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Let me give a less "formal" answer than Wrzlprmft's one. In my experience, style guides are seldom complete, and are frequently of not-so-easy interpretation, especially for novices. I saw people advocating the closure of questions about style by saying "read the style guide!", when the style guide doesn't even exist, or is either incomplete or seldom ...


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Summary The ease of research is easily underestimated and we can produce valuable answers to such questions. Therefore, we should not have a close reason or general policy to close such questions. Instead, we can use existing mechanisms to deal with these questions: comment, downvote, and (in extreme cases) close as unclear. Canned Close Reasons We can ...


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