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Proposal: Programming Languages is clearly an overlap/subset of Stack Overflow, Software Engineering, Computer Science, and/or Theoretical Computer Science

As of this morning, all the questions are very very beginner-y and/or unanswerable

Remember 4 years ago when it was proposed, too?

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    As of yesterday, the proposal was called 'Programming Standards'. Now, it will definitely become a duplicate. – Thomas Aug 18 at 5:20
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    @Thomas - either way ... it's a duplicate :) – warren Aug 18 at 13:59
  • I don't think people on SO, CS or Software Engineering will appreciate a question about an esoteric language. – null Aug 26 at 10:44
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  • Yes. (Although, the world of esolangs is much wider than BF or Whitespace.) Currently, a common class of question - golfing language designing tips goes nowhere. – null Aug 26 at 12:11
  • @HighlyRadioactive - what does that have to do with the proposal (which is obviously a duplicate of existing sites), or the fact that nothing "esoteric" is a proposed question on the proposal? – warren Aug 26 at 12:20
  • "...researchers of programming language theory and programming language design." I'd say it would be on-topic. Also, "Is the character set used in a programming language important?" why the f... why would one want to use a different character set in a normal programming language? – null Aug 26 at 12:21
  • Oh, plus, it's still in Definition. – null Aug 26 at 12:26
  • @HighlyRadioactive: the proposal was originally named "Programming Standards" (yet another obvious duplicate of existing SE sites). If you want to propose "esoteric language questions", be my guest - no one is stopping you. But it doesn't change the fact this proposal is a clear duplicate of other SE sites :) – warren Aug 26 at 12:26
  • Sure, it was, but it is no longer Programming Standards. The current topic certainly fits Esolang questions. – null Aug 26 at 12:28
  • @HighlyRadioactive - then go propose the questions. Arguing about whether or not you can ask them is...pretty silly - when you could just go ask them :) – warren Aug 26 at 12:30

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