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What is the incentive for people or entities manipulating the system to support Stack Exchange Area 51 proposals?

According to this post from Stack Exchange staff member SpencerG: Questions surrounding the Typst proposal encouraged us to examine the support for the proposal and whether it was being propped up by ...
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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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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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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 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'...
Radvylf Programs's user avatar
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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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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'...
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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 ...
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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" ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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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If you are showing a rep of 51 or 151 you may have committed incorrectly. Make sure you link you SO account

Proposal: Solana Make sure you link your Stack Exchange accounts! It is very important that you link correctly or your participation will not count!
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Forum about UI Automation

Graphical User Interfaces will never lose their importance since most software is - at some end - supposed to be used by humans. Automating interactions with GUI's is a crucial activity in many modern ...
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Area 51 is no longer allowing individual blockchain, cryptocurrency, or web3 proposals

The web3 space is a fast-growing sector of the technology industry. We continue to hear about new blockchain or cryptocurrency-based technology that could change the way things are done. Before I ...
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History repeats itself (sometimes)

Proposal: Solana This proposal for Solana was opened almost directly after the other one (proposed by the same user) was closed for widespread voting fraud. Is there any historical precedence for this?...
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Substrate's finalized launch date, name, and URL

Proposal: Substrate The Substrate site is scheduled to launch into private beta on February 8, 2022. We want to thank you for your patience in dealing with the delay between the commitment phase ...
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Why has the Substrate proposal been closed?

Proposal: Substrate We have been waiting patiently for weeks for the Substrate StackExchange site to go live, and it seems now some automatic bot has closed the proposal. What happened? Is it our ...
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Will Substrate enter Private Beta simultaneously with the Proofs site? [duplicate]

Proposal: Substrate We've been told that the Proofs site will enter Private Beta in January 2022. I'm referring to it as "the proofs site" instead of "Proof Assistants" because the ...
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Who is the STOIC community?

Proposal: STOIC
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Could we use a Stack Overflow Collective for Proof Assistants?

Proposal: Proof Assistants Recently, Stack Overflow Collectives are introduced: https://stackoverflow.com/collectives/ There's a Go Lang Collective, for example, already with 14k users: https://...
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If you are showing a rep of 51 or 151 the commitment may not be linked to your main SO account

See the discussion here: If you are showing a rep of 51 or 151 you may have committed incorrectly Proposal: Substrate
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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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Is this a duplicate of FPGA and ASIC, with a more limited scope?

Proposal: openchipdesign Is this a duplicate (or a complete subset of) https://area51.stackexchange.com/proposals/125912/fpga-and-asic ? Seems like it to me, but I want to defer to others.
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Why doesn't this belong in electronics Stack Exchange?

Proposal: FPGA and ASIC This is already covered in Electronics.SE, which currently needs more traffic anyway. There is not enough support in Stack Overflow, nor in Electronics SE combined to even ...
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Go to Electronics.SE! [duplicate]

Proposal: FPGA and ASIC is a small subset already covered on Electrical Engineering Bring your questions there (or, perhaps, find them already answered)
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New RC Vehicle Stack Exchange Website?

Currently there is a website for "Drones and Model Aircraft", but I think that it would super helpful to have one that is for any remote control (RC) vehicles, if not all, than just for RC ...
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Is there a bug in the "total reputation" tab when committed users are shown?

Is there a bug in the "total reputation" tab? There is a "5k total rep" vs 56 shown for a username. Proposal: Elrond
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Why is there no shopware site proposal?

Shopware is the leading e-commerce platform in german speaking countries with a growing Europian user base. I am not able to find an existing site or proposal for Shopware and I would like to support ...
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When will Private Beta go live for Cardano?

Proposal: Cardano Based on this question about a site launch which happened at almost exactly this time last year, the private beta of Drones.SE went live two Tuesdays after the proposal reached 100% ...
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Ethical Hacking Exchange

I love ethical hacking and I am thinking about making an ethical hacking site; does this already exist apart from IT. I thought I would ask so that I do not make a mistake and waste time.
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Should we make a dedicated site for Scratch?

The Scratch project just keeps on growing, and it isn't programming, exactly, so Stack Overflow isn't really a good site for this. Should we make a dedicated site for it?
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What topics should the Cardano StackExchange proposal cover?

Proposal: Cardano Not sure what this proposal should cover. Stake pools, coding with specific Cardano ecosystem components, what else?
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How can we get the word out to commiters with 200+ rep on other stackexchange sites?

Lack of awareness amongst potential commiters with Cardano/Haskell/Plutus/Marlowe/Solidity skills is the current challenge. I have tried generating interest among a few communities, but the numbers ...
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