Should questions from Oracle Overflow the StackExchange 1.0 site for Oracle questions be migrated here at some point after the beta?
That's really up to the Oracle Overflow community. Each SE1 site has the option of migrating to 2.0, but most of them are choosing to remain separate because if the migrate the have to basically start from scratch with the beta process.
We had a similar scenario with the Audio.SE site. You can read the discussion here: http://meta.audio.stackexchange.com/questions/67/import-merge-with-socialsounddesign-com
I see @BenV's point and don't disagree. However, what about the option to either
A) "copy the questions over one by one by user" or
B) can SOIS move individual questions from a SE1.0 site to a SE2.0 site at all? If so, then my second option is to move over individual questions on request ... idk if that's really a worthwhile thing tho now that I've taken the time to type out a response.
Posting as an answer so I can get specific feedback on the two points, otherwise it would be merely a comment.
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I think that given the discussion on this answer: Should questions from Oracle Overflow be migrated here? that we should allow for individual questions to be duplicated from the old site and that there should be a specific block header at the top that says that it was duplicated from that site, and that links back to the original question, like this:
My reasoning for the sample header is that on the day you copy it (ostensibly the same as the day the question is asked here) people who view the other one will understand that it is "stale" or "active" if they click through. IDK, this is just an idea. But I want to be fair to the OP on the other site. I would love if we could CW the "imports" but I don't think that's an option. This way we can at least attribute proper ownership of the question. If that seems like a lot of headache for importing questions, consider it the price to be paid for borrowing a question from another site.
If you're the OP on both sites then you can omit the second two "lines" of the header, but still identify that it's cross-posted.
What do you think community?
Sample question after the proposed header design
If you like OracleOverflow, you may also like DBA.StackExhange.com. It is in public beta and while it isn't an Oracle specific site, in only 7 days of private beta it has had 154 questions (33 with the Oracle tag) compared to OracleOverflow's 392. New features are being added to the stack exchange 2.0 platform making it a nicer place for both questions and answers. This is not really a question, but more of a post inviting anyone who wishes to try this new site and perhaps migrate some questions to it.
I've duplicated a few of my questions including the following:
Answers to this question could include other questions that have been migrated.