First of all, that edit should have been rejected. What a useless edit.
That said, back to your question... I would always use a title that is as descriptive as possible, hence using the magic link is the best option. It makes clear where you are going.
Take your question as an example. What is clearer in your opinion? This:
which is similar to the preferred reasons stated in What is the preferred link format in questions and answers?What is the preferred link format in questions and answers?
Where is here? The first link is clear, the second isn't.