I had an idea that ended up being similar to this one, as well as a bunch of starting ideas that weren't mentioned. However, I'm hesitant to just add an answer to that question, since
1) it's 4 years old at this point, so this would be a thread necro of the highest caliber, and
2) none of the previous answers are (in my opinion) very helpful at all. Most didn't understand the question, and those who did basically threw up their hands and decided that it was moot. If I add to the discussion, I'm worried that it'll get lost in what's already there, and my odds of having my (and the original asker's) question answer will be slim.
Ordinarily, neither of these 2 reasons on their own would be grounds to ask the question again, but I'm wondering if both together might justify it. I'd link to the original question, and hopefully I could phrase the question a bit better, add my new insights, and see if the community has anything to add since 4 years ago.
Is that the right way to go about it, or does forum etiquette force me to just revive the old thread?