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Would you agree that the following are true or not?

1) a question posed is usually a simplification or genericisation of the true problem been faced. It may exclude constraints such as memory, time, parallelism, bandwidth, precision, reliability, data size, etc, etc which may impact selection of a solution.
2) any answer to such a question is therefor only partially informed.
3) a variety of 'correct' answers can be made to such a question, but only the questioner has the full context to evaluate the pros and cons of each answer, and hence which may be most suitable to the true problem.
4) any unit tests proposed by the answerer are incomplete due to point 1
5) any unit tests proposed by the answerer cannot anticipate the true edge cases

Would it also be true that the best questions are those that explicitly identify/exlcude constraints. ( E.g I need to sort 10,000 numbers, and have gigabytes of memeory but need to do it as quickly as possible verses I need to sort 10,000 numbers, but only have 1kb memory available...)
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