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Should I vote to "move to Stackoverflow" on SQL questions?

Two controversial questions in one! 1. Are SQL questions allowed here? https://dba.stackexchange.com/help/on-topic says: dba.se is for those needing expert answers to advanced database-related ...
Paul White's user avatar
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10 votes
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Corrupted migration?

This has been resolved. We were performing some testing on Post Notices and in doing so we found this bug in the migration process. This bug has been fixed and there should be no more weird ...
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Should one open a new question on DBA if a similar question exists on SO which cannot be migrated?

My opinion, we should create new questions on DBA.SE. There are a many good questions and answers over there that just seem like a better fit here. It would help when people are searching the site and ...
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Closing questions as off-topic when they belong on our site

Question #1 - while it is certainly not strictly about Java, the question is framed in the sense of a programming question, which is on-topic for StackOverflow.com, and since it doesn't reference or ...
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Closing questions as off-topic when they belong on our site

First question: would be on-topic for DBA if it wasn't also about how to interface this query to the Java code. Therefore I felt it was a better fit for SO. Second question: I have no idea why I ...
Colin 't Hart's user avatar
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Why was a MySQL question migrated?

You will have to wait for answers from the individuals that migrated your question to hear their reasoning, but personally I would not have migrated this question. I don't think we should be ...
Paul White's user avatar
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Why was a MySQL question migrated?

I was one of the voters. To be honest, I was going to vote the question as "unclear what you're asking" because you were expecting database folks to have domain knowledge about what a PHP serialized ...
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Closing questions as off-topic when they belong on our site

I voted to close the individual questions because of .... It contains references to Java and in the statement it is asking for the syntax of a Java/INSERT statement with specific variables: The ...
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Should I vote to "move to Stackoverflow" on SQL questions?

I try and do the following: Very basic questions --> Vote to close as off-topic Basic complete questions --> Should be migrated to Stack Overflow However, I have in the past answered basic ...
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Cleaning up rejected migrations

Since there were no objections, I have now completed this work manually. Future rejected migrations will be handled (mostly) automatically. Starting this coming weekend, these should be deleted ...
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3 votes

Why was a MySQL question migrated?

I was deciding between "unclear" and "off-topic". Seeing that the gist of the question was about implementing some logic using a programming language (literally "Can I accurately transpose a php ...
mustaccio's user avatar
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3 votes

Why was a MySQL question migrated?

I voted to migrate that to StackOverflow since serialization is typically performed at the application layer, which allows the CPU-intensive operation to be distributed across many clients instead of ...
Hannah Vernon's user avatar
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3 votes

Why was a MySQL question migrated?

It seems to me that the php aspects of your question were more emphasized over the MySQL aspects of your question. That is likely one factor that motivated the migration. It also seems like your ...
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Why was a MySQL question migrated?

Reading the question, it seems unclear. I don't know what I would have voted if I had seen it, probably to "close as unclear" or make a comment for you (the OP) to clarify it. Second, you mention ...
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2 votes

Should one open a new question on DBA if a similar question exists on SO which cannot be migrated?

If the question you propose is identical to the one answered on Stack Overflow and that question has excellent answers that are up-to-date and helpful, I'd probably lean towards not duplicating (cross-...
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