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It's perfectly okay to do this, Praphulla. Usually that would be seen as a service to the community.
After consulting with the other site moderators, the decision for now was to let the CW status stand for the question at Main. But this may be a good time to revisit the discussion of some of the ways ...
At the request of Martin Sleziak I'm converting some comments into an answer. I don't really understand why questions asking for a paper should be community wiki. And, although you say it's unrelated ...
The questions that you have answered on MathOverflow are all "Community Wiki" posts, and votes on these don't affect reputation. What are "Community Wiki" posts? Questions that ask for a ...
That's a community wiki answer, and you don't get any reputation for upvotes on them (nor do you lose any from downvotes). The idea behind this is that they're easy to edit (for everybody with at ...
As explained in Todd Trimble's comment, It's Community Wiki. You don't gain or lose reputation points when a thread is in CW. Further reading: What are “Community Wiki” posts?
By my understanding, this bug was never fully fixed, although some change in the SE software circa 2011 rectified the displayed usernames on most community wiki posts at that time. For instance, the ...
Unlike the three meta threads about whether history questions should be closed, I have not found a similar discussion about CW status. The following is a combination of what I distilled from the ...
I think the answer is "yes", by analogy with the situation of "big list" questions. Essentially, if a question is highly subjective, then it is likely to generate opinion-based ...
Per the OP's request I am posting the link to the post on main meta about this issue: wiki questions don't show creation date. It is marked status-bydesign. But, to be honest, the explanation of ...
There are a few requests to remove CW in the comments of: The conditions in the definition of Brownian motion which was bumped recently.