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Reconciling “no legal advice” and “yes software licensing” [duplicate]

In this question, I had a disagreement with the original asker about whether a legal advice / software licensing question is on topic. I now think that I was wrong when I voted to close originally, ...
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Clarification on what is career advice

WRT the topic "How common are jobs for open source R&D?" I'm not sure about why I am asking for clarification.
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What the … no, where (are) the FAQs?

I've found a bunch of FAQ links here on meta.p.SE, all pointing to programmers.stackexchange.com/faq etc, for example this one over here, to name just one. Maybe it is just my browser, but I am always ...
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If your question would be of interest to professional programmers, you should ask it on Programmers, not on Stack Overflow

In the "don't ask" section of our FAQ it says: If your question would be of interest to … Professional and enthusiast programmers, ask on Stack Overflow. Well, that's not right, if your ...
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Get rid of the “don't call yourself a programmer” link in our FAQ

Wow, we link to "Don’t Call Yourself A Programmer, And Other Career Advice" by Patrick McKenzie in our FAQ? Sure he's got some brutally true snippets in there, but overall it's a bad article. "...
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Should we change the Description of this Site in the FAQ?

The FAQ States the Following: What kind of questions can I ask here? Programmers — Stack Exchange is a site for professional programmers who are interested in getting expert answers on ...
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Should “No Interview Questions” be added to our FAQ?

I just came across this question that has already been closed: Why don't interviewers ask the applicant to read some code? I agree that the question as it was worded wasn't very constructive but ...
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Can the rules on book advice be clarified in the FAQ?

According to a discussion I had in the comments on this SO question, it seems that asking for a list of book recommendations is verboten on Programmers. The site's FAQ gives me the opposite ...
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Should we mention The Workplace in our FAQ?

Sort of following up on How should we guide questions toward The Workplace? I was thinking our FAQ's bit that says we're NOT about "career advice, including general workplace issues" to explicitly ...
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Can the FAQ be Amended by a Vote?

I'm curious as to if the FAQ can ever be amended by some process set forth by the community. This question got be me thinking. There is a community divide here. Wouldn't the best thing be, to ask the ...
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