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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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Is it appropriate to commit to a proposal if you now work for the competition?

As per the title, what are your thoughts? I was considering my commitment to the Tridion proposal now that I'm no longer part of the community, and in fact now work for a competing vendor. I think I'm ...
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Ethereum questions are welcome on Bitcoin.Stackexchange

Proposal: Ethereum Hey folks, I see that your proposal is gaining quite some speed, and wish you best of luck! However, I was wondering, whether you are aware that questions about all ...
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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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Would Devops-related SW recommendations be on-topic on DevOps?

Proposal: DevOps One of the reasons for the DevOps proposal is to have a common place for asking a variety of kinds of questions which as a whole wouldn't be on-topic for related sites like ...
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Will there be enough questions for this site?

Proposal: E-books and E-book Readers This is more a devil's advocate question than anything else. I've brought this proposal up in a few chat rooms around the network and I got a couple of ...
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Should we try to unify the fabrication and manufacturing proposals?

Proposals: Maker Professionals We currently have a plethora of Area 51 proposals skirting around the subjects of fabrication, manufacturing and design of physical objects, including the tools needed ...
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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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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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Is there enough demand for Q&A about Cardano?

Recently a new Proposal: Cardano was made and I wonder if there is actually enough demand to answer questions about it. When looking at stackoverflow there are 22 questions tagged with cardano. This ...
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SE Moderators is a full subset of Meta Stack Overflow

Proposal: SE Moderators Let's take a look at the top five on-topic questions right now: A group of users in the chatroom "..." are speaking in a non-English language, and according to translation, ...
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What should be the scope of the Arduino site?

Proposal: Arduino As the proposal moves forward, we should get down to discussing the site basics and scope. In my opinion, some of the base areas that the site should cover are : Arduino Family (...
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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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NEW! Vote for the Name of this Proposal. NOW!

Proposal: Maker Professionals Previously this was Fabrication & Manufacturing, which was concise and on-topic and didn't make distinctions between hobbyist or professional. The Maker ...
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Should the scope of this Stack include other prediction markets like Gnosis and Hivemind?

Proposal: Augur There are at least 2 other blockchain based prediction markets currently in development Gnosis and Hivemind and more will likely follow. Should they be viewed as on topic for the ...
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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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AWS only too specific?

Proposal: AWS I feel as though an AWS board would be too specific, while a board focused around Cloud Platforms in general would be better. This would allow it to include discussions from Google's ...
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Why do we really need it?

OK, so, after reading some discussion here I think everyone should calm down and think about this proposal with cool head. I've jumped in and was pretty excited about it at first, but now I'm becoming ...
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How do you reach out to and eductate new users?

This question arise in context of Broadcast And Media Technologies, but it shares such a fate with many other proposals. Broadcast and Media Technologies - is a very specialized industry where ...
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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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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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Why use this website instead of SO?

Proposal: MATLAB Why would I post my question on this website instead of on stackoverflow, using the matlab tag? I think that the community on SO is big enough to answer questions, and that matlab ...
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Better name for "Networking"?

Proposal: Networking When I saw the name, I thought of the social skill networking, and thought: duplicate of etiquette or psychology or cognitive sciences or so. But it's about computer networking. ...
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How can a single QA for all engineering disciplines benefit anyone?

Proposal: Engineering I strongly believe that there should be separate QAs for all the different disciplines in engineering rather than a single QA for them all. I shall briefly list out my reasons : ...
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We have 35% ==> How do we get to 100% and private beta?

Proposal: Signal, Image & Video Processing The signal, image and video processing site proposal has just reached 35% (75 commitments). In order to move the site forward, we need another ~ 200 ...
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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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Scope of Cryptography proposal overlaps with other existing sites

Proposal: Cryptography, CS Theory, IT Security I am failing to understand the scope of this proposal. The comments like these: Since this site was not merged with the security.stackexchange.com ...
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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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Boundary between space exploration and astronomy sites

Proposal: Astronomy & Astrophysics, Space Exploration and Technology I believe these two are closely related, and we should discuss where to draw the line between the two, should both sites be ...
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Any update about this site?

Proposal: Stack Overflow (in Spanish) Is there any update about when is the Spanish Stack Overflow site going to launch?
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Is it vandalism when someone downvotes all the +10 questions specifically?

Proposal: Home Automation I notice that every week or two this happens. They never vote down the +20 or +16, and my intuition tells me that it's doubtful that this is because those two are just so ...
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Asking open ended questions while still complying to SE guidelines

Proposal: Computer Graphics A lot of potentially very interesting questions are closed as subjective or out of topic on Stack Exchange, including some popular "historical" ones. This trend has spawn ...
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Are library recommendations on topic?

Proposal: Software Recommendations The current proposal and example questions imply that only end-user software is on-topic. What about developer libraries, should they be included as well? For ...
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Are eReader apps on topic or not?

Proposal: E-books and E-book Readers Are apps like the iOS/Android Kindle app on topic for this proposal? Generally they may be on topic on the Apple/Android/Super User/etc sites related to whichever ...
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When do you get your commitment back?

I was wondering I have committed to the Code Review site and now it is in Public beta now for a month I was wondering it stills says I am committed to that and I can't commit to new ones.
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Isn't this just another incarnation of gadgets?

Proposal: Consumer Electronics Isn't this basically another incarnation of gadgets.se, which basically fizzled out? The problem was lots of askers .. but very few well rounded experts who could ...
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Could we get rid of the ufos and 'area51' type of branding please?

I feel that all this type of stuff makes it really hard to convince established people in technical fields to take proposals here as something serious. Opening a website with funny UFOs flying around ...
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Does this proposal have significant overlap with IT Security?

Proposal: Tor IT Security already has a rather active tor tag. Questions about the security concerns and technical workings of Tor are on-topic there. Questions about setting up and configuring Tor ...
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Could the definition for the SharePoint proposal be broadened?

We would like to move SharePoint Overflow to Stack Exchange via the Area 51 process. This proposal matches our site the best, however it describes a developer-only site. We are only interested in ...
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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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The future of the Web Design proposal

NOTICE: Since this site is now in beta, it is time to have these conversations with the folks who are actually building this site. Please bring your comments and discussions to this site's 'meta' ...
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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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Why is Arduino a proposal separate from Embedded Programming and Design?

Proposal: *Arduino * Proposal: *Embedded Programming and Design * While I understand why Raspberry Pi proposal can be separate - most of questions there treat RPi as a PC with some platform-specific ...
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Will questions about rooting e-readers be apropriate?

Proposal: E-books and E-book Readers Will this kind of questions be accepted?
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What topics could this also include?

Proposal: 3D Printing and Rapid Prototyping I created this topic primarily for 3D Printing, however Rapid Prototyping is becoming much more feasible in home, and there is a lot of other at-home ...
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Can it include things like GPGPU programming?

Proposal: Computer Graphics GPGPU programming include different technologies with the objective of increasing speed of normal CPU computation. While they involve graphic cards, they are rarely ...
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Is a "Shopping" site even possible on StackExchange?

Almost every site that I've seen on the SE network contends that Shopping Questions are taboo and off-topic. Likely this is due to trying to prevent opinionated answers or lengthy discussions back ...
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How is this site necessary?

Proposal: Cryptocurrency We already have four dedicated Crypto SEs. Stellar, Ethereum, Bitcoin, Monero. Why this site? What sets it apart?
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Joomla! Framework

Proposal: Joomla Let it be known that Joomla! has a phenomenal collection of individuals working to keep the system standards compliant and up to date with current technologies. There are many ...
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Expand name to include both Free Software and Open Source?

Proposal: Open Source To some people, there is an important distinction between Free Software and Open Source Software, at a philosophical level. I'm not really interested in having that fight myself,...

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