Concrete example:

Despite almost identical titles (and the same user task -- send email) the questions are about different issues underneath: the first question might be about shadowing Python stdlib module due to filename conflict. The second -- about ssl error.

Should such questions be merged (one closed as a duplicate of another) or should they be kept separate?

  • Keep them seperate IMO
    – Cole Tobin
    Commented Dec 24, 2013 at 4:22
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    If the issues are different, the titles should be too.
    – jscs
    Commented Dec 24, 2013 at 20:02

1 Answer 1

  • if issues are different enough and they make sense as different questions then they should be separate questions
  • titles should be changed to reflect the actual questions

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