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Popular, detailed, controversial answer on a legal topic deleted. Appropriate?

I was surprised to find that my answer "Reports of GPLv3 and AGPLv3 "virality" are greatly exaggerated" for the question "AGPL - what you can do and what you can't" was deleted -- the first time a ...
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Why is my correct answer deleted?

I answered a longer question for which there turns out to be a relatively simple answer in a relatively simple way. A user complained that my answer was just an opinion and anyone could oppose it. I ...
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Why was my answer repeatedly downvoted and deleted then?

The answer lists the only three books solely devoted to exceptions I know of (and quite probably, the only three that exist): For the ASP.NET part (your example case), point them to Robust ASP.NET ...
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Short answer deleted, not sure why? [duplicate]

Yesterday I provided a short answer to a question, and it has been deleted as if it was a comment: https://softwareengineering.stackexchange.com/a/270394/40631 I don't think it was a comment, ...
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10k flag handling gone and what you can do about it

With Let's get rid of the 10K flag queue (MSE), the ability for 10k users to see flags (particularly not an answer and very low quality) is gone. This means that the little blue box for notifying a ...
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How to get a link on the deleted answer?

If an answer is deleted on Programmers and the author wants to ask about the reason on MetaProgrammers, how can he do it? How can he reference something that doesn't exist? He can't edit it, either, ...
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Answer with a link to deleted question

This answer : https://softwareengineering.stackexchange.com/a/13976/20065 points to this question : https://softwareengineering.stackexchange.com/questions/13282/freelance-programming-sites/13565#...
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I don't agree that this answer should be deleted, what should I do?

I posted an answer to When would using a scripting language within a larger program be useful? I can understand down votes from programmers who feel insulted. But why on earth would you delete a ...
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Can an answer be undeleted?

I was stupid an answered a question with just a link. I then went back and edited my answer to actually something useful, only to find that no one will ever see it again because a moderator deleted ...
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Answer Lost on Migration

This question was migrated to DBA, but my answer got lost in the migration. What Gives?
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What happens to answers if they are deleted?

I read the question on What is the best way to handle product versioning and branching of long term projects? I saw all the answers but I wanted to make a value edition to it by proving the a support ...
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Where did my answer to a now-migrated question go?

I post an answer to Adding components to JPanels dynamically during runtime, but before or during migration this post was deleted or lost, and this message isn't accesible for me can moderator ...
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Bad answer: so bad that it should be deleted?

I gave a bad answer. It was bad because: it had a flame-bait quote it was mostly off-topic it originally didn't even answer the actual question (now it kinda does) My question is, how bad is this ...
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What is the impact of deleting an answer or question on reputation?

What happens to reputation gained\lost from that question or answer?