Stack Exchange Network

Stack Exchange network consists of 175 Q&A communities including Stack Overflow, the largest, most trusted online community for developers to learn, share their knowledge, and build their careers.

Visit Stack Exchange

Questions tagged [scope]

Scope is what questions are on- or off-topic and why.

15
votes
2answers
218 views

What would you think about broadening the topic to include Arduino, Robotics and Embedded Systems in general?

I recently participated in the Embedded Systems private beta. It will be closing down next Friday, because there was not enough activity. In the meta post on the closing of the site, Andrew, a ...
2
votes
2answers
67 views

Showcase your serving of Pi?

I appreciate that this is a Q&A-type site, which therefore encourages "I have a problem..." type questions. I'm pretty sure that success stories, (or even better, initially unsuccessful, but ...
6
votes
2answers
63 views

Should we have a software-recommendation tag?

Are software-recommendation questions on topic? Examples What is the best way to access a DRM ridden flash sites like Hulu or YouTube? What is the most practical OS to install long term? (closed) ...
2
votes
3answers
66 views

Dealing with overlap

Related: Raspberry Pi itself vs. specific OS issues It seems that you guys have a sizeable overlap with Unix & Linux and Ask Ubuntu. Basically, a large chunk of software questions for RPi are on-...
12
votes
3answers
266 views

Are close votes being used without enough thought?

At present it feels like a lot of close votes are being branded around, and a lot of questions asked in good faith are being closed as off topic without a huge amount of explanation as to why. I ...
6
votes
2answers
61 views

Are (relatively) subjective questions allowed?

https://raspberrypi.stackexchange.com/questions/290/at-what-age-is-it-good-to-introduce-kids-to-the-raspi The above question, I think, is rather subjective in that it doesn't have a definitive answer ...
2
votes
2answers
36 views

Are questions about news on-topic?

The Bitcoin SE site has quite a number of questions asking for explanations of news articles and historic events, possibly because Bitcoin is so commonly misunderstood, but also because there have ...
0
votes
3answers
118 views

Can we rename this site to be more inclusive of Linux ARM hardware?

I think there is a lot of overlap between questions that will be asked on this site concerning the Raspberry Pi, and questions related to other similar hardware such as the BeagleBone, PandaBoard, etc....
5
votes
1answer
116 views

Should questions about peripherals or accessories be allowed?

Should we allow questions about peripherals or accessories? From our currently proposed FAQ. Questions about the following things are off-topic: Purchasing of the device or its accessories ...
9
votes
4answers
89 views

Are questions about ordering and shipping on-topic?

As the Raspberry Pi is still relatively new, and it still has a way to go when it comes to distribution, I'm fairly certain that a lot of the site's visitors will still have not acquired one. ...