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Here is the question: MESOS+HADOOP+SPARK: How to correctly setup?

If we look at FAQ definition of ontopic, this question belongs to at least two of fours:

  • a specific programming problem (MAYBE)
  • a software algorithm
  • software tools commonly used by programmers (YES)
  • practical, answerable problems that are unique to the programming profession (YES)

I think that this could be a too localized but anyways, we could give that question a chance, as it possibly could help future visitors.

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Closed by casperOne which means it must be an incorrect close, amiright? High fives all around! –  random Jun 9 '12 at 18:58
It is closed as off topic, but it looks like a "too localized" to me. Somebody's made a mess out of their system, and wants help un-messing. The right answer is almost certainly to blow everything away and try again. –  Ernest Friedman-Hill Jun 9 '12 at 19:14
@MichaelPetrotta I took that as sarcasm aimed at the OP's "not the first time for casperOne" comment. You sure it's not inter-moderator play? –  Dave Newton Jun 9 '12 at 19:18
I don't really think so, @Dave, but I could be wrong. And I don't think the OP's a mod anywhere. –  Michael Petrotta Jun 9 '12 at 19:29
@MichaelPetrotta I thought you were referring to random's comment--obviously the OP isn't a mod... –  Dave Newton Jun 9 '12 at 19:36
Oh, yeah, I was talking about a comment in the original rev of the question. Random's comment is just random. He earned that name. –  Michael Petrotta Jun 9 '12 at 19:38
For the record: the original revision of this question contained the following sentence: P.S. That is not the first time, when @CasperOne closes the question that shouldn't be closed IMO. that's what random's comment is referring to. –  Pëkka Jun 9 '12 at 19:44

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up vote 10 down vote accepted

What's all the fuss about?

This question is six months old. In that time, it has not attracted a single answer. It's the very definition of too localized. Now, because of this meta question, it has attracted four reopen votes.


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As of right now, it only needs one more delete vote though! –  Ernest Friedman-Hill Jun 9 '12 at 21:31
To be fair, it also was closed for 4 of those months. That's still two months open without an answer, but it's only 2, not 6. –  Nicol Bolas Jun 9 '12 at 21:58
@NicolBolas: If someone is really interested in posting an answer, they can always flag to reopen. I generally oblige if they can actually answer the question. –  Robert Harvey Jun 9 '12 at 22:00

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