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In addition to Glorfindel's answer, there's also something called a "spam seed". This is a question used to elicit spam answers. I treat spam seeds the same way as spam - flag it as spam. As a moderator, that spam flag triggers an automatic deletion that is used to help the anti-spam systems that are in place. The important thing is that this post (...


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Yes, that might be confusing. Even though it does contain disclosure, it's such a textbook "only exists to promote a website" that the second part is waived. The same holds for pharmacy spam or somebody offering hacking services. Some additional information can be found on Meta Stack Exchange: What are the “spam” and “rude or abusive” (offensive) ...


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I think this is one of those cases where you really shouldn't be concerned about the letter of the rules. It is very clear what the spirit of the "no spam" rule is. So just do the obvious thing and don't worry about whether there's some specific rule that covers this exactly. We don't need an explicit statement about this exact circumstance to know ...


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The scope what is considered on-topic here is the systems development life cycle - methods and practices, requirements, architecture, design, testing, configuration management, build, release, deployment. Interviewing and hiring practices are not part of the systems development life cycle and such questions would be off-topic.


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