closed Where is there overlap with Open Source SE?

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asked Aug 9, 2015 in Meta by Zizouz212 (320 points)
closed Nov 5, 2015 by ArtOfCode

Being a moderator at Open Source, there looks like there may be a lot of overlap between both communities. While I have a lot of understanding in where there is (and possibly will be) overlap, I would like the community to discuss this amongst themselves as well, as it will assist in determining specific site scope.

So Open Science! Where do you overlap with Open Source?



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commented Aug 17, 2015 by Zizouz212 (320 points)
@kenorb I wonder if you have really read the answers and questions... This one asks what overlap there is, and the other is for some reason concerned with migrations. I see two completely different questions here.

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commented Aug 17, 2015 by kenorb (430 points)
I'm more worried that this site would be closed soon, rather than checking which question is overlapped with which site, if so - this won't be any problem soon anymore.

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commented Aug 17, 2015 by Zizouz212 (320 points)
You've mentioned it above. The future is looking... icky

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commented Aug 17, 2015 by kenorb (430 points)
It's duplicate, because the answer would be exactly the same. It's difficult to say where it overlap having 50 questions and these sites are completely different.

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commented Aug 17, 2015 by Zizouz212 (320 points)
@kenorb How would any of this be a duplicate? Are you saying that this site doesn't have enough activity to answer a meta question? If that is what you are suggesting, then there ***is a major issue*** with this beta

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commented Aug 17, 2015 by Zizouz212 (320 points)
@Thomas Thanks! I'm looking to see what people say as well. However, it looks like Open Data is more for data requests, not necessarily management or anything.

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commented Aug 17, 2015 by kenorb (430 points)
The site currently has not much activity to answer that.

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commented Aug 17, 2015 by kenorb (430 points)
possible duplicate of [Overlapping with OpenData.SE](http://meta.openscience.stackexchange.com/questions/3/overlapping-with-opendata-se)

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commented Aug 17, 2015 by Thomas (915 points)
Great question! There is now a triad of Open Science, Open Data, and Open Source. They're clearly all related, but there's something unique about each. I'm guessing Open Source is first and foremost about software; Open Data is mostly about data regardless of what it is used for (apps, science, journalism, teaching, etc.); Open Science seems to encompass some of Open Data and the use of open source software for analysis, but is also about publishing, workflows, research ethics, etc. I'm looking forward to seeing peoples' opinions.

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