Write the Docs Podcast episode 8: Stack Overflow's Documentation Failure and Open Source Challenges
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- Sunsetting Documentation
- Thoughts on Stack Overflow’s Documentation beta
- Why Stack Overflow’s Documentation effort failed – a few thoughts from a technical writer’s perspective
- Free software is suffering because coders don’t know how to write documentation
- Open Source Survey
- Why do people answer questions on Stack Overflow?
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