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We did a coproject with a Korean team. If you asked one of those Koreans about his age, he had to think a lot before answering: First, they go by a lunar calendar, 12 moons being shorter than 365.24 days. Second, they count years from base 1. Your first 12 moons, you are 1 year old, the next 12 moons, you are two years, and so on.
I don't know whether they count years this way all over South Korea; it could be just in one subculture (but I got the impression that everbody on this Korean team agreed).
Sometimes, in a Western culture, you hear people not wanting to admit how young they were, say things like "I had my first lover in my thirteeth year", hoping that the audience will interpret it as "when I was thirteen years old". Usually they do; zero based age is firmly established in most Western cultures.
I'm not member there, but of course I know the forum because
a.) If I google for a question I often find some links pointing to SO
b.) Lot of answers in CP have a link to SO
Now coming to the point:
First I saw it in the answers, that answers only containing a link are not appreciated.
And finally I found in How do I write a good answer? - Help Center - Stack Overflow[^]: Provide context for links Links to external resources are encouraged, but please add context around the link so your fellow users will have some idea what it is and why it’s there. Always quote the most relevant part of an important link, in case the target site is unreachable or goes permanently offline.
Finally why I post this:
I think this is a good style guide. Means, no answers with only a link!
BTW, I did it too often, sorry
It's definitely a good idea - if you just post a link, and the page you linked to moves or dies without leaving a forwarding address, then when someone finds your answer five years later, it's no good to them.
However, when there's clearly been no effort put into the question, a link to Google (or LMGTFY[^]) is probably enough.
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