It would be great to have such an article, and I encourage you to write it, if you are interested, but meanwhile we have a lot of dispersed threads that users don't seem willing or able to look for, so they start new ones on the same topic, and then this makes more redundant threads and scattered information, so we're doing what we can with the resources we have to try to focus these discussions.

We've talked about an FAQ, but for whatever reason, information structures on APUG that are ancillary to the main forums don't get that much traffic, and it's a lot of work to put together an FAQ, particularly if it isn't likely to be used. People come to internet forums to have discussions, so the object is to try to organize the information in a way that users seem to want it.