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> I see multiple, severe problems with this old question from 2008 and I am tempted to delete it outright -- primarily because the most highly voted answers read more like blog rants than actual "answers".

http://meta.stackoverflow.com/questions/95172/old-problemati...




It is worth noting that Atwood is the one saying that, and I would trust a random 3rd grade student's opinion on the subject over his. Notice how he is unable to provide any actual criticism of the answer, just "I don't like it"? That is his way of saying "I don't know what I am talking about, so someone else criticize it and then I'll jump in and say I was going to say that".

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