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I was just looking at http://answers.unity3d.com/ and they seem to be using the Stack Overflow engine or Stack Exchange.

But it seems to be hosted on their servers. How is that possible?

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It was a Stack Exchange 1.0 site.

Checking the source shows the header:

<meta name="generator" content="StackExchange 0.9 (20100413135304-37b86aed49ad)">

NOTE: Unity Answers has since switched to the QATO backend. See the Unity Answers FAQ about this.

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Thx Chris for the info. So is that available under some commercial license that allows them to host on their own servers? – Bach Nov 10 '10 at 9:35
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@Bach - it was the first attempt to spread the Stack Overflow model. It didn't work as expected so was replaced by the new Stack Exchange 2.0 Area 51. – ChrisF Nov 10 '10 at 9:41
    
Ah I see all clear now thx. – Bach Nov 10 '10 at 10:26

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