Questions tagged [software-rec]
The software-rec tag has no usage guidance.
How do I ask a question that may require recommending software?
I have a problem that I need solved, and it may require the recommendation of software. How do I ask these type of questions so that they aren't closed? Note: This is for reference to point users ...
How do I recommend software in my answers?
I have a piece of software that I would like to recommend as a solution to problems. I'm trying to avoid answering with "link only" answers, and so I need help on how I can answer valid ...
Since when are software recommendations off-topic?
I want to take discussion away from Daniel's previous post. Here's my point: I've always been under the impression that software-recommendations were absolutely fine on Super User.* Now, obviously, ...
Recommendations for the BEST?
Going through @Gareth's list of candidates for closing, I find several topics that are asking about the best X, with X being software. We're usually pretty liberal with product recommendations if it'...
Software recommendation and software-rec tag [duplicate]
I think most people feel software recommendations are off topic here at SU - please correct me if I'm wrong. Yet, we have a software-rec tag. Is this not confusing?
Should a very old question asking for software recomendations be flagged?
The question mentioned is five years old, has no votes, and has three answers. Does its age preclude it from being flagged as a software-rec, or should it still be flagged?
I have a suggestion on what to do with the Software Rec Tag
With the upcoming release of Windows 8 we expect an influx of users and questions. I feel that we need to prep for their coming. With that in mind, the software-rec is a nuisance in mine and others ...
What's the good way to answer "What is the analog of software X for operating system Y?"
I gave an answer today, being just a software recommendation, to a question, asking for a recommendation. If you cannot see deleted answers, there was the software name, a link to homepage and ...
Software recs - better user guidance
There are many software rec questions on meta, involving correct tags, how to ask etc, but I can't find one that covers this aspect. No matter how well a user follows the guidelines in How do I ask a ...