On question 2249994, there was a lively discussion about whether use of the construct either/or meant (1.) inclusive-or or (2.) exclusive-or. Today I revisited it and found that the bulk of the discussion, in which I had taken a tiny part, seems to have vanished. Wha' hoppen?

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    $\begingroup$ When the length of a comment exchange exceeds a certain threshold an automatic flag is raised by the system. This summons a diamond moderator to the scene. We mentally then run our algorithm (probably varies from one mod to the other a little, but not significantly), and delete the whole lot, if we judge that to be prudent. Personally I will take into account things such as whether the discussion is still going on at full steam (when I leave the flag open and revisit it later and/or let a colleague make the decision). $\endgroup$ – Jyrki Lahtonen Apr 26 '17 at 7:00
  • $\begingroup$ @Jyrki Lahtonen \ I suppose a question should have been directed to the OP as to what meaning her use of "either/or" was intended to convey. Thanks, Dr. Lahtonen. $\endgroup$ – Senex Ægypti Parvi Apr 26 '17 at 8:13

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