I think it would be useful to have a reject reason "This should be a comment".

Whenever I see (minor) edits to code or some edit that challenges the opinion in the original post I select "other" and write "This should be a comment".

My reasoning behind is to reject the edit but to give the editor a hint what he should have done.

Recent example: http://stackoverflow.com/suggested-edits/317430

Changed

if aline[0] in m.keys(): 

to

if aline[0] in m

A comment would have been a better option compared to a straight edit.

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At least on ELU we have "invalid edit" which includes "this is an attempt to reply to this post" –  simchona Jul 15 '12 at 15:49
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up vote 10 down vote accepted

This already does exist:

invalid edit
This edit is incorrect or an attempt to reply to or comment on the existing post.

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you're right :) somehow I always just read it as : this edit is incorrect (i.e. the content is invalid or false). –  örs Jul 15 '12 at 16:58
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