Great explanation! I absolutely agree on what areas of where the site is currently strong and effective. In addition to that, I feel it's also showing the site's improvement (in several topics, but not all) the more it matures. I believe that this is key in how much it can potentially impact the site overall, good or bad. I don't mean to be so blunt, or rather stating the obvious, or even worse as simply way off topic on what's being addressed.
These concerns in particular being raised is a lot to do with what caught my interest in the site initially and liked how well and unique it approached the purpose for these type of sites. Both making it separate in the rules and format in how it rates the topic being asked (pros and cons, use of comments, and the format of the topic in how it's stated, i.e. what are the best ... for ... ).
I suggest even making this into a main category itself, and creating fixed or static discussions on each part of the structure being outlined. For example, feedback and input on details on the strong points, such as the
Just for starters. But as I meant by being static or fixed, these will be created only by @Stuart, for an example.
What do you think?