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Code Review not for debugging or understanding — Added to FAQ

The Code Review Stack Exchange is for sharing working code from projects you are working on for peer review. As such, I added a provision to the FAQ that this site is not about debugging or learning ...
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Are “What does this code do?” questions on-topic here?

Example (now deleted): https://stackoverflow.com/questions/4917334/what-does-the-below-codes-do
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Are questions about performance on-topic?

From: JSON API for some bank account I can see questions where somebody has designed code to be explicitly fast and needs another pair of eyeballs to validate the code. But are questions that ask ...
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Are database design reviews in scope?

See this question: Can you peer review my database design for a school system?
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Is asking for code review on a patch file OK?

Most open source projects accept updates via patch files. And any non trivial fix is going to be spread across multiple files and thus take up lots of space in the standard format. Do you think ...
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List of StackOverflow questions to migrate

Ivo Wetzel has listed in detail a great set of prerequisites for migrating SO questions over here. Migration is a win-win situation, so we should invest some energy in bringing good on-topic questions ...
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Should design questions be on-topic here?

Design questions are ones that deal with architecture, package layout, object hierarchies, etc., but do not necessarily include code. We already deal with this sort of question on a daily basis at ...
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Are reviews of code in Stack Overflow answers in scope?

Say you spent some time on a code answer to a SO question (example). Is it OK to forward the same code to Code Review or should any comments be left to happen in SO? If it's OK to ask for a review, ...
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Do questions about specific issues belong here or on StackOverflow?

I'm referring to this question specifically. The OP knows the code as-is doesn't work and is looking for the answer to a specific question.