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Is it okay to use Stack Overflow as the support forum for a product or project? [closed]

I recently saw a question about a problem (or possible bug) with some product on Stack Overflow. At first, I wanted to suggest that the asker post his question to that product's support forum. When ...
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Product support redirects to Stack Overflow

Saw this in the reopen queue tonight Does Nitrous.io allow port 80? The question is closed as off-topic/general-computing and the OP apologizes for having to post it here. Sure enough, that is ...
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Can I use Stack Overflow as a product support community? [duplicate]

Before I start this may be a possible duplicate of this thread I was thinking about open-sourcing a framework I've built up over the years. Probably on github or google code but I really dislike the ...
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SO as libSpotify's support page

Let me start with a small "disclaimer" that I actually don't really know what Spotify and libspotify are. I assume them to be some audio-sharing/audio-selling site and a common library created to use ...
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Is it okay to use Stack Overflow as a code sample repository?

I recently saw a Visual Studio extension called Developer Assistant that simply grabs code examples from various places including Stack Overflow. The tool shows the code samples only, and allows ...