I hope this is the right place to ask this question.
I opened a question SO and it was almost immediately closed by a moderator with the reason
Closed this as the only two possible answers are "yes it is" or "no it isn't".
I'm a long time SO user and I didn't remember this rule, so I searched here:
But in none of these threads was I able to find a rule that explains the reason why the question was closed.
Can you help me to understand?
What I can't understand, is that if I had opened the question with no context, then people would probably have asked me "what have you tried"? I added my context, and the question was closed because it's only a yes/no.
Moreover, this statement is not correct. In fact, an answer to a yes/no question can contain several additional details, as you can see from the comments. People are suggesting improvements and alternatives.