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Yes The answer doesn't have much information, but the information that is there seems like it provides some useful advice. It could probably use a little editing after being un-deleted. (if that's what happens.) No Look at the above answer. This answer is a copy-paste from that.


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Bringing it to meta is the right thing to do, at least to get visibility, so that's a good start.... ... having said that, a user is able to delete their posts as long as there are no upvoted answers on their posts, so, since your answer did not (yet) have an upvote, it was OK to delete it as far as the technical limitations of Stack Exchange. Given that, ...


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Once the answer was posted here, it wasn't really OP's to withhold from the world anymore. It belongs to the community and Stack Exchange as well as OP, per the CC-By-SA license. This bit right here...while it may be officially the case, for whatever reason (I doubt it has to do with why you ask this question), it's not something I would go out of my ...


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I have requested that an answer be undeleted, but that was because I was the Question Asker and I thought that the answer had really useful information in it that I wanted to use in my code, and I thought that it deserved up voting and the like. It is really a case by case thing, depending on the circumstances of the deletion and the quality of the post, ...


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Questions should be undeleted when they provide value to the site. Deletion can be done in error or overzealously (especially if people erroneously indicate to an OP that their question is off topic). Undeleting to reverse an error seems perfectly fair if it's clearly an error. Undeleting because you disagree or think the concerns of the deleter are invalid ...


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