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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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It's official! Programmers is now Software Engineering Stack Exchange

Awww yeah. WOoooooooOOOOoooOOOOOoooT! PARTY TIME. Check out that domain name and logo! Thanks Stack Exchange :-) If you see any problems anywhere, please leave an answer to this question so we can ...
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Should we continue to accept software licensing questions?

Our current guidance regarding software licensing can be found here. The current guidance says that a general rule of thumb is that questions answerable by experts in software development are on-topic,...
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Follow-Up 3: New Site Name and Help Center Discussions

Chat Transcript: New Site Name discussion Sep 9, 2016 Previous Discussion: Follow-Up 2: New Site Name and Scope Proposals Ana stopped by (Shog was not available today), and maple_shaft was around. ...
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I have a question, but it may not fit best on Software Engineering. Where else can I ask it?

What other Stack Exchange sites are there that may be able to answer my questions about software engineering or software development?
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Scope - Software Quality Assurance and Testing

Following on, and related to (but not duplicate of) this question about migrating questions to SQA: the scope of this site, as defined by the FAQs include, inter alia: developer testing quality ...
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New Site Name and Help Center: Phase I Complete

Previous Discussion: Follow-Up 3: New Site Name and Help Center Discussions After approval from Ana, I published the discussed updates to the Help Center's /help/on-topic page and the site's /tour. ...
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New Site Name and Scope Proposals: what happens to the hyperlinks?

I'm following more or less all the current buzz about changing the site name. I entirely agree with the proposal. However, I haven't seen mentioned (maybe it was, but, well, there are a lot of ...
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This question isn't remotely subjective

Why was the caret used for XOR instead of exponentiation? Seriously though, this question asks for a specific reasoning - it doesn't encourage (nor would I accept) subjectivity or conjecture. It has ...
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New Site Name and Scope: how to handle blatant debugging questions?

Per my reading of July 22nd discussion primary focus of the coming changes is to prevent the flood of debugging questions. Both SE Community Manager and our moderators appear to be in agreement about ...
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