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Migrating Crap to SO. Really, Programmers?

Has SO become the trash dump of Programmers? The specific question certainly isn't... stellar, but you are over-reacting. In fact, of the 258 questions we've migrated to SO (in the last 90 days), ...
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What goes on Software Engineering (previously known as Programmers)? A guide for Stack Overflow

(special edition for folks coming from Math.SE, reposted from Math meta - screen shot / 10K link) Hint: Software Engineering Stack Exchange doesn't do coding help and expect research before asking ...
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Migrating Crap to SO. Really, Programmers?

Close voters at Programmers would better memorize the criteria for debugging questions to be acceptable for Stack Overflow: Questions seeking debugging help ("why isn't this code working?") must ...
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Should there be a migration path to Software Recommendations?

Software Recommendations moderator here. We're technically a non-beta site now - which means moderators aren't discouraged from migrating questions to us any more. I would be against adding SR to ...
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CR isn't in beta - migration path to them now?

I would like to present this chart from Checklist for how to write a good Code Review question first: As you can see, the metaphorical distance in scope between Programmers and Code Review is ...
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Move question to Programmers

Asking whether a relational database or a graph database or some other kind of database is the more appropriate design for a given set of requirements can be on-topic here. However, most of the ...
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CR isn't in beta - migration path to them now?

I'm somewhat familiar with CR, with close to 1k rep there now. I think there are a very small minority of questions here asking for code review which would be suited for CR. Most of them are not ...
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A history of question migration in tables and a graph

I don't think that there's anything surprising in this data. The Importing of Questions from Stack Overflow The high number of imported questions from Stack Overflow makes sense. Software ...
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Popular question closed instead of migrated

Questions older than 60 days can no longer be migrated, not even by moderators. Your question, albeit being off topic on both Programmers and Stack Overflow, is fairly popular and generated a few ...
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Why was my question moved to StackOverflow?

I can't speak for the 5 users who voted to close and migrate. I can say that 3 users voted to migrate the question to Stack Overflow and 2 voted to close as our "assistance in explaining, writing or ...
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Why was my question moved to StackOverflow?

Being one of the users who voted for migration, I can give my reasons for casting the vote. In my opinion, once you need to know the particulars of a specific language to be able to give a good ...
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Migrate one question, Close another

The question on Stack Overflow was asked over 4 years ago. It cannot be migrated due to its age.
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If html/css based questions is allowed?

It's not a UX question. The question is not asking about the UX of tables, but why data is laid out in what looks like tables but doesn't actually use the <table> structure.
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Why was my question migrated?

Being the first one to cast a vote to migrate the question, my reasoning for the vote was thus: There was no bounty on the question at that time (the history shows that it was removed earlier by a ...
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Are questions about good coding style on topic?

When you consider a question on Stack Overflow for migration, the first thing you should ask yourself is "Is this a good question?" Good questions: Are clear and understandable. Have a specific ...
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Can questions go into limbo when its migrated (rejected) and on hold?

I would change the question to this format: What alternatives there are for simple human readable configuration file in python? What are the pros and cons for each solution? Here is an example ...
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