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New Site Name and Scope Proposals

From Ana, a Stack Exchange Community Manager in the previous question about changing the site name: It took us a good while, but the Community Team has circled up and here's where we stand on your ...
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11answers
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Why was my question closed or down voted?

Help! My question was closed (or down voted). Why? And what can I do about it? Downvoted Duplicate Off topic What technology to take up next Recommend a software library, tool, book, research paper,...
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1answer
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Where to start?

Often the question shows up of something along the lines of: I'm trying to learn language XYZ. Where should I start? or I'm trying to do ${very large project}. Where should I start? Why are ...
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7answers
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Great Expectations… or, at least, user expectations

Well I just saw a second Meta question expressing strong ill-will for this site after first witnessing this, seemingly well-trodden, battlefield. Given that I am already weary of it, I can only assume ...
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2answers
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Are Design Review questions on-topic?

There is a gray area between Software Engineering & Code Review regarding design reviews. Code Review's on-topic page explicitly calls out design reviews as off-topic. However, if your question ...
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2answers
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So apparently it's illegal to talk about technology difficulty here?

I tried creating a question asking what work is involved in creating a facial recognition app and got recommendations on my life and how to spend my free time... I want to talk about what kind of ...
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2answers
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Why the question got deleted?

I have a question about my Software Engineering Stack Exchange post: OAuth2 separate Authorization Validation Server trust Why the question got deleted? And why no reason was specified/can be ...
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1answer
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Appropriate response

What's the appropriate response to this (at "Programmers") "You are asking a fairly wide open question and then asking opinions on possible answers. It sounds like you haven't really done your home ...
2
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1answer
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May I ask this question here?

And, if I can’t ask it here, can you suggest a suitable S.O site? Back when this site was called Programmers, the rule of thumb was that if you did it at a keyboard, you asked at S.O, and if you did ...
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2answers
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Why was this question voted down?

I'm new to the site - wondering why this question: Database Design Query (not mine) was voted down. Seems on topic. Is it not specific enough? If so, should folks be making comments on how to ...
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2answers
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What are the guidelines for “How would you… ?” questions here?

I did read the Six Subjective Questions post and its Enforcement Notice, as well as some of the following discussions. My question is about questions that asks users to share their experience and/...
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1answer
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Why too opinion based?

https://softwareengineering.stackexchange.com/questions/310733/how-to-learn-and-be-productive-in-a-language-which-you-resent According to guidelines for subjectives questions it Clearly asks to ...
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1answer
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Can I ask for feedback on an idea for a standard? [duplicate]

I'm looking to come up with a standard for how to implement a system that will automatically update software. As such, there is no actual programming per se, but I still want to make sure my standard ...
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1answer
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is this question a good fit for this site : python - scraping a site with no feed on daily basis as if it had one

Is the below question a good fit for https://softwareengineering.stackexchange.com/ ? If not, is it worth a place in StackOverflow site ? If not again, in what StackExchange site can I ask it ? ...
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How to ask about “How to write specification for a web application?”

I'm a software developer, and I have a friend who isn't (maybe call him an aspiring product manager) He has an idea for a web application, and wants to write a design or specification for it: So ...

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