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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 ...
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Where should I ask about Computer Science Applications?

I'm looking for existing applications of Graph Summmarization on social networks. Is it on-topic?
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Is this question about data storage on-topic here?

There has been some discussion about the following question: is data received after transmission immediately stored?and can that be recovered Is it on-topic? It appears there are some mixed points ...
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Is asking for code on topic?

A question like this seems to me to be clearly off-topic, because, although it does reference an algorithm, it appears to only be asking if someone has already coded it. However, my reading of https:...
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Feedback on BSc degree project

I do a degree project in computer science. We are around halfway done. I'd like somebody who is knowledgeable to give feedback on our work so far. Could that be on topic for this site or somewhere ...
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Why are there no comments on “Is it NP-hard to fill up bins with minimum moves?”

This question is about Is it NP-hard to fill up bins with minimum moves? It is one of the "greatest" open questions. It has so many upvotes and views, I hardly believed nobody ever put a comment, so I ...
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Strange duplication of questions

I've noticed three potentially duplicate questions about creating a left-linear grammar today, one on MSE, two on here. MSE was the first to be asked, here, then this nearly identical question was ...
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Question that was duplicated on CS.SE and SO

The question Largest sum divisible by n has been posted both here and on Stack Overflow: Sum divisible by n. Stack Overflow has declined a flag suggesting that it be closed on Stack Overflow. Should ...
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Would this theoretical networking question be on-topic here?

A user posted a question on MSO, asking about where to ask their theoretical computer networking question. Since it's not a practical problem, it's not really a good fit for SO, Network Engineering, ...
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Delete answered negative voted question

This is the concerned question. The question has a negative score. So, it implies that the question is not valuable/worthy of being on the site [ I obviously disagree - moreover I got the answer ...
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Is this question about an algorithm ontopic on cs.SE?

Is this the right forum to ask the question I posted on http://programmers.stackexchange.com Here is a link to the question. https://softwareengineering.stackexchange.com/questions/291978/finding-...
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I posted a not very good question. After learning more, I managed to make a better question. What should I do with the former?

Initially, I posted this question regarding evolutional computing. I knew it could be better phrased, but I couldn't figure out how, so I posted it that way. Later on, after an answer, some comments ...
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Why was this question re-opened?

Why was this question re-opened? As you can see from the history, I voted to close it, then one moderator closed it, then another moderator re-opened it. The side effect of the re-opening is that I ...
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Can I ask this question here?

My question was closed on Theoretical computer since. May I publish the modified version of it here? I am working on Integer Factorization problem, and I came to idea of applying Fermat's sieving ...
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Why close “What are some of the mysteries computer science tries to answer?”?

The question What are some fundamental issues computer science tries to address? was closed as I was finishing the editing of an answer, that did take some time. I think it is a rather nice question, ...
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What should we do with this duplicate question & duplicate answer?

Take a look at the following question that was migrated to here from Operating Systems SE: Where is the OS when a process is running? Unfortunately, it looks to me like that question has some issues:...
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Worth protecting this question?

What is the exact difference between a latch & a flipflop? This question has now received three negative-scored answers from new users (two of which have been deleted to date). Should we protect ...
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Migration request

My question haven't been answered, even after I set a bounty, no new answers been added. Pleas migrate it to Programers.
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What part of “Coq: default values for vectors” is on-topic?

We raised the issue of scope limits for proof assistants a while ago, and didn't come to a conclusion. It's been two years, what does the community think now? More specifically, is the question Coq: ...
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How can I this question be improved to elicit empirical answers?

My Question https://cs.stackexchange.com/questions/24298/why-is-interest-in-the-fields-of-ontology-and-semantics-declining was migrated here from Theoretical CS, where it was considered off-topic. ...
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Closing questions because of the attitude of the asker

Here, we have a vote to close on the grounds that asker is rude to people trying to help him. My instinctive reaction is that this is not a reason to close the question. Part of the purpose of ...
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Q&A asking for better A

I asked a question and provide an answer, also I asked for solution better than my own. Then my question been edited and my request for better solution than my own been removed. Was that a good edit, ...
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Do we want/need a “SE vs CS” reference question?

I have just case the final vote to close https://cs.stackexchange.com/questions/13627/is-computer-science-or-software-engineering-more-suited-to-me?noredirect=1 I think it's not the first question ...
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“A question on the very essence of “theoretical computer science””

fyi this question "A question on the very essence of “theoretical computer science”" is asked in a really flippant and near sarcastic way, no question, but it inspired some decent/high-voted responses ...
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“References to CS in pop culture” on topic or not?

The question https://cs.stackexchange.com/questions/4762/references-to-cs-in-pop-culture asks for about the role of CS in popular culture, including which CS personalities have made some kind of ...
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Should the question on what is the most efficient known priority-queue be closed?

The question What is the most efficient known priority-queue? asks for the most efficient priority-queue. The question is obviously badly phrased: what is the "most efficient" data structure? The ...
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Closed question: Is The following predicate logic formula is valid: Reasons to open

This is in reference to closed question: Is the following predicate logic formula is valid While I can understand the reason for closing it, I do have to disagree with closing it. In my view it ...
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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 ...
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Why was “Is iPhone turing complete?” closed?

The question Is iPhone turing complete? was closed. Should it have been? For reference, as the question has been heavily edited, the original question was: This is halfway a joke question, but I ...
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Why is this question considered on topic?

I have become an avid observer of the site, and I have learned a ton so far (still mustering up a few questions, but that's another story...). I've been trying to keep an eye on things from the ...
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Is “Good uses of computer viruses” on-topic?

The question Good uses of computer viruses was closed as off-topic, and is being reopened as I write. Is this question on-topic on the Computer Science site? Why or why not?