In particular I am asking about What (if any) countries are either open to or have set definitive plans to allow international tourism?

In Mid-May, I asked a question about where one could travel now given the COVID-19 pandemic. A community wiki answer was created with the answer at the time of None. Some additions were made around the time of asking before the answer became dormant. However, then a lot of things changed in a relatively short period of time without the answer being updated to reflect that. The question remains a relevant question however now the answer is so out of date that it effectively requires re-writing. What is the best way to do that? Some options are:

  • Replace the entire content of the wiki answer as a single edit
  • Create a new wiki answer and transfer the accepted answer to this new answer
  • Something else?
  • If an answer is marked "community wiki," by definition it's intended to be edited by people other than the original author in order to keep it up to date. Whether any part of the existing answer should be retained is a judgment call.
    – choster
    Aug 19 '20 at 12:45

Either. Firstly, do NOT ask a new question (you didn't suggest this but I'm saying it for other readers). It'll get closed as a dupe (correctly).

When answers become wrong or out of date, there are multiple ways of dealing with it.

  • downvote the wrong answer, and add a new different answer
  • edit the wrong answer to be correct
  • add a better answer (if it's kinda ok but could be better)

there's not really any benefit to creating a new wiki answer and copying across. We have edits for this. Comm wiki means anyone can edit and update. That's what it's for :)

  • 1
    Unfortunately, 1 and 3 will not have much effect -- voting is mostly done and the new answer will probably stay at the bottom.
    – guest
    Aug 4 '20 at 19:52
  • 1 is not a good idea because that penalizes something which was correct at the time.
    – Itai
    Aug 30 '20 at 4:02

In case you don't know the correct answer and that you don't want to downvote people who kindly spent time providing useful information, you could edit the answer adding a warning that the content is outdated.

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