Proposal: RPM-based Linux is clearly on-topic at Linux & Unix.

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How is this proposal better/different?

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This is a more specific area. Similar to askUbuntu which is specific for Ubuntu. This is for Fedora, openSUSE and CentOS specific questions

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    AskUbuntu was created during the SE1.0 period, when people bought the software and created their own sites. So it was essentially grandfathered in.
    – Scimonster
    Nov 10, 2014 at 15:32
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    @Scimonster That's not even a little true — blog.stackoverflow.com/2010/08/unix-and-ubuntu-why-both Nov 10, 2014 at 18:12
  • @RobertCartaino Oh, interesting. I thought i had read that AskUbuntu was from SE 1.0, not a51...
    – Scimonster
    Nov 10, 2014 at 19:56
  • I suppose yes it does not seem to much our current scope. It will more or less fracture what we already have. Is there a way to close my proposal or should I wait for it not be followed? Nov 11, 2014 at 7:47

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