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I've upvoted Peter's comment because I completely agree with it. I don't mind seeing that question at MO, since it obviously almost conforms to the rules ("almost" refers to the fact that it includes a large number of highly structured but essentially independent subquestions), but MO provides very inefficient infrastructure for assembling a large body of encyclopaedic knowledge, which you've explicitly stated as your goal. Several examples you've quoted are "soft" questions, but I think that a better model for comparison would be recent questions about P vs NP paper: the P vs NP wiki is an attempt to address the issues systematically.
Why not make this a community wiki question in the SO sense? Over there, a community wiki question is meant to have one answer that everyone edits and improves - essentially a wiki page. So post an answer yourself summarising the existing answers and invite everyone to add their answer to that one. Once the necessary time limit has expired (two days?), you can accept your answer thus ensuring that it will always stay at the top.
Anyone without enough rep to edit a CW answer can leave a new answer with the line "I don't have enough rep to add this to the above answer so would someone please do it for me.".
One can translate Andrew's proposal as follows: use MO as a wiki.
You could instead use a real wiki, though. Wikipedia could probably make use of such a list, for example.
+1, Mariano. Also, the nLab is always looking for people to add this kind of information.
Ryan, if you're worried about Wikipedia's policies on that, then do try the nLab. We're very happy with original research!
Or you can start your own wiki with policies that are more appropriate. Although I am hopelessly behind the times in terms of installing complicated software, I once spent a day and fully installed a complete wiki and a web server on my computer, so it's not impossible.
Installing an instance of the wikimedia wiki software takes about 5 minutes if you know how to do it---sensible linux distros will make installing the software trivial, but each wiki needs a tiny amount of setup. Google will find a few very good guides; the two times I did this, it ended up being a matter of following the steps in one of those.
Definitely don't delete the question. Put a link to the wikipedia article on it, and it's probably a good idea to close the question to avoid duplication. I think it's a great question, but it's much more suited to a wiki than an MO-style website. And since there's no general math wiki, wikipedia is probably the best place. I've found it pretty good for math questions.