Questions tagged [self-answer]

Questions also answered by the user asking, easily marked by the shaded user card attached to the answer.

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Answering your own review

As a piece of code is subjected to peer review, the author should also be looking at ways to improve his code. Sometimes a problem pointed out by others will direct his attention to another issue in ...
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16 votes
4 answers
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Self-accepting own answer when competing answers exist

It came up in chat that one particular user seemed to be in the habit of: Posting a good question; Receiving good answers; Posting his/her refactored code as community answer, after adapting some ...
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2 answers
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Self-answering questions without other answers

I posted a question, and after it had been up a couple hours, I realized how some of the code could be improved, so I posted an answer myself. After I did so, though, I wasn't sure if I had done the ...
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1 answer
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Self-answers that re-write code with little/no explanation

I came across this self-answer today: https://codereview.stackexchange.com/a/10844/46800 It had no explanation or evaluation of the code in question, just a code rewrite. This seems to me to not ...
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