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**Instructions for ALL Private Beta Members**

Thank you for deciding to commit to using Embedded Programming and Design. We are asking you to ask and answer at least 10 questions to fulfill your commitment. Also, please check the meta site of the ...
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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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Vota por las preguntas de ejemplo que tengan menos de 10 votos netos - Vote for the example questions with less than 10 net votes

Lo que nos falta al día de hoy para completar la fase de definición son votos por las preguntas de ejemplo que aún tienen menos de 10 votos netos. Puedes escoger entre las que ya están propuestas, y ...
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Lee las Preguntas Frecuentes de Area51 en Español - Read the Area51 FAQ in Spanish

Estimado visitante: ¡Gracias por tu interés en la propuesta! Visita Area51 – Preguntas Frecuentes (FAQ), donde encontrarás información en tu idioma sobre el funcionamiento de Area51 y de la red ...
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Please do not actually answer the proposed questions

Proposal: Personal Manufacturing It's important to note, being that this topic attracts a lot of people who may be unfamiliar with the StackExchange network, that the proposal is not for answering ...
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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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Why were the announcements removed?

Proposal: Stack Overflow in Spanish I was about to write a question about why Robert Cartaino replaced the announcments on this proposal with the message, and then I found this discussion on the ...
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People who are visiting this proposal's page! Please, notice this discussion

Proposal: Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry The commitment phase has just started. I've made you familiar with the whole process earlier. You just have two tasks in this phase. Commit to ...
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Why are Magento proposal followers not voting on or asking questions?

Proposal: Magento For anyone following this proposal with >= 1000 rep on Area51 (and can therefore see vote tallies), are there a significant number of downvotes? I'm wondering just how apparent it ...
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So few votes needed

Proposal: Big Data This proposal has enought people on it, and even have some questions with more than 15 votes. And just need few votes to move to the next phase... If just some of the downvoters ...
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Want to help get the SDL Tridion proposal to Beta stage?

If you have committed to the SDL Tridion proposal on Area 51 of the Stack Exchange website, and are interested in receiving occasional updates on the initiative, please enter your email address at the ...
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Web dev is covered on Stack Overflow and elsewhere

Proposal: Web Development is already on topic at Stack Overflow. It's also [somewhat] covered on several other SE sites. Why do we need yet another place to ask these questions?
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How many answers for Infinity?

On the digital fabrication proposal page,
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SAS — it is already here!

Proposal: SAS Programming Language This topic is quite active both on StackOverflow (in theory SAS programming) and on CrossValidated (in theory using SAS to do analysis/visualisation/science). I ...
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Are closely related topics (quantum communication, simulation, cryptography, etc) going to be on-topic here?

Proposal: Quantum Computing There are many areas of quantum information that are closely related to quantum computing. A few that come to mind are quantum simulation, quantum communication, quantum ...
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How to increase our chance to go to beta (or speed it up)

Proposal: CiviCRM It's been only one week since we started the commit phase and we already have almost 100 commiters. That's really great and it demonstrates that CiviCRM community is strong and ...
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ELEVEN01 progressed through definition stage too quickly

This proposal clearly has a lot of interest, but it has progressed too quickly for proper quality control to have gone on. Too broad: What are the main features of Eleven01 protocol? Where can I ...
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Wouldn't this be a duplicate of Stackoverflow?

Proposal: .NET Programming Every single question that could be on topic here would be on topic on stackoverflow, they even have a tag for it. This does not warrant a separate website.
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Computer hardware is on-topic at Super User already

Proposal: Computer Hardware Questions and Discussion is already amply covered by Super User. Why would there be a need for a competing site?
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Promoting the proposal on Quora

Proposal: Gamification Quora has rather active and large(4k+) user base for gamification so it would be an effective place to advertise the proposal. I wrote a short post about the proposal there. If ...
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Should Semantic Web proposal be renamed to Web Data?

Proposal: Semantic Web There is a lot of research on semantic web technologies in academia, deployment by buisiness, open source libraries, etc... So that term is well know. At the same time the W3C ...
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All of this is well on topic on Sound Design

Proposal: Synthesizer Patch Design https://sound.stackexchange.com/ This proposal is not needed. You already have a stack exchange for this.
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Isn't Terminal Tricks & Tips a subset of SuperUser?

Proposal: Terminal Tricks & Tips This proposal seems to me to be a subset of SuperUser. What is the benefit of having a separate Q&A site for it?
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Site name of (computing) hardware recommendations and longevity of answers

Proposal: Hardware Recommendations The proposal should clarify that it's about computing hardware, not home improvement. Anyway, since computing hardware goes obsolete on a regular basis, I don't ...
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Please remember to vote on and propose example questions!

Proposal: Engineering We have reached one hundred users! However, we have only 46 example questions, and total votes cast come to around 230. With a hundred users we could have 500 of each! So ...
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More Recommendation questions needed

Proposal: Software Recommendations We have a lot of followers, but I noticed that many don't upvote / add questions. We still need more good and specific questions. Please add ones if you did not use ...
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Ask questions like “which team will win the match”

Proposal: Bet on Bat "Ask questions like 'Which team will win the match'" Questions like that would be calling for discussion and speculation, and so would be off topic. Nothing wrong with a forum ...
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Artificial Intelligence & Robotics progresses to next stage

Proposal: Artificial Intelligence & Robotics Artificial Intelligence & Robotics has reached Commitment Stage We are keen to get more Machine Learning and Computer Vision commitments on board....
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Already covered by Server Fault?

Proposal: iSeries Server specific topics should already be sufficiently covered on serverfault.com
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Duplicate of SuperUser?

Proposal: IT Support looks a lot like what Superuser already is doing.
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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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Is “Programming Languages” a duplicate of “StackOverflow” and/or “Programmers”?

Would you agree that Programming Languages a duplicate of StackOverflow and/or Programmers?
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Chat room: We only have until end of July to get to the next stage

Proposal: Computer Graphics Since we only have until end of July to get to the next stage before the Computer Graphics proposal is automatically deleted, I've created a chat room to discuss what ...
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Qualilty commits

Proposal: Gamification This is a general comment to all individuals who have committed to this proposal, especially those interested in learning more about Gamification Over 1/4 (55 individuals at ...
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Can we ask for and suggest where to find/buy specific hardware?

Proposal: Hardware Recommendations Sometimes it can be hard to find specific piece of hardware equipment. This can be due to stock exhaustion, lack of supply to specific regions, etc. Is it okay to ...
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Strange scale of this proposal

Proposal: Adobe I find the scale of this proposal really strange. Adobe Systems is a large company which creates lots and lots of different software products which don't have much to do with each ...
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Already covered thousands of times on SO - there is no need for a “Laravel” site, especially for beginners

Proposal: Laravel has over 10000 questions on Stack Overflow already. And the new Laravel is covered, too. Why would this warrant its own site?
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Proof this is not a duplicate?

Proposal: Puppy Linux If you want to prove this proposal is not a duplicate of the existing site (or contrary), post the example questions to Unix&Linux. If they get reasonable answers in ...
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How can we attract people to this site proposal?

Proposal: Hardware Recommendations I am just opening here a forum to express ideas for attract people and experts to this proposal. This will be very important for the growing of the proposal.
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How about a discussion of the software available for the RepRap family of 3D printers? What alternatives are available?

Proposal: 3D Printers, Laser Cutters, & Personal Manufacturing This is specifically meant to be a exchange of information on the CAD packages used to design for RepRap. See RepRap Useful software
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Dedicated chat-room

I created a dedicated chat-room for this proposal. You are welcome to join it! Proposal: DevOps
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YouTube questions are on-topic at Web Applications

Proposal: YouTube There are 753 questions tagged YouTube at Web Applications. Why would there need to be a separate site?
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Stack Overflow In Arabic would be awesome, we regret that we can't support it

Proposal: StackOverflow (In Arabic) We want Stack Overflow in Arabic. Arabic (much like Persian) is a huge language, and being able to support it would mean being able to help possibly millions of ...
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Homework or HOMEwork?

Proposal: HomeworkOverflow I'm a bit confused here. On the last line of the description you specifically mention homeworkers. Are you talking about people who work at home? Because if so, I'm ...
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Alternate Proposal

Proposal: Big Data For people who are bummed that this proposal didn't work out, please see the data-science proposal.
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Great work! You're almost there!

Proposal: Maker Professionals After a few failed attempts, we finally got enough support to give this subject a serious run. Congratulations! The proposal did a great job of attracting a lot of ...
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This name is confusing

Proposal: Stack Overflow in Spanish The name is confusing and causes confusion. It implies that "Stack Overflow" is a category and "in Spanish" is a translation modifier, but SOiS and SO are distinct ...
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Arduino discussions around the network

Proposal: Arduino We have an Arduino chatroom for discussing the proposal. Any suggestions, thoughts, ideas, that may not warrant their complete discussion, or just about anything else should be ...
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Area 51 unpredicatble today?

Proposal: Tridion Even when I am logged in, the site redirects me to login again while voting up. Also I was uncommitted from the proposal automatically. I can see the commitments going down to 214 ...
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Logout Bug When Clicking on Discussion

If a user only has an area 51 account, and clicks on discussion it logs them out, when they login again and click on discussion it does the same thing. It becomes an endless circle. So far I have it ...