troubleshooting Question

Network design - switches in a stack over a PTP link

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I have started work at a new company and come across a network design that is in place.
I have not familiar with this so please let me know if it is normal or not and why.
There are two sites.  Lets call them site A and site B.
The sites are linked together using PTP links at both sites.
Everyone at site B connects back to site A over the PTP Links for internet access.

Earlier today, I connected to a switch virtual stack at site A and noticed there were switches from the site B in this virtual stack.
Shouldn't site A's switches be in their own virtual stack and site B's in their own virtual stack irrespective of the internet link.
Ernie Beek
Senior infrastructure engineer

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