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

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“This proposal needs 6 more questions with a score of 10”

"This proposal needs 6 more questions with a score of 10 or more to move to the next phase." There are some questions rated with a score up to 24. If you voted for them, you can remove your vote ...
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Title change from Deepweb to Deep Web?

Proposal: Deepweb Shouldn't there be a space inside the proposal name (from Deepweb to Deep Web)? Because this is how it's referred to in scientific publications and over the Internet. For example, ...
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Hasn't the elementary OS proposal already reached its goals?

For what I can see the elementary OS proposal has: more than 200 committers in total (currently 304) 100 committers with 200+ rep on any other site (although it says 98) 100% commitment score Going ...
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What did we learn from the previous private beta?

Proposal: Computer Graphics Some of you were here for the previous Computer Graphics private beta, which did not succeed. I'd like to see suggestions of what we have learned about how to approach ...
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Try to change Profile Picture, got redirected to Gravatar.com ?

When I try to Edit, and change the picture of my profile. I get redirected to gravatar.com ! I think there is a problem with AREA51 website.
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Why a new community about Computational Quantum Chemistry?

Proposal: Computational Quantum Chemistry Computational Quantum Chemistry is an active topic since almost 100 years and has driven development of both hardware and software (see e.g. Hartree). This ...
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Notice: Elementary OS is on-topic on Unix.SE

As part of the process to create new sites, the Community team reviews proposals to make sure they would be good additions to our existing set of sites. One reason we close proposals is when they ...
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Because .NET is an ecosystem of related technologies would it benefit from a site?

I am a .NET developer and switch between several languages in the platform. I don't tend to need to know how something is done in C or Java when I'm trying to solve an issue - I need to know how to do ...
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Why does Xamarin need its own Stack Exchange site?

1.StackExchange offers a mature and flexible platform for a community driven Q&A site 2.A community driven site should NOT be under exclusive control of the vendor 3.A community driven site ...
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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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Why Atomic Coding Is Not Stack Overflow

Proposal: Atomic Coding Stack Overflow is a general programming Q&A website reserved for only programming. Atomic Coding is a programming learning Q&A website dedicated to answering ...
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Why Atomic Coding Isn't Needed

Proposal: Atomic Coding Canonicals and self-answered Q&A can fill the "hole" that is present on Stack Overflow. Good quality edits will also improve the readability of Stack Overflow.
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How does Atomic Coding still fit the Stack Exchange model?

Proposal: Atomic Coding There has been a dispute about whether Atomic Coding still fits the Stack Exchange model. Atomic Coding has already been closed by a mod because it would require "too much ...
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Would this be an appropriate question lifetime structure for Atomic Coding?

Proposal: Atomic Coding There is no question that Stack Overflow gets many "questions" that are some variation on "here, do my homework" or "debug my code" when the problem could be greatly ...
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Will relevant questions of stack overflow be moved here?

Sometimes, I see questions asked on one SE website, and moved to another one because the latter is more relevant to the question. So I was wondering, will existing embedded systems questions of stack ...
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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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Superuser (in Portuguese)

I propose is a question and answer site for computer enthusiasts and power users in Portuguese. Eu proponho um site de perguntas e respostas para profissionais e entusiastas em hardware e ...
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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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What would this site add to gamedev.net's “Graphics Programming and Theory” forum?

Proposal: Computer Graphics I am a big fan of the cg.stackexchange.com proposal, since I discovered it. I took part (not actively enough, unfortunately) in the first tentative of creating the site. ...
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Can the scope be widened to include other intro platforms?

Proposal: Arduino Although Arduino is a very popular platform, there are others that appeal to the same kind of users. Raspberry Pi, Basic Stamp, and Propeller are some examples of easy to use ...
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Why there is no separate website for questions regarding Windows?

Why for Linux, OS X already has several separate Stack Exchange site, but still not Windows, although it is the most popular operating system in the world! Analyzing the tags I averaged about 50,000 ...
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What is Gamification?

Proposal: Gamification Is this about building games / game systems from non game data like "So I'm designing a game about rigging the election and I'm tryng to figure out if liberals should get ...
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How you can help Embedded Systems Programming and Design to move to the next stage

Thank you for deciding to follow Embedded Systems Programming and Design. We are asking you to cast votes for the examples questions, and also to check back to the proposal frequently for new ...
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ru.stackoverflow.com is moving, and will launch soon (with a twist!)

Proposal: Stack Overflow (in Russian) The site is now live! E-mail notifications will be coming shortly, however it's our pleasure to let you know that you can now actively begin participating on ...
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Should questions regarding operating system choice be on-topic?

It's been established pretty clearly that all platforms are on topic here and that questions regarding recommendations are strictly off-topic for the OS StackExchange. My question is, would questions ...
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If launched, will the classification of “Technology” matter?

Proposal: Gamification In response to this question: Why is the gamification proposal under technology? If we launch into private beta, will the technology moniker hinder the growth of the beta? ...
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Why not just add localization to the existing site?

I think the SO team should add localization to the main http://stackoverflow.com website, whereby if a browsers locale is set to es and the user posts a question, it will get submitted to the database ...
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Wise usage of automatic translators for faster achievement of result

We could use an automatic translator to translate most of UI elements: menus, headers and other "User Experience" things, and then correct the translations in such cases where the correction is needed....
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Is really needed to define a site which is the same as StackOverflow but in different language?

Propuestas: Desarrollo de Software en Español StackOverflow in Spanish This proposal is to create a StackEchange site which subject is exactly the same as StackOverflow, but in a different language:...
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Why was this proposal deleted?

I found this proposal was deleted. http://area51.stackexchange.com/proposals/70545/p2p-networking AFAIK there was activity in the last month before its deletion, is there another reason for its ...
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What went wrong the last time?

Proposal: Gamification Previous Run: Gamification What went wrong the last time and what can we do to solve those problems? Screenshots of the Community team feedback. Week 1 review Site closing ...
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Broaden the topic to Game Design?

I consider "gamification" to be the application of game design in contexts that aren't inherently games. However, those same tactics that are effective when "gamifying" a product or community are ...
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The list of topics seems to lack a lot of 'graphics'…?

Proposal: Computer Graphics As of right now, the list of topics for this proposal stands as: image processing computational geometry and topology ray tracing technologies graphics libraries gpgpu ...
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Elementary OS is a Linux distro based on Ubuntu, and therefore covered on the SE network already

Proposal: Elementary OS is well-covered on the SE network already. There are over 100 questions on Unix.SE. And 50 on Ask Ubuntu. How would an Elementary OS -specific proposal benefit SE and not ...
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Is there a planning on CiviCRM stackexchange?

Proposal: CiviCRM 100% complete ! I can't wait - is there a planning ?
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Code Translation Proposal: Example

I would like to post an example of what I think an everyday question with answer would look like in a new SE site I would like to call Code Translation. User knows Perl, but is new to JavaScript: ...
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What is the best scope for Learning Management Systems (LMS) StackExchange?

I am thinking that LMS is the right scope, to build a large enough community to enable the SE magic to work. However, I am a sysadmin and I am doing data minining and Student Information System (SIS) ...
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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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Yet another duplicate of Unix

Proposal: Slackware Linux This is already covered by Unix/Linux.
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If this site was launched, would Vim/Vi questions be migrated from SO?

Proposal: Vi and vim I'm not sure how the typical approach is with such sites. If we now have 5 sites where Vi(m) is on-topic, and we launch this proposal, wont we end up having 6 instead of 5? Or ...
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Are vimgolf questions on topic on vi/vim?

Would asking vimgolf style questions be on topic on vi/vim? This is a type of question that is poorly suited for SO and most of the other SE sites. While it is conceivable that such a question would ...
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Would questions relating to gvim, elvis, nvi be relevant?

Proposal: Vi and vim I've seen others relate to gvim in proposal questions. See comments. I also have a pocket guide for vi and Vim, which includes "Additional features in vile, elvis, and nvi" (O'...
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Why do we need a separate site for Vi/Vim?

Proposal: Vi and vim Vim already falls in the scope of at leat SuperUser & StackOverflow; who do we need a separate StackExcange site?
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Would NeoVim be included?

Proposal: Vi and vim Seems like NeoVim (the engine) would make sense to be included, but what about NeoVim front ends?
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vi.SE or vim.SE?

Proposal: Vi and vim I haven't seen this question before: Will it be vi.stackexchange.com or vim.stackexchange.com? I would personally prefer vim since it's the name under which the software is known ...
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Improving the plugin API for vim

Proposal: Vi and vim Could we discuss some of the issues related to the current version of vim, especially the unpleasant parts apropos its plugin API, and how it could be improved? I am aware that ...
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What “international features” are still left to be completed? [duplicate]

The following three proposals Stack Overflow (in Spanish) Stack Overflow (in Russian) Stack Overflow (in Turkish) have had the following message in them for quite a long time already: This launch ...
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How does the closing of the first Vi/Vim proposal affect the new one?

How does the first Vi/Vim proposal affect this one? http://web.archive.org/web/20141013210740/https://area51.meta.stackexchange.com/questions/18170/closing-the-vi-vim-proposal The whole matter seems ...

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