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http://stackoverflow.com/review/suggested-edits/962944

Would very much appreciate insight. Did I change the OP's meaning too much?

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closed as too localized by Yannis, Toon Krijthe, Martijn Pieters, Bart, animuson Nov 9 '12 at 22:37

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Basically, yes. It should probably have been a comment or perhaps even your own answer. –  Bart Nov 9 '12 at 21:12
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The OP is the person who asked the question. That isn't the post of the OP. As to the rejected edit; suggested edits are not meant to extend/change posts, but more to fix grammar/typos/formatting/etc. If you have something to add, just post a comment or an answer. –  BalusC Nov 9 '12 at 21:13
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Are there some general guidelines for when to edit vs comment? The majority of my edits are grammar, which is fine and useful, but when I see room to expand on an answer in a small way I would intuitively think it better to extend one that's almost there, than to create my own which may be largely redundant. Do you disagree? –  yarian Nov 9 '12 at 21:15
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If you feel that an answer is redundant (indeed; the OP didn't ask specifically for the "trick" you mentioned), just post a comment then. –  BalusC Nov 9 '12 at 21:15
    
Okay, fair enough. –  yarian Nov 9 '12 at 21:15

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