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Here's my view (and the solution below the heading): To what extent is editing answers allowable? Not much! We have to remember that it's their answer, so we have to be sure that they wouldn't (or, objectively, couldn't) disagree with any changes we make. So... Fix a broken link? Yes. Improve ambiguous or poor grammar, when we're sure we know what it ...


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To me it seems like a poster child for why we don't want list questions. I really see no reason at all to keep this. You mention "There is good information here" but only list the negative parts, so I'm not even sure what they are. Even a link to a pre-sorted list of MOSFETs from a component distributor would be a better answer, at least it would ...


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If you can phrase it as a design question it's acceptable. I personally find the retriction on asking genuine design questions which have good technical content and instructiional value to be an excessive limitation on what could be useful questions. The aim is to avoid generic "where can I buy an xxx" type questions but in the process I consider ...


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Asking for product recommendations is off topic (for all of SE). If you need to ask these types of questions, the chat feature will be the best way, but YMMV. https://stackoverflow.blog/2010/11/23/qa-is-hard-lets-go-shopping/


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Sounds good to me. I am a bit worried about how the tag would be found by people that didn't use the word "mentor"


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I also think they are different an should not be merged. Maybe we should double check the use and consider retagging questions to the appropriate tag.


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