Skip to main content
12 votes

I think my post was mismarked as spam

You posted the question exclusively to promote a paper that you wrote and solicit reviews. Promoting your paper is no different than promoting your software product or a service. Treating this as spam ...
Thomas Owens's user avatar
  • 83.3k
9 votes

What is spam, according to Stack Exchange and Software Engineering.SE?

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 ...
Thomas Owens's user avatar
  • 83.3k
7 votes

What is spam, according to Stack Exchange and Software Engineering.SE?

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 ...
Glorfindel's user avatar
  • 3,147
6 votes
Accepted

Will removing link to author's own research paper be enough to make this question not spam?

Would such edits make it not spam? Yes. Make it suitable for undeletion and reopening? It's still an off-topic question. Aside from the title, I don't see any questions, on- or off-topic. Even if you ...
Thomas Owens's user avatar
  • 83.3k
5 votes

What is spam, according to Stack Exchange and Software Engineering.SE?

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 ...
Nicol Bolas's user avatar
  • 11.9k

Only top scored, non community-wiki answers of a minimum length are eligible