Clarified question:

Say we have a question, (solved by a answer) which, might be any (but not limited to) of the following:

  • [x] outdated. (Maybe the Question is about a Python 2 problem/issue - and now, we have Python3 - or something similar)
  • [x] The problem is - just 1 problem; but (maybe) this problem is followed by sub-problems ? (Sometimes no, sometimes yes - ) Here I thought of maybe - one could add a additional line (maybe at the end of ones answer) "If one gets this / these problem(s) afterwards this got solved, one could try (...) (referencing with links, and additional Resources) "
Instead of having only 1 answer to 1 question, would it be advised to (even if solved) post alternative solutions?

E.g, if someone had problems with a driver, instead of only letting 1 answer "be the only one" (Not that it is like this, this is just a question! :) ) would it be "okay" or "recommended" to post a solution that worked for one self - but as the other (accepted) solution did not work (not for the asker, but for someone having the same problem)

Would it be recommended to post "other" solutions "to the same problem" ?

I have very often asked myself this, and not really got any good answers.

I hope it is not too fuzzy.


Yes, definitely. Having a variety of valid answers makes it more likely that people visiting the page will find an answer that works for them.

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    I must use the comment feature to say A big thank you! (I know comments are not supposed to be used like this, either to be used as "+1 for (..)" - but really, when such good answers comes up - one doesn't hesitate to say thank you. – William Martens Mar 18 at 16:58

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