Skip to main content

Questions tagged [migration]

The tag has no usage guidance.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
8 votes
4 answers
122 views

Which migration paths do we want?

As a graduated site, we can set up (a limited number of) so-called migration paths. That is other sites on the SE network that show up when normal users want to close as "offtopic because it belongs ...
Raphael's user avatar
  • 72.6k
8 votes
1 answer
90 views

Please enable migration path to SO

As per community consensus we would like to have a migration path to Stack Overflow. Statistics shows that it would be used fairly often, and that the moderators (who currently have to perform all ...
Raphael's user avatar
  • 72.6k
8 votes
0 answers
337 views

What should we do with this question about why software is complicated?

So this question hit HNQ and is attracting a lot of argument at the moment. Notwithstanding that my answer to it is netting me large amounts of reputation right now, I think it's safe to say that the ...
Aaron Rotenberg's user avatar
7 votes
5 answers
146 views

reposting closed questions from cstheory

There have been many questions on CST that were either closed, or just not answered because they weren't considered research level. May those questions (as long as they are of good quality) be ...
Joe's user avatar
  • 4,105
6 votes
1 answer
78 views

Should moderators publicly point out when a user is blocked from asking questions on Stack Overflow?

Stack Overflow users are automatically blocked from asking questions when they have had too many downvoted or deleted questions. (The details of the formula are secret.) When another site attempts to ...
Gilles 'SO- stop being evil''s user avatar
6 votes
2 answers
132 views

Do we want CSTheory.SE to migrate bad questions over here?

Do we want the CSTheory.SE moderators to migrate low-quality questions over here? More specifically, when someone posts a question on CSTheory.SE that is not a research-level about theoretical ...
D.W.'s user avatar
  • 162k
5 votes
2 answers
66 views

Belongs on stackoverflow close reason

I currently only see belongs on meta.cs close reason, when you choose to close as off-topic. Is it possible to add stackoverflow to it?
Aryabhata's user avatar
  • 6,281
5 votes
1 answer
105 views

What to do when someone 'manually migrates' a question to another site and drops an answer?

Recently, a question asked here which I answered has been deleted by the owner and reasked on a (then) private beta site, quantum computing. I don't think that such a 'manual migration' is a good ...
Discrete lizard's user avatar
  • 8,303
5 votes
1 answer
66 views

What should our policy on research-level theoretical questions be?

This site encompasses computer science at all levels. This includes research-level questions about theoretical computer science which are also on-topic on our sister site Theoretical Computer Science. ...
Gilles 'SO- stop being evil''s user avatar
4 votes
1 answer
57 views

How to flag a question for migration to another SE site?

I just wanted to flag this question for migration to another SE site (if anywhere I think it belongs on SuperUser) but the flagging wizard won't let me do it. Why can't I select my own SE site to ...
reinierpost's user avatar
  • 5,738
4 votes
1 answer
56 views

Would a question on designing a compression algorithm belong on CS?

Some time ago, I asked Compression of domain names on StackOverflow. I had been wondering whether it wouldn't be more suited to CSTheory, but now understand that it does not. Is it more suited to CS ...
eggyal's user avatar
  • 359
4 votes
1 answer
78 views

Migrating unanswered theory questions to cstheory.SE

cstheory.SE has a strict research-level scope and occasionally migrates non research-level questions to CS.SE. The two sites also share parts of their user base; as one of those shared members (who is ...
Artem Kaznatcheev's user avatar
3 votes
1 answer
51 views

If we find questions to Shanghai where should we leave a link for mods to find them?

I suggested for this person to join us but they only know about SO. See: distributed alpha beta pruning Can a mod Shanghai them. It's seems like more of a pirate thing here than Shanghai.
Guy Coder's user avatar
  • 5,101
3 votes
0 answers
89 views

Questions more suitable for "Computational Science" instead of "Computer Science"

I noticed that there are quite some "simple" questions with the tag "numerical-analysis" or "linear-algebra", which haven got a "good" answer so far. Of course, I could try to write good answers to ...
Thomas Klimpel's user avatar
2 votes
2 answers
71 views

Re-ask question on different StackExchange site

I would like to re-ask a particular unanswered question on math.stackexchange. Is it OK to do so? Or should I ask for migration? The meta discussions here and here seem to recommend "normally no, ...
john_leo's user avatar
  • 1,901
2 votes
1 answer
33 views

Migrate old question on CS education?

In 2012, a question asked why is it that some professors teach C-style character arrays instead of C++ strings even in C++ classes. Now that Computer Science Educators is online, is it time to ...
Yuval Filmus's user avatar
2 votes
1 answer
25 views

Migration targets from meta are filtered badly

I was trying to (mod-)migrate a question here on meta.cs.SE to meta.SE. But what I got was this eclectic selection of possible targets: Note how most Metas are missing, meta.SE -- arguably the ...
Raphael's user avatar
  • 72.6k
1 vote
1 answer
78 views

Agressively Migrate old SO posts to generate search traffic

I had an idea for promoting this site, and I was wondering if it was feasible. Basically, I think we should migrate old theory/CS questions from StackOverflow to this site. I often end up googling ...
Joey Eremondi's user avatar
1 vote
1 answer
47 views

Non-answers by non-users

Consider this answer by a user who has not yet created an account on cs.SE (the question that has been migrated to us). It is not useful so I wanted to convert it to a comment. This causes: ...
Raphael's user avatar
  • 72.6k
1 vote
1 answer
38 views

Why can't we migrate old questions?

Having nothing better to do, I browsed the unanswered questions. I know that last year there was an effort to clear as many of these as possible, but of course there are still quite a few of them. ...
Rick Decker's user avatar
  • 14.8k
0 votes
2 answers
77 views

Candidate Questions for Migration to CS.SE

Do you think the following question would be a suitable question on CS.SE? Do you think it should be migrated to here?
Kaveh's user avatar
  • 22.3k
-2 votes
1 answer
54 views

Migration request

My question haven't been answered, even after I set a bounty, no new answers been added. Pleas migrate it to Programers.
Ilya Gazman's user avatar