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I have a question, which I posted at StackOverflow in February 2012 before the Mathematica site launched (or at least before I knew about its existence).

It's gotten:

  • a slew of up votes from the StackOverflow community (231 and counting),
  • a bunch of comments,
  • someone even put a bounty on it, but

it never got a single answer UNTIL YESTERDAY.

I still need to study it, but on first look it looks like a good answer.

So, my question -- Given that it is really a Mathematica question, would it make sense to get it moved to mathematica.stackexchange.com so more of the Mathematica community would see/benefit from it?

If yes, how does one go about it?

I also want to keep mindful of all the attention the question got over at StackOverflow.

Thoughts?

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    Unfortunately, mods no longer have the ability to migrate sufficiently old questions. But, I'll try asking around… – J. M. is away Aug 28 '15 at 19:51
  • @J.M. I know its old, but it has been pretty active with a bunch of recent comments and now (miraculously) an answer. – Jagra Aug 28 '15 at 19:57
  • It seems very funny to me that it's received so much attention and admiration, but without any productive responses until recently. I wonder what draws SO users who clearly don't know much/anything about Mathematica to certain questions like this. Anyway, I agree it would be better migrated here. The answerer has an account on this site already. I am not sure if migrating will mess up the bounty award, so maybe it is better to wait until that is done, if it will be a problem. – Oleksandr R. Aug 31 '15 at 15:11
  • Update: I've asked, but nobody seems able or willing to do the migration. :( If need be, you can repost your question here instead, and see if you can convince the answerer to also repost his answer here. – J. M. is away Sep 1 '15 at 8:55
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    I did the answer on SO, since it was worth a Bounty of 150 and found it interesting. Sure, I'll repost it here, if you repost the question here. But it would be nice to not loose the Bounty on SO ;) – azt Sep 1 '15 at 18:48
  • @azt -- I just posted the question our site. – Jagra Sep 9 '15 at 17:24

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