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Edit question titles to make them more general/descriptive

A use pattern I've noticed on this site is as follows: A user, often a new-ish one, has a very specific question to ask, and the title reflects the specificity (e.g., "how do I bind arcane command C ...
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Great Answers, Wrong Question

I've written a question: How do I benchmark Emacs performance? What I wanted to know (and clearly I worded it poorly) was whether there were any existing benchmarks of the performance of Emacs itself....
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Are questions about feature requests on topic?

I'm thinking of questions like the following: Magit pushing / pulling show progress Such a question could well be a feature request sent to magit's bug tracking system or mailing list, and as such ...
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Questions where Emacs is only incidental

Is magit: how to set default username? on-topic? It's about Git. The problem is with Git usage, and solved through a Git setting. The fact that the user accesses Git via Magit is anecdotal; all the ...
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Tag for certain kinds of visual interface customization

I'm wondering how to tag How do I display line numbers in emacs (not in the mode line)? It was originally tagged customization, but that's a really bad tag name. It can easily be confused with Emacs'...