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Should I not answer my own questions?
Can I answer my own questions, even those where I knew the answer before asking?

Sometimes I come upon a direct answer on a mailing list or a forum that I feel that the StackOverflow community can benefit from in the future.

If the question does not exist on SO, should I ask the question and answer it? Does this open the community up for all kinds of bad content? Does this depend on how easy it is to get answer elsewhere with a reasonable Google search?

The situation/answer that led me to wonder this: http://forum.springsource.org/showthread.php?99417-Unable-to-start-tc-server-v2-1-Waiting-for-changelog-lock

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marked as duplicate by Yi Jiang, Adam Lear Mar 1 '12 at 16:04

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