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Will the SE meta sites ever get a chat option?

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(on sept 1 2010):
the first one might happen next week

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Right on time, we have another chat server (not meta, though - chat is for both parent and meta). You've got to find which one, though ;p –  Marc Gravell Sep 10 '10 at 8:26
@Marc, I follow balpha on twitter so I already know ;) –  jmfsg Sep 10 '10 at 12:51

No. Meta.SO is an exception (like in so many other cases).

For all other instances of chat, the main site will be considered the parent. So there will be chat.nothingtoinstall.com, but no chat.meta.nothingtoinstall.com.

I don't think there needs to be one chat for discussing the site's topic (web applications) and one chat for discussing the site (nothingtoinstall.com). This can very well happen on one single chat site.

That said, Juan is correct in that we hope to roll out the first "normal" chat site next week.

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