I believe that I am quite well versed on what makes a reasonable answer on Stack Overflow, but I cannot understand the answer deletion at this question: Is there a way to display vertical indent lines in Delphi?
I can see that the question is not ideal, but why should the answer provided by RRUZ be deleted? Since it was deleted by a diamond mod, Andrew Barber, we cannot cast undelete votes should we so desire.
I am aware of the presentational changes to close voting, but to the best of my knowledge nothing has changed in terms of which questions are welcome. And in any case, this was an answer. Has anything changed in the community view of what constitutes an answer? Or has such an answer always been unacceptable?
Leaving aside my personal opinion that this answer was reasonable, the main thrust of my question is to understand why it was deleted.
For those that cannot see the deleted answer, here it is:
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