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I see an alignment issue in one of the Stack Exchange site, I want to report the same in the Meta Stack Exchange. When compose the content for the issue in the end, I'm writing the content below:

Is it for any purpose or is it a bug?

The repeating of is it is fine, or can I use any better sentence?

  • The repeating of is it is fine. Thank you for asking. – Mark Hubbard Jan 30 '16 at 16:31
  • You can write it as for purpose or bug, is it for any? – Alejandro Jan 30 '16 at 16:35
  • @Ustanak: You certainly can't write anything like that if you want to sound anything like a native speaker. – FumbleFingers Jan 30 '16 at 18:40
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    @Ustanak: Perhaps you're talking about machine-translated subtitles. No native speaker would ever use anything remotely like the text you wrote. – FumbleFingers Jan 30 '16 at 18:44
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    @Ustanak: You may well encounter some very unidiomatic (but easily understood) usages in areas where English is used as a lingua franca, but where native Anglophones are relatively uncommon. And it's just about possible some such usages may eventually come to be common in the local region (this often happens in India, I believe), but they will usually die off as more people become more competent in English, since they'll be increasingly associated with lack of fluency. – FumbleFingers Jan 30 '16 at 19:03
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Is it for any purpose or is it a bug?

Since the items joined purpose (the reason you wrote the code) and bug (a result of the actual coding) are not really related, repeating is it is fine. If you wrote:

Is it a feature or a bug?

some code would likely result in a feature (the intended result) or a bug (some mistake). Being related opposites, writing it using only or is fine.

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