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I think we should select one license that will apply to all code snippets here to avoid trouble in the future. I'd suggest CC-0

I guess it would be nice to (a) make this question a bit more visible (on the ask question page? I dunno) and (b) add a link to issues either here or on the ask question page, so that users won't report issues on Q2A.

Can you talk about flagging a post?

GodotDevelopers.org seems down...

Updated temp link to the developer forums:


Please update forum link to:

My proposal would be to encourage posters to provide more details. Adding tags does help but is maybe not prominent enough in this Readme.

Maybe we'd need a template for users to fill out (Similar to the issues template) to get at least some basic idea of what they're talking.

Things like:
your Godot version (Examples: 3.11, 3.2alpha, 2.x, Mono)
your game type (Examples: 2D, 3D, VR, server)
your render engine: (GLES2, GLES3, (Vulcan))
your targeted platform(s): Windows, Mac,Linux, iOS, Android
your development platform/OS: Windows, Mac, Linux

I get your point, but lets be careful on how many restrictions are added. I personally don't want this site to be like stackexchange.

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