Suppose I posted a question and someone responded with an answer in which they provided some advice, but also asked for clarification on several points. It seems that the questioner should generally edit their question to improve clarity as described in this post.
However, in the case I'm facing, it seems like the best thing to do would be to edit the answerer's post with my response in a way that makes it clear that the edit is my response, like I've done in the example below:
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How do you perform some hypothetical action with the code in your question?
This is how you perform that action, Bud.
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Would this be considered an acceptable practice? I wouldn't want future readers to read the answerer's question and then have to go hunting through the comments or through my question for the edit that addresses it. If it's not acceptable in this specific example, when would it be appropriate for a questioner to edit an answer?