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The Technology category includes proposals in subjects like computing, technology, gadgets, and electronics.

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Is compiler theory and development (e.g. code generation, optimisation) within scope?

Proposal: Programming Languages The reasoning should be obvious. Sometimes, such questions are more-or-less specific to a language or family of languages, but I'm curious if the more general topic ...
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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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Is talking about historical language designs on topic here?

Since this proposal is about language design, I think discussing about historical language designs are probably on topic here, but I'm asking for verification (since most example questions in this ...
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Were there attempts to create a Dash site?

I have noticed that many cryptocurrencies have their own site on SE. (Here, here, here here, here, here, here.) Were there attemtps to create one for Dash? I find that there is larget community behind ...
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Stack Overflow, CS.SE, CSTheory.SE, and Software Engineering all exist - “Programming Languages” is clearly a subset of those

Proposal: Programming Languages is clearly an overlap/subset of Stack Overflow, Software Engineering, Computer Science, and/or Theoretical Computer Science As of this morning, all the questions are ...
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How can I report a (suspicious) user that could potentially get my proposal closed?

As of 8/14/2020, I have three users on my proposal and they seem suspicious, just joined today and whatnot. Is there some way I can report them in hopes of my proposal not being closed for suspicious ...
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Please someone propose for an identification.stackexchange.com site

I don't know why I can't create a proposal A specific website is necessary for the SE; since identification questions aren't on-topic on Movies & TV StackExchange. Also, you can't ask movie ...
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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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Why create a StackExchange forum for MediaWiki when they have talk pages for literally every page?

Proposal: MediaWiki It isn't that difficult to learn about MediaWiki sites on MediaWiki itself. Also, if a user has an inquiry, it isn't that hard to ask a question there either. You don't even need ...
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Proposal of new site for Kali Linux

Users are posting in questions of kali in askubuntu which is not the place So there should be a site for kali where people should only post questions of KALI It will be helpful for ubuntu users as ...
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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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How about a new site for docker enthusiasts?

Proposal: Dockers are currently a new hype, and although we've a docker tag on stackoverflow, it doesn't feel quite right. In fact, even the docker questions have very low views there. I feel, with ...
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Would questions about editing Wikipedia be on topic here?

Would questions about editing Wikipedia be on topic? What do you think? Proposal: MediaWiki
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How can we get more people to ask example questions?

This proposal has 19 users and 13 questions. Ideally, everyone would help, but I know a lot of people think it's a good idea but don't really know about content creation. However, more dedicated users ...
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Where should I share my example of an off-topic question?

Where should I share my example of an off-topic question? I have this idea for a question, but it's vague and opinionated. A lot of people might ask this upon seeing this proposal, but it is also the ...
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Is Scratch On Topic?

Is Scratch on topic here? I know it's already on topic at Stack Overflow, but what about the content sides of things? Proposal: Content Creation
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Would it be a good idea to expand the scope of this proposal to “Content Creation”?

Proposal: Podcasting So, I thought about proposing something similar myself and was interested to see someone like minded. Anyway, I bring this up because I have given this some thought, and I think ...
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As it is mostly software related, should it not be already covered by SU?

Proposal: Podcasting I looks like this topic is mostly related to software problems. Therefore, it is mostly already covered by SuperUser. Or am I missing something?
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There're ~5000 questions tagged on SO related to “extended reailty”

Proposal: Extended Reality Stack Overflow tagged questions: *reality What is this proposal going to do that's fundamentally different from what SO already offers?
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Drones: When will our private beta launch?

Proposal: Drones and Model Aircraft My understanding is that private beta sites are launched on Tuesdays or Wednesdays during business hours in the USA. Since this has not happened, I wonder when we ...
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Is experimental and strange drone designs also a topic that will be discussed in this sub?

Hi I am a researcher and currently I have some unusual ideas about drone designs that I wish to try and know more about. Is this site also going to go towards more experimental/scientific ...
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Microsoft Windows is on-topic on Super User

Proposal: Microsoft Windows Super User kinda already does this, the second most popular tag is Windows 7, then Windows, and Windows 10 is up there as well. If you look at the Windows tags, they all ...
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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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Could a large number of supporters help offset a <100 number of commiters with >200 rep?

Proposal: Drones and Model Aircraft Going forward, I'm afraid this proposal is in a difficult spot. As is evident from the general support and self-reported demographics present on the proposal page, ...
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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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What type of campaign message was used, to attract 17 new users within 1 hour?

Proposal: Drones and Model Aviation I noticed that 17 new users (all with only 51 total points, so all brand new users) followed this proposal within 1 hour: That is truly exceptional and as ...
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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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Is the focus Technical or General?

Proposal: Drones and Model Aviation I'm assuming that this proposed site would be viewed as a technical resource, and more general questions such as "Which is the best starter model", and "How do I ...
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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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New site proposal: Modded Minecraft? (off-topic on Arqade)

Having been on Arqade for several years, I know that modded Minecraft (client or server) support is off-topic. There are so many questions related to modded Minecraft, I'd think that it would be ...
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Quantum Computing (and Operations Research) are not Showing up in Accounts Tab

Proposal: Quantum Computing QC doesn't show up in the site list (Accounts Tab) in my profile: Elsewhere, on every other site, it shows up correctly: This bug also affects Operations Research, which ...
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Is there a maximum duration of the commitment phase? [duplicate]

As in the object. Could not find the information with a site search.
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Preparation before submitting a proposal for new site

I have an idea for a new site which I genuinely believe will be very useful to many people. Since timeline after the submission is very tight, it would be good to prepare ahead of time to ensure best ...
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Sockpuppeting on Ontology?

Proposal: Ontology Blockchain There's something strange going on with this proposal: the numbers are all wrong. Comparing it to three other proposals with mostly outside traffic: Tezos, iota, and ...
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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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Would a Developer Relations stackexchange site be allowed?

Developer relations is ill defined, and different between different organisations. There's no playbook, and people come into the role from a wide variety of backgrounds and experience. There are ...
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Tezos has growing communities in Korea, Japan, and China. How do we help them to participate in our english language stackexchange?

Proposal: Tezos Tezos community is growing all over the world. Do we know if the various non-english communities are building their own Q&A resources? We should both make sure that they have a ...
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Would a proposal about designing programming languages be a duplicate and/or off-topic?

I was thinking of a proposal for designing programming languages, but I am not sure whether it is a duplicate of an already existing proposal/beta site/SE site or if it is off-topic for a Q&A ...
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Would a proposal about esoteric programming languages be a duplicate?

When I asked a question about the programming language "Simplefunge" on StackOverflow, it received 15 views and no answers, even when I put a bounty on it. Then, it struck me that Stack Overflow may ...
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Enter the Void Linux distribution

Void Linux is not a 'just works out of the box' type distro, so what about a Q&A site for users of the Void Linux distro? From the official website: Void Linux is a general purpose operating ...
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Why were these questions closed in Defintion?

I have spent four long months building up the Hashgraph proposal. I have been active in their Telegram and Discord channels, tweeted and retweeted about it, posted on their official website, and have ...
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What is the most relevant stack for GNSS (GPS, Glonass, Galileo…) questions?

Is there a stack that encompasses GNSS (e.g. GPS) technologies. I see: GIS, Electrical Engineering, Space Exploration, Ham Radio, possibly other... are related, but it's difficult to imagine ...
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how to increase visibilty of this proposal

Proposal: Tezos I suggest we ensure that we ensure that during each tezos meetup and tezos training sessions the proposal is advertised to people. stack exchange is a more effective way to persist ...
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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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Product Management Q&A Site

I am proposing to start a product management Q&A site. Any product company is driven by a product management department with product managers. Today, you do have User Experience site which is all ...
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Creating a site about MediaWiki and/or wiki in general

Working with a custom wiki based on MediaWiki, in the last year I had toubles to find the right home or question about it. Sometime I had to post on StackOverflow, sometime on SuperUser and finally ...

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