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What is really on-topic for Ethereum Stack Exchange?

I consider all proposals on topic as soon as there's a link with Ethereum. Ethereum Core Infrastructure: on of course, otherwise nothing could be on topic Stand-alone Ethereum Forks: on until ...
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Is our site for technical questions only?

Our site is for questions about Ethereum that have objective answers. Mostly they will be technical questions, since Ethereum is technology. But there could certainly be other questions that could ...
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Please change our site's topic!

It should be aligned with the help center / tour page to something like: Ethereum, the decentralized application platform and smart contract enabled blockchain. This post is a community wiki. ...
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What is really on-topic for Ethereum Stack Exchange?

What a difficult question to answer. Ethereum Core Infrastructure Stand-alone Ethereum Forks Projects that implement the EVM Projects utilizing Solidity or Serpent Smart Contracts and Frameworks ...
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When (if ever) should [solidity] programming questions be considered off-topic and migrated to stackoverflow?

Yes, I think all questions about Solidity are on-topic as said by OP. When this ESE (Ethereum Stack Exchange) graduates, if a relationship is set with stackoverflow, I believe that Solidity questions ...
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What is really on-topic for Ethereum Stack Exchange?

Ethereum Core Infrastructure: on-topic, because the adoption would need to be orders of magnitudes higher to justify own StackExchanges Stand-alone Ethereum Forks: on-topic, because not much questions ...
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Is a Tax question/wiki appropriate?

This seems within the realm of reason, and I'd cautiously say "yes." I could see it being relevant for software architectural reasons--picture, a year or two in the future, some country saying that ...
Matthew Schmidt's user avatar
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What is really on-topic for Ethereum Stack Exchange?

The issue is that nearly any blockchain-related system can be hooked into Ethereum somehow. Potentially one day there'd be some giant crypto-everything stack exchange, but for the moment this one is ...
Matthew Schmidt's user avatar
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Which question should be included in the Tour page?

There are a lot of great options, but I have to vote for How can a contract run itself at a later time?. For one, I think it is a short question that most Ethereum newbies would understand and be ...
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What is really on-topic for Ethereum Stack Exchange?

I will update my answer as further thoughts are developed. I think legal questions like this are off-topics for this SE, similar to how trading questions are off-topic. Answering the questions, the ...
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What is really on-topic for Ethereum Stack Exchange?

I vote on-topic for all of the above, as default (assuming they qualify for a good question on other quality criteria). If at some point in the future, 2-6 consistently account for more than 25% (...
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When (if ever) should [solidity] programming questions be considered off-topic and migrated to stackoverflow?

Yes solidity is always considered on-topic, even if used in other context, since it's central part of the ethereum ecosystem. In the future, if there are ecosystems using modified solidity ...
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On Ethereum Classic usage

IMHO, the network is Ethereum Classic, the currency Ether Classic, and the ticker ETC. (Or ETHC, but that didn't seem to make it as a symbol.) I think the tag should be ethereum-classic. I don't ...
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On Ethereum Classic usage

Well, ETC is the most commonly used name that I've seen on the Etherium Reddit: https://www.reddit.com/r/ethereum/ as well as most pool and exchanages that I've ssen. I'd assume that we'd want to keep ...
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Is our site for technical questions only?

I have to admit that I am on the fence about this issue. I thought about it more since I down voted that question. Even though I have more doubts now about the matter I still feel we should avoid ...
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What topics can I ask about?

If you have a question about ... Specific issues with Ethereum, the smart contract enabled blockchain based consensus network, including Swarm and Whisper protocols Specific issues with Solidity, ...
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What are we doing with questions asking about services?

I think it could be closed with this following reason from stackoverflow: Questions asking us to recommend or find a book, tool, software library, tutorial or other off-site resource are off-...
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What are we doing with questions asking about services?

If you want to live in public, you have to deal with people who have less knowledge than you, because they have been exploring a certain topic for a shorter time and not so much in-depth as you. This ...
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What is really on-topic for Ethereum Stack Exchange?

Ethereum Core Infrastructure: on topic, because this is an Ethereum stack exchange. Stand-alone Ethereum Forks: off-topic, because either they are exactly the same as Ethereum in which case any ...
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Please change our site's topic!

It may take a little time to propagate through all the places, but I'm pleased to report that our site topic, has been fixed, for example see Closing>Off-Topic This question does not appear to be ...
eth's user avatar
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Please change our site's topic!

Ethereum, public blockchain platform with programmable transaction functionality. It provides a decentralized virtual machine that can execute peer-to-peer contracts using a crypto asset called ...
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