I found a question on CS Stack Exchange, which was asked in March. It is too old for migration. There are unanswered electronic questions on Stack Overflow as well. Specifically, I am talking about this question on CS Stack Exchange: Propagation and contamination delays with different delays for rising and falling edges. This question has also been asked on Stack Overflow: Propagation and contamination delays with different delays for rising and falling edges A very interesting question, but no answers on either site. There is a comment saying it should be asked on EE Stack Exchange, but the Original Poster has not asked it there. On behalf of the Original Poster, can I copy and paste their question to Electrical Engineering, with a proper citation? I am interested in this question.

Example citation:

Mergasov, Propagation and contamination delays with different delays for rising and falling edges, copyright 2021-03-28, licensed under CC BY-SA 4.0, originally posted on Computer Science Stack Exchange. Any subsequent modifications are indicated in the edit history for this current post.

This happens because the scope of the site is not enforced properly on other Stack Exchange sites. See: Do you want the electronics questions from Stack Overflow to be moved to Electrical Engineering Stack Exchange?

Since we have no control over other sites, the only option is to manually copy and paste (with citation) the closed/unanswered questions which can't be migrated, if we find them useful and interesting. Is this okay?

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    @cigien no it does not, since that question is about cross-posting, mine is about copying and pasting another user's question
    – Anon
    Jul 4 at 17:32
  • "It might be too old for migration. " threshold for migration is 3 months Jul 4 at 17:33
  • How does it matter if you or the OP cross-posts? The result is the same. Jul 4 at 17:40
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    As per the answer on the target, cross-posting is not allowed. I don't see why there would be any difference at all if the cross-posting was done by different users, or the same one.
    – cigien
    Jul 4 at 18:05
  • @cigien whether it is allowed or not depends on the individual site.
    – Anon
    Jul 4 at 18:07
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    @Anon IF there are sites that allow cross-posting, then you should ask on THEIR meta sites if this also counts for unrelated users. Jul 4 at 18:10
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    @samcarter_is_at_topanswers.xyz The question was migrated
    – Anon
    Jul 4 at 18:10
  • I'm not sure about that, but even if individual sites have different rules, those rules would be the same regardless of who owns the original post, right? If you think there is some difference in that regard then please make that explicit in the question, and preferably link to the suggested duplicate target, and explain why your question is not covered there.
    – cigien
    Jul 4 at 18:11
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    You said in your question that you're going to give credit to the original - won't be very difficult to notice that it is cross-posted .... Jul 4 at 18:17
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    @samcarter_is_at_topanswers.xyz that question has already been cross-posted. See the edit in my question.
    – Anon
    Jul 4 at 19:02
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    I don't really understand why a question asking if a specific question would be welcome on a specific site would be migrated here... But the smartest move here would be to quit your SO vs. Electronics crusade, and finally accept that people can choose where to post their questions, and that they may not always choose the site you prefer.
    – Tinkeringbell Mod
    Jul 4 at 19:22
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    Hello, I'm the poster of these questions. I have no time to investigate whether they allow to copy-past the original question to other sites or migrate it, but as for me, I wouldn't mind if you do it. Please, share a link.
    – Mergasov
    Jul 4 at 22:02
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    @tinkeringbell The question was moved because the issue is not site specific and applies to all sites. In addition, I appreciate your help in dealing with this question and user. Jul 4 at 22:42
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    @Mergasov What would definitely be permitted is for you to delete the question on both Computer Science and Stack Overflow and then post it on Electrical Engineering.
    – Makyen
    Jul 4 at 23:44

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