IMHO, it's not a bad question at all. That you so far got only up votes (and not only few at that, which for a Sunday is a pretty good feat on our still young site), no close votes and at least two helpful answers (and a copy edit) that might help someone else wondering about the same thing too means the question has been accepted by our community. So what ...


On sites with a larger volume of users, spamming is a bigger issue, so rate limiting is a helpful tool to ease the load of community moderation. We don't have a problem with the moderation load here.


No. Odds are that someone else will have the same question, and you can help them by keeping your question in place. Deleting questions should be saved for those that are not clear or off topic.


First, I'd say that the existence of a similar question on a different SE site is not a valid reason to close as a duplicate. Askers are expected to check this site for previous questions before asking their new question. However, to expect them to check all of the other SE sites is just absurd. If you see such a question posted on this site, you may ...

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