Linked Questions

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How to make our cs community very different from the cstheory?

We are now in the third day of private beta with a couple of questions. That is great. However, most of questions here so far are about CS theory, which already have a full-grown site. The overlap is ...
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Homework tag discussion

This discussion started in my other question "Will Homework Questions Be Allowed?". Should we allow the tag? It seems that some of our sister sites (Programmers, stackoverflow) have not allowed the ...
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Homework policy

The accepted answer on this question is our homework policy, adopted by a community poll. The poll rules and outcome are retained below for historical purposes. Rules Below, you will find three ...
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7 essential meta questions: FAQ

It's well past the time we had an FAQ! What should our site FAQ contain? Propose ideas and wording here. Note that we can only customize the first section, between the first sentence “Computer ...
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Will homework questions be allowed?

Since the current FAQs say this site is for students as well as professionals, what will the policy on homework be? What are the guidelines that a homework question should follow if it is to be asked?...
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What should the homework tag mean?

The outcome of the homework tag discussion is not clear so far: there is a slight majority in favor of having a homework tag, but no agreement as to what the tag means. The meanings I've seen proposed ...
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What is appropriate is mysterious

I recently posted this question on cs.stackexchange.com. In the question, I am essentially asking about whether anyone can point me towards references on ARM programming. It was closed as off-topic ...
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Career questions

Are questions like “how do I get a job” and “where should I study” on-topic? Examples: https://cs.stackexchange.com/questions/1077/getting-accepted-into-uniq-oxford-summer-school-in-cs
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Should questions about other sciences for computer scientists be on topic?

Consider the question Introductory books on nature sciences behind bioinformatics. Beside the fact that it is a book question and those are arguably always problematic, it seems to be more about ...
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How should one decide between asking a question in Computer Science and asking a question in Artificial Intelligence?

There is now an Artificial Intelligence community (public beta) in the Stack Exchange network. In both communities' metas I didn't find a question regarding the correct place to ask a question that ...
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Are programming questions in scope on CS.SE?

There has been several discussions in several meta-posts on this. I think we should settle the issue once and for all. Do you think programming questions should be on-topic or not? What kind of ...
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Whats on-topic on CS.SE?

I was trying to see which site was most suitable to my question between TCS, CS and CompSci when I glanced at the on-topic list. Surprisingly, the list appears to be a little empty. Any chance it ...
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Just-a-hint tag

This relates to the following discussion: Homework tag discussion After talking to Gilles in chat about possible solutions to the homework tag problem. The tag just-a-hint was suggested. The purpose ...