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I noticed that a question (see below) I asked a while back was deleted without a trace or any notification.

I don't have an issue with downvotes and closing. The question is admittedly fairly speculative. However, I don't see the purpose of outright deleting a question like this, since it doesn't contain any offensive content, and may in fact be of interest to some people.

Deleted question:

Is mass/energy a measure of computational capacity?

Obviously computation requires energy, and there are known entropy bounds in relation to this. Here, I am asking if they are the same thing.


Is quantum mechanics a mechanism of computational minimization?

Is computational capacity preserved?

Is gravity a mechanism for clustering of computational capacity?

Is a black hole a computationally closed region, which attract computational capacity, but does not have computational power to transfer any subset of computational capacity outside the closed region?

marked as duplicate by Qmechanic Jan 8 '17 at 19:37

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It was deleted by Community. For more information, see this meta post.

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    $\begingroup$ Thanks. The deletion rules seem unnecessarily aggressive. $\endgroup$ – Halfdan Faber Jan 8 '17 at 23:28
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    $\begingroup$ @HalfdanFaber Note that those rules are set by Stack Exchange, responding to the requirements of a wide variety of different sites, and this community has no control over them. To learn more about why they're set like that, or to lobby for a change, the best place is Meta Stack Exchange. In particular, please note that all decisions are taken based on the content: it is a judgement of the post and not of you personally. Learn what you can about what questions are (and are not) a good fit for this site, and move on ;-). $\endgroup$ – Emilio Pisanty Jan 9 '17 at 18:37

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