Follow @rf Do you know ethical alternatives to Stack Overflow? Maybe ask followers so we can make a list?

@wire @jfpkdsnm @rf @switchingsocial what's unethical about stack overflow? Is it just because it's closed source?

I'm genuinely curious about this.

@alexesc @rf User data is licensed under CC-BY-SA 3.0, so it is ethical in some sense. Quora, on the other hand, is totally unethical:

@alexesc @rf At the very least, it is possible to list Stack Overflow as ethical alternative to Quora.

@wire @jfpkdsnm @rf @switchingsocial You might want to look into what OpenStreetMap uses, that's self-hosted.

@alcinnz @rf It says it runs OSQA, but its site is dead. There is an issue on GitHub: The suggestion is to migrate to fork of OSQA, Askbot:

@wire @jfpkdsnm @rf @switchingsocial I didn't know that, though still it sounds like that was fruitful direction to look.

@alcinnz @rf Yeah, I didn't know it either, just looked it up. Thanks for suggestion!

@alcinnz @rf Just discovered that is using :

@wire @rf @switchingsocial Out of curiosity, what's unethical about Stack Overflow?

@filkerdave @rf Not sure, ask
Probably the fact that it is closed source.

@mjjzf @rf That's what Fedora Project did it seems: They started with Askbot and switched to Discourse later. Here is the project history, with some opinion on why Stack Overflow is bad:

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