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Software proof that a hardware design problem is unsolvable - why was the answer deleted?

I have restored the answer, but it could be improved by the OP. I'm not sure why, given that the question included the suspicion that there is no solution to the problem as posed, a proof of it would ...
Dave Tweed's user avatar
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Why was this question closed (and then deleted)?

"Why was this question deleted and why was it closed?" The question was closed because three members who have enough reputation to allow them to vote to close questions did so. (As noted by ...
Russell McMahon's user avatar
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6 votes

Double standards

Your right. It shouldn't be deleted. Sure, it could be a comment, but it can also be an answer. Most short answers can be both. It directly answered the question. In a bad, obtuse way (Imho). It's a ...
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Why was my answer based on information from a quote of the asker's comment deleted by a moderator?

The answer was deleted mainly because of the long drawn-out argument with the OP in the comments, that was based primarily on your inability to see details in the schematic. The answer itself was also ...
Dave Tweed's user avatar
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4 votes

I feel moderators wrongly inferred my intent! I want to reply

You received plenty of feedback and had 4 days in which to improve your answer; instead, you chose to be argumentative. "its main advantage as far as your project is concerned ..." sure sounds like a ...
Dave Tweed's user avatar
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3 votes

Why was my direct answer to this question deleted?

The comment was deleted because the system flagged the comment for low quality, it ended up going for review and getting deleted by a mod. It shouldn't have been deleted as it answers the question, ...
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3 votes

Advice about why my answer deleted?

Your answer is just another version of "that's all the gain you should need" (similar to several already existing answers), which really doesn't address the technical reasons the gain might need to be ...
Dave Tweed's user avatar
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3 votes

Why was this answer marked as disputed then closed?

There are genuine moderation reasons for that deletion (same has been done on a few others too) and it's not actually due to the content. However there are limited options in the list of reasons and &...
SamGibson's user avatar
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Why was this question closed (and then deleted)?

A community bot deleted it, not entirely sure why. It could be because of cross posting across sites. But due to the poor content I see no reason to undelete it.
Voltage Spike's user avatar
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2 votes

Why was my answer based on information from a quote of the asker's comment deleted by a moderator?

In all fairness, if a question is unclear or confusing, it should be put on hold until the OP can straighten out the confusion by an edit to the question. We should not answer such questions but ...
Lundin's user avatar
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2 votes

I feel moderators wrongly inferred my intent! I want to reply

I remember coming across this Q and your answer a while back and thinking you were recommending a product too. I stopped reading your answer after the first sentence due to that. Three separate ...
Olin Lathrop's user avatar
2 votes

Why was my direct answer to this question deleted?

Your answer is very short with extraneous fluff. I don't get the point about the small reminder. I can see that being a reason to delete it since the whole answer is borderline anyway. Your answer ...
Olin Lathrop's user avatar
1 vote

Why was my answer based on information from a quote of the asker's comment deleted by a moderator?

The question was confusing and information was mixed between question and comment. My usual response to this sort of situation is to request the OP to put the information in the comment into the ...
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