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Some of you may have noticed the Meta Stack Exchange post - Testing three-vote close and reopen on 13 network sites (it's linked in the featured on meta sidebar) - we've finally got this project under way and Software Engineering is one of the sites we'll be running the test on. Starting tomorrow, I'll be changing the site setting and closing and reopening ...


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This is why we close as duplicate. If we link the questions the new ones act as signposts pointing at the old ones. As we grow that should happen more and more. If you are instead saying we should be more tolerant of say education advice questions or resource requests I'll hit you back with two points: Closing off topic questions defines what we're about ...


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I think the question might be rewritten in a way it does not give the - maybe wrong - impression it requires mindreading in the heads of Microsoft designer's. One could ask about which UI control to pick for a specific category of requirements, where the Windows calculator is just an example. However, such a question would still better suited for User ...


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The proposed answer is well-written, but the question is one that cannot be answered with facts or citations unless you happen to work a Microsoft and have access to information about design decisions made during the creation of the Calculator. From the opinion-based close reason: Update the question so it can be answered with facts and citations. From the ...


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The question may not look directly as a duplicate, but when you look into the comments, you see already a suggestion made by Caleth and me how to create objects referencing the "GPU data", assuming the latter follows a "structure of arrays" approach. And that is what this answer to the referenced duplicate was about. I admit, maybe the ...


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I can understand why you are willing to try the way that has proven to work so well at Stack Overflow. I am observing it for about half year now and it looks really impressive and, which is especially promising, it seems to be free from (serious) negative side effects. On the other hand, there is no guarantee that this will work well here. Rather opposite, ...


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