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Four hours to go till public!

I think we've done a really nice job of seeding the site with questions and answers that will make experts want to participate. Looking at the stats on area 51, 69 percent of those who committed as ...
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Questions about technical setup at specific hosts?

Are these kinds of requests on-point? I personally wouldn't be able to answer them, and my first instinct would be to refer them to the hoster's technical support, but maybe I'm not being ...
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Recommendations for specific commercial services?

Is it OK for people to be providing recommendations and personal experiences with specific services / service agencies? Came up when I asked this question... I could see something like this being ...
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Are question about website architecture off-topic ?

I would like to know if this question should be consider as off-topic or on-topic. Why should I develop my applications using the MVC design pattern? 2 opinion have been stated in the comment of the ...
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Should there be an explanation of community wiki in the parent site faq?

Currently I can find no mention of what community wiki is or when a question should be marked as such. Should there be some explanation of that?
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Banners for promoting the site once the private beta ends

I was reading Robert's blog regarding some essential topics that should be discussed on meta during a site's private beta (and beyond). I think we're doing a pretty good job of raising issues that ...
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What is going to happen to internal references when moving to the new domain?

I'm guessing that there will be some kind of massive global search/replace in the question and answer content to replace webmasters.stackexchange.com with ournewdomain.com, ensuring that inter-...
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My question about setting up WebDAV on IIS7 / Windows Server 2008: Should it be on-topic or not?

Related to this other meta question, but being a specific instance we can examine: Here's my question on the actual site: What steps are necessary to configure WebDAV on IIS7 running on Windows ...
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Is there an IRC channel?

Is there an IRC channel that posts recent questions like there was for Stackoverflow?
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Can we ignore the daily rep limit while during private beta?

When sites go public, we're going to need people who can vote to close / migrate questions, especially considering the overlap between this site and others. In order for that to happen, several ...
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Is there a good way to encourage people to post metrics?

After reading and trying to answer a question on paying attention to page load metrics I'm wondering if there is any way to encourage people to post their metrics when they ask certain questions.
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Accepting answers during the private beta

We're asking a lot of good questions, I think - and some of them already have what I would consider to be fantastic answers. However, do we accept these answers, or wait for the public beta to give ...
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ASP.NET MVC specific question - Should this be on StackOverflow?

Looking at this question: How do you avoid XSS vulnerabilities in ASP.Net (MVC)? I would have said that the question was better asked on StackOverflow rather than on Pro Webmasters - it's not very ...

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