What is meta? ×
Meta Stack Exchange is where users like you discuss bugs, features, and support issues that affect the software powering all 127 Stack Exchange communities.

Would it be acceptable if I asked questions about ideas on what to name a program? I can't think of a name for a program and I thought it would be closed so I just want to make sure if its acceptable before I do so.

share|improve this question
7  
it would be considered as too localized, I guess, and even if not, it will not help a lot to future visitors, so I think it is bad idea –  om-nom-nom Apr 10 '12 at 21:02
    
For future reference, I might point out that you can generally "go with your gut" with regard to the types of questions that it would be acceptable to ask. You even indicate here that you suspect such a question would be promptly closed. More often than not, the community is correct in its discrimination of questions. –  Cody Gray Apr 10 '12 at 21:58
add comment

1 Answer

up vote 3 down vote accepted

This is a very clear violation of the FAQ; in particular, the guidelines laid out in the section concerning the types of questions which one should not ask.

As such, almost any of the available close reasons would be applicable. As om-nom-nom points out, such a question would be "too localized." Personally, I'd choose the "not constructive" option. If one were feeling charitable, she could opt for simply "off topic".

No, you'll have to get a [popular] blog in order to properly outsource all of your project naming needs.

share|improve this answer
add comment

You must log in to answer this question.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged .