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Are questions asking for the rationale or purpose of something on-topic?

I don't think we have any specify policy on "Why" questions; I would refer to our general criteria on what questions are opinion-based or too broad. In general, answerers and voters need to ...
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Are questions asking for the rationale or purpose of something on-topic?

I think questions about design decisions/choices in algorithms, protocols, programming languages, etc. are on-topic on CS.SE, but may indeed often end up opinion-based or too broad. I think the main ...
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