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Use this tag when asking what is on- or off-topic on the main site, and why.

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Yes. We have the applications exactly for these sort of questions.
answered Mar 12 '13 by Asaf Karagila
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You can post your question, point out that a very similar one has been asked before but it does not contain the answer you are looking for. Explain why it doesn't contain the answer you want, and als …
answered Apr 27 '13 by Asaf Karagila
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Yes. The site is for all levels. Do note that [set-theory] has [elementary-set-theory] and [number-theory] has [elementary-number-theory], both for undergrad level questions. Of course that some que …
answered Feb 24 '13 by Asaf Karagila
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Go ahead.${}{}{}{}{}{}{}{}{}{}{}{}{}{}$
answered Dec 17 '12 by Asaf Karagila
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I don't think there is a principle problem against questions and answers which involve programming. Some mathematicians do a lot of programming as part of their work. The issue here is the question b …
answered Dec 24 '16 by Asaf Karagila
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You can post a question, with several answers asking people to vote accordingly. This is relatively acceptable on meta (although a discussion should be had first). If I would see something like that …
answered Aug 12 '16 by Asaf Karagila
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It is pretty clearly established that questions about MATLAB, Macsyma, and other computer algebra systems are on topic. And indeed this page includes "software that mathematicians use" as an on topic …
asked Aug 6 '14 by Asaf Karagila
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This is just an initial point, not a complete and formed opinion. Somewhat of a long comment. There is a distinct difference between the question appear in your first comment, discussing how to perfo …
answered Apr 11 '13 by Asaf Karagila
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What I am going to bring up is not a new problem. It was hashed again and again and again. It was brought up as far as 2013, and repeatedly almost every year. See 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, and 8. Some of …
asked Sep 20 '18 by Asaf Karagila
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It is fine to post a question of the form "Someone asked this here; but I don't understand this and that and that in the given answers". Edit: As Arturo says, if the question has been idle for a whil …
answered May 3 '12 by Asaf Karagila
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My view has always been that programming questions are very much borderline. Here is the border, as I see it. Your question is about the mathematics of the algorithm. This could be about a specific …
answered May 27 by Asaf Karagila