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How should questions be handled involving code?

Here are our current policies: We keep a question (i.e. as a user upvote it if it's good) when there's a reasonable interpretation of it that uses a minimal amount of code only to illustrate a point, ...
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How should questions be handled involving code?

I will try to write a shorter version of SEJPM's answer. How the algorithm works is Cryptography How the algorithm is used is Information Security How the algorithm is implemented and contains errors ...
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Why cannot I flag questions for migration to other SE sites besides Meta?

We've tried to get Stack Exchange to add migration paths in the past and have been told no (more or less). Instead I recommend just flagging with "Other" and mention the site. Also see some of this ...
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inappropriate migrations of crypto questions to stackoverflow

We should make an effort to isolate a cryptography question from a coding question if it's unclear, before we irreversibly migrate the question to a forum that is ill-suited to answering cryptography ...
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inappropriate migrations of crypto questions to stackoverflow

About this particular question The code you published is an attempt to replicate test vectors, and failing. Most likely this is because of an implementation mistake or a error in trying to convert ...
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Migration path to security-SE

In contrast to what you wrote, multiple people already asked for specific migration paths - including Security.SE. (example) Skipping the dupes et all, I'll simply point to the most recent and ...
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inappropriate migrations of crypto questions to stackoverflow

I'm 95% confident the issue is present with any ChaCha20 implementation where the counter can be set. ie. I'm 95% confident the "issue" is language agnostic. In other words, I should be able to do the ...
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Cryptography on other SE sites, notably Theoretical Computer Science and Security

I guess the mods want to leave it this way for the time being (and I'm actually fine with that).
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