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In some ways yes, it is a cause for concern. In other ways it's actually a healthy sign. The main issue is that the topical range of this site is huge — covering many disparate professions. Having a software expert on hand for every category of question is simply not going to happen until we are a lot bigger. In the mean time some questions might wait quite ...


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One thing I've noticed is that many questions that should be asked on Software Recommendations SE are instead asked on the Superuser SE. For many of these questions, no one flags them to indicate that they belong on the Software Recommendations SE. Furthermore, when I have flagged questions on other SE sites, the Software Recommendations SE is missing from ...


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It's one of mine. I've not found an answer that's worked for me the way I expected it to. It's the nature of the beast, really. One of the reasons software recommendations are not really accepted on other sites is cause software goes obsolete. I'm still stuck looking for a replacement for a bit of software I'd consider indispensable since the original ...


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IMHO this has two reasons: software developers (Stack Overflow) and system administrators (SuperUser) might have very special needs - and the required program simply does not exist there is no migration path (yet). We should make sure that SR appears here on SO: I personally would flag questions like that, which in turn would train SO users. I didn't ask ...


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I think it lies (partially) in the low votes / work ratio. (Please note that I don't have direct data for that, just my personal observation) So, I see part of the problem not in getting people here, but in keeping them here. Good answers on SR.SE tend to be longer and take more work then good answers on sites like SO. But on the other hand, the quality ...


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In Stack Exchange jargon, “answered” usually means having an accepted answer or an answer with a positive score. The idea is that if there are answers but they don't have more upvotes than downvotes and none is accepted, then those answers haven't proved their worth. You can improve this statistic by browsing the unanswered questions, answering them, and ...


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Like on other less popular sites of StackExchange, it will always be full of great question without attention. I think that is the problem, the main one. person who developed it had some clashes of personality with persons unknown, and unfortunately stopped developing Sounds just like he faced a very bad opinion on his program and it crashed his world.....


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