I apologize if that has been discussed before, didn't find anything when searching. But I think it would be convenient if there was an option to vote to close/migrate questions to programmers.stackexchange.com. (In fact, I believe that is in part why that site exists -- to get rid of those questions from SO) Is this planned already? Or is it too early because it's still in beta?

  • Nobody is going to set one up because they only do migration paths when a site is out of public beta, and thats not going to change any time soon. Why not leave comments?
    – TheLQ
    Sep 18, 2010 at 17:25
  • I've been leaving some comments saying "this question would be better asked on programmers.stackexchange.com", myself. I'd like a migration option when programmers.se gets out of beta. Oct 15, 2010 at 13:38
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    It's out of beta now, this should be looked at again.
    – Adam
    Dec 21, 2010 at 19:07

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It should happen - eventually.

But right now, the site is still in beta. Which means two thing:

  1. It may well be killed off. In which case, questions migrated there would be lost. Not that that's necessarily a bad thing...

  2. It isn't fully defined yet. So it wouldn't necessarily be clear which questions were appropriate for migration. The original definition of the site implied subjective-programming and programmer-related questions would be the focus, but discussion is ongoing

  • Most importantly than anything else is the fact that it's in beta -- there won't be migration until a site graduates
    – juan
    Sep 18, 2010 at 17:39
  • Thanks to all who chimed in. Makes sense that this wouldn't happen 'til post-beta.
    – Kirk Woll
    Sep 18, 2010 at 21:46
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    No longer in beta, this should be done now
    – Adam
    Dec 21, 2010 at 19:06

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