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I've been lurking in this community for quite a while and finally want to start participating and golfing. I'm mostly an iOS developer so I expect to golf in Swift and Objective-C. I recently added an answer to Tips for golfing in Swift and I am wondering what the educate is for answering these types of questions.

If I have multiple tips, should I aggregate them into a single answer or spread them across multiple answers?

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The standard is one tip per answer. If you look at the existing tips questions (like Tips for golfing in Python), you'll see that they specifically state this.

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  • \$\begingroup\$ Thanks. Not every tip question states this, so I wanted to make sure. Is this documented anywhere? \$\endgroup\$ – JAL Jun 1 '16 at 19:40
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    \$\begingroup\$ @JAL It's more of a precedent than a policy. It makes it easier to vote up good tips and vote down bad tips. If a good tip and a bad tip were in the same answer, how would you vote? \$\endgroup\$ – Mego Jun 1 '16 at 19:43
  • \$\begingroup\$ Thank you, I will be posting tips as separate answers moving forward. \$\endgroup\$ – JAL Jun 1 '16 at 20:02
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    \$\begingroup\$ Note that what counts as "one tip" is a bit of a judgment call. Some tips include multiple ways to deal with a situation or multiple ways a trick can be used. \$\endgroup\$ – xnor Jun 1 '16 at 21:09

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