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I added an answer and a person commented on it saying that it is not a good one. The answer is quite a long solution and I found another easier and specific way.

Should I edit my answer adding both answers or delete it and answer only the easier more specific way?

My concern is that if I edit the answer that comment gets non related and nonsense.

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  • It is entirely up to you if you want to delete the answer or not. Take a hard look a the answer, if it does not answer the proposed question, you should make sure you edit your answer so it does. If the comment is or becomes obsolete then flag it. – Ramhound Oct 15 '15 at 16:33
  • So flag the comment? – Ramhound Oct 15 '15 at 16:37
  • @Ramhound ok, thanks – Nirmal Seneviratne Oct 15 '15 at 16:38
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My concern is that if I edit the answer that comment gets non related and nonsense.

Comments can be deleted and often times become obsolete. There's no need to worry about editing your answers because of this.


The way I approach situations like this is by following these criteria. These aren't canon but simply the way I approach them:

  • Does the edit to the answer significantly change the original answer? If so, then I'll post another answer.

  • Is the change to the answer due to changes in the original question? If so, then I'll probably edit the original answer.

  • Is there a value with two distinct answers, no matter how much one or the other may appear to be "better" solution? If so, then I'll more than likely make two different answers

  • Is the second "answer" and addendum or clarification of the first answer? If so, then I'll just edit the original

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    Good rules of thumb.  I would clarify that, if you have two distinct, quality approaches to solving a problem, it's OK to post two answers to a question (without deleting either of them) — although you shouldn't make a habit of it (because it smells like rep farming).  I believe that this is consistent with your third bullet, but I'm not sure. – Scott Oct 15 '15 at 21:29
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    @Scott that is the intention of the third bullet. Updated for clarity. Hopefully that helps. – James Mertz Oct 15 '15 at 21:31

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