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

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Salesforce seems to be officially endorsing this proposal

Proposal: Salesforce Hey guys, Saw this blog post on developer force and it looks like Salesforce.com is now officially endorsing the Q & A site proposal. Hopefully the proposal will now gain ...
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SE Inc. says “Launch this thing!” Who can we talk to?

Proposal: Salesforce I noticed you guys are flying through this process so far. Does this proposal have "official" backing from Salesforce.com, or is it just an avid, enthusiastic group of users/...
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Would questions regarding security be allowed on Hacking and Hackers?

Proposal: Hacking and Hackers Would questions regarding security be allowed here / good to ask here? IE: How can I protect against WPA2 handshake sniffing? I see that you can break WEP ...
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Why a proposal for Salesforce makes sense

Salesforce and Force.com in general are attracting increasing numbers of users, and therefore more and more administrators and developers are cutting their teeth on the platform and many have been ...
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Would a Demoscene Q&A site proposal be acceptable?

I thought that this question/topic wouldn't be appropriate for Area51's chat and I couldn't find any topic mentioning Demoscene, so I started this discussion. So, would a Demoscene.SE be a valid ...
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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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How can we enourage our committers to be more active elsewhere in the Stack Exchange?

Proposal: Tridion As we already have more or less enough committers, the following phases rely on Enough people with at least 200 rep on 1 other SE site A smaller number of people who are active ...
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How about starting UI and Design Q/A site

Proposal: *User Interface (UI) & Design * This will cover design of every thing from table chair to computers, robots & Websites, to airplane and helicopters, to bridges and flyovers, to ...
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How do I download data from a closed betal?

How do I download the questions and answers I submitted to the personal manufacturing Beta that has since been closed? Proposal: Personal Manufacturing
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What can be done to get Smugmug into Beta?

Proposal: SmugMug Okay, I just posted a question on MSO, but I thought I'd post one here as well. What can we do to get this site into beta? There are 3 tactics which I can see working to get this ...
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Raspberry Pi shares scope with many sites…is it necessary?

Proposal: Raspberry-Pi Hardware and Software This site shares its scope with many other sites: Electrical Engineering: The hardware, peripheral development, writing drivers, hardware-related ...
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Shouldn't site notes be more objective?

The proposal Not Programming Related has the following note at the top: Note that the scope and purpose of this proposal changed DRASTICALLY during the beta. Along with the name. You should still ...
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Are questions related to the manufacturing of electronics welcome here?

Proposal: Personal Manufacturing Are questions related to the manufacturing of electronics welcome here? For instance, Questions relating to... The Operation of Pick and Place Machines The Process ...
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Are developers looking for information in French?

Proposal: Stack Overflow (in French) I find this proposal interesting but like many people I'm wondering if it's viable or not. I feel like to be viable, we need people looking for information in ...
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Problems in proposal summary

Proposal: Software Development (in Portuguese) Could someone with editing privileges please fix the proposal's summary? (if there are means for suggested edits here, like the other sites have, I ...
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What can we do to get this propsal into beta before Raspberry Pi boards are generally available?

Proposal: Raspberry Pi I think that even with the overlap we have with other sites, this proposal could represent a really strong community which could help promote the original aims of the Raspberry ...
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Can you please include Tiddlywiki in the proposal's description?

Proposal: Wikis and Wikipedia I want this site to get off the ground as much as you do, and I plan to post a link to the proposal in the Tiddlywiki Users Group to help get a few more people to commit ...
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How can we get this proposal out of commitment and into beta?

Proposal: Personal Manufacturing At the moment, there is a relatively strong interest in this proposal (246 of 200 committers in total) however there is still too little interest from established ...
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Ridiculous Outcome for 3D Graphics site proposal

I can't believe this site wasn't given a chance in public beta. A domain that has millions of active participants, that is highly specialized and has tons of people who struggle day-in-day-out with ...
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Prompting Area 51 proposals

Any suggestions for ways to prompt an Area 51 proposal to existing SE users that appear to have an active interest in the topic based on answers, questions, and comments on existing SE sites? ...
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RE: Possible duplicate of Stack Overflow

My reading of the question "Why has a proposal for Zend Framework been closed?" is that if there's a community demand for the site, then it's okay for a sub-topic to become it's own site. What's not ...
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Search using tags AND exclude-tags

The search function on StackOverflow is great, really, but I was wondering if this would be at all possible: Suppose I want to search for some string in all the questions that are tagged [php], but ...
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“Personal Manufacturing” or “Desktop Manufacturing”?

Proposal: 3D Printers, Laser Cutters, & Personal Manufacturing It's time to establish a final site name for this proposal. The current name ("3D Printer, Laser Cutters & Personal ...
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Missing committers with 200+ rep on any other site

Proposal: Tridion When I look through the list of committers I see an inconsistancy in the number of committers with 200+ rep on any other site. It clearly shows 24 of them (as is also currently ...
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This proposal will reach Commit more quickly if people only put 10 votes on a question

This proposal would reach the Commit Phase a lot quicker if people evened their votes out so that each question only received 10 votes. If you've voted on a question with 20 or so votes, you can ...
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Tagging questions [closed]

Proposal: Zend Framework Once the proposal is accepted and questions start to flow, we should enforce a specific minimum tagging for each question. This basically boils down to requiring one of the ...
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Proposal for a site on Software Architecture [closed]

Site for all those who are software architects (solution architects, technical architects, enterprise architects) and want to discuss and answer topics about software architecture For questions like ...
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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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How about adding CNC to the proposal?

Proposal: 3D Printers, Laser Cutters, & Personal Manufacturing
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Any room here to include quantified-self discussions?

There seems to be a sizable overlap between QS and the personal manufacturing interests. Proposal: 3D Printers, Laser Cutters, & Personal Manufacturing
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Changing scope of proposal?

I started the nexenta discussion and from input from users believe this should be modified to be a broader openstorage discussion in which nexenta is just one of the participants. How/Can I change ...
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How would an SDL Tridion Q & A be of benefit to the community? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why does SDL Tridion need its own Stack Exchange site? Proposal: Tridion The Tridion community is growing every day with many excellent blog posts, articles, and a cookbook. ...
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What is the relation between hacking and security.stackexchange.com?

As far as I understand the proposed questions, the legal parts (learning, pentesting, etc.) are all on topic on security.stackexchange.com. For the clearly illegal parts of breaking into systems ...
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Windows Phone Developer questions should stay on StackOverflow

Proposal: Windows Phone As per the comment in 'Announcements' from Mick N, this site should not be targeting developers and WP developers should continue to leverage Stack Overflow. Can the site ...
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How will we handle the cross-cutting nature of questions on Windows Phone site?

Proposal: Windows Phone I suspect there will be quite a few questions which will border on silverlight and XNA ,so how will the migration policy of the Site work ? Will the site be as strict as SO in ...
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Windows Phone proposal would be similar to Android Enthusiasts

Proposal: Windows Phone Windows Phone should be similar to Android Enthusiasts where it is not developer focused, but more questions about use of the phone, finding applications, help with updates, ...
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Replace “MakerBot Tinkerer” in the proposal

Proposal: 3D Printers, Laser Cutters, & Personal Manufacturing Suggestion: since MakerBot is a specific brand, and "tinkerer" debases the effort that people put in, I suggest the phrase should be ...
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Social Casting like BroadCasting [closed]

I do have facebook, myspace, google plus account and would like to make my status update on all of these social networks. Need to go on each site and then make post there. The idea is like ...
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Is this also a reasonable place to discuss software for 3D design and controlling machines?

Proposal: 3D Printers, Laser Cutters, & Personal Manufacturing It seems to me that a large part of the manufacturing process is designing the model you want to make. Is this a good place to ...
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Why is Ask Ubuntu separate from Unix and Linux? [closed]

Isn't Ubuntu just a type (distribution) of Linux? So why isn't askubuntu.com part of Unix and Linux?
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What will happen to the SO Mathematica tag after this proposal becomes active?

Proposal: Mathematica Still one has to check both sites regularly, or avid users will slowly drift away, toward this new proposal?
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You do realize that 'Libraries & Information Science' is not the same as 'Libraries', right?

Proposal: Library & Information Science You'd have almost been better off merging Libraries with Books. LIS deals more with the theory of how information is organized. Now, an MLS (Master of ...
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Mathematica proposal has disappeared

The mathematica proposal at 89 commitments has disappeared without warning or trace. Why has it disappeared? And why without prior warning?
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Machine Learning is a duplicate of CrossValidated

Proposal: Machine Learning Machine Learning is a valid and avid topic on CrossValidated. So what's the problem? EDIT: While I can't see any justified point why this can't live happily within CV's [...
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code implementation of ideas

Proposal: Machine Learning Something I'm wondering about is will questions about implementation of ideas, such as pseudocode so certain things could be implemented, or would questions on that sort of ...
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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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User is using two accounts to commit to the proposal

Proposal: App Stores A user has submitted twice to the proposal. It's clearly the same user, or the avatar would be different. I don't think it is allowed to do that, even though the user doesn't ...
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Following topics missing here? [closed]

I am surprised not to see any proposals for the following niche areas (or am I missing anyting) which may have a big impact on the future Trans-humanism Post modernism Organic Farming Natural ...
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Potential Proposal - RFID

I searched and did not see a site related to Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) and thought this might make a good proposal. Thoughts?
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Change title to “FPGA, ASIC and SoC design”

Proposal: Logic Design Change title to "FPGA, ASIC and SoC design" ? JCLL