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Say I posted a question some time ago and ended up writing the solution myself, can I add it?

Say I have asked a question on the site before, but I either received no or no satisfactory answers. Then, after too much waiting, I decide to write my own solution. Is it okay to add that solution ...
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Acceptable to ask → build → self-answer a question for open source?

OK. This already has been somewhat covered in Should we be transparent when recommending our own software? and What are the rules for self-answering your question?, but there's a possible exception ...
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Shall I add question+answer pair for already found program? For my own program?

Imagine following scenarios: I looked for a program, failed to find it. Though about asking on softrecs, but tried more search and actually found it; I looked for a program, failed to find it. Though ...
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Should I stop answering my own questions?

The website is new and I tend to ask questions and answer on my own question so that it helps the questions getting indexed as the site is in Beta stage, so will help getting good traffic from Google. ...
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What are the rules for self-answering your question?

On SE sites, it's encouraged to self-answer your question. But on Software Recommendations, an answer to your own answer will probably look like spam. So, is it allowed to post an answer to your own ...