Can we add the ability to see why a suggested edit we made was rejected?

For example, on the question "Why San Bruno, CA != San Bruno, CA?", I fixed up the question and changed its title to a more ask why "San Bruno, CA" isn't equal to "San Bruno, California", as evident by the links the OP provided.

After a few minutes, the notice that my edit is only visible to me disapeared and the question remained the same. I figured this was rejected as "Too Minor" for some reason, but I would like to know why.

Again, can we add the ability to see why an edit we made was rejected? It would also help new users learn that don't know to read the FAQ know what edits are [supposed to be] allowed, and what isn't. Maybe a notification [in the top left]?


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    meta.stackoverflow.com/review/suggested-edits/13974: The OP rejected your edit. – Mysticial May 2 '13 at 4:02
  • That's what I wanted to know, yes. But I'm asking if we can add a link somewhere that will take you to that review page. Now, how is that an incorrect edit or attempt to reply to the post? – Cole Johnson May 2 '13 at 4:03
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    The link is on your profile: meta.stackoverflow.com/users/186285/… – Mysticial May 2 '13 at 4:04
  • @Mysticial The only link is the link to the question (suggested edit on Why San Bruno, CA != San Bruno, CA?) – Cole Johnson May 2 '13 at 4:04
  • The "suggest edit" text is the link. – Mysticial May 2 '13 at 4:05
  • I've marked the edit as incorrect, because you've attempted to impose your own way of how the information in the question is to be conveyed; you've basically only edited the question to convert it to your own personal and subjective style, not to fix any apparent issues, and I strongly disagree with the style you've tried to impose → hence an incorrect edit classification. Besides, San Bruno, California does show up as San Bruno, CA on Careers 2.0, so your suggested title is wrong, period, because it completely changes the meaning. – cnst May 2 '13 at 4:31
  • @cnst That's what the query string said. Also, I wasn't converting it to my "own personal and subjective style". I took what was there and made it look better. I used the URL's as a reference of the query string used and converted the dumped link to a titled link. – Cole Johnson May 2 '13 at 7:23

You can always see all your suggestions from your profile.

Go to Your profile -> activity -> suggestions

Here you can see the list of your suggestions. Clicking on particular suggestion (suggested edit), you will be redirected to the review page of that suggestions.

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    It is a horrible way to check, though. We have to open each of the suggested edit to check whether it is accepted or rejected. – nhahtdh May 2 '13 at 4:28
  • @nhahtdh - Yeah there is a feature request for that. But I am not able to find out that right now. – Himanshu Jansari May 2 '13 at 4:37
  • @psubsee2003 - Actually that feature request is for notification. While I am searching for a request for rejection reason in the activity tab. – Himanshu Jansari May 2 '13 at 12:29
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    @hims056 my mistake. Thought it would do almost the same thing since the reason would/could be shown in the notification. – psubsee2003 May 2 '13 at 12:31
  • @psubsee2003 - Yeah that's true. – Himanshu Jansari May 2 '13 at 12:33
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    @hims056 Just found this one linked to the notification question – psubsee2003 May 2 '13 at 12:34
  • @psubsee2003 - Yes that feature request will help users to find the reason easily. I was searching for the same. Thank you. – Himanshu Jansari May 2 '13 at 12:36

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