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An idea is a short, spontaneous personal note. A proposal is a complete, collectively written document, based on thorough work.
An idea can either be archived, or "To be further worked upon", A proposal can be in either one of the following states: private, open to a working group, under improvement, or the purpose of a vote to determine whether the proposal should be further improved or not, or submitted for evaluation , or being examined.
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