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Are question about official theme's bug on-topic?

Yes, themes and plugins managed by wordpress.org are on topic. They are "first party", meaning coming from WordPress directly, at least themes are even shipped with the core. Themes and ...
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Is wp-cli now officially on-topic?

I would say unless there is any movement to change how we currently treat such, bringing it into a core project does make it explicitly on topic here. As per earlier discussions you refered to — it ...
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Proposal: Questions about programmatically interacting with third-party plugins (API) should be on topic

I disagree, to answer questions about 3rd party APIs you need to have strong knowledge of those APIs, which by definition are not WordPress APIs. To that end, the surface area of WordPress becomes ...
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Are question about unworkable JS code on WP on-topic?

Your problem is on-topic if it can happen in a WordPress context only. So if you are using WordPress’ JavaScript API in your code, it is on-topic, and if you don't, like in your example, it is not.
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Is WP-Env on topic?

To me, ticks all the boxes: lives in the official WordPress GitHub repo and NPM namespace is developed and maintained by WP people is recommended from make.wordpress.org The fact that it is not PHP- ...
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Are Questions on Settings Adjustments in WordPress Core or Third Party Themes and Plugins Allowed?

Note that since settings/configuration was never defined by the asker and no examples were given, I've written by answer using these definitions: settings, options available via the user interface, e....
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Are questions about the reasons behind a decision on-topic?

First, this isn't a decision made by Automattic, but by the WordPress developers. Partially the same people, but a different group nonetheless. Second, you can usually read the justifications in the ...
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Scope differentiation between WPSE and SO

I think in those cases, just because WordPress was mentioned or is tangentially involved somehow doesn't mean it fits into this stacks scope. It should be enough to point that out to the person ...
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Is wp-cli now officially on-topic?

So far I do not believe (, read or understand) from the Make.WP post that there is anything else than a financial/ sponsoring involvement from Automattic(?)s side with WP CLI. They do not overtake the ...
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Is wp-cli now officially on-topic?

I don't see any issue with questions being asked about wp-cli, don't thinks there are that many that even if none of them will be answered the amount of noise added will make any difference, and it is ...
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