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Re: Purpose of IRC and Q&A

From: Tony Crockford <tonyc@boldfish.co.uk>
Date: Thu, 11 Oct 2012 21:16:27 +0100
To: public-webplatform@w3.org
Message-Id: <9D558D64-C304-44A1-AA6E-53632093D5B2@boldfish.co.uk>
On 11 Oct 2012, at 21:09, jonathan@garbee.me wrote:
> We already have people asking in the Q&A how to do things within a Joomla based system or other server-side languages.  If we allow this kind of stuff to continue where do we stop?

We shouldn't allow those questions *if* they'd be better served by a different forum.  Our answer to those questions (if they're not closed immediately) would be to refer the questioner to the better place to ask.

IMO The dividing line should be 

Does the question apply to *all* aspects of implementation of the artefact in question or only to a specific site or software implementation of the artefact  (where artefact means something to be found described in WPD docs or covered by the scope of the Docs)
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