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Algorithm related questions [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How much programming here? Consider the two questions below. I'm not sure why one was closed and other not. I think both are fine; I liked Suresh's answer to the closed ...
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What should our FAQ contain?

In line with the link to the 7 Essential Meta Questions of Every Beta above. What should our FAQ contain?
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Should we allow more computing questions

I've been thinking about whether this site should incorporate more computing questions. I think the current position of this site can be summarised by this question (which I asked!). Why change I ...
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R questions 'on topic' for CV

I've looked at a number of previous discussions on the CV/SO divide for R questions - I'm not sure that any of those I've seen quite get to the following point: There are now, I believe, getting on ...
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How to ask question related to the use of R?

Given the place of the R software in applied statistics, we expect that questions related to this statistical package will regularly come on this site, as has been done in the past. As a follow-up on ...
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print("Hello, world!\n")

I just want to react to a recent question that was asked about the R rank function: Rank in R - descending order To my opinion, this is clearly unrelated to ...
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What standard should be applied in deciding whether a question requires sufficient 'statistical expertise' to be posted to CV?

The FAQ currently states: If the language is statistically oriented (such as R, SAS, Stata, SPSS, etc.), then decide based on the nature of your question: if it needs statistical expertise to ...
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Vote on policy for R questions

The thread Policy on R questions: Stackoverflow vs Stats Analysis suggests that we have some difference of opinions as to how to approach this issue. To get to some sort of resolution I propose that ...
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Computing questions: ggplot2

Pursuant to the recent apparent consensus (How much programming here?) that this site should accept some questions on programming statistical computations, I would like to inquire whether the site ...
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"How to speed up" questions

Robin Girad commented in regards to this question: the question in addition to the answers make me think this should be stackexchange... there should be a discussion on meta about questions ...
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The 7 Essential Meta Questions

As we are coming half way the private beta we should start discussing and preparing some things for the general public to come in. This question is mainly meant to show how far we are with "The 7 ...
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Extending the scope of the site to used software and manipulation of data? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Should we allow more computing questions I noticed there are a few discussions already about whether or not to allow for programming questions, like here and here. I assume ...
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Don't use possibly-offtopic tag

Currently 3 questions are tagged possibly-offtopic. Why is this done? The close votes will show what we think what is offtopic and the discussion will be done here. The tags are used to give useful ...