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I do apologize if this was asked before, but I couldn't seem to find it. Feel free to mark it as dupe as you see fit...

Many times we've seen this scenario happen - a question was posted and currently doesn't meet the standard or is unclear. A user with voting privileges sees the content, downvotedownvotes it, and movemoves on with their day. They were not obligated to make comments on their downvotes (they should, but they're not required to).

However some of these questions are redeemable - sometimes the original poster would amend the question up to standard per suggestions, or sometimes they want to clarify their position with the downvoters (especially on answers) but the downvoter is already been long gone from the post.

My question is thus: should those who downvote a question/answer receive notifications on new edits and comments so they couldcan review their decisions? I think it's beneficial because:

  1. Notifications can easily be ignored, so it's not an annoyance.
  2. It allows the downvotee a channel to reach out to the downvoter without pestering them.
  3. It would generally promote better voting ratio and reduce the view of "toxicity" on some of the communities.

I do apologize if this was asked before, but I couldn't seem to find it. Feel free to mark it as dupe as you see fit...

Many times we've seen this scenario happen - a question was posted and currently doesn't meet the standard or is unclear. A user with voting privileges sees the content, downvote it, and move on with their day. They were not obligated to make comments on their downvotes (they should, but they're not required to).

However some of these questions are redeemable - sometimes the original poster would amend the question up to standard per suggestions, or sometimes they want to clarify their position with the downvoters (especially on answers) but the downvoter is already been long gone from the post.

My question is thus: should those who downvote a question/answer receive notifications on new edits and comments so they could review their decisions? I think it's beneficial because:

  1. Notifications can easily be ignored, so it's not an annoyance.
  2. It allows the downvotee a channel to reach out to the downvoter without pestering them.
  3. It would generally promote better voting ratio and reduce the view of "toxicity" on some of the communities.

Many times we've seen this scenario happen - a question was posted and currently doesn't meet the standard or is unclear. A user with voting privileges sees the content, downvotes it, and moves on with their day. They were not obligated to make comments on their downvotes (they should, but they're not required to).

However some of these questions are redeemable - sometimes the original poster would amend the question up to standard per suggestions, or sometimes they want to clarify their position with the downvoters (especially on answers) but the downvoter is already long gone from the post.

My question is thus: should those who downvote a question/answer receive notifications on new edits and comments so they can review their decisions? I think it's beneficial because:

  1. Notifications can easily be ignored, so it's not an annoyance.
  2. It allows the downvotee a channel to reach out to the downvoter without pestering them.
  3. It would generally promote better voting ratio and reduce the view of "toxicity" on some of the communities.
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Should users be notified with new comments/edits on posts that they have downvoted on?

I do apologize if this was asked before, but I couldn't seem to find it. Feel free to mark it as dupe as you see fit...

Many times we've seen this scenario happen - a question was posted and currently doesn't meet the standard or is unclear. A user with voting privileges sees the content, downvote it, and move on with their day. They were not obligated to make comments on their downvotes (they should, but they're not required to).

However some of these questions are redeemable - sometimes the original poster would amend the question up to standard per suggestions, or sometimes they want to clarify their position with the downvoters (especially on answers) but the downvoter is already been long gone from the post.

My question is thus: should those who downvote a question/answer receive notifications on new edits and comments so they could review their decisions? I think it's beneficial because:

  1. Notifications can easily be ignored, so it's not an annoyance.
  2. It allows the downvotee a channel to reach out to the downvoter without pestering them.
  3. It would generally promote better voting ratio and reduce the view of "toxicity" on some of the communities.