Background: ...Migrations were never meant to simply shuttle off-topic question to the next “closest fit” (source: December 2011 Newsletter of SE Moderator Blog)
The feature I think about could look like as marked green at below sketch
- Side note. Before asking here, I also tested an option to use the list of close-voters shown at original site, using one of the off-topic migrations recently discussed at Programmers Meta.
Unfortunately it didn't do the trick - original site has shown me just plain list of close-voters, including those who attempted to prevent erroneous migration.
For the sake of completeness need to mention that later on I also tested flagging the problematic question (inspired by this mini-discussion in comments)
Moderator action on the flag was as follows: "I recognized the problem (another bad migration), but took no action because..." (if needed, refer here for full reply: https://meta.stackexchange.com/a/120987/165773)