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Should the phrase "passing a parameter" be corrected from posts?

Reviewers are indeed various degrees of pedantic, so this question isn't completely crazy. Using the correct words in proper context ensures that we can be understood, and that is the goal of all ...
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Proposal to clarify "on-topic" help page

I agree. That small change in wording will make a significant difference, but the part about "for your specific project" makes it a little unclear. I would recommend the change... From: Best ...
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Should the phrase "passing a parameter" be corrected from posts?

The original text of a post is valuable because it gives us clues as to the background and level of expertise of the poster, and these help us to judge the way we present the review. For example, a ...
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Is our "broken" wording broken?

Yes. There seems to be some confusion about what we mean by broken. For some of us, it's natural that it means code that does not work as intended, but it seems like other users of the site are ...
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Is our "broken" wording broken?

It's not broken. It just doesn't produce the right answer. That is broken. Code which compiles or code which is accepted by an interpreter is not necessarily doing what it should be doing. If "broken"...
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Is our "broken" wording broken?

If you're specifically asking about the wording of the close reason, then no, I don't think it is broken. The reason reads like this. Questions containing broken code or asking for advice about ...
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