Questions asking for lists to be provided, including lists of books, features, tools, etc.

Questions asking for lists to be provided, including lists of books, features, tools, etc.

Stack Overflow FAQ - What kind of questions should I not ask here?

... To prevent your question from being flagged and possibly removed, avoid asking subjective questions where …

  • every answer is equally valid: “What’s your favorite ______?”

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  • Real Questions Have Answers

    ...real questions have answers, not items or ideas or opinions.

  • Good Subjective, Bad Subjective

    The best subjective questions invite explanation... “How?” and “Why?” has more lasting value than a bunch of product-feature bullet points or a giant enumerated list, no matter how extensive...

  • Q&A is Hard, Let’s Go Shopping!

    Q: What’s the best low light point-and-shoot camera?

    ...question provides the path of least resistance: a laundry list of products I can buy without thinking about it too much. But that answer will only be valid for a year at best...

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