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I posted a question, Restricting input to NSTextViewCell inside NSMatrix, on stackoverflow yesterday afternoon. Last night, there was an answer and some accompanying discussion. This morning, it's gone - the question is still there, but not the answer.

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Maybe it got downvoted and the OP removed it. That's usually the case with these things. – alex May 5 '11 at 12:18
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He said,

.... Sorry, I don't have any great ideas at the moment, it's been a long day. I'll try to look at this again tomorrow ... In fact, I'm going to delete my answer so that it won't show in the list.

– Josh Caswell 6 hours ago

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The author said in a final comment "In fact, I'm going to delete my answer so that it won't show in the list." and then of course deleted their answer (at 5:41Z).

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The answer has been probably deleted from the user who wrote it.

The other explanation I could give, without seeing the answer, is that the answer has been flagged and then deleted, automatically or by a moderator.
To notice that some questions are automatically flagged by the Community user.

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