6 votes
Accepted

Proposal: Pali should be on-topic

Yes Questions about Pali or Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit should be on-topic and welcome.
4 votes

What about self-answering questions?

Generally, what I like to do is to post a question sincerely i.e. where I do not know the answer to the question. Then I choose the best answer to the question, and this must come from others. However,...
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2 votes

Commenting with minimal argument

Why even comment? A benefit of posting and reading answers on a public site, is that several users read or review each answer. Users can "vote" an answer, but a comment can be more specific or ...
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2 votes

What about self-answering questions?

I'm strongly opposed to giving green light to quasi-questions posted with the sole intent to share an opinion, an unsolicited teaching, rambling, philosophical musings etc. If someone can enumerate ...
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2 votes

Proposal: Self-answering questions is welcome

No We should continue to warn that self-answered questions are generally not very welcome on this site, and may be deleted. Except in this kind of situation -- then it's fine.
1 vote

Proposal: Self-answering questions is welcome

Yes Self-answered questions are welcome on this site, if they're high-quality! Let's at least try them for a while and see, and address any problems as and if they arise.
1 vote

What about self-answering questions?

I think there is 3 situation: One does not know the answer and later after finding something useful hence adds a late answer which is acceptable. One has an answer in mind. Unless one is a pure ...
1 vote

Commenting with minimal argument

This is a reasonable summary of the comment-related standards, approaches and moderation strategies we have developed over years here at Buddhism Q&A. Nothing major seems missing or contradicting ...
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