According to the about page on Stack Overflow, it is a Q&A site for programming. From what I've heard, batch is not a recognized programming language, neither does writing a batch file count as programming. So, is asking questions related to Windows batch still officially accepted at StackOverflow? Or should they be asked over at Super User?
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There are 2225 questions tagged batch on SO. The tag wiki excerpt begins:
There are 383 questions tagged batch on SU.
Depending on the question, it would probably be on topic for either.
Not an identical issue, but in a similar vein: "shell" or "shell-scripting"?
Batch and shell scripting languages are DSL's. If a batch or shell question is about the mechanics and constructs of the language itself or about consuming an API (like you can do in PowerShell) then it's definitely on-topic for Stack Overflow.
However, if it's a question about a batch or shell script but the real question is about calling a particular OS command line utility then it's possibly better suited on SU or SF.
For example, if someone has a batch or PowerShell script where the real problem is how to use
Similarly, if it's a bash script and the script isn't working because the usage of a particular Unix tool is incorrect then I'd probably pass that to Unix and Linux.