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Is it appropriate to post algorithm designs here for review and comment? [duplicate]

Is it appropriate to post a design of an algorithm to be reviewed and commented on if I provide enough information about it (drawings, technical details)?
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Let's actually vote on our site-specific close reasons! (2016 edition)

We recently had the question here on meta coming up whether we should make "request for analyzing the security of a scheme" one of our three site-specific close reasons. Obviously this would mean we ...
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Let's actually vote on our site-specific close reasons! (2019 edition)

A couple of years ago we voted on our site-specific off-topic close reasons. Since then we have updated them every now and then, improving formulations and the like. However I have noticed that ...
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Suggestion for policy of banning questions

I am writing this with my own banned question in mind. As a suggestion for ban policy: When a mod decides to ban certain questions which are related to the field or expertise of your site but for ...
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Should we disallow questions on schemes which do not follow Kerckhoffs's principle?

Firstly, I apologise for the short body of the question. This is somewhat related to allowing amateur ciphers on the site but also relates to questions such as this one. Questions on such schemes ...
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Can crypto.SE help with implementing a secure protocol?

Having lurked here for a while, I have a problem understanding how crypto.SE can help someone in the real world, other than academically. I've learnt a lot about aspects of cryptography and some of ...
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Why was my question locked as off-topic?

Why was my question “Very simple, very memory-hard (?) password-based key derivation” locked as off-topic ? Before posting it, i read the entire help page and i knew i was pushing it but i still ...
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How to get eyes on a specific cryptanalysis puzzle?

Occasionally I encounter a specific cryptanalysis problem which I'd like to solve. (My most recent example can be found here, where I have cleartext/ciphertext/password/salt, and I'm trying to figure ...
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Handling and tagging of questions involving home-grown schemes?

Sometime we have questions about a home-grown scheme, typically a weak cipher, sometime ill-posed; e.g. recent example 1 and example 2. This is related to Should we allow questions about amateur ...
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Meta tags: [scope], [allowed-questions] and [closed-questions]

While tagging this question, I noticed that we have scope, allowed-questions and closed-questions. Should they just be merged?