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Spawned from here: Community split between SO and project mailinglist/IRC channel

The basic idea is to be able to attach "resources" or links to a tag which will then be shown in the moment the user chooses that tag. Here, let me draw you some ugly mock-ups:

Absolutely ugly mockup.

The benefit of this is that users can be more efficiently be guided to Bug-Trackers, official documentation and other stuff.

Upsides:

  • Project maintainers can more efficiently channel their SE audience.
  • Some Off-Topic and Not-So-Fitting questions (Bug reports f.e.) are taken away from SE.
  • The possibility that we teach people something (because they'll visit those links) rises.

Downsides:

  • Those need to be displayed somewhere/somehow. My mockup might not be the best idea.
  • Those need to be maintained, but I think this will work like the tag wikis do.

Another idea might be to make the tag-wikis more visible and easier to find...but I have no idea how to do that.

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isn't this what the tag wiki is for..? –  Jeff Atwood Jan 13 '12 at 1:21
    
@JeffAtwood: Basically, yes. But the tag wikis are not really easy to find, in my opinion and are not that easily visible. –  Time Traveling Bobby Jan 13 '12 at 7:35

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