Communities

Writing
Writing
Codidact Meta
Codidact Meta
The Great Outdoors
The Great Outdoors
Photography & Video
Photography & Video
Scientific Speculation
Scientific Speculation
Cooking
Cooking
Electrical Engineering
Electrical Engineering
Judaism
Judaism
Languages & Linguistics
Languages & Linguistics
Software Development
Software Development
Mathematics
Mathematics
Christianity
Christianity
Code Golf
Code Golf
Music
Music
Physics
Physics
Linux Systems
Linux Systems
Power Users
Power Users
Tabletop RPGs
Tabletop RPGs
Notifications
Mark all as read
Q&A

Welcome to Codidact Meta!

Codidact Meta is the meta-discussion site for the Codidact community network and the Codidact software. Whether you have bug reports or feature requests, support questions or rule discussions that touch the whole network – this is the site for you.

Post History

62%
+3 −1
Q&A Answer own question before anyone else can?

1 answer  ·  posted over 2 years ago by Olin Lathrop‭  ·  edited 2y ago by ArtOfCode‭

#2: Post edited by user avatar ArtOfCode‭ · 2020-09-18T15:09:28Z (about 2 years ago)
#1: Initial revision by user avatar Olin Lathrop‭ · 2020-06-12T12:34:08Z (over 2 years ago)
I want to write a few canonical questions.  I'll ask these questions, then also write a detailed answer.

On SE there was a feature where you could write an answer to your own question before releasing both onto the site.  In effect, you could post the question and answer simultaneously.

I used this feature a few times for such canonical questions on SE.  Writing a good answer takes time.  I would like to avoid others wasting their time writing answers until they see what I'm going to write, particularly if they see the empty question and also put in some effort to write a canonical answer.

Is there any way to do this here?