Tag Info

A soft question is a question (possibly subjective) about the field of theoretical computer science as opposed to being a question in theoretical computer science.

The soft-question tag is often confused with the big-picture tag, which serves a different purpose. The difference between the two is explained here.

Examples:

• How would you teach X to undergrads?
• Why computer scientists do X when Y happens?
• Is theoretical computer science part of pure math?
• How long will it take to settle P vs NP in your opinion?