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Should we close as many questions on algorithm analysis as duplicates as we do?

The proposed standard requires five people to verify that the standard techniques all fail or, at least, are difficult to apply. That's a fairly large fraction of the amount of work needed for those ...
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Should we close as many questions on algorithm analysis as duplicates as we do?

Thank you for this helpful post! I agree it shouldn't be closed as a duplicate of the reference question if the techniques in the reference question aren't sufficient to answer the question. However,...
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Should we close as many questions on algorithm analysis as duplicates as we do?

I am not for or against. But I want to state a point: I think we should keep in mind that we can refer people to go read the textbook and understand it and solve their problem in place of asking on ...
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Why close "What are some of the mysteries computer science tries to answer?"?

Being one of the users voting to close, I definitely found the question too broad. It should be made more focused in some way. Moreover, what research did the OP do? There are e.g. plenty of historic ...
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Why close "What are some of the mysteries computer science tries to answer?"?

It's an interesting question. It's a question that should definitely be answered. However, it's too broad for a single SE post -- as such, I think the votes are correct.
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