E.g. https://softwarerecs.stackexchange.com/q/11492/903. On-topic or off-topic?


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According to What is required for a question to contain "enough information"? it lacks details. This site is about recommending specific software for specific needs. "Looks nice" might be an acceptable criterium in context – but if it's just "an editor that looks nice", it's clearly "too broad".

So unless accompanied by specific requirements, I'd say it doesn't fit the scope of our site (a page unfortunately lacking details understandable to new users).

Moreover, just a picture as description will hardly be found by anyone looking for similar software – so it's at least questionable if the resulting answer(s) will be of any "future use" (i.e. will be found at all).



I don't have time to write up a full answer right now, but IMO such a question isn't asking for software to perform a certain task, and kills our open-ended anything-that-works model.

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