Linked Questions

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What happened to the “beta ban”?

I'm sure… I think… there was a ban on beta release questions - but I can no longer find it in the Help section, only this link in Meta - Update to FAQ regarding beta and pre-release software Do we ...
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Despite the general rule to not answer questions about beta products, should we allow Messages on OS X and Siri on iPhone 4S questions?

The general rule is that all questions on beta software and services are off-topic, out of scope, and should be closed on Ask Different according to our FAQ. However, we now have two shipping products ...
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3answers
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How to handle Lion questions

With the developer preview of Lion available and the customer seed program in action, I imagine that we're going to start seeing questions about the upcoming Mac OS X 10.7 Lion. Since all the ...
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Developer and Beta-Tester NDAs and Requests for Help on SE

What is the proper way to handle posts and questions having to do with beta- or developer- only released iOS, macOS, tvOS, and watchOS questions? Answer them? Ignore them? Vote them down? Inform the ...
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Should we allow crash logs to be posted

I notice that there is at least one question that has pasted a window of the Apple Crash reporter. However to find the cause it is often needed to see the whole crash log. For Apple exchange should ...
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2answers
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Pre-release software that doesn't require an NDA

THe FAQ makes it clear that prerelease software requiring an NDA is off-topic for the site. But not all pre-release software requires an NDA. Is pre-release software that doesn't require an NDA an ...
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What should our FAQ contain?

Quite simply, what should it contain? To help with lots of answers, if you can format as follows, please and thank you: Answers: Put headings in either bold or Third level heading format with ...
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1answer
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Announced but not yet released products

We've established that beta software is off topic until it is released, but what about hardware? For instance, are iPhone 4S questions off limits until Apple actually ships them?
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Tag standardization

I've been working on the tag list lately, trying to standardize the format and clean up confusion. For instance, we didn't need both [podcast] and [podcasts], and the non-existent [iphone-2g] needed ...
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Please remove this “beta” article from help

Please remove https://apple.stackexchange.com/help/whats-beta This applies to sites that are still in "beta" and clouds the issue we have on the site with respect to beta software questions in ...