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Proposal: Narrow topic of Bitcoin.Stackexchange to questions applicable to Bitcoin

Disclaimer: I'm obviously biased due to my long-term involvement in Bitcoin. I am in favor of narrowing the scope, and based on comments and close votes by some of the more active contributors here, ...
Pieter Wuille's user avatar
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What should this site's name be when we get our new design?

I understand that Bitcoin.SE has traditionally been inclusive of other cryptocurrencies, particularly those based off of the Bitcoin Core codebase such as Litecoin. I've always accepted that was the ...
David A. Harding's user avatar
10 votes

Proposal: Narrow topic of Bitcoin.Stackexchange to questions applicable to Bitcoin

I agree that we should narrow the scope of Bitcoin.SE. If you look through questions that are tagged as altcoins, you'll notice that many are left unanswered, and many are also fairly low quality ...
Ava Chow's user avatar
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What should this site's name be when we get our new design?

I think the distinction is often fuzzy, depending on how concrete the question is. A question of the form "How do I use software package X to create a multisig address for currency Y" is very ...
Pieter Wuille's user avatar
6 votes

What should this site's name be when we get our new design?

Vote for this answer if you think the Bitcoin Stack Exchange site should keep the existing scope that encourages questions about alternative cryptocurrencies (except those which are more appropriately ...
Highly Irregular's user avatar
5 votes

Proposed Timeline for Scope Change

I just stumbled across some additional text that could be changed for better clarity: An Eth-related question was posted on Bitcoin.SE.com, and then migrated to Ethereum.SE.com. If you follow the ...
chytrik's user avatar
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Proposal: Narrow topic of Bitcoin.Stackexchange to questions applicable to Bitcoin

There are stack exchanges sites such as ethereum.SE.com, which have a scope that is restricted to Ethereum. There are some other altcoins that have sites in Area 51 as well. The Bitcoin.SE.com site ...
chytrik's user avatar
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4 votes
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Why so hostile towards all cryptocurrencies except bitcoin?

How do we remove the hostility and radio silence for cryptocurrencies which are not bitcoin on this site? The answer to that is not new: to change this, we'd need more contributors taking an active ...
Murch's user avatar
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What should this site's name be when we get our new design?

I think that we should just keep the name Bitcoin and restrict the scope to be just Bitcoin. Regarding hard forked altcoins such as Bitcoin Cash and Segwit2x, I think that we should allow questions ...
Ava Chow's user avatar
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What should this site's name be when we get our new design?

I agree with both David's and Jestin's opinions. It is hard though to decide what should happen with all the other cryptocurrency content. On one hand, having a narrow focus can lead to better ...
sr_gi's user avatar
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1 vote

Progress tracker of implementing the scope change

I've updated the Ask & Don't Ask section of the tour. Before: After:
Murch's user avatar
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1 vote

Progress tracker of implementing the scope change

I've updated the introduction on the tour. Before: After:
Murch's user avatar
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What should this site's name be when we get our new design?

I propose the name "Bitcoin & Other Cryptocurrencies". It sounds a mouthful but I'm sure the designer could make it look nice, just like with "Personal Finance & Money".
Nick Moore's user avatar

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