Doorknob
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Do we want questions for tutorials?
13 votes

No. Questions asking for tutorials do not fit anywhere on Stack Exchange. They're too broad (and hence don't fit the Q&A format), and also highly opinion-based (which makes it impossible to ...

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What is on topic here that cannot be asked on SO?
11 votes

Stack Overflow is for professional and enthusiast programmers. If you take a quick look around, it will be clear that almost none of the questions here are programming-specific. Vim is used by far ...

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Any ideas for a logo?
Accepted answer
8 votes

We don't get a custom logo until graduation, which is still a long way away. (Furthermore, Stack Exchange's designers are very, very often (if not always) the ones who choose the logo and other design ...

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Could we get a logo for our stack exchange?
Accepted answer
7 votes

Beta sites, such as Vi & Vim, do not get designs until after graduation (aka becoming a full SE site, removing the "beta" label). The logo and site icon are part of the site's design. As for "...

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How to create screencasts?
6 votes

I used a custom-made tool to create the mini-screencasts in my answer: https://github.com/KeyboardFire/mkcast It's quite simple to use for Vim screencasts (only tested in GNOME on Ubuntu): Create a ...

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Do we want to allow questions that are effectively "lists of things"?
5 votes

StackOverflow doesn't allow these sort of questions, but vi.SE isn't SO. You keep using this argument, but we're still a Stack Exchange question & answer site. As I mentioned in chat, there's a ...

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What should the on-topic section of our Help Center contain?
1 votes

The following is the current draft of what our new /help/on-topic page should look like. Edit this Community Wiki answer with your improvements! What topics can I ask about here? Please limit your ...

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Should we allow evil questions?
1 votes

Let's see; does it meet the criteria we set earlier? Its main purpose is a text-editor; anything other that has the vi user interface paradigm (as so far as one exists) is far too broad a scope. — ...

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