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I was looking through the privilege wiki for trusted users, and read at the bottom:

Meta Stack Overflow Specific: Along with the tag-wiki edit privilege, you also get the privilege to edit the Privileges entries.

I noticed something odd, though: I have the "edit wiki" link.

edit wiki link picture

When I click it, it takes me to the wiki edit page.

edit wiki page

After being asked to test the edit, I performed this edit (which has now been rolled back) without review.

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Doesn't that just submit it for review? – Bart Jun 5 '13 at 19:13
@Bart I guess so otherwise it is a bug since I have access too. I guess 20k users can edit it without being reviewed. – ʞunɥdɐpɐɥd Jun 5 '13 at 19:14
@Bart I'm not sure. It's not a tag wiki, though it may go into review anyway. – Emrakul Jun 5 '13 at 19:14
Try it. Worst case we roll it back. – Bart Jun 5 '13 at 19:14
@Bart Edit was submitted without review. – Emrakul Jun 5 '13 at 19:16
@KnightswhosayNi Oh my god, you submitted it? Who told you to do...ah...wait. – Bart Jun 5 '13 at 19:17
Rolled back the change ;) – Oded Jun 5 '13 at 19:19

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up vote 3 down vote accepted

In this case the Wiki entry appears to be wrong.

On MSO (and MSO alone), privilege wiki pages are editable by +1000 rep users.

Since these are pages that are wiki and have revisions, we can always rollback/correct them.

When we do roll out the updates to the rest of the network, we do check them...

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Editable without review? Or just editable? – Bart Jun 5 '13 at 19:19
Interesting. Any particular reason it is that way? – Emrakul Jun 5 '13 at 19:25
@KnightswhosayNi - They are seen as a community effort and they only effect one site, Meta. – Oded Jun 5 '13 at 20:16
@Bart - Without review. – Oded Jun 5 '13 at 20:16
Do you "roll out the updates" on some regular interval? Per request? – Shadow Wizard Jun 6 '13 at 7:38
@ShaWizDowArd - Seems to be fairly ad-hoc. When someone notices ;) – Oded Jun 6 '13 at 9:08

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