Meta Stack Exchange is where users like you discuss bugs, features, and support issues that affect the software powering all 155 Stack Exchange communities.

What is meta?
Here's how it works:
  1. Any Stack Exchange user can ask a question
  2. The community provides support, votes on ideas, and reports bugs
  3. Your voice helps shape the way Stack Exchange operates

Two of the attribution requirements in the data dumps are:

2. Hyperlink directly to the original question on the source site (e.g., http://stackoverflow.com/questions/12345)
4. Hyperlink each author name directly back to their user profile page on the source site (e.g., http://stackoverflow.com/users/12345/username)

This is impossible (without violating the spirit of the requirements) for failed sites like Gadgets, as there's nowhere to link.

share|improve this question
up vote 5 down vote accepted

It's probably fine in this case to link back to the proposal:

http://area51.stackexchange.com/proposals/614/electronic-gadgets

share|improve this answer
5  
"probably fine"?! – Richard Tingle Jan 13 '14 at 15:50

You must log in to answer this question.

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