If you answered a question, and a posteriori, your answer is not relevant to the question because the question was edited to a different question?

Is there a possibility for someone who asks a question to modify it to another topic, e.g. a question about lulav changed to a question about matsa?

I ask this because I noticed that this post I tried to answer yesterday is today another question.

Is there a policy to prohibit some edits of the question that can lead to a lack of coherence with answers already existing. It seems that if I wrote a question and people answered, I can further change the question without problem.

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    – msh210 Mod
    Nov 15, 2019 at 8:03
  • @msh duplicate?
    – Double AA Mod
    Nov 15, 2019 at 16:02
  • @dou that asks whether one can edit the question. This asks what to do if someone did so.
    – msh210 Mod
    Nov 16, 2019 at 17:00
  • Right the question is about the policy for the asker. Can he change at all the question. It seems to me that he can. this may generate problems of coherence in the site.
    – kouty
    Nov 16, 2019 at 17:05
  • @msh210 What about this one then?
    – Alex
    Nov 16, 2019 at 23:34
  • kouty, is there anything that the two linked-to questions don't, together, resolve for you? If so, please edit this one to specify what it is.
    – msh210 Mod
    Nov 17, 2019 at 0:41
  • Yes it's duplicate. Anyways, the answer there is a little silky. @msh210
    – kouty
    Nov 18, 2019 at 6:46
  • Sorry, I don't know what you mean by "silky".
    – msh210 Mod
    Nov 18, 2019 at 8:58
  • A way to answer and not answering together
    – kouty
    Nov 18, 2019 at 9:19


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