The How do I write a good answer? page seems to be generic SE help page rather than specific to Code Review; can this page be updated with specifics to this site? Is there a help page on how not to answer a question?
I know this question has almost been asked before with this question. Two things prompted me to ask this question:
- I want to improve my answers.
- A couple of weeks ago I voted down a code only answer but couldn't find a good reference to point the poster to. Two people backed me up in comments and the poster eventually removed the answer (how not to lose a point when voting down an answer). I'd rather keep a poster interested by pointing them to a reference than losing them from Code Review.
In my search for how to improve my questions I found the following questions which were enlightening and educational but didn't really answer my questions: