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Notify us when one of our posts is edited - this is really a duplicate.
Not a duplicate:
Optional notification on an edit to an answer - This is about something else, but still useful.

Not often, but still sometimes, someone edits my posts. I know I can see a list of those on the "revisions" tab of the "responses" view in my profile, but then I would have to look there regularly. Could I get a notification of those edits in my global inbox?

(I just checked, there is no such mention in my global inbox (It would be on page 9/10 now, for the last edit of one of my posts).)

Much more often actually I'm editing posts (questions/answers) of other people, and I think it would be fair if they would get a notification about these, even if I don't post an explicit comment.

The message could be something like:

edit on Why do java arrays have no indexOf method?
Added: return NOT_FOUND;

I.e. first the question title, then the edit comment. The link could either go to the revision list or the question/answer itself.

The inbox could also include suggested edits on my posts by people who don't yet have enough reputation, so I could approve/reject them myself, without needed intervention of other edit-approvers. (They would still be visible on the global queue, of course.)

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marked as duplicate by Cody Gray, kiamlaluno, random Aug 17 '11 at 17:06

This question has been asked before and already has an answer. If those answers do not fully address your question, please ask a new question.

There is another question named [You have one new edit. See your responses][5], but this seems to be from before the global inbox, and about a top-of-page notification bar. Just mentioning this so this question does not get closed as a duplicate. –  Paŭlo Ebermann Aug 17 '11 at 15:40
Here's the link: You have one new edit. See your responses. –  Hendrik Vogt Aug 17 '11 at 15:49
See also Optional notification on an edit to an answer. –  Hendrik Vogt Aug 17 '11 at 15:51
@Hendrik: Thanks. (I just cut-n-pasted this from the question (and not reread.) –  Paŭlo Ebermann Aug 17 '11 at 15:52