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Does EE.SE have a problem with the treatment of newbies?

In some chat discussions1, it has come up that EE.SE does not have an environment that is receptive of newbies/new users. Here, I'm talking about both people who want to learn EE and those who want to ...
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migrating questions to raspberrypi.stackexchange.com

There appears to be a spate of migrating questions to raspberrypi.stackexchange.com just because they mention Raspberry Pi. A recent example is https://raspberrypi....
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Are pure C questions on-topic?

I asked C coding design - function pointers? on which EJP commented it's off-topic and/because it belongs on SO. Kortuk says no: @EJP I disagree. Just because there is an overlap does not mean it ...
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Plethora of overlapping SE sites and concerns about them

I have been thinking something recently as a result from conversations in the comments in this SE's meta. I would like to share my thoughts with you because I am a little confused. I can only guess ...
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Where do we draw the line for code being on- or off-topic?

This question: Standard text LCD menu system has generated some confusion. Standard text LCD menu system Is there a pattern out there for a simple menu system in C for a text LCD. I find ...
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Stop migrating Arduino questions if there's a significant portion of electronics

I have taken a look at the list of recently migrated Arduino questions. I thought we had reached the consensus that questions regarding Arduino that involve a good deal of electronics are fine on this ...
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Was my real-time programmering question off-topic?

I want to learn real-time programming. I asked this and it's near getting closed: What features distinguishes real-time from other types of os? Should I not at all have asked this question or could ...
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How much software is on-topic?

So the embedded systems site proposal has been closed because it was taking too long. I can't figure out how much of it was a duplicate of this site. I have found several prior meta discussions, but ...
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EE not open enough

Alright, how can I put this right. In my opinion, EE is not open enough to the variety of questions that can be considered electrical engineering. As soon as something is asked which differs from the ...
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Arduino.SE . We've got a live one!

Folks, It is my pleasure to be the first to post the news that the dedicated Arduino stack went into public beta. It's great that persistence is winning. If at first you don't succeed, try and try ...
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Regarding question migrated to Arduino S.E

I just noticed that this question has been migrated (two hours ago) from electrical engineering S.E. to the Arduino S.E. Can someone please explain the reasoning behind that decision when The ...
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Arduino and Electrical Engineering

So recently a Arduino stack exchange has been created, meaning all any question concerning the microprocessor should be moved to there. While I'm all for that, I'm certain that many of you would agree ...
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Is E&R the place to ask about questions of programming, but related to microcontrollers?

Hi, I wanted to ask some programming related question on E&R but for a microcontroller. I decided to postpone it until I got the go-ahead. "What is the ISR for the comparator change interrupt ...
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Arduino question migration

Here's a little idea I'm throwing into the ring for flaming: How about if any questions with the word "Arduino" in the title automatically get migrated instantly to the Arduino SE? Even better, they ...
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Are questions about writing an assembler on-topic?

The question How is a two-pass assembler designed? can be seen as on- or off-topic. On one hand, it's about tools that are pretty much exclusive to our site. On Stackoverflow, the call to ...

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