topic) for Books.SE?

Proposal: Books I am confused as to whether asking for a book or list of books about a specific (very) technical subject would be off-topic or inappropriate. First, it says in the description of the ...
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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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DITA - Do we need a site for just this?

Proposal: DITA DITA is, for all intents and purposes, an XML file format that has a particular series of tools built around it. It's mainly used as a markup language for documents, with an ...
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Are microcontroller questions welcome?

Proposal: Embedded Programming and Design Would this SE by the go-to place for all uC questions? My expertise (what little there is) is in 8 bit micros and programming in C. It's difficult to gauge ...
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Anime: are questions on the entities behind productions on-topic?

Proposal: Anime & Manga Are questions on the entities behind anime productions on-topic? Anime studios Voice actors Authors Animators and graphical artists Directors
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It's on-topic on Deep Web, so please join the private beta

I'd like to highlight that I2P network is on-topic at Deep Web and it's already in private beta at: http://deepweb.stackexchange.com/ To access the site just go to the proposal page and follow the ...
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This would dilute traffic from CS and the DataScience sites

Proposal: Artificial Intelligence This proposal massively overlaps with the scopes of DataScience and ComputerScience. One is in beta and the other recently graduated. So, all it does is just ...
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Will I be able to discuss the technological aspects of “gamification”?

I am also active for "Programmers", and I would like to know if the "gamification" site will also cover the technological aspects, such as the development, usage, implementation or integration of ...
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Would questions about sex be on topic at Health?

Proposal: Health I ask this question as a discussion question rather than just posting an example question because I think the subject may require a fuller examination then can occur in the comments ...
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Is a topic covered by another proposal really supposed to be discouraged?

Let's say you have a topic. It's a broad topic. Someone comes along and makes an area 51 that covers a subsection of that topic. I see only a limited number of options Let the topic stay open ...
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Changing title and scope to be explicitly inclusive of IC design

Proposal: Programmable logic and FPGA design By votes, it's clear that there's support for explicitly including IC design for this proposal. Given that this proposal has taken a very long time to get ...
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A Q&A about strategy

I am deeply interested in strategy, primarily business strategy, but also other sorts of strategies. I guess that I need to be quite focused in the proposal to get it going so I first tried a proposal ...
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An official statement about how / if this is related to the existing SharePointOverflow.com is needed

Proposal: SharePoint Is this instead of the existing SharePointOverflow.com StackExchange 1.0 site or will SharePointOverflow.com be upgraded as part of this Area51 proposal?
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Merge to “Arms & Armor?”

Proposal: Safe & Secure I like this proposal, but perhaps due to too much exposure to old RPGs my brain keeps on trying to autoreplace "Safe & Secure" with "Arms & Armor." Which leads me ...
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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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Would math puzzles be on topic here?

Proposal: Puzzling Would Math puzzles - distinguished from Math homework problems, which can usually go on Math Stack Exchange - be on topic here? Example: Two perfect logicians, S and P, are told ...
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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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Suggested name change to Artificial Intelligence

Proposal: Machine Learning Machine Learning is a large enough sub-field of Artificial Intelligence, I figure we might as well change the name (+ description) of this proposal to Artificial ...
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Where does computational geometry sit?

I'm wondering on which site / proposal computational geomtry should sit? I'm not sure it has the critical mass to have a site all to it's self but I can see the need for a defined site where ...