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I have asked this question on stackoverflow and it was closed as off topic. I would like to ask which site would it be on topic.

I have answered quite a few similar questions on stackoverflow helping others to fight through the nightmare that building a library may become.

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@Mat openwsman not openSwan –  izomorphius Mar 26 '13 at 21:41
    
Programmers.SE? –  Cole Johnson Mar 26 '13 at 22:53

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This question is in the gray area. You can see it as a programming problem, but it isn't about code. But is probably to technical for SuperUser.

I would have tried Ubuntu. According to the Ubuntu FAQ, this question should be acceptable.

But the Unix & Linux FAQ has no section on coding.

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Can you point out why according to stackoverflow the question is not acceptable? In my opinion if a question is in the gray area and may or may not belong on a site descision should always be in favour of the question. After all we try to help not to close as many questions as possible. –  izomorphius Mar 26 '13 at 21:54
    
I'm not sure it is not acceptable. Or I wouldn't have closed it. Unfortunately there is a subjective element, hence the gray area. –  Toon Krijthe Mar 26 '13 at 21:58
    
And I'm not the only one. It is almost open (4/5 reopen votes). –  Toon Krijthe Mar 26 '13 at 22:00

I'm not sure where the users that closed that question envisioned it being more appropriate.

SuperUser because if you squint right it's about installing end-user software rather than a programming problem?

Unix and Linux or Ask Ubuntu because it's more on-topic there?

Some tags can be fairly strict about what's considered topical.

I thought it was a fine question and voted to re-open.

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