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You can hardly ask a question on Stack Overflow these days without someone telling you this belongs on superuser, programmers(!), webapps, stack apps, etc, etc.

Has anyone (other than Google) created a wrapper around it all? I don't want to have to be a member of 97 different sites to get my day to day questions researched and answered.

UPDATE Apr 6 '11: I understand from this and similar questions here on meta.so that the SX/SO (which is it?) philosophy is to create lots of very targeted sites in order to attract experts. I.e. create lots of little kingdoms. Sure, fine, have at it.

As a consumer of the site/realm (not so much as a contributor) I still see value in a federation of sorts; as I state in a comment below: I would like a central location where I can search for an answer using SO tags and syntax, but my query would span the entire realm of SO sites. (The current search on stackexchange.com is merely a google search limiting to the SO.com domain (I believe) - this helps, but a more custom search would be preferable, where you can specify tags, etc.)

Similarly I see value, especially for newcomers, to have a central location where they can state a question and have the site suggest where this question should be placed, rather than just end up with "this belongs on xxx.so.com" comments.

Call it a product request.

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This belongs on meta.stackoverflow.com (sorry... somewhat ironic) –  squillman Mar 31 '11 at 15:51
Hm, although setting it up once does take a few minutes, using OpenID for example makes it very easy. Also, you have your central inbox anyway. –  slhck Mar 31 '11 at 15:59
I have absolutely no idea what you mean by 'wrapper'. Do you mean some sort of aggregate site for all of the SE network's sites? In that case, would stackexchange.com work? –  Yi Jiang Mar 31 '11 at 16:33
@squillman. Thanks. Perfect ironic answer. –  Oskar Austegard Apr 6 '11 at 13:58
@Yi Yang: what I mean is that I would like a single stackexchange site to search from, and ideally a single site to post to - in other words I am stating the opinion that the stack exchange properties have become too fragmented. –  Oskar Austegard Apr 6 '11 at 14:00
@Yi Yang - yes stackexchange.com works for now (for searches), but is not quite what I'd be looking for. See updates above. –  Oskar Austegard Apr 6 '11 at 14:24
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