"Carl Youngblood" <carl / youngbloods.org> writes:
> > That never works, because the newbies think to themselves, "My
> > question is not easy, it's hard, therefore I'll ask the gurus or the
> > hard questions area."  "beginners" groups can have similar problems.
> 
> The other problem is, none of the guys who know how to answer beginners
> questions are going to frequent the "easy-questions" group.  (Having said
> this, I confess that most of my questions are of the "easy" type).

Two good arguments against, but do they stand up in practice? The idea
worked reasonably well for
http://archive.develooper.com/beginners / perl.org/ and continues to do
so. See http://www.perl.com/pub/a/2001/05/29/tides.html for the story.

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