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

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Yet another duplicate of Unix

Proposal: Slackware Linux This is already covered by Unix/Linux.
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WordPress Plugins Q&As

I would like to propose a new stack that will only deal with questions related to WordPress plugins. This isn't for WordPress plugin development questions, but rather, for questions related to setting ...
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Would experimental physics themed questions be on topic?

Proposal: Engineering Yes, I know they are on topic on Physics.SE and I have posted 3 such question there - no answers on 2 and the third has a non-answer. (Nothing against Physics.SE, but by their ...
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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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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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Is it a programming topic? It's on-topic at Stack Overflow

Proposal: Processing language claims to be about a programming language. If it's about programming, it's on-topic at Stack Overflow.
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What happened on january 1st?

I'm just curious: What happened on january 1st on the Engineering proposal? There's a sudden spike that day with tens of people committing, ultimately reaching 100% commitment a few days later and ...
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Would this site be for programmers using Vim or also general usage?

Proposal: Vi and vim I mean, Vi and Vim are text editors, and can be used for quite a few things. Is this web-site aimed towards using vim to write programs, or should questions about more general ...
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Should Product Design be split from this site or will there be engineering design included?

Proposal: Engineering I am wondering if I should start a product design site on stack exchange. Will the engineering site include a section on this? The process of an engineer is much different than ...
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Retrieving users and posts from the previous proposal

Proposal: Vi and vim The previous proposal was one of the fastest to complete definition and commitment (at least, some of that proposal's discussions said so). Yet this one seems to be moving at a ...
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Promotion of engineering to the young

Proposal: Engineering Would the discussion of the promotion of engineering to the young fit here? Or is this purely a technical discussion forum?
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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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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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When would be best to start our private beta?

Proposal: Computer Graphics Obviously we can't start our private beta until we have 40 questions at 10 upvotes each. However, once we achieve that, do any of you have a preferred time of year for ...
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Should this site accept tools specific questions?

Is this site only targetting research & development in computer graphics or should it also integrate questions specific to how to use tools like Maya, MotionBuilder, etc? Proposal: Computer ...
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Is there any example of AngularJs and Plone integration? [closed]

How difficult it is to implement an AngularJS front-end in Plone? Proposal: Plone
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Jolla and SailfishOS [duplicate]

I've noticed that https://together.jolla.com/ is based on StackExchange websites, but is not in the SE network. It would be great if this site would also be a part of SE or if there would be a Q&A ...
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Is there any interest in a Stack Exchange for NetSuite?

On the grounds that their official forum is buggy and awkward.
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What *exactly* is the unanswered questions stat?

I'm curious as to whether the "unanswered questions" score for beta sites refers to: Questions with zero answers, or Questions with no upvoted or accepted answers. These are two separate queues in ...
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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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If this goes into beta can we somehow automatically move good questions and answers?

Proposal: Computer Graphics If this goes into beta can we somehow automatically move good questions and answers? Or do all good stuff that was written have to be thought of, asked and answered again? ...
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Already closed proposal: Vi and Vim

Proposal: Vi and vim There was already such a proposal and it was declined. Don't follow this. Reason was that VI and VIM are on topic on SO and a separate site would pull content.
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Do you want to try again?

Proposal: Home Automation [closed] Do you want to reanimate Home Automation? It was a wonderful proposal, just some more users and support needed. Does creating Home Automation again make sense?
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Relation between Gamification an Mechanism Design?

Proposal: Gamification I would be curious to have your opinion on the difference between Gamification and Mechanism Design. My impression is that they are similar in many respect, but I also realize ...
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How long might it take to build up a reputation of 200 on another site?

Proposal: CiviCRM I'm not a technical person. I can't answer questions on a Drupal, Joomla or WordPress site. You don't get many points for asking a question. Is it really feasible for me to get a ...
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The existence of answers.opencv

This site http://answers.opencv.org works exactly the same as any stackexchange site. I was thinking of creating a proposal about opencv here given that questions are so many that they could sustain ...
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Should all suitable questions be transferred in Home Improvement?

Proposal: Home Automation Home automation in some weird way does fall under the category of Home Improvement so should all the questions that existed in the beta be transferred there? (Even ...
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How is “RPM-based Linux” different from Unix.SE?

Proposal: RPM-based Linux is clearly on-topic at Linux & Unix. How is this proposal better/different?
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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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Ok, so I'm here… how do I ask a question about CiviCRM?

I've clicked on the "Commit" button, can I start asking my CiviCRM questions now? Proposal: CiviCRM
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Please link your other SE accounts

The success of this proposal depends on the participation of people who are active* on other StackExchange sites. If you have another account at e.g. StackOverflow, here's how to link the two: Click ...
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When recommending a pre-built system, should software be taken into account?

Proposal: Hardware Recommendations
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When will the proposal 'Home Automation' reach beta?

The proposal 'Home Automation' is at 100% in commitment for some weeks now. So my question is when it will reach beta? I read some other articles like ['When does an Area 51 beta begin?', When does ...
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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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Is it possible to integrate a keyboard for sites of Languages with non Latin script?

For sites like Russia SE, Arabic SE etc, is it possible to integrate a respective keyboard to the sites?
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Why does BASIC need a devoted site?

Proposal: BASIC programming. BASIC is on topic on StackOverflow, with almost 300 questions. Why does it need its own site?
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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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What about a site for Maple

There is a site for Mathematica which seems very active. Maple does have Mapleprimes.com which is a whole mix of stuff and not so active. I'd think that both systems get wide use. I have my own ...
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Site Suggestion: Software Usage - The 'why' I proposed

Proposal: Software Usage Don't think this has been suggested before but: There should be a StackExchange site dedicated to the help of usage of software. Of course, there would be questions that ...
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Should we try to draw members of other engineering forum already, and how?

Proposal: Engineering There's a few other online communities for engineers about. I'm wondering if we should start to advertise the (upcoming) engineering SE. Pros: shorter time till completed ...
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SDN: Code, Hacks, Deployment

Do we need a community for SDN users? Not just "yeah", but "Hell yeah!" Help create a discussion zone interface to support a new online community where SDN will be the focus. Links to the best SDN ...
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Is 10 days in beta sufficient time to evaluate a new SE site?

As the title says really. Today I have found out that SE had a webdesign.se Too late to do anything positive as it is now closed. How does SE advertise a new site? Surely all related SE site ...
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How would the questions asked on Engineering differ from that of Physics?

Proposal: Engineering As most engineering concepts are related to physics (Thermodynamics/Fluid dynamics/Heat transfer/Statics/Dynamics etc), how would this site differentiate itself from the Physics ...
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Are “Recommendations” a good topic for a StackExchange site?

I've seen quite some propositions with the word "recommendation" included in the name, and I can only think of one of the closure reasons at StackOverflow: Questions asking us to recommend or find ...
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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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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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Can we talk about brand here?

Proposal: Hardware Recommendations Since we are talking about hardware recommendation, it's okay talk about brand here? For example : You must buy -brand- X since it's more -XYZ- and have some -...
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SEO is distinctly on-topic at Webmasters.SE

Proposal: Search Engine Optimization is already distinctly covered on Webmasters.SE:
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Would a site for free software creation make sense?

I'm asking for opinions on this. Regarding whether it's a good idea, if it fits with the spirit of SE and whether you think it would work. There are many pieces of free software being written. You ...
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So this is “Code Review” but to sister with the Electronics.SE site?

Proposal: μ-Stack Overflow + Code Review sounds like a mimic of CodeReview.SE for Electronics.SE. Is that correct? If so, I think it sounds pretty cool.

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