We just got the question What do I need to consider to choose between dSLR, mirrorless, or a compact as my first "serious" camera?, and really, it's a clear dupe of an earlier question:
which is itself a dupe of
The twist, though, is that those questions are from 2010 and 2011, and the landscape has changed dramatically then, with advances in both premium fixed-lens camera (both big and small) and the whole field of mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras.
I think at this point the best thing to do might be to make the old questions dupes of the new one, especially since there are already good, current answers.
I know this goes against my usual feeling about "refreshing" questions, but this one feels like an unusually strong circumstance. What do you think?