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Why should we not delete a question about using a factory class instead of direct object construction?

This meta-question is about the following question on the main site: Why should I use a factory class instead of direct object construction? [closed] Currently, it has a lone delete vote. The only ...
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Reconsider historical lock on hardware recommendations

Some of our older questions are about hardware recommendations. Well, Hardware Recommendations.SE is now live - lets clear up some confusion. No, I'm not suggesting migrating these questions there, ...
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Reevaluate historical locks on some books

While stumbling across an update link project for Stroustrup's homepage (as I write this there are about two dozen posts that link to an old page that doesn't exist anymore), I found two book ...
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Let's clean up the Data Structures for Interviews question

Why are data structures so important in interviews? This question has almost 60,000 views, and is in the top 50 in views in questions that are not closed. However, it's pretty clearly off topic, ...
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I believe my question was closed unjustly

I asked a language design / theoretical question and it was closed as "unclear what I'm asking". The problem is not that it's unclear -- it's just a bit theoretical and language design-specific. ...
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Why was this question closed as duplicate

Clean Code comments vs class documentation was closed as a duplicate of "Comments are a code smell" There are a couple of reasons I'm finding this difficult to understand. First, they ...
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Is the question ok here?

I am interested in the answer to the following question: https://webmasters.stackexchange.com/questions/74049/mathematical-model-for-a-webpage-layout ( Mathematical model for a webpage layout? - ...
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What's up with the "Meaning of MIT license"? (5 years old post recently migrated from SO to Programmers meta, then to main)

What's up with the Meaning of MIT license? This five years old post was recently migrated from SO to Programmers. Not that I complain, but regular migrations like that are blocked by system (see ...
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Getting downvotes on the main site, despite improvement attempts

I'm still getting downvotes on a question that I thought I had improved considerably after feedback from commenters. But although the downvoters aren't commenting, they're still downvoting. The ...
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What to do when the best answer doesn't solve the question

I have a peculiar situation. I asked this question and someone answered the question well by saying that the implementation I was planning on using is more of an anti-pattern as it is not addressing ...
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Can you please review the modifications for this question?

I modified the original Building a distributed system on Amazon Web Services after the comments mentioned about Why do interview questions make poor Programmers.SE questions? The question now is more ...
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I compared 2 different malloc versions and asked about malloc and free where a test first resulted in that one malloc was faster than the other and then a comment or answer was that if you allocate or ...
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Can questions about PHP work environments be on topic?

The specific questions I'd like to ask is how to prepare for PHP jobs since a) PHP is not fully OO AFAIK and b) There're no frameworks in the regular sense of other programming languages concept of ...
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