The culture[*] of the site is to
discourages laziness and this is very good and healthy.
The site helps people that first have been show, and prove that they work a lot and just have been stack in a dead end point and they ask for help.
If they are answer on the
I need an algorithm for ordering linearly, then we going to be come not a site of questions and answers, but a site of
The culture of the site is not to give you food to eat for today, but to learn you to create the food and been able to live alone (where the food==code), and this is very cool, and even if you are now hungry for food, you discover that its better to make you learn how to create your food and be independent than the other way.
So in that culture they may not feet the lazy people that wait from other to feed them, maybe also not feet people that do not know programming and belive that can make a program by questions, people that they do not understand with the first that we actually help them, and not make them depended users.
[*] from the comments on the question.