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How should we deal with question answered in the comments?

Answers posted as comments are fair game. Here's what Tim Post, the Director of Stack Overflow Communities has to say about it: You don't have anything to feel guilty about. If the person was ...
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Windows installer using GRUB - is on topic?

My first instinct is that it wouldn't really be on topic, no. GRUB isn't a *nix thing, as such, it acts before the operating system so isn't really a part of any OS. Yes, it is a tool more commonly ...
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Post a series of self answered questions

Self-answered questions are ok in general, but: the Stack Exchange format is not the best for "blog"-type posts. Questions should be questions that have answers. If you can imagine more than one ...
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Community Wiki or Answer to my own Question (gcc-doc non free)

Both, although there's no need to make it a wiki. Post a question along the lines of "Why can't I fetch the gcc-doc package on Debian?" with a description of what goes wrong when you try without the ...
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How should we deal with question answered in the comments?

Simple: poach them with no mercy! I am going to make it my business to poach each and every question I find that has been answered in the comments. If the commenter doesn't like it, tough - they ...
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