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Now that Programmers.SE is almost out of beta, can we think about removing the fourth bullet point in the SO faq concerning what questions are acceptable?

  • matters that are unique to the programming profession

A question that is on-topic by this criterion is either

  1. Already on topic by one of the other three criteria
  2. Not already on topic by one of the other three criteria

If it is already on topic, then the criterion in question adds nothing to it: It's already on topic. If it is not already on topic, but would be by the fourth criterion, then isn't it a better fit for Programmers.SE?

Here's a list of questions that I think have about zero place on SO but which would be a good fit for Programmers.

I've found these by looking through the highest voted questions on SO. I appreciate the fact that some of them are sort of borderline but I don't think any of them have any business on SO. Am I just a fascist?

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Kudos for understanding criteria/criterion. –  Pops Dec 1 '10 at 14:18

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