I made a series of edit suggestions on meta over the past week to add a new tag, which were rejected. As a result, I'm banned from editing for the next 7 days. No complaints there.

I just clicked an "improve tag wiki" link, and was served with this page:

Too many of your edits were rejected, try again in 7 days.

Note that that's the source of the page - it's a plaintext response.

This isn't how the "edit" links on posts behave - they're greyed out for me, with the title text:

Account is not allowed to suggest edits

I propose:

  1. "improve tag wiki" links should be greyed out, like edit links
  2. Both types of disabled edit links should have the title text "Too many of your edits were rejected, try again in 7 days"
  • I'm also suspicious that that page will continue to say "try again in 7 days" for the next 6 days, then will suddenly be alright. Or worse, I'll come back to it in 5 days, and see "try again in 1 days" – Eric Aug 21 '13 at 16:02
  • @animuson: Why was my meta tag incorrect? I've been experiencing this problem on meta, not the main site – Eric Aug 21 '13 at 16:16
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    You can't be edit-banned on the main site, though, so obviously you wouldn't experience it there. But this problem is likely related to all sites and not just Meta. – animuson Aug 21 '13 at 16:18
  • @animuson: Fair enough. I can't or one can't? – Eric Aug 21 '13 at 16:20
  • You, specifically, can't, because you have over 20,000 reputation there and can freely edit tag wikis without approval. – animuson Aug 21 '13 at 16:21

Showing the "improve tag info" button when a user is edit banned is pretty confusing.

What's even more confusing however is the message users see when they try to suggest edits to tag info.

"This post has been deleted - no more edits are allowed"

At the very least, it should use the same message for when you try to edit a question or answer while edit banned.

You are temporarily banned from suggesting edits - please review your edit history.

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