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The process of migrating off-topic questions from one Stack Exchange site to another.

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Would the question "Fourier series is to Fourier transform what Laurent series is to …?" be on topic at MO?

I asked the question Fourier series is to Fourier transform what Laurent series is to …? over at MSE, since that's where my questions usually belong to. But since I couldn't find any resources on it, ...
Tobias Kienzler's user avatar
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Remove the option to migrate questions anywhere

I would like to see the "migrate" option disappear, for multiple reasons. First, it seems presumptuous for those of us who don't participate on, say, math.stackexchange, to express opinions about ...
Steven Landsburg's user avatar
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Migration to

Today I came across this question, which seems to me would be better asked at I tried flagging the question as off-topic/migration, but only and math....
Alicia Garcia-Raboso's user avatar
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When questions are migrated, so are comments, and this can cause misconceptions

I recently noticed a question posted to MO that was migrated to MSE. Furthermore the comment was also migrated along with the question. The content of the comment was "This is not the right site for ...
Baby Dragon's user avatar
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How does migration work with this brave new MathOverflow?

To premise my question, understand that I have been (and intend to continue to be) active on MO, and have not yet started to learn how the rest of SE 2.0 works. The meta.MO question migration versus ...
Theo Johnson-Freyd's user avatar
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migration versus on-hold

Several questions have been migrated to of late, and several others have been put "on hold" as off-topic, and I'm having trouble seeing how the distinction is made between the two courses of ...
Gerry Myerson's user avatar
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Has the switch to SE 2.0 increased the rate of low-level / inappropriate questions?

I would be curious to know whether, now that links to MO appear in the footer of every SE 2.0 site, and in the "hot questions" list of the Stack Exchange button, the rate of inappropriate questions ...
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What outgoing migration paths should we have?

Now that we can migrate off topic questions, what sort of migration paths should be useful to have? I think that adding at least Cross Validated, if not one or two of the other science sites, would ...
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What happens when a question is migrated to MSE?

When a question is closed as off topic and migrated, will it no longer appear in MO, or will it appear in MO with a note saying it has been migrated? Similarly, in MSE, will it say "migrated from MO" ...
Brian Rushton's user avatar