30 votes
Accepted

Better answer after accepting?

It is not an obligation, but it is in the spirit of the site. Think of future readers; you want to signpost the answer that you, the question asker, deemed most helpful so that it will be evident to ...
jasonwryan's user avatar
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29 votes

Would you like to have the accepted answer pinned or unpinned on UNIX & Linux?

I think it would be best to have accepted answers unpinned on U&L. I see no reason to treat accepted answers specially.
Faheem Mitha's user avatar
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15 votes
Accepted

Gone user, answer accepted by the community

Unfortunately, many people misconstrue the meaning of the accepted answer and think it is some sort of indication of quality. It isn't. The accepted answer is just and only the answer that the OP ...
terdon's user avatar
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15 votes

Would you like to have the accepted answer pinned or unpinned on UNIX & Linux?

I would suggest that unpinning is the better behaviour. Two situations come to mind: When a question is answered by a quick&dirty solution, that may work for the OP, and may therefore be accepted. ...
Ljm Dullaart's user avatar
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15 votes

Better answer after accepting?

The solution to that situation is to not accept so quickly... That sounds a bit simplistic, but consider that not everyone gets to see the question right when it's posted. There will be answers that ...
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9 votes
Accepted

Whose choice is accepting an answer?

What answer you accept is completely up to you. You should accept the one which you, personally, found most helpful. If that isn't the one you would consider objectively "best", so be it. Accepted ...
terdon's user avatar
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