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Title: Technical Communication URL: techcomm .stackexchange .com I was fond of "Documentation", but this covers everything a technical writer and technical communicator does. The URL is a well-known abbreviation for this subject, and it's the name of the career and what the curriculum was called when I studied in this space.


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I don't believe so. The original change came about from a potential branding collision with another Stack Exchange product — but upon further reflection and discussion, it was decided that "Technical Communication" better captured the broader expert/professional/academic audience for which this site is targeted. "Technical Communication" is a well ...


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Personally, I think that "Graphics Layer Architecture" sounds broader than computer graphics. But, it probably isn't that good for getting search engine results. I suggest going back to or "Computer Graphics Programming." Even though the scope of a question might not always be about computer graphics (gpgpu, for example). "Computer Graphics Programming" is ...


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I think "Open Research" is just as clear and meaningful as "Open Science". Both clearly describe the focus of the site and neither seems the more obvious choice than the other. I would be very happy with either of these as the site name. "Reproducible Research" does not make it clear that that research is open (it may be reproduced by members of a variety ...


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The only way folks can know for sure what you are proposing is to submit a proposal and post some example questions. See How to create a new proposal in Area51? But if you are envisioning a forum for "discussions" on this subject, know that this isn't really what we do. See the Stack Exchange Tour. Stack Exchange is intended to compile a type of factual Q&...


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Technical Communication is much more than documentation. Changing the name to documentation will reduce the scope drastically.


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Computer Graphics Programming seems to unnecessarily restrict the domain of the site to purely-programatic topics. A resource for computer graphics would seem woefully incomplete if if did not also provide resources aimed at the art and production side of computer graphics. While I could see the desire to target this at the (small subset of) people who are ...


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In the link you provided, @shotgun-ninja and @blue seemed to be looking for a place providing low-level information, and suggested to use the term "Architecture". I am looking for a place where you can discuss the implementation details of Visual Effects generated by Computer. If this is within the scope of this site, then I think its name should suggest ...


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I am smelling more vagueness because, Writers Stack Exchange community are willing to change their site name from 'Writers' to 'Writing'. They already claims this: We're about the product and the processes to get there, not personal identity. We want novels, poets, and essayists, and we also want scientists (who write papers), marketers (who write, e.g., ...


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My sense is that philosophies of science and mathematics are more suitable for Philosophy Stack Exchange, which already has the corresponding tags. The reason is the nature of questions and answers. Philosophical topics are naturally broad and open ended with a lot of room for speculation and personal opinion. Historical questions, on the other hand, admit ...


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They don't. The minimum length for the title is 3 characters. (The character counter says 4, but that's a bug. I'm pushing a fix for that right now.) The description of the site's audience needs to be at least 15 characters, and that seems reasonable enough.


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Stack Exchange doesn't go in for generalized sites. Proposals are built around specific, focused areas, and any proposal that's created for general stuff like this will just get closed as not a viable proposal.


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I think you may have misunderstood the intention. My intention really is to have a site about all aspects Language Learning. It should include questions from the perspective of the student, as well as the perspective of a language teacher, and informal tutors. Naturally, this will include questions of language comparison, as this is quite relevant to both ...


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No, but I would tend to accept history of philosophy of science questions.


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re stem paper review that is another site proposed not yet merged with open science. still advocate merging, dont know how this can be accomplished. STEM focused was an early idea but maybe that is too narrow to achieve critical mass (although it has a natural connection to other very successful SE science sites namely stats, cstheory, cs, MO, even its heavy ...


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