David Fritsch
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Are questions and answers too low quality
8 votes

I would be much more worried about the quality of the answers than the quality of the questions. Simple questions, or questions that are fairly open ended, are not necessarily bad, since I think that ...

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Who are the moderators?
7 votes

At this point, the answer is "no one" and "everyone" at the same time. Before explaining further, here are the boilerplate help sections from Stack Exchange: Where moderators will eventually be ...

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Talking about Tags
6 votes

I can think of cases where both database and jdatabase would be appropriate. If a question is about a more general database question (maybe "how to join content data with data from my custom table"), ...

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Standard responses to poor questions
4 votes

Spam questions/answers: Don't bother responding to spam. Just flag to delete Responses to questions that are too broad: "Hi [user], welcome to JSE. Good questions provide as much information ...

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Evidence required?
Accepted answer
4 votes

I think this is a great example of the site working correctly actually! While this answer is not a very good answer, there is obviously a lot of people that agreed with it at one point and thus it got ...

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Spamming the tag wiki
Accepted answer
3 votes

This works for me. That user should no longer exist. If you want a simpler solution chat at me or another moderator with the user in the Joomla chat. That will send us a notice and we can review.

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I'm not sure about this answer
Accepted answer
2 votes

Down vote. That is the best response to wrong or incomplete answers. I would then also comment including information in your comment on why you think that the answer is wrong or incomplete. I ...

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Are questions about JED rules on or off topic?
2 votes

Personally, I would accept questions about listing rules, licensing, and interpreting the rules as on topic. I think that these are questions that can be definitively answered and would be beneficial ...

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Should Joomla version be required when asking or answering questions?
2 votes

I think that the entire goal is to make it as simple as possible for someone asking a question to get the right tag without having to read the manual or even think. Stack Exchange has a tag synonym ...

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Not sure if the question below is more opinion based, or can actually get proper answers
Accepted answer
1 votes

I think that the general type of question is acceptable, but that you should not try to make the question actual general. (Not sure if that is a logical sentence...) In other words, don't try to make ...

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Do we need a tag for tutorials, resources and such?
0 votes

I agree that we are likely to continue to get these types of questions, but I don't think that we should do anything to encourage them (or even necessarily answer them in a lot of cases). From the ...

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