Are questions asking for product recommendations on or off topic? This question for example clearly asks for a specific product recommendation. It's attracted three close votes, which are all to
Questions seeking price-shopping assistance are off-topic because they tend to become obsolete quickly. Instead, describe your situation and the specific problem you're trying to solve.
That is not actually "product recommendations", is it. Are they allowed? The help center says that topics that are off topic include:
shopping recommendations (too localized, and not timeless),
Is that off topic reason just slightly misworded, so it should be
Questions seeking price-shopping assistance or product recommendations are off-topic because they tend to become obsolete quickly. Instead, describe your situation and the specific problem you're trying to solve.
Or are product recommendations on-topic actually? Or is this intentional that the off topic reason doesn't mention it? That seems confusing to me (if this is closed, it'll say "Price-shopping is off topic", but this isn't asking about prices.)