I have encountered a problem when trying to introduce new people to the SE network: they can't remember Stack Exchange.
So, for example, I might tell a non-tech user: "You should ask your question on this cooking website, it's called
cooking.stackexchange.com." They remember the cooking part very easily (or the diy, or gaming, etc..), but they tend to forget the
So what I propose is that we buy domains for all Area 51 site proposals that end in
*.se. So, for example,
cooking.stackexchange.com would be magically transformed into
I understand that it isn't a
.com but it could be forwarded to
This is not the same as this question since it proposes we use
*.se.com. Also the accepted answer for this question was basically that "all sites will get their own .com once they leave beta," which we now know isn't the plan.