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Protocol for migrations from CS.SE

Sometimes (maybe once a month if it's a busy month) we have a tough question in theoretical science on Computer Science Stack Exchange that nobody can answer. After a while we tend to presume that if ...
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Please don't migrate bad questions to CS.Stack Exchange

I have a request. It would be nice if the moderators here would avoid migrating low-quality questions to CS.SE. I noticed recently a few low-quality questions that were migrated to the Computer ...
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Can someone migrate [specific question on main]?

Can someone migrate this question to either cs.stackexchange or stackoverflow? 10 or so hours ago I flagged it as off topic because I wasn't allowed to suggest cs.stackexchange as a migration target,...
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migration problem

When I tried to migrate the following question to CS.SE the question got closed as off-topic, got locked by community, but was not migrated. https://cstheory.stackexchange.com/questions/16462/so-is-a-...
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Would a question on designing a compression algorithm belong on CSTheory?

Some time ago, I asked Compression of domain names on StackOverflow. I've been wondering whether it wouldn't be more suited to CSTheory, but when I suggested to the SO mods that it be migrated the ...
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Migration path from cstheory to CS.SE

We are regularly migrating non-research-level questions from here to CS.SE. I think it would be good to open the migration path to CS.SE so high reputation users can choose to migrate to CS.SE when ...
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Can I migrate this problem from MO to here?

This is unsolved for a long time in MathOverflow. It's a card-game-problem, so I think it's more appropriate for cstheory, but I'm not sure, so I post a meta problem here to ensure.
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migration: post ownership lost through multiple migrations

When going through several migrations the user owning the post may loose the ownership. E.g. if user X has profiles on sites A and C but not B, and one of his posts on A is migrated to B and then to C,...
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Is a question about network analysis via mean-field theory type approaches on topic?

TCS seems to study networks, but I seldom see mean-field theory approaches (which come from statistical-mechanics) used by computer scientists. Hence, I am unsure if the following question from the ...
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Theoretical Physics is being closed, do we want some of their questions?

TP.SE is closing and it seems that the questions/answers will be migrated in-bulk to physics.SE. The site is research level, and was founded with support and participation of many of our community. Do ...
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Migrating to cs.SE as a “flag” option

Currently non-moderators can flag off-topic posts and suggest that it either belongs in meta or on stackoverflow. It seems that cs.SE is a target that makes at least as much sense as stackoverflow for ...
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Migrating to cs.SE

We have a few questions where it seemed like cs.SE might be their natural home. For example, Learning Automated Theorem Proving (just migrated) Is there some other way to describe a formal language ...
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Flags with more colors?

Related question. When you flag a question as "it does not belong to this site", you end-up in the following menu. The question is, could it be useful to include some more choices in this menu such ...
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Please cancel the migration of “All pairs shortest path in undirected and unweighted graphs”

Question: All pairs shortest path in undirected and unweighted graphs As discussed in another thread, the question linked above had been migrated to math.stackexchange.com and the decision of ...
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To migrate or not to migrate (just close)

Assume that we have a question that is off-topic on cstheory and is getting closed, and it is on-topic on some other SE site. We have two options, 1. we can migrate the question to the other site, ...
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Why was “All pairs shortest path in undirected and unweighted graphs” closed and migrated?

The question (which was "banished" to Math.SE) asks if there is a better solution to APSP than running BFS from each node. That is equivalent to asking if there is an algorithm that runs in less than $...
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Votes also got migrated

It seems that the votes also got transfered for this question when it got migrated to here from SO.
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Moderators: Please be very careful when migrating questions to other Stack Exchange websites

I ask moderators to be very careful when migrating questions to Stack Exchange websites. When in doubt, please close questions as off topic, possibly with a comment suggesting one or a few candidates ...
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List of target sites in flagging wizard

As a non-moderator, I can flag questions for a multitude of reasons. One is "It doesn't belong here" and then "off topic". After that, a list of possibly suited SE sites is shown along with a generic ...
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Migration problems: both sides should be involved in making migration decisions

Migration is a nice feature but I am starting to get annoyed by the bad migrated questions we are receiving. I haven't counted but my feeling is that the majority of migrated questions to cstheory are ...
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Redirect to errors

On our front page, we have now the following question: Graph having diameter k times the average distance [closed] If you click on the link, you are redirected to a "Page Not Found" error message at ...
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Migrate to Meta or not: When should you say what you know?

I am surprised to see that at least two people commented that the question “When should you say what you know?” by asterix is on-topic, because it looked clear to me that it should be migrated to Meta....
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Closing vs migrating a question (or what does migration mean?)

According to the FAQ of meta, users with 500 rep can “vote to close, reopen, or migrate any questions.” Since my rep is below 500, I do not know what exactly means by “migrate” a question. However, ...