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How narrow a definition should this site have

I think that aeronautical questions are already welcomed on the site, so they are de facto on-topic. I think your question is not really, "How narrow should the scope be?" but instead, "Should we ...
Dan Hulme's user avatar
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How narrow a definition should this site have

I also agree that the Help Center description could use some updating to match the shape of the site. Specifically, adding aircraft design would certainly be good. And adding "design engineers" or ...
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Do we need to review our guidance for "What kinds of questions should I avoid asking?"

I think you have a very valid point, and that phrase has bothered me in the past also. I believe (but I need to go back and check) it is a carry-over from previous stacks where that guidance make ...
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Would a question about a system that I am not sure actually exists be on topic?

Thank you for posting here. I'll post my answer from chat also here so that it can be voted upon. In my opinion, asking if it exists could be on topic, but could receive better answers on skeptics. ...
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Are questions asking for aviation-related data sources or APIs on-topic here?

I don't think we have any particular group opinion on this yet, although these questions do seem to come up regularly. Personally, I think they should be considered as product recommendations and ...
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Would a question about a system that I am not sure actually exists be on topic?

Asking if something exists seems fine to me, provided that: It's on-topic It's a real-world question, i.e. not about a fictional universe or whatever It isn't sensationalist or a conspiracy theory (...
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Define if airport operations and regulations are on topic in help

I believe this is already fairly well-defined -- "Questions about airport operations" is intentionally broad, but at the same time it should not be construed so broadly as to mean "Questions about ...
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Are 'where to get API' questions on-topic?

I believe these are classic examples of shopping questions and as such should be considered off topic. It would be my preference to simply close those questions as off topic. Most are old, and ...
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