What is meta? ×
Meta Stack Exchange is where users like you discuss bugs, features, and support issues that affect the software powering all 131 Stack Exchange communities.

Now that I've reached 5000 on SO, I've been doing some reviewing of suggested edits.

But when I edited a tag wiki excerpt, it told me that I didn't have edit permissions.

What?? I can approve TW edits, but I can't edit them myself?


Apparently this is status-by-design, just wanted to know what the rationale is.

share|improve this question

1 Answer 1

up vote 4 down vote accepted

It's called "Peer Review". That way at least one other person will look at it and accept it or will make sure that the edit burns in the eternal flames of the Failed-Edit-Hell.

share|improve this answer

You must log in to answer this question.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged .