terminology tag (as defined by you guys):
Questions about the objective meaning or common understanding of words and concepts that programmers encounter.
Well I need to develop something which reads audio data to be played, and I asked what one calls the term for the "rate" at which audio is interpreted / played by software. Similar to how one uses a video's frame-rate to know how fast to present the frames.
This seems to meet the criteria, but a user downvoted my question and linked to a meta discussion:
I read that meta question and its accepted answer, and it clarifies that questions asking "what should I name this" are off topic, but "what is the name of this well known concept?" Is on-topic.
My question, being "What is the term for the rate at which audio data should be read?" isn't really a code problem, it's a matter of well known terminology, and seems to fit the criteria set by the community through the "terminology" tag and meta duscussions. So why has this user downvoted and linked to meta on my question? It also recieved close votes.
Subsequently, my question recieved a perfect answer quickly, it was "Sampling Rate"