I mean “trivial” in the sense of questions that can be answered by:
you’re missing a
;, you'd probably have seen it if you hadn't been looking at this code for two hours already
An example may be found here, which triggered this very meta question.
I left a comment and voted to close it as “too localized”. I saw someone else leaving an equivalent answer. The possible solutions as far as I can see:
- close as “too localized”; help can be given in comments, because it’s useful to the OP, but it's not useful for future visitors
- close as a duplicate of a single “how to find and solve syntax problems” question, with a good community wiki answer
- keep open