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  1. After asking Question X (listing commands a package provides), the OP explicitly states he's not looking for ~X (the opposite of Question X), and by way of background provides what the answer for ~X would be.
  2. An hour later, someone asks Question ~X.
  3. This is promptly nominated for closing as a duplicate of Question X.

This feels like a duplicate. Yet when I also started to vote to close it, I became unsure since the answer is included merely as background to another question.

My question is whether this taken as a general case (apart from the merit or specifics of these two questions) is a truly a duplicate or not.

Update: The close vote was retracted and an answer has been provided, so maybe I have an answer; but comments/answers to this question are still welcome.

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