Question Deletion Notification?
May I ask you what happened to my last question on Stack Overflow?
Why didn't I receive any feedback or alert? Have you deleted it without telling me?
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I looked at the question, and I fully understand why it was deleted. The question was gratuitously self-promotional in its original form AND not answerable objectively. Blatant self promotion is simply not on ...
The only point is whether users (in general) should be notified of their deleted questions ... or should still be able to see them. IMO, that is covered by this meta question: Question Deletion Notification?
Your question was closed. Once a question is closed, users with more than 20k reputation may vote to delete it immediately, if they judge that the question does not have any redeeming value to the site. Once two days have passed, users with more than 10k reputation may do the same. Once a question accumulates three delete votes (more if the question was in positive vote territory), it's deleted.
In addition, moderators may delete question at any time (I believe). Finally, most anyone may vote to delete a question as spam or offensive, and once a question has six of those votes, it's gone.
That's the way Stack Overflow works - the community retains shared ownership over your question, once it's posted.