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The formal difference is obvious, and there is a strong difference in many contexts, but I can't see any difference in a website like this.
Infact what are you expecting to read as an answer to the following questions?
- Can you list me the best software*s* to make a forensyc analysis tool that do X.?
- Can you list me some good software*s* to make a forensyc analysis tool that do X.? harddrive?
- Can you list some softwares to make a forensyc analysis tool that do X.?
Please explain the concrete difference between the three answers. You can also provide some example.
Do you think we really need to discourage people to use the word best for a merely formal purpose? Ok. If you think that please explain the reason and give a score to the importance YOU give to YOUR reason being conscious that OUR ideas are just relative and not absolute. Try to discuss them. Let's see why we believe they are right. Don't forget the final objective of this website. Please write down how do you think a guideline will help to achieve the final objective.
I think there may be some confusion between the concept of using words as "good", "best" and the less of specification. Saying "I look for the best graphic software" and "I look for the best software for doing this specific thing". It's not the word good or best which makes the difference.
Instead I can understand to deny the use of best with the word is I.e.
- Which is the best drug for...
- Which are the best drugs for...