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Is this question really off-topic because the requested software has to be hosted?

Yeah, it is a grey area, and I made a judgement call there (of course, if it got reopened by 5 users of sufficient rep, I wouldn't be inclined to overrule it). I'll probably give the other mods a poke ...
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Why has my question been left closed for 3 years with no feedback?

Thank you for bringing this to our community's attention. I just took a look at the question, and I see no reason that it cannot be reopened, so I reopened it for you and the community. Several ...
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What to do with the closed questions?

Welcome to Software Recommendations:), it seems your question isn't asking for recommendations on software - kind of necessary here, and so that's why it was closed for being off-topic. You can do ...
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"Put on hold because opinion-based" in SE Software Recommendations

The word “recommend” does not imply an opinion. Furthermore, while answers might be somewhat opinion-based (but no more than on other Stack Exchange sites), they are not supposed to be primarily ...
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Tagging of closed questions

I think editing the tags of a closed question can make sense in various cases, for example: We want to get rid of a tag that is (now) only used on closed questions. Remove it, otherwise this tag will ...
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Is this question really off-topic because the requested software has to be hosted?

Hosting: Standard stack or protocol Examples: Mediawiki, Drupal, WordPress, PHP, MySQL, HTTP, FTP, email, etc. Many companies provide it Offers only differ on price, usage limits, and service level ...
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Is this question really off-topic because the requested software has to be hosted?

As indicated by Journeymans comment on the question itself, there's a causal chain: "Hosted Wiki" → requires a service → requires hosting → Are hosting recommendation requests on-topic? I agree with ...
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Why was the virtual microphone question closed?

First to admit, that page in the help center is not yet complete (it will hopefully be filled when we mature), so it's not that helpful in some context. But to your question: This site is named ...
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Why was the virtual microphone question closed?

You forgot to cite the bit in the help center that says that questions are supposed to be software recommendation requests. Your question appears to be asking how to do something, not what libraries ...
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Tagging of closed questions

A good question I'm also thinking about from time to time: though "closed", those questions stay and are often kept as references – especially with "duplicates", which serve as pointers to the "...
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Why was the virtual microphone question closed?

I agree with Gilles and Izzy on why this question is off-topic. As I was one of the close voters, FWIW: On all SE sites, I rarely give comments on why I vote-to-close (well, unless I use a custom ...
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Tagging of closed questions

Expanding a bit on Izzy's answer. Closed questions are of several types: Questions closed as duplicates: These questions remain as a reference and serve as an additional link to direct search results ...
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I think I once asked a question on about terminal aerodrome forecasts (TAFs), which may have been deleted. True or false?

You haven't posted anything as of the time of this writing with the account you used to post this meta question. It's possible that you used a different account to post it, but I'm on mobile at the ...
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