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I have offered a bounty that expires tomorrow to my question Highlighting line ranges in a lstlisting: partial solution, but expansion issues, as it did not get very much attention. The bounty didn't help much, though; so I did investigate further and came up with a workaround I have posted as as an answer. So far this is the only answer.

I know that it is considered as perfectly okay to accept one owns answer (especially if it is the only answer). However, should/can I also award the bounty to myself?

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That's not possible any more. Have a look at:

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    But if I read the first link correctly, you can award a bounty to yourself, but it gains you no reputation. So should the answer to Daniel be "yes"? – Alan Munn Oct 16 '11 at 22:38
  • @AlanMunn The second link said "no." If you consider 0 reputation as a bounty, it can be "yes". Perhaps somebody tries... – Stefan Kottwitz Oct 17 '11 at 12:39
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    Awarding a bounty to one's own answer, even if it yields zero reputation, may be relevant for earning the "Altruist" and "Benefactor" badges. – lockstep Oct 17 '11 at 14:44
  • @lockstep: Yes, if there is no other answer which you could give the bounty instead, which should not happen so often and wouldn't be an issue. – Martin Scharrer Oct 17 '11 at 16:03

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