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Why are Software Recommendation questions being closed and migrated?

Software recommendations do have their rightful place here. Finding the right tool for the trade is equally important an issue as the tricks of the trade itself. If the question fits our subject, it ...
Vincent's user avatar
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Why is Stack Overflow not one of the options under "close" > "off-topic" > "migration"?

To see something other than Meta in that field, there would have to be a pre-defined migration path. These are rarely used, because: It would require that the close voters of the source site (here: ...
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What should we do with this question?

We do not migrate things that are on topic here. It has 6 upvotes, no downvotes, or close votes. Just because it hasn't been answered isn't grounds for removal. A lesser point is that Video is in ...
Ryan's user avatar
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Why are Software Recommendation questions being closed and migrated?

As far as I'm concerned nothing has changed and these are still on-topic as long as they're for graphic design related software. The creation of a Software Recommendation Exchange in no way diminishes ...
Ryan's user avatar
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Why are Software Recommendation questions being closed and migrated?

I do not think many of them are a very good fit actually. Reason is that whenever it's a basic question, the answer is mostly going to be the same from question to question. When the asked ...
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Why was this question migrated to Anime and Manga?

I migrated it because the author flagged a request to have it moved. Based on the content of the post and when the author felt he would get a better answer on the site and I also thought it might ...
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What should we do with this question?

It's too old to migrate. Think the timeframe is less than 6 months a questions should be moved: From my understanding it's somewhat frowned upon to move questions that can be answered and are in ...
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