How To Ask Good Questions

Gervase Markham gerv at
Thu Jun 28 12:10:49 UTC 2007

In, we have recently been getting a large 
quantity of (what I see as) low quality requests for help.

I sometimes point people to:
but it's very long, and hard to read and digest, particulary if English 
is not your native language.

So, I have come up with this:

What do people think of the page?

I am eager to keep it to the most important things, so suggestions for 
additions will need good rationale.

And more generally, is it worth starting to point more people to a 
resource like this earlier in the process?


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