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Is non standard usage of the PNG file format on topic?

In the question Display partial PNG? the problem is not to access the PNG file format in the way usually used for computer graphics, but to access a truncated file in a way it was not designed for. I'...
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Questions with too many subquestions

The question: Has raised quite a long thread of discussion. Thing ...
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Is reconstruction of pen strokes from real life video on topic?

This question is about recovering the series of movements that an artist made with a pencil. Can this fit into the scope of our Computer Graphics site?
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Is this graphics or image processing? Is there an overlap?

The question What is the state-of-the-art on using computers to “clean-up” images? has a comment to say: This question is about image / signal processing, which is not within the scope of this site....
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Is this question too ambiguous?

The question asks for an extension to n dimensions, but does not specify how the extension will be made, ...
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Is this second derivative of a volume question a computer graphics question?

Note that the specific question has since been removed by the author. This question asks for the second directional derivative in a volume, which sounds vaguely connected to working in 3D but isn't ...
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Is this question too broad?

What subdivision algorithm advances have occurred since Catmull-Clark? asks for the improvements made over the past 37 years. Since the wikipedia page lists a number of different improvements over ...
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Are questions about API-specific stuff on topic?

Just received an interesting comment to my question. "Are we considering very specific programming questions like these? This is a very API-specific programming question and doesn't even involve ...
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Should reviewing shader code be on-topic?

While there is already a Code Review site, there aren't many questions there about shader code, and I feel that those kinds of questions would attract more attention here. Should reviewing shader ...